Great Old Broads

New Mexico – Sangre de Cristo

May 1, 2013

Contacts/Co-Leaders:
Cinny Green, sangredecristonmbroadband@gmail.com505-699-4747
Carol Johnson; sangredecristonmbroadband@gmail.com505-757-2988

Carol Johnson Cinny Green
Cinny Green
Carol Johnson

JOIN the Great Old Broads for Wilderness Sangre de Cristo NM Broadband. Learn how you can have fun and protect wild lands at the same time!

The Sangre de Cristo Broadband welcomes all who are interested in healthy wild lands.

Range: Northern New Mexico Rio Grande corridor, Colorado border to Santa Fe vicinity; Santa Fe and Carson National Forests, Sangre de Cristo Mountain range; Pecos, Wheeler Peak, and Latir Peak Wilderness areas

Focus areas: Wilderness proposals, BLM and USFS travel management planning, grazing, legislative, inter-agency co-operation for public land habitat restoration, trail use monitoring, wildlife habitat

Projects: Monitoring, collaborating with conservation groups and agencies (like New Mexico Wilderness Alliance, Wilderness Society, Wild Earth Guardians, No. Rio Grande Sierra Club, Volunteers for the Outdoors, and U.S. Forest Service), ongoing public land restoration projects, hikes, potlucks, reading groups, and participating in the 2014 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act.

2015 Events:

SPRING
Ongoing Monthly Reading Group
Book: Wild Comfort – essays by Kathleen Dean Moore
Contact: cinny@cinnygreen.com

Check out– PBS series This American Land at http://www.thisamericanland.org
Featuring original stories on critical issues affecting America’s natural landscapes, waters and wildlife.
Upcoming episode on the Pecos Wilderness. Date TBD

May 23
Moderate To Difficult Contemplative Hike
in the Dome Wilderness near Cochiti Lake with Cinny
Meet outside Backroad Pizza at 9 AM

A Contemplative Hike is one in which we walk with an intention to honor the
landscape and all its beings. We will walk for much of the hike in silence and
observation of all its qualities. Participants will be provided with a small notebook
to jot down their thoughts along the way. Share as desired during snack and lunch
breaks.

SUMMER
Ongoing Monthly Reading Group
Book: Wild Comfort – essays by Kathleen Dean Moore
Contact: cinny@cinnygreen.com

Sunday July 19
Peruvian Journey slide show with Cinny
Slides and talk on a journey to Ausungate Mountain with a Quechuan Shaman

Saturday August 8
Rio Mora inventory and photo hike

Easy to moderate. 5 miles round trip in the Pecos Wilderness to the Rio Mora, which is
proposed for Wild & Scenic eligibility. Wildflowers, wildlife, Wilderness!

We welcome proposals from members who would like to present talks on their
summer journeys into the wild!

Recommended Reading: The Last Unicorn by Bill Debuys
On Bill’s recent trip to Laos to find and protect one of Earth’s rarest creatures.

For more information on events, contact Cinny or Carol, above.

To become a member of the great Old Broads for Wilderness and get regular information about our national and local events, meetings, and actions go to: http://greatoldbroads.org