Collaborative Capacity

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photo credit: Alan Eckert

Current Collaboratives in the Rio Grande Water Fund landscape include:

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Working together to protect and preserve the forest health, water quality, wildlife habitat and communities within the Chama, Rio Grande, and San Juan watershed landscapes.

East Jemez Landscape Futures Project

Guiding future planning and research efforts in the severely altered landscapes of the eastern Jemez mountains.

Greater Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition

Identifying and implementing high priority on-the-ground projects that make the Fireshed and its communities more resilient to wildfire while maintaining and restoring resilient landscapes.

Rio Fernando de Taos Revitalization

Improving water quality, strengthening our Acequia traditions and culture, keeping the river and its acequia waters flowing, better protecting our communities from wildfire and connecting people to the land and water they love.

Sandia Collaborative

Exploring ways to work together to establish mutual priorities that will leverage resources and funding of all partners and stakeholders for the betterment of the Sandia Ranger District.

SW Jemez Mountains CFLRP

Long-term forest and watershed restoration strategy to increase the landscape’s resilience to severe wildfire and other large-scale disturbances.

Taos Valley Watershed Coalition

The Taos Valley Watershed Coalition (TVWC, or Coalition) has identified a focus area of 280,000 acres of contiguous landscape with the goal of increasing forest and watershed resiliency to large-scale high-severity fire, insect outbreaks and other disturbances, and to provide for the needs of the people.