By joining the Upper Pecos Watershed you are supporting our efforts to protect, maintain and restore our watershed. The majority of our funding comes from government grants and small private donations. With your help we can continue to care for our local watershed.

We offer 5 different levels of Membership for you to choose from.


  • Feeling of connection with local community
  • Cell phone wallet with UPWA logo
  • Stainless steel water bottle
  • Automatic subscription to our newsletter
  • Discounted or free admission to our events


  • Fun educational information about watershed for kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews, godchildren
  • List of family friendly Day Use sites along Pecos River
  • Cell phone wallet with UPWA logo
  • Automatic subscription to our newsletter


  • We will put your Business logo on our website
  • Business will receive formal recognition on our social media outlets as being community-oriented business. Data shows that 90% of shopper worldwide choose brands that support good cause, and that’s a big benefit of joining
  • By getting recognized on our website, and social media your business will get free advertisement
  • Automatic subscription to our newsletter
  • Discounted or free admission to our events


  • We’d plant a willow tree along Pecos River in your name
  • Automatic subscription to our newsletter
  • Stainless steel water bottle
  • FREE admission to our events


  • River-keepers are first and foremost observers, keeping an eye on the stream for any unusual changes in fish or aquatic life, signs of abuse by individuals of livestock or pollution, and reporting on what they are seeing
  • River-keepers keep their stretch of stream free of trash and assist with replanting native vegetation to shade the stream
  • As a River-keeper you will be involved with data collection by assisting with placement of monitoring equipment such as thermographs and turbidity metering devices

Signing up for UPWA membership can be done with the following PayPal subscription button. If you’d like to join but don’t use PayPal simply send us an e-mail and we will bring you on board.

Membership Levels

Sign up for membership by
email: [email protected]
phone: 505-757-3600


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