My Nonprofit Reviews
Kristina G. Fisher
Review for Santa Fe Watershed Association, Santa Fe, NM, USA
The Santa Fe Watershed Association is a remarkable organization that is active in three major areas: education, advocacy, and restoration. Among other things, they lead hikes into the protected upper watershed area, teach students in Santa Fe's schools, lead workshops about adapting to climate change, organize tree plantings along the river, and run the successful Adopt-the-River program. Most recently, the Santa Fe Watershed Association played a key role in winning passage of a Living River Ordinance, which has made Santa Fe the first city in New Mexico to set aside water to keep the river flowing through our community.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Seeing the Santa Fe River transformed through restoration projects, tree plantings, and dedicated flows, and seeing the growing public awareness of the value of our river and the need to protect our watershed.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Make sure more people know about its work and how to become involved!
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How did you learn about this organization?
By participating in tree plantings and river clean-up events.
What is this organization's top short-term priority?
Restoring the Santa Fe River to a living river.
What is its top priority in the long run?
Protecting and restoring the Santa Fe Watershed so that it sustains the human and natural communities that depend on it.