Support the Rio Grande Chapter by participating in our Auction

Support the Rio Grande Chapter by participating in our Auction
Yes, it’s time to lift your paddle (bidder's paddle, that is) to support your Rio Grande Sierra Club's work over the coming months in climate policy; water, wildlife and land protections; and education. This is our chapter's annual on-line auction, and it features some really exciting things...think awesome gifts! Or, just maybe, you deserve something special ...
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A new slate of environmental champions for New Mexico

A new slate of environmental champions for New Mexico
You elected 63 of the Sierra Club's 77 endorsed candidates. Thank you for everything you did to elect a historic slate of women and candidates of color, including the nation's second female-majority legislature and the nation's first all-woman-of-color U.S. House delegation ...
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Let’s do Los Alamos developments right

Let’s do Los Alamos developments right
The County’s draft Downtown Master Plan is now open for comment. The draft will be completed in November. The Project Team is holding multiple online public-comment sessions ...
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/ Pajarito Group

These songbirds fly on 

These songbirds fly on 
On Sept. 9, an early cold front stormed into New Mexico from the north, bringing record cold temperatures and freezing rain ...
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/ Wildlife

Doctor’s orders: Get outside

Doctor's orders: Get outside
What if you were told that there’s an inexpensive way to improve your mental, emotional and physical health, increase your creativity and help you lose the pandemic 15 pounds that some of us have put on? ...
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/ Outings

State approves energy-saving building codes

State approves energy-saving building codes
We can all breath a bit easier now, because New Mexico has finally updated its Energy Conservation Code. This brings New Mexico up to date with its energy code for new buildings, reducing energy use in new residential and commercial buildings by about 25 percent ...
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/ Climate Change, Latest News

Federal policy lets big oil off cheap

Federal policy lets big oil off cheap
With 3 million acres of public land currently leased to oil and gas companies for exploration and drilling, New Mexico is the largest producer of oil from federal lands in the country. The policies governing how these lands are managed and leased haven’t been updated for a century, and companies are getting a sweetheart deal to develop under the Trump administration’s “energy dominance” regime ...
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/ Climate Change, Latest News

Protecting the Checkerboard

Protecting the Checkerboard
The area in and around Counselor, NM is made up of a “checkerboard” of various jurisdictions; federal, state, tribal, private, and allotment. The people most impacted by decisions – the Navajo Nation – generally are excluded from the decision-making process ...
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/ Climate Change, Justice

Call to action: The power of the vote

Call to action: The power of the vote
The power of the vote is a tremendous tool to shape, change, and influence the destiny of America. In the 2016 general election only about 56 percent of those eligible to vote participated. Use your superpower: VOTE ...
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A government for us must be built by us

A government for us must be built by us
Did you know? Native Americans weren’t guaranteed voting rights until 1962. This world needs to be built by and for all of us. Vote ...
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/ Around the Chapter, Elections