Pecos River

In 2009 the Truchas Chapter was designated as a “Riverkeeper” along an approximately 1-mile long portion of the Pecos River just north of Windy Bridge. Our riverkeeper responsibilities included sponsoring periodic cleanup along that section of river.  The Chapter worked with NM DOT to have guard railing installed along much of that stretch of river to minimize parking and ad hoc camping which was contributing to bank erosion. In addition the Chapter obtained a TU Embrace-A-Stream grant in 2012 and 2013 to plant seedlings and grasses to aid in bank re-vegetation and stabilization.