The Nature Conservancy in New Mexico will reopen the Santa Fe Canyon Preserve on Saturday, July 30, 2011. It has been closed for a month due to fire danger.
The Santa Fe Canyon Preserve is a peaceful place brimming with wildflowers, willows, ponderosa pine, songbirds, deer and bear. What was once a hub for the city’s hydroelectric industry is now an oasis enjoyed by thousands of residents and visitors to Santa Fe each year. Throughout the year, outdoor enthusiasts take pleasure in hiking the preserve’s trails, as well as bird and wildlife watching at this 525-acre open space.
The Santa Fe Canyon Preserve is reopening following the announcement that the Santa Fe National Forest is lifting fire restrictions and reopening trails and campsites as fire no longer poses an extreme fire threat threat. To learn more about the Conservancy, visit www.nature.org/newmexico.
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the Web at www.nature.org.