Learn More About our Work and the People Behind It
Get an insider's look at the Conservancy's work in New Mexico. Whether you're interested in fun facts about the state's plants and animals or the latest research findings from our science team, this page has something for everyone. Happy exploring!
It's been a busy year at Gila Riparian Preserve! See research highlights—including surveys and photos of animals that live there.
See what the Rio Grande Water Fund has accomplished in 2016.
We're creating habitat—and hope!—for threatened frogs and chubs in the Mimbres Valley. See the Photos
We're working hard to protect The Land of Enchantment for nature and people. Download a 2015 snapshot >
We're enabling endangered fish to recover in the San Juan River—and providing a Navajo community with the benefits of easier access.
Bill Feinberg is a skier, a fly fisherman and an avid squash player with a love for music. He’s also our newest trustee for The Nature Conservancy in New Mexico!
Each month we feature one of our favorite images of New Mexico's wildlife and wild places. Watch the Slideshow
A recent report shows how diversion and climate change will impact the Gila River and the animals and places you care about in New Mexico.
See photos and read stories about the work generous donors like you made possible across New Mexico this year. Download
A rescued shelter dog returns to help a rare salamander from disappearing—and takes on a new assignment.
Conservancy scientists re-establish a species on the brink.
Learn how restoring upstream forests will help ensure clean water downstream.
Conservancy staff member Martha Cooper loves giving her daughter Frances the "gift" of time outside.
See photos and read stories about the work generous donors like you made possible this year. Download
A rescued shelter dog returns to a drying forest to help a rare salamander from disappearing. Check it out
Once teeming with birds and other wildlife, the Colorado River Delta is a dusty, dry trickle that rarely reaches the sea. Take a virtual tour to see how we're raising water levels to restore the delta.
A first-of-its-kind, whole basin look at the future of the Colorado River in the face of population growth and climate change. Ready about the Colorado River study
A Conservancy forest ecologist watches New Mexico's biggest wildfire from her home in Gila, New Mexico. Check it out
Program Director Martha Cooper dives into why some Chiricahua leopard frogs are disappearing. Learn more about Chiricahua leopard frogs
Meet New Mexico's Dale Lyons and others making a living from healthy forests. Learn about Dale Lyons and others
Climate change is underway in New Mexico, and the Conservancy and our partners are taking action. Learn more
We're undertaking a major effort to restore the San Juan River and bring back its once-mighty fish. Learn more
In celebration of World Water Day this month, meet a New Mexico woman who's working hard to protect Santa Fe's drinking water. Learn more
Meet a Jemez Pueblo student uncovering the mystery of a rare amphibian's disappearance. Learn more
New Mexico's resident forest expert talks about climate change in the Jemez Mountains. Read interview
The Jornada Bat Caves, located in southern New Mexico, is the Mexican free-tail bat capital of the state. Learn more
How much do you know about where your water comes from in New Mexico? Find out
Forest restoration is helping protect Santa Fe's watershed, for people and nature. Learn more
This shy and rare amphibian calls New Mexico home. Learn more