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New Mexico Climate Action

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  • January – March: Join Retake Our Democracy’s Roundhouse Rapid Response Network to get involved in pushing for progressive legislation in New Mexico this year, including many important bills related to climate and the environment. This group needs people from ALL parts of the state to help, even if you can’t make it to Santa Fe! Sign up here. More info here.
  • January – March: Help the Sierra Club advocate for clean energy bills in this legislative session. More info here.
  • January – March: Get involved with New Energy Economy’s efforts to push for a Green New Deal in New Mexico. More info about their legislative platform here.
  • Saturday, February 9, 10 am – noon: Love your River DaySanta Fe River cleanup with the Santa Fe Watershed Association. Location: Frenchy’s Field Barn Agua Fria St. and Osage Ave., Santa Fe. More info on SFWA here.
  • Saturday, February 9, 10 am – noon: Climate Defenders New Mexico/ Santa Fe Citizens’ Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. Come get involved with Citizen’s Climate Lobby, working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide. More info here. Location: Santa Fe Public Library Main branch, second floor, Santa Fe. Tentative schedule of 2019 meetings: March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, Aug 10, Sept 14, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14. For more info and to confirm location: santafe@citizensclimatelobby.org.
  • Saturday, February 9, 10:30 am: Citizen’s Climate Lobby, Corrales, meets on the second Saturday of the month. For details and location contact josephine.darling@citizensclimatelobby.org. Meeting updates and special events can be found on Facebook at Citizens’ Climate Lobby — Corrales, NM. Follow our Facebook page for news, updates, or any changes to meeting times. Join Citizens Climate Lobby here and select the Corrales Group to get on the email list.
  • Monday, February 11, 6:15 – 7:45 pm: Albuquerque Citizen’s Climate Lobby monthly meeting on the Monday following the 2nd Saturday of every month. More info here or contact Lisa to confirm date and location at: lisas.ccl@gmail.com. Usual location: Erna Fergusson Library – 3700 San Mateo NE Albuquerque (between Comanche & Montgomery on the East side of San Mateo).
  • Monday, February 11, 6 – 7:30 pm: Conversations for Climate Action with 350 NM in Albuquerque. Location: 808 Solano Drive, Albuequerque. More info here.
  • Wednesday, February 13, 8 am – 3 pm: Water/Lands/Wildlife Day at the Roundhouse. Location: State Capitol Building – 490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe. An opportunity to lobby your legislators on land and wildlife issues and to hear from live speakers in the Rotunda about why protecting our precious resources is so important. Details here and here.
  • Sunday February 17, 3 – 5 pm: Green New Deal Town Hall with special guest Congresswoman Deb Haaland. Reception to follow with 350 New Mexico. Location: African American Performing Arts Center and Exhibit Hall, 310 San Pedro Dr NE, Albuquerque. More info here. RSVP to reserve a space here.
  • Friday & Saturday, February 22 – 23: Mountain West Seed Summit 2019. Presenters include: Charles Eisenstein (author of Climate: A New Story) and many others. Registraion $150 – $295. Location: Institute of American Indian Arts, 83 Avan Nu Po Road, Santa Fe. More info here.
  • Week of March 5: Bring it Home for the Environment DayHosted by the Sierra Club with a focus on advocating for environmental bills that made in through committee and getting them across the finish line in the last days of the session. More info to come.
  • Saturday, March 9, 10 am – noon: Climate Defenders New Mexico/ Santa Fe Citizens’ Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting. Come get involved with Citizen’s Climate Lobby, working for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide. More info here. Location: Santa Fe Public Library Main branch, second floor, Santa Fe. Tentative schedule of 2019 meetings: March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, Aug 10, Sept 14, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14. For more info and to confirm location: santafe@citizensclimatelobby.org.
  • Saturday, March 9, 10:30 am: Citizen’s Climate Lobby, Corrales, meets on the second Saturday of the month. For details and location contact josephine.darling@citizensclimatelobby.org. Meeting updates and special events can be found on Facebook at Citizens’ Climate Lobby — Corrales, NM. Follow our Facebook page for news, updates, or any changes to meeting times. Join Citizens Climate Lobby here and select the Corrales Group to get on the email list.
  • Monday, March 11, 6:15 – 7:45 pm: Albuquerque Citizen’s Climate Lobby monthly meeting on the Monday following the 2nd Saturday of every month. More info here or contact Lisa to confirm date and location at: lisas.ccl@gmail.com. Usual location: Erna Fergusson Library – 3700 San Mateo NE Albuquerque (between Comanche & Montgomery on the East side of San Mateo).
  • April 1 Deadline: The Art of Climate Justice for any interested Santa Fe students (4th grade thru community college) that want to make a vital difference in the community and the world. More info here (submissions are due April 1, 2019).
  • Spring 2019 Solar Cook Off Competition! Sponsored by New Mexico Solar Energy Association, La Montanita Food Co-op and Solar Ranch. Interested? Sign up here.
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • Saturday, April 20, 2019, 10 am – 2pm: Earth Day 2019 Silver City – Protect Our Species. Location:Gough Park, Silver City. More info here.
  • Saturday, May 4, 1 – 4 pm: Santa Fe County Fix-It Clinic. An all-ages do-it-together repair event: Bring your broken electronics, appliances, toys, etc. for assessment, disassembly, and possible repair. Work space, tools, and guidance provided to help you disassemble, troubleshoot & hopefully even FIX your item. Interested in helping? New coaches are welcome to attend! Location: Make Santa Fe: 2879 All Trades Road. This Santa Fe County-sponsored event happens approximately every three months. Contact Neal Denton at ndenton@santafecountynm.gov or sign up here.
  • Saturday May 18, 7pm Wild and Scenic Film Festival On Tour will be hosted by Santa Fe Watershed Association, the new kid on the block is the Wild and Scenic Film Festival On Tour. The mother festival, held during January in Nevada City CA, is in its 17th year and is the largest of its kind — over 140 films this year including 15 world premiers, shown at 10 venues exceeding 2000 seats. The Santa Fe Watershed Association felt Santa Fe deserves to see the best of these. Location: The Screen at Midtown Campus (presented by Center for Contemporary Arts, The Screen is 2 blocks north of Siringo and Yucca). Tickets ($15) will go on sale at CCA closer to the event. More info to come.
  • June 12 – 14: 3rd Annual Next Generation Water Summit (NGWS) Early bird registration is open now and the special introductory rate of $200 is available through January 15 (after that the fee will be $299, or $50 for students). The Next Generation Water Summit brings together the building and development community, water reuse professionals and water policymakers in a collaborative setting to share best practices and learn about innovative water conservation and water reuse techniques that can be used to comply with water conservation restrictions spreading across the southwest. The June 13th keynote address will be given by Radhika Fox, Chief Executive Officer of the US Water Alliance. A national non-profit, the Alliance educates the nation on the value of water, accelerates the adoption of One Water policies and programs, and celebrates innovation in water management. Radhika will discuss how all water (i.e. rainwater, greywater, blackwater) will figure into our future solutions. Location: Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W Marcy St, Santa Fe. Register for the conference or reserve a booth here.