2018 Wildland/Urban Interface and Hazardous Fuels Reduction Program 

The Edgewood Soil and Water Conservation District was awarded a Wildland/Urban Interface and Hazardous Fuels Reduction Grant from the NM State Forestry.  This project is for landscape hazardous fuel reduction projects in the northern portion of the Manzano Mountains, and the southern Sandia Mountains.  

ESTANCIA BASIN HEALTH & RESTORATION PROGRAM

The Edgewood Soil and Water Conservation District in Moriarty, New Mexico is one of the three Districts cooperating on the Estancia Basin Watershed and Forest Health Experimental Monitoring Project, the purpose of which is to evaluate the effects of thinning programs and other treatment options on groundwater recharge, vegetation, wildlife, and other resources within the Estancia Basin. The study evaluates four test sites in ponderosa pine and pinon/juniper forests.

The Water Trust Board Grant Funding Program provides financial and technical assistance for watershed management focusing on watershed health restoration projects on private and/or state land. These projects include:

  • Forest Stand Improvement
  • Defensible Space
  • Brush Management
  • Fire Breaks

 

Edgewood SWCD Forest Thinning Application
Edgewood SWCD Thinning Application.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [117.2 KB]
Program Information Flyer
Edgewood SWCD Thinning Flyer.docx
Microsoft Word document [2.5 MB]

APPLY TODAY!

We accept applications year-round, and are planned on a first-come/first-served basis.

The Beekeeping Workshop

and

Wildfire Preparedness Workshop have been CANCELED!

East Mountain Residents,
The Bernalillo County Transfer Station has revised their hours again, as of Wednesday, March 18th. 
 
Due to the COVID-19 / Novel Coronavirus outbreak in New Mexico, the BernCo East Mountain Transfer Station is making adjustments to its operations.
 
These adjustments are designed to minimize the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus for all residents.
The East Mountain Transfer Station will be open daily on a restricted schedule, beginning tomorrow, Thursday, March 19, as follows:
  • Sundays – Tuesdays from 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesdays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursdays – Saturdays from 8 a.m. – noon
All operations will be available and open to be accepted. Regular fees apply.
 
Green waste days are postponed until further notice.
 
The community’s understanding and cooperation is appreciated during these trying times.
 
Please note that the free green waste drop off dates have been postponed, but the Transfer Station is accepting green waste during their open hours, but it will charged at their normal rates.
 
Karen Takai and John Helmich
EMIFPA Education and Community Outreach  

Credit Cards Accepted!

Upcoming

Board Meeting

TELECONFERENCE

THURSDAY

APRIL 2, 2020

 

Following the New Mexico Isolation Guidelines, the April 2nd Board Meeting

 

will be held by teleconference. 

No board members, partnering agency members, or landowners will be allowed in the District Office.  

Dial-in Number:   1-844-474-0925

Passcode:           51558314

April 2, 2020 Board Meeting Agenda
April 2020 Agenda.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [50.9 KB]
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