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Harvey Jones Channel Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Harvey Jones Channel Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On October 15th the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Harvey Jones Channel Improvement Project was held at the base of the channel. It was a beautiful fall day in New Mexico with sandhill cranes flying over the Bosque. SSCAFCA’s Chairman of the Board, Jim Fahey discussed the phases of the project and process to reach completion […]

There is no poop fairy

There is no poop fairy

The poop fairy has been introduced on signs as part of SSCAFCA’s pet waste pilot program phase two. The goal of the program is to bring awareness of the impact of “dog poop” on the Rio Grande and encourage citizens to clean up after their dogs. In studies of biological contaminates to the Rio Grande (river water)  22% […]

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Patchogue Project Complete

Patchogue Project Complete

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Lower Montoyas Water Quality Feature update

Lower Montoyas Water Quality Feature update

The Lower Montoyas Water Quality Feature is a project designed to reduce sediment and floatable debris in stormwater flows before being discharged to the Harvey Jones Channel and ultimately to the Rio Grande. This project incorporates AridLID techniques within the main stem of an arroyo, including infiltration, backwatering to off-channel areas, and addition of landscaping […]