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!
These urban youths are leaving the city behind to spend a few months in nature.
Conservancy scientists re-establish a species on the brink.
Learn how restoring upstream forests will help ensure clean water downstream.
Four-legged researchers sniff out critical conservation data to help New Mexico's forests adapt to a changing climate.
Conservancy staff member Martha Cooper loves giving her daughter Frances the "gift" of time outside.
For New Mexico resident Al Sanborn, it's about supporting the Conservancy’s vision of leaving a sustainable world for future generations—a world that includes his two daughters.
See photos and read stories about the work generous donors like you made possible this year. Download
Dunes sagebrush lizards, lesser prairie chickens, oh my! Milnesand Prairie Preserve is hosting two students experiencing nature for the first time. Read more
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 New Mexico volunteer finds a new way to use his science skills to benefit conservation. Learn about Thomas Mayer
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
A young intern with a passion for conservation has a summer adventure in New Mexico. Read the Q&A
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
Nature.org talks with our conservation ecologist in New Mexico about soil, water and a mysterious plant. Read the interview
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
Harry Potter good news for owls. However, scientists warn that owl habitat is on the decline. Learn More
This shy and rare amphibian calls New Mexico home. Learn more