Freshwater Director, The Nature Conservancy in New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM
Martha provides strategic direction for TNC in New Mexico’s freshwater conservation priorities, works closely with TNC’s Colorado River Program and collaborates with partners. In Southwest New Mexico, Martha manages restoration, monitoring and stewardship projects with partners on the Gila and Mimbres River Preserves and in their watersheds. An ongoing priority for New Mexico is to protect the natural flows of the Gila River through science and policy.
Martha has a bachelor of arts in biology from Amherst College and a master of science in forest ecosystems science from the University of Maine.
Exploring the floodplain and swimming in the river with her family are some of Martha’s favorite activities.