Actions, outings and events

Photo of Organ Mountains by the Bureau of Land Management for an article by the Rio Grande Sierra Club about Organ Mountains / Four Corners Legislation passed by Sens. Udall and Heinrich

New Mexico Residents Respond to Zinke’s Public Lands Recommendations

In response to Secretary Zinke's call to change management of our newest national monuments, the Rio Grande Chapter has organized rallies across the state ... Read More
National Public Lands Day, September 30

National Public Lands Day, September 30

Celebrate National Public Lands Day on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) Saturday, September 30, by volunteering to work on popular multi-use trails that need a little TLC.  ... Read More
Sierra Club Statement on Trump's Termination of DACA

Sierra Club Statement on Trump’s Termination of DACA

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Contact: Lauren Lantry, lauren.lantry@sierraclub.org

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today in the midst of a national emergency along the Gulf Coast, Donald Trump’s Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, is set to announce the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, leaving it up to congress to protect the more than 800,000 young undocumented immigrants in the program. DACA, put in place by the Obama administration, provided protections from deportations and the ability to work and attend school for young undocumented immigrants, or Dreamers, brought to the U.S. as children. Houston is home to 56,800 dreamers.

In response, Sierra ... Read More

Support Organ Mountains - Desert Peaks National Monument

Support Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks National Monument

Come express your support for the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument ... Read More
Sandoval County Oil & Gas Ordinance

Sandoval County Oil & Gas Ordinance

Sandoval County is amending its comprehensive zoning ordinance to address oil and gas extraction. The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club is following this issue carefully ... Read More
Photo of Santa Fe day hikes

Summer 2017 Outings

Rio Grande Chapter Outings, July-September 2017 ... Read More
Hop on board with Global Warming Express

Hop on board with Global Warming Express

You might have heard of Global Warming Express, the award-winning New Mexico program by and for kids that was the driving force behind bag-free Santa Fe and the Acequia Madre solar shade structure; maybe you saw these kids testify at the Roundhouse or at EPA hearings about coal mining on public lands.

Now the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter and Global Warming Express are working to join forces to offer more kids the excellent after-school program created by Global Warming Express.

Our small chapter’s executive committee approved this project with one big condition: We must raise $35,000 by July 15.

... Read More

Rio Grande Chapter

The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club is a volunteer-led organization representing  8,000 members in New Mexico and West Texas. Our mission to is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet, and we prioritize action on protecting our climate, clean air, clean water, and conservation of wildlife and public lands in New Mexico and West Texas.


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