Your support honors our Earth!

Donate to Rivers & Birds and inspire environmental conservation.

Your gift promotes environmental care for present and future generations of the upper Rio Grande Watershed.

We offer two donation categories:

In the Direct Donation category, you donate directly to one of our programs.

In the Adventure Donation category, your donation supports our mission as you reserve your space for a hands-on adventure.

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Direct Donation


Gift of a Guardian $40

Become a Rivers & Birds Member to shine your light on Rivers & Birds’ mission.

Gift of Deep Roots $50

Contributes to a native tree planting along the Rio Grande.

Gift of Wilderness $100

Support Rivers & Birds' efforts to permanently protect wild and pristine lands for the benefit of present and future generations.

Gift of a Journey $150

Sponsor a school bus to transport a class of students for an educational field trip into nature.

Gift to Sprout an Earth Steward $250

Sponsor one public school 5th grader to attend our nine-day Watershed Learning Project, where students venture into nature for environmental learning.

Gift of a Wilderness Adventure $500

Sponsor one public school 3rd grade class for two days of wilderness exploration on local public lands where students learn about wilderness values.

Gift of a Monumental Adventure $1700

Your gift takes one 4th grade class for two days of hiking and rafting in Rio Grande del Norte National Monument as they learn Leave No Trace ethics.

Gift of a Water Learning Adventure $5000

Sponsor an entire class of public school 5th grade students for Rivers & Birds' nine-day Watershed Learning Project. Students venture outside onto public lands to investigate water conservation through hands-on learning for seven of the nine days.

Open Donation

Support Rivers & Birds by donating an amount of your choice.

Adventure Donation


Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River Hike and Float on Earth Day $80

A one-day hike and float. April 22, 2018. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River with a 1.5-mile hike along the Rio Pueblo down to the Rio Grande followed by a 3-mile gentle raft trip on the Rio Grande from Taos Junction Bridge guided by Los Rios River Runners.

Arroyo Seco Farm to Table $150

Enjoy Chris and Elana's organic, locally-grown gourmet dinner at their farm. May 6th, 2018. Learn about farming ecology. Meet their geese and goats. Explore the night sky through science and mythology.

A Wildlife, Wildflower Wander $200

A guided two-day hike and camp. Dinner provided. July 28 and 29, 2018. Camp in the Valle Vidal. Hike into wildflower meadows. Watch wildlife. Enjoy this amazing and beautiful natural landscape in the Carson National Forest with experienced naturalist guides.

What the River Says $450

A two-day workshop. September 22-23, 2018. Lodging and dinner at the Abiquiu Inn is included. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic River Act through journal making, guided meditation, poetry and music along the Chama Wild and Scenic River near Abiquiu.

In a Land of Ancestral Cliff Dwellers $600

An exploration through four day-hikes. October 4-7, 2018. Meet in Utah. Hike and explore the extraordinary archaeology, scenery, and wildlife of Bears Ears National Monument with experienced guides, naturalists and storytellers to learn about this new national monument treasure.

Grand River Journey $2700

A three-day river float. Two date options: June 15-17, 2018 or July 27-29, 2018. Enjoy a three-day guided rafting adventure on the extraordinary Chama Wild and Scenic River. Gourmet chefs, naturalists, storytellers and musicians are on board the whole adventure with you.


Planned giving and Endowments

Support Rivers & Birds programs through planned giving or endowment contributions. These options offer significant benefits to you, the donor, and provide the financial stability that enables Rivers & Birds to thrive. If you are interested in giving in this way, please contact us.

Other ways to Donate to Rivers & Birds

By Mail

Rivers & Birds
PO Box 819
Arroyo Seco, NM 87514

By Phone

By Email
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Rivers & Birds is a non-profit, tax exempt corporation under IRC section 501(c)(3).

All contributions are tax deductible as provided by law.