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

 

Thinning Application
Thinning Application 2018.doc
Microsoft Word document [30.5 KB]

 We accept applications year-round.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

During inclement weather and icy road conditions, the Edgewood Soil & Water Conservation District will be closed.

 

The Edgewood Soil & Water  Conservation District will follow Moriarty/Estancia/Edgewood School Closures.

 

If immediate assistance is needed please send an email to the District Manager at: 

bsmythe.eswcd@gmail.com.

 

Emails will be checked periodically throughout any closure.

 

CIBOLA DRAFT PLAN & EIS

The Draft Plan and the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Cibola National Forest Mountain Districts are available for preview on our plan revision website at the following link:

  http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/CibolaFPR

This is a preview of draft documents. It is not a formal release of the draft documents nor a formal scoping period.

 

Upcoming Board Meetings

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January 25, 2019

10:30 AM

 

Edgewood SWCD

2506 Route 66

Moriarty, New Mexico

(one mile west of Moriarty)

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