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The Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance works to protect and restore the ecological heritage of watersheds in the Hermit's Peak region through ecological restoration, environmental education and community action.


A watershed is a region of land that drains to a particular body of water such as a river or a lake. Rain or snow that falls anywhere in that watershed eventually flows to that water body. It may travel overland as surface water or flow underground as groundwater.  The Gallinas watershed is all the land from the top of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the valley bottoms that drain into the Gallinas River.  

Get Involved


Making a gift to Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance is a quick and effective way to support environmental stewardship and education in Northeastern New Mexico. We rely on donations and grants to do our work so any amount helps!

Become a Member

Join our growing membership and be a part of a group of individuals passionate about stewardship.

Volunteer/Join the Mailing List

Sign-up for the Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance mailing list to learn about events, ideas, and volunteer opportunities. Our volunteer tasks range from writing media releases and working events to building fences and planting trees.