Grab your boots and head on out to the Caja del Rio. It’s time for our annual fall clean-up on the Caja!

Coalition hosts annual fall clean-up on the Caja.

Santa Fe County Commissioner – Camilla Bustamante discusses the importance of protecting the Caja and urges all New Mexicans, “don’t let up.”

There’s a new (park) ranger in town On Friday, September 8th, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced the appointment of Ryan Ashcraft, the first ever recreation services on public lands in Santa Fe County, which includes areas in and around the Caja del Rio. This appointment comes at a crucial time for the Caja …

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The updated Caja storybook is here We are happy to share the updated version of the Caja Storybook! Click Here to View or Download

Community members joined together for Earth Day to show their love and appreciation for the Caja del Rio.

On December 17th, members of the Caja del Rio coalition were proud to bring community members together for a special film screening and panel discussion on ways to better project this cherished landscape. 

Join us on Dec. 17 at the Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe for a special film screening & community panel discussion on protecting the Caja del Rio Plateau.

panoramic view of a vast, desert mountain scape of the caja del rio

Although vast and mostly uninhabited by humans, the 107,000 acre Caja del Rio faces numerous threats including illegal dumping, improper use, and archaeological vandalism. But one of the larger, more pressing issues is reckless and unregulated shooting. 

October 21, 2022 – Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, members of the coalition to protect the Caja del Rio released the following statement on news reports that the La Cieneguilla Petroglyphs located in Santa Fe County were vandalized:

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