The field tours will take place on Wednesday, November 8th. The field tours are included in your registration fee. You may select from the 2 options when you register.
Tour 1 – Santa Fe Municipal Watershed
Join the City of Santa Fe Water Division, Santa Fe Watershed Association, and other Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition members on a tour of the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed. The tour will highlight the history of treatments surrounding the watershed, the history of collaboration in Northern New Mexico, and fire ecology research in the mountains surrounding Santa Fe, NM. These combined efforts, dating back more than three decades, are an example of continual imagination through multiple leadership and management changes. The tour is expected to last about six (6) hours traveling by bus to the site, including a modest hike on uneven terrain at 7,800 feet elevation.
Tour 2 – Hyde Memorial State Park
Join Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition partners at Hyde Memorial State Park Lodge and surrounding vistas to learn more about the cross-boundary efforts between the State of New Mexico and the Santa Fe National Forest, the history of collaboration, and the landscape resilience projects in the mountains surrounding Santa Fe, NM. This tour will feature dialogue with key decision-makers about how they have navigated cross-boundary work in the Santa Fe mountains. The tour is expected to last about six (6) hours traveling by bus to 8,400 feet elevation.