Conservation Projects

Conservation Projects

Since 2006 Rio Grande Return has played a leading role in the protection, restoration and enhancement of thousands of acres of wetlands, springs, associated wetlands and agricultural lands on tribal, public and private lands within the Rio Grande corridor.    Listed below are projects and initiatives  that Rio Grande Return has supported. For more information on these projects and future projects, please click on a link below.

Active projects:

  • Rio Grande Corridor at Buckman Maintenance and Monitoring
  • Valle de Oro NWR River Stewards Restoration
  • Rio Grande Corridor New Mexico NAWCA II
  • Rio Grande Corridor New Mexico NAWCA III

Past projects:

  • Rio Grande Corridor New Mexico NAWCA Phase l
  • Buckman River Ecosystem Restoration Initiative Phase I
  • Buckman River Stewards Phase II
  • Zia Pueblo Spring Restoration
  • Hamaasta Watershed Restoration
  • Comanche Creek Restoration
  • Diablo Canyon Spring Restoration

Proposed projects:

  • Bernardo State Waterfowl Management Area Pond Restoration
  • Ft Union/Wolf Creek Conservation Easement and Restoration