The Mining and Minerals Division will hold a hybrid public hearing (both in person and virtually) on Tuesday, August 16th at 5 pm at the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center (next to Ace Hardware) on Freeport-McMoRan’s proposed new open pit at the Tyrone Mine. Public Notice The public hearing on the Emma […]
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Mark your calendars for the Gila Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 23, 2022! For more than 50 years, Earth Day has inspired billions around the world to fight for a clean environmentand demand action on climate change. Gila Earth Day will continue the annual celebration herelocally with family-friendly, fun activities to help you do […]
Outdoor Equity Fund Awards Grant to Silver City Watershed Keepers for Summer Camp Program By Leigh Jenkins, SCWK Coordinator “I’m bored.” As most parents can attest, this is a common complaint from kids everywhere during summer vacation. Unfortunately, here in Grant County, there are very limited opportunities for children to get outdoors during the summer […]
Through a partnership between the Town of Silver City and GRIP’s Silver City Watershed Keepers, the anti-litter program Pick It Up – Toss No Mas will hold its next Community Trash Cleanup on Saturday, November 20 from 9 am to 1:00 pm in the parking lot at Gough Park. Community Trash Cleanup brings volunteers together […]
Through a partnership between the Town of Silver City and GRIP’s Silver City Watershed Keepers, the anti-litter program Pick It Up – Toss No Mas kicks off a year-long campaign with a Trash Bash Community Cleanup on Saturday, October 16th from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at Gough Park. The Trash Bash brings volunteers together […]
As we all deal with the current public health and economic crisis, area nonprofits are stepping up to creatively meet the tremendous needs of our community created by the COVID-19 emergency. This year’s Give Grandly community-giving event will help us show support for our community and area nonprofits during this difficult time. On Saturday, May […]
WATCH RECORDING OF LIVE EVENT here. Gila Earth Day 2020 – Welcome from GRIP April 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Back in 1970, the first Earth Day was a watershed moment that galvanized 20 million Americans to demand that our nation protect our environment. Earth Day 1970 birthed the modern environmental movement […]
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Earth Day organizers across the planet will unite as part of the first “Digital Earth Day,” a global digital mobilization to address the most urgent threats to people and planet. Gila Earth Day will be participating in this virtual event on Wednesday, April 22, the 50th anniversary of Earth […]
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 […]
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 […]