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Give Back – Make a Difference!

You are needed!

Be part of a long and important Sierra Club legacy of citizen activism. The Rio Grande Chapter is volunteer-led, and a volunteer corps is at the heart of our effectiveness. Please join us. We look forward to meeting you.

Lend your passion, time, and skills. Help protect our climate, water, air, land, and wildlife right here in New Mexico and West Texas. Come help us with…

  • Event organization
  • Communications and engaging the public
  • Computer and database management
  • Business and finance
  • Fund development
  • Volunteer training and development
  • Graphic arts and photography
  • Expertise in environmental policy & law, water, energy, air, lands and wildlife
  • Outdoor adventure leadership
  • Mentoring for Global Warming Express

And, last but not least, our all-important everyday letter-writing,  data entry, and phone calling!

Things you can do

Tell The Public Regulation Commission To Block SPS’s Solar Penalty

Tell The Public Regulation Commission To Block SPS's Solar Penalty
Since 2011, Southwestern Public Service has been charging eastern New Mexico families who invest in solar a hefty monthly fee that no one else pays, and that they must pay no matter how little energy they use. This is unfair and ... Read More

Support the Los Alamos High School EcoClub

Photo of plastic bags as trash for the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter website
The Los Alamos High School EcoClub is taking on the very powerful plastics industry as well as some Los Alamos citizens by requesting a fee be imposed on single-use plastic bags in Los Alamos County ... Read More

Rally to Keep the Gila Wild – July 2

Rally to Keep the Gila Wild - July 2
Flowing out of America’s first Wilderness Area, the Gila River is New Mexico's last major undammed river. It's home to seven threatened or endangered species and is proposed for long-term protection under the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. Attend a ... Read More

Learn. Dream. Do. Inspire. Kids Change the World.

Learn. Dream. Do. Inspire. Kids Change the World.
The Global Warming Express, the award-winning, By Kids/For Kids climate science, arts and advocacy program for elementary school kids in New Mexico, is looking for 7 new, after-school mentors for the 2018/19 school year ... Read More