Latest actions, outings and events

Celebrate Earth Day at the Bosque 

Celebrate Earth Day at the Bosque 

The Rio Grande Chapter of Sierra Club, Realty One of New Mexico and Albuquerque Open Space Division will co-sponsor a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day ... Read More

National Sierra Club Elections are Underway – VOTE!

National Sierra Club Elections are Underway - VOTE!

In a typical year, fewer than 10% of eligible Sierra Club members vote in the Board elections and the percentage has been declining. A minimum of 5% participation is required for elections to be valid, according to our bylaws. Please vote: it provides an opportunity for all members to have a say in the Sierra Club agenda and priorities ... Read More

Statement on San Juan Generating Station recommended decisions

Statement on San Juan Generating Station recommended decisions

On Friday February 21, Public Regulation Commission hearing examiners issued recommended decisions supporting allowing PNM to exit its ownership and operation of San Juan Generating Station coal-fired power plant and allowing bond sales to recover the remaining debt in the plant, along with recovery funds for workers and the surrounding Four Corners community ... Read More

Session ends with Republicans stalling to save New Mexico from electric cars

Session ends with Republicans stalling to save New Mexico from electric cars

Here is a quick summary of the high and low points of the 2020 legislative session. We have much to celebrate and many to thank for their tireless efforts ... Read More

Want to lead hikes for the Rio Grande Sierra Club?

Want to lead hikes for the Rio Grande Sierra Club?

We want you! As a Sierra Club Outings leader, join others in exploring our wild lands and share your love for nature with others. You could be hiking, backpacking, kayaking, bicycling or doing service work — it’s up to you, because you ultimately design and lead your own outings ... Read More

Rio Grande Chapter

The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club is a volunteer-led organization representing  more than 10,000 members in New Mexico and West Texas. Our mission to is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet, and we prioritize protecting our climate, air, water, wildlife and public lands in New Mexico and West Texas.


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Upcoming events

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