Current Initiatives

  • Rio Fernando Park

    The Taos Land Trust is beginning the process of revitalizing a 20-acres of wetland and agricultural land next to Fred Baca Park. This project will revitalize a section of the Rio Fernando River, bring an acequia back to life, and restore the once-productive agricultural lands of this property.
  • Community Conservation

    From acequia associations who have proved vigilant stewards of the land and water for centuries, to ranchers who have chosen to restore their grasslands, much of our community has worked to preserve our landscapes and livelihoods for years.

Volunteers Needed!  Conservation Easement Monitoring August to October 2018

Do you want to help the Taos Land Trust by spending time outside on some astoundingly beautiful properties? Do you want to go places ordinarily not accessible to the public and meet some true conservation heroes? Then volunteer to become a conservation easement monitor and help us preserve some of the most important view sheds, agricultural areas, historic spaces, and wildlife habitats around. Volunteers Needed! Each year, the land trust is required to monitor each and every one of the many conservation easements we hold, in and around seven counties in northern New Mexico. The purpose of this monitoring is to ensure that all easement requirements are being upheld and that the land is preserved for future generations. The work is important and gets to the heart of Taos Land Trust’s mission to empower ...

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“I want to see a park where the public can easily feel like this is their space. I want to see a park with equitable access. Walking space, places for youth to hang out. I want to see a park with edible fruit trees where people can stop off for a snack. I want to see a park where our youth are involved. I know there has been a talk about a lot of agricultural activities. But let’s make sure that is kid focused. I’d love it if there was an after school agricultural club where the kids can take those veggies home, maybe sell them at the market.” – Anonymous, Town of Taos