The relationship of soil and water in our watershed is of vital importance. Soil stewardship, aligned with the Five Healthy Soil Principles, plays an essential role in watershed health. Check out the five-part video series below to explore this theme further, and to think about your relationship with your own local soil!
Many thanks to the NMDA Healthy Soils Program and Aaron Kauffman for making this series possible.
Introduction: Soil Health in the Santa Fe Watershed
Watch the videos here or open the playlist on our YouTube channel!
Want to learn more about soil and water in the Santa Fe River Watershed? Email mori at santafewatershed dot org to discuss options for workshops, class visits, and lectures!
Soil Health in the Upper Santa Fe Watershed
Soil Health at Historic Agricultural Sites in the Santa Fe Watershed
Wetland Soil Health in the Santa Fe Watershed
Soil Rehabilitation and Health in the Santa Fe Watershed
Five healthy soil principles and the Healthy Soil Working Group: https://www.nmhealthysoil.org
Relationship between soil, water, climate, and land management: Water in Plain Sight: Hope for a Thirsty World, by Judith Schwartz
Municipal Watershed: https://www.santafenm.gov/upper_watershed
Johnson P.S.; Koning, D.J.; Timmons, S.S.; Felix, B., 2016, Geology and hydrology of groundwater-fed springs and wetlands at La Cienega, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, New Mexico Bureau of Geology Mineral Resources, Bulletin, v. 161, pp. 1-92.
Quivira Coalition Erosion Control Field Guide: https://quiviracoalition.org/erosion-control-fg/
Watershed Artisans Erosion Control Field Guide: http://www.watershedartisans.com/services/resources/