New Mexico

Rio Grande Water Fund Supporters

The Nature Conservancy thanks the generous investors who have contributed to our Rio Grande Water Fund. Working together we can ensure a sustainable future for New Mexico’s water. Contact Jackie Hall at (505) 946-2021 to learn more about how you can join this group of conservation leaders. 

Founding Investor 

Bernalillo County
Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District
Fire Learning Network
Dr. Steven Hecht and Dori Smith, MEd

LOR Foundation
Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation
Lowe’s Companies
PNM Resources, Inc.
Ms. Dorine Smith and Mr. Steven Hecht
Taos Ski Valley Foundation
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation via the Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative
U.S. Forest Service

Lead Investor

Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority
Buckman Direct Diversion Project
McCune Charitable Foundation
Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
New Mexico Watershed and Dam Owners Coalition
Santa Fe Community Foundation

Secure Investor

Albuquerque Community Foundation
Jonathan and Kathleen Altman Foundation
Avalon Trust
Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority

Edgewood Soil & Water Conservation District
General Mills Foundation
Lineberry Foundation
New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission

U.S. Geological Survey
Wells Fargo Bank/Wells Fargo Foundation


Bohannan Huston
Kristen and James Hinton
Los Alamos County
Los Alamos National Laboratory and Los Alamos National Security, LLC
National Forest Foundation
New Mexico Coalition of Conservation Districts
Tides Foundation
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
United Way of Central New Mexico
Williams Family Charitable Foundation

Additional support provided by:

Bank of Albuquerque
Kathleen Bearden

Mr. Irving M. Deitz III

Hannah Miller Consulting, LLC
Mr. and Mrs. James Hinton
Johnson & Johnson Matching Gifts
Kelly’s Brewery
Los Alamos National Bank

Mrs. Jennifer M. Mammoli
Miller Engineers, Inc.
National Forest Foundation
SCM Partners, LLC
James D. Smith
Stagg Family Fund
Taos Community Foundation


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