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Strengthen Your GRIP! There are many ways for you to get involved and help GRIP to promote community health by protecting our environment here in southwest New Mexico.

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. Visit our donation page where you can make a secure, on-line donation to GRIP. 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!

Issues move quickly in our 24/7 society. By subscribing to our email list and liking us on Facebook, GRIP can keep you apprised of environmental news in real time. However, we respect your email inbox and we strive to minimize our communications with you to only what’s necessary.

GRIP’s voice is strengthened if you can help us by taking action on important environmental issues confronting our community, from groundwater protection from mining activities to keeping our Gila River free flowing!

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Give Grandly to GRIP – Saturday, May 11th

Join GRIP on May 11, 2019 for Give Grandly: 24 hours of giving to make our region stronger and create a thriving community for all. Every dollar donated to GRIP gets us one step closer to promoting community health by protecting our environment and natural resources.  You will be able to donate online to GRIP […]


WORLD WATER DAY 2019 – March 22 & 23

Join us in celebrating World Water Day 2019! On March 22 and 23, the Gila Resources Information Project and the  Silver City Watershed Keepers will hold a two-day event for the internationally-celebrated World Water Day. On Friday, come to the Bayard Public Library between noon and 5:30 pm and learn about water issues around the […]


Public Meeting on New Chino Waste Rock Stockpile – February 21

PUBLIC MEETING NEW Chino 9 Waste Rock Stockpile Proposal Thursday, February 21, 2019 Bayard Community Center – Time TBA Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines, NM Mining and Minerals Division (MMD), and New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will hold a public meeting on Chino Mine’s application to construct a new 9 Waste Rock Stockpile (9WRS).  Chino proposes to […]


Get involved: Earth Day 2019, April 20

Earth Day 2019 Protect Our Species Saturday, April 20, 2019, 10 am – 2pm Gough Park, Silver City The Earth Day Planning Committee is gearing up for Earth Day 2019 Protect Our Species scheduled for Saturday, April 20 in Gough Park. We want Earth Day to be both a learning opportunity and an enjoyable day, […]


ACTION ALERT: Support HB220 and HB255 to protect community health and our environment

Two urgent actions are needed TODAY on House Bill 220 and House Bill 255 to protect our community, our water quality and environment from the impacts of copper mining. ACTION #1 – CALL YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE IN SUPPORT OF HB255. THE BILL IS SCHEDULED FOR A FLOOR VOTE 2/20/19. HB255 would phase out corporate guarantees […]


Chino AOC Update: Freeport Begins Hanover/Whitewater Creek Cleanup

Freeport-McMoRan (FMI) began interim cleanup of Hanover/Whitewater Creek in late October as part of the 1994 Chino Administrative Order on Consent, a legally- binding agreement with NMED to remediate historical mine contamination caused by Chino Mine. GRIP has participated in the AOC’s Community Work Group since  its inception and advocates for timely cleanup that is […]


Copper Flat Mine – Public Hearings start September 24

State regulators will be holding hearings on the Copper Flat Mine, located in Hillsboro, NM. New Mexico Copper Corporation has applied for a groundwater discharge permit from the NM Environment Department and a mining permit from the NM Mining and Minerals Division. The New Mexico Environment Department public hearing will begin at 9:00 a.m. on September […]

Celebrate Earth Day this Saturday!

Silver City’s annual Earth Day celebration will be on Saturday,April 21, from 10 am to 2 pm, at Gough Park.  More than 30 organizations and businesses will showcase their mission, services, or green products.  The event will feature live entertainment throughout the day, as well as food and kids’ activities. “We’re really excited to have […]

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Oppose Holloman Flyovers at now LIVE! Take action to oppose Holloman flyover proposal    Do you want to learn more about the Holloman Air Force Base proposal to expand military training over the Gila or take action to oppose this plan that could severely impact our local economy, environment and quality of life? Check out the new website for Resources and the latest news to […]

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World Water Day – Nature for Water – March 22 & 24

Silver City Watershed Keepers celebrates World Water Day Nature for Water in Silver City Events scheduled for March 22 and 24 On March 22 & 24, the Silver City Watershed Keepers in association with Stream Dynamics will hold a two-day event for World Water Day. World Water Day has been held on March 22nd annually, since its inception in […]

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