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Gila Resources Information Project
Gila Resources Information Project1 day ago
Thank you to our NM Clean and Beautiful Youth Interns who have been working this spring on Big Ditch Park revitalization. They have been busy removing graffiti, litter cleanup, weeding, watering and weather proofing all of the park's picnic tables. This weekend, they will be assisting Ronald Hartley of Enchanted Touch Landscaping with an erosion control project. Look out for more updates to come as Big Ditch Park blooms this spring. #grip #nmcleanandbeautiful #youthinterns #bigditchpark #erosion #revitalization
Gila Resources Information Project
Gila Resources Information Project4 days ago
Attend the community conversation on Monday, May 20th in T or C on New Mexico’s first State Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plan. Get ready to engage, share, and shape solutions for a resilient future for our community. For additonal details visit: https://climateaction.nm.gov/carp/. Hope to see you there! #grip #newmexico #climate #resilience #getinvolved
Gila Resources Information Project
Gila Resources Information Project5 days ago
Thank you for helping us reach our goal of $10,000 for Give Grandly 2024! Your support of GRIP means so much to us and enables us to continue all the work we do. If you still haven't had an opportunity to support GRIP financially, it's not too late! Give Grandly ends on May 20th, so head over to https://www.givegrandly.org/organizations/gila-resources-information-project to donate. #grip #thankyou #givegrandly #silvercity #nottoolate #support #donate

OUR STRATEGY

GRIP works in communities, in the courts, and in the state legislature

to protect community health, our environment, and natural resources.

Together, we can secure a healthy future for everyone!

OUR WORK

GRIP serves as a watchful guardian of our environment in southwest New Mexico. We keep an eye on activities with the potential to harm community health and our environment, such as polluting mining operations, unsustainable water use, and ecologically harmful projects. In response, we bring technical, policy and legal expertise to protect our land, air, water, public lands and wildlife. By facilitating informed public participation, we engage the public in natural resource use decisions and stewardship of our natural systems.

PROTECT

We work to protect community health and our natural resources by
ensuring responsible operation and reclamation of the region’s mines, by fostering resiliency and water security in the face of the climate crisis, and by saving our special natural areas and public lands for future generations.

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ADVOCATE

We defend human and ecological health by using technical, policy and legal expertise to uphold safeguards of our water, air, land, and natural systems.

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ENGAGE

We engage our community to take action to protect our environment, public health, and unique wild places through educational events and stewardship programs

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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There are lots of ways to get involved with GRIP and help us safeguard community health by protecting our environment and natural resources. At the same time, you’ll learn skills, meet new friends, and feel good about contributing to our community!

  • Volunteer on specific projects such as water quality monitoring, trash cleanup, environmental education; review mining permit applications or project environmental impact assessments; and administrative tasks.
  • Volunteer for events, such as Earth Day, World Water Day, and the Gila River Festival.
  • Contribute some of your creativity to help us achieve our mission, such as photographs, articles, or art work.

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