June 2016

What’s Going On? – Here & There – June 2016


June 10, 10 am–1 pm

Nonprofit Funding and Resources

NMHU, Las Vegas, NM

Working with the Santa Fe Community Foundation. Learn about funding support and the application process from SFCF staff. Free. 505.988.9715, amclaughlin@santafecf.org


June 11, 9:30 am

Pecos River Spring Cleanup

Meet at the Upper Pecos Watershed Association office, 78 S. Main St. for coffee and supplies. Free bbq picnic afterward at the Jamie Koch Pavillion. Info/RSVP: 505.757.3600, upwa@pecoswatershed.org


June 12–19

Sheep Is Life Celebration

Diné College, Tsailé, Navajo Nation

20th annual gathering for all who love sheep, wool, fiber arts and the cultures that have maintained these lifeways. Sponsored by Diné College and the Land Grant Office. Workshops, youth activities, seminars, demonstrations, juried fiber arts show and sale, banquet, more. 505.406.7428, info@navajolifeway.org, www.navajolifeway.org


June 17 Sign-up Deadline

Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Initiative

Natural Resources Conservation Service initiative to help conserve, maintain and improve natural resources and environment. Available to eligible NM agricultural producers. 505.761.4400, www.nm.nrcs.usda.gov


June 19–25

Earth-Honoring Faith: Climate Justice

Ghost Ranch Conference Center

Promotes interfaith efforts on common earth issues. 505.685.1019, sarah@GhostRanch.org


June 25, 7 am–12 pm

Garlic Harvest Festival

Sostenga Farm, Northern NM College, 1027 N. Railroad Ave., Española, NM

9th annual. Remedios and braiding garlic workshops. Free


July 11–13

ASES Solar Conference

Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco, Cailf.

For solar enthusiasts and professionals. Plenary sessions and forums on the advancement of renewable energy in the U.S. Held in conjunction with the Intersolar North America trade show. 303.443.3130, www.ases.org/solar-2016/


Wednesdays, 10 am

Green Hour Hikes

Los Alamos Nature Center, Los Alamos, NM

Kid-centered hikes. Free. Losalamosnature.org


Weds., 6-8 pm

Gallup Solar Community Meetings

113 E. Logan Ave., Gallup, NM

The nonprofit Gallup Solar hosts educational presentations and potential solutions for all things solar. Questions, ideas and expertise are welcome. 505.728.9246, gallupsolar@gmail.com, www.gallupsolar.org


Pajarito Environmental Education Center

2600 Canyon Rd., Los Alamos, NM

Nature center and outdoor education programs. Exhibits of flora and fauna of the Pajarito Plateau; herbarium, live amphibians, butterfly and xeric gardens. 505.662.0460, www.losalamosnature.org


LANL Foundation

Educational outreach small grants up to $1,500 monthly for school districts and nonprofits with programs to strengthen teaching and learning in Los Alamos, Mora, Río Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe and Taos counties. 505.753.8890, sally@lanlfoundation.org


Río Grande Return

Gifts from the River

Locally produced salsas, jams, honey, chocolates, soaps, lotions, incense and more. Supports local farmers, producers and the conservation of the Río Grande. 505.466.1767, toll free: 866.466.1767, www.riograndereturn,com


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