Rio Arriba Concerned Citizens is a grassroots organizations whose mission is to  

“Support and focus concerns, actions and outreach related to the quality and use of land, air, and water resources in Rio Arriba County and the State of New Mexico while maintaining consideration and respect for the preservation of traditional cultural values and consistent with sustainable economic development.” 

Sin Agua No Hay Vida! 
Without Water There Is No Life

Rio Arriba Concerned Citizens Present a FREE screening of the film Split Estate.  Join us to learn more about the potential impacts of oil and gas development in our communities!

Saturday June 7th 2PM
Rio Arriba Rural Events Center in Abiquiu NM

The film’s director, Emmy Award-winner Debra Anderson will be present to introduce the film and answer questions.

Following the screening there will by discussion with former Rio Arriba County Commissioner Felipe Martinez and Rio Arriba County rancher Don Schreiber.

The BLM is proposing the lease of public lands east of the Continental Divide in the Rio Chama Watershed to private oil and gas companies.  This is a problematic proposal for many reasons.  The goal of this event is to help inform our community about potential risks associated with Hydraulic Fracturing.

Split Estate allows us a glimpse of what Hydraulic Fracturing has brought to other communities, and gives us a choice to inform ourselves and get involved.

Our communities are worth fighting for!  We can make a difference!

FREE refreshments will be served.  We hope to see you there.

To watch the film trailer here:

Rio Arriba is the name of our county and our group but more then that it means “Up River” and is a reminder that in New Mexico we are “up river” and what happens here will affect many downstream. Get involved today.

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