Town Hall

Join us on JULY 22 to protect the Caja del Rio The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) Los Alamos Field Office will be hosting a Town Hall on July 22. The proposed NNSA transmission line project that is set to be built through the Caja del Rio will most likely […]

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A map of the Caja del Rio showing a proposed transmission line project by LANL

BACKGROUND In November 2023, Los Alamos National Labs (LANL), with oversight from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), announced the proposal of a 14-mile, 115kV power transmission line project that would cut across the Caja del Rio, jeopardizing its spiritual and ecological integrity. The Caja del Rio is a landscape of immense cultural and spiritual

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On Saturday, November 4th, the coalition dedicated to the permanent protection of the Caja del Rio hosted our annual fall clean-up on the Caja. Tribal leaders, local elected officials, the new BLM park ranger and volunteers from all over New Mexico came to show their support and removed over 20,000 pounds of trash from the

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

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

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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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For Santa Fe County Commissioner Camilla Bustamante, protecting the Caja del Rio is a community health and mental health issue. “I was taught, culturally, being connected with the land helps a person be connected with themselves,” she said. “It is about being who you are because of where you are,” she said to applause at

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