Mission Statement


Recognizing that human and environmental systems are inseparable and interdependent, Gila Resources Information Project pursues two goals: 1. To protect and nurture human communities by safeguarding the natural resources that sustain us all; 2. To safeguard natural resources by facilitating informed public participation in resource use decisions. Gila Resources Information Project (GRIP) was incorporated as […]

Meet the Board & Staff


Back row  from left to right: Jesse Franklin-Owens, Dutch Salmon, David Rose, Harry Browne, Michael Berman, Sally Smith. Front row, left to right: Executive Director Allyson Siwik, Program Associate A.J. Sandoval BOARD MEMBERS Sally Smith – President Jesse Franklin – Owens, Vice-President Harry Browne – Secretary/Treasurer Michael Berman – “GRIP Board Member Berman Awarded Guggenheim.” Read More Michael Berman’s Book […]


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Through your donation, you can become a member and receive our quarterly newsletter, GetAGRIP, and keep up-to-date on the most important environmental news in southwestern New Mexico. Your gift, large or small, is a significant investment in our quality of life, environmental health, and in our community’s future. We appreciate your support! Michael Berman’s Book Gila: […]

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Gila Resources Information Project

305A North Cooper Street
Silver City, NM 88061

phone/fax 575.538.8078
email: grip at gilaresources.info

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