Volunteers needed

The Rio Grande Chapter is led by volunteers, and our volunteer corps of citizens is the heart of our effectiveness on so many issues. If you’d like to help us protect our climate, water, air, land and wildlife, write to riogrande.chapter@sierraclub.org and let us know what issues you’re most interested in and what type of tasks you might be interested in.

Group Volunteer Coordinator
Northern New Mexico
This important position seeks out, tracks, and monitors volunteers to help out with our many commitments and issues. For more information, contact:

Pat Carlton
505­986­1596
carlton505@comcast.net

Tabling Coordinator
Northern New Mexico Group
Seek out tabling opportunities around Santa Fe for the Northern Group to distribute literature and sell merchandise, and coordinate tabling volunteers. For more information, contact:

Norma McCallan
505­471­0005
nmccallan@mindspring.com

Zero Waste Team Members
Santa Fe
Need team members to work on recycling and waste issues in the Santa Fe area. For more information, contact:

Jessie Emerson (Chair) osoherbalsjessie@gmail.com or Sharon Guerrero (Chair) floogiebaloot@yahoo.com

See our Act on the Issues page for more ways you can volunteer to help preserve and protect the environment.

Things you can do

Learn: Effective Citizen Advocacy at the Legislature

Learn: Effective Citizen Advocacy at the Legislature
Join the League of Women Voters of New Mexico‘s annual workshop on Saturday, December 9 at the State Capitol. Learn tips from legislators and a professional about how to approach legislators, craft an effective message and plan your time wisely. League members ... 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

Chapter Executive Committee

Chapter Executive Committee
From overextended activists to those on the first few rungs up the activist ladder, the Rio Grande Chapter seeks members interested in serving on the chapter board. The executive committee, which meets four times a year, usually at Sevilleta National ... Read More

Volunteer opportunities for the upcoming municipal election

Volunteer opportunities for the upcoming municipal election
Some opportunities to help elect Tim Keller mayor of Albuquerque ... 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 ... Read More

Sandoval County Oil & Gas Ordinance Actions You Can Take

Sandoval County Oil & Gas Ordinance Actions You Can Take
Sandoval County is amending its comprehensive zoning ordinance to address oil and gas extraction. Here are some actions concerned citizens can take ... Read More