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We had a successful Community Action Day in celebration of World Water Day on March 20. Check out some of the projects volunteers worked on.

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Check out our short video of this year's World Water Day event in March. Volunteers picked up trash, tested water quality and planted natives in Big Ditch Park and San Vicente Creek. Thanks to our community volunteers, Lone Mountain Natives Nursery, Aldo Leopold Charter School YCC Garden Crew and Community Youth Build for their efforts! Thanks to Daniel Freeman and Hannah Wynne of FreeManFilms for the video!

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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