Endorsements for 2020 Races – NM House

Endorsements for 2020 Races - NM House
View the Rio Grande Sierra Club slate of endorsed candidates for the 2020 general election for New Mexico House of Representatives ...
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/ Elections

Virtual Sierra Club & Beer: Make your vote count!

Virtual Sierra Club & Beer: Make your vote count!
Join the Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club for an online meeting with New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver. Thursday, September 24, starting at 6:00 pm ...
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/ Central New Mexico Group, Events

One-time Opportunity: Protect New Mexicans from Harmful Oil & Gas Pollution

One-time Opportunity: Protect New Mexicans from Harmful Oil & Gas Pollution
On September 16, conservation groups joined hundreds of others in urging Gov. Lujan-Grisham’s state agencies to take advantage of the opportunity to slash our state’s climate pollution and make the air healthier for all of us ...
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Food waste

Take our quiz and check your answers with our zero food waste presentation ...
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/ Pajarito Group, Zero Waste

Outing of the Week: Las Conchas Trail

Outing of the Week: Las Conchas Trail
This is the hike that you’ll want to take any of your friends or family that don’t like to hike because it will quickly change their minds. This picturesque canyon features the East Fork of the Jemez River, tall grasses, a wide range of wildflowers, and towering ponderosas all framed by sheer granite walls that range from 60-120 feet high ...
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/ Outings

Outing of the Week: Tree Spring Trail

Outing of the Week: Tree Spring Trail
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Sierra Club outings and in-person events have been cancelled through February 28th, 2021. Our do-it-yourself outings are designed to offer a range of difficulties and outdoor experiences. This is another hike in the mountains east of Albuquerque ...
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/ Outings

No community-lab pit collaboration

No community-lab pit collaboration
Even with the pandemic, even as Earth’s climate is changing at a rate that has exceeded most scientific forecasts, even as the world grapples with centuries of injustice, the federal government is transitioning toward producing 30, then 80, nuclear-weapons triggers (pits) per year by 2030 ...
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/ Latest News, Pajarito Group

Zero Waste during a pandemic

Zero Waste during a pandemic
The pandemic is having an effect on our efforts to refuse, reduce, reuse and recycle. A proliferation of latex gloves and plastic masks are making their way into our waters. Due to the “temporary” relaxation of restrictions on single-use plastic, such bags and takeout food containers are cropping up in huge numbers ...
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/ Zero Waste

Navajo Nation schools might get monitors

Navajo Nation schools might get monitors
Health advocates, Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency, and members of Northern Arizona University’s Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, with decades of expertise in monitoring air quality and community outreach, are considering funding to install air monitors in possibly all 150 Navajo Nation schools.  ...
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/ Latest News

Pandemic Outings

Pandemic Outings
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Sierra Club outings and in-person events have been cancelled through February 2021. While we’re all disappointed, we understand that everyone's health and safety are most important. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and go for a hike! Our do-it-yourself outings are designed with you in mind and offer a range of difficulties and outdoor experiences. We hope you’ll climb the mountains and receive their good tidings during this challenging time ...
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