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Citizens for Safe Pipelines, a New Mexico nonprofit corporation created to protect the environment, property and public safety form releases from hazardous liquid, natural gas pipelines through education, technical assistance and advocacy. E-mail to safepipelines@worldnet.att.net

Friends of Placitas, dedicated to supporting the human community character of Placitas and protecting the fragile water and ecosystem qualities of the area.  Monthly meetings held at the Community Center, all invited. See The Signpost for dates.  Contact: Bob Wessely 867-3889 or wessely@sciso.com

High Desert Conservancy, not-for-profit organization protective of the environment and sites of cultural significance.  Projects include community gardens, clean-up of Rt. 66 in Bernalillo, water testing of private wells and workshops in organic gardening.  PO Box 520, Placitas, NM  87043

Jardineros de Placitas, The Garden Club of Placitas hold monthly meetings in member’s homes; their programs include speakers, field trips and an annual Bridge Luncheon.

La Placitas Association, its’ main mission is to preserve the rural quality of life in Placitas, focusing on Open Space, recreational, educational and cultural preservation of the area and restoration of Las Huertas Creek.  It sponsors the annual Flowering Desert Garden Tour in June and Star Gazing Party in the fall with hikes throughout the year.  Web site www.lasplacitas.org

Placitas Volunteer Fire Brigade, entry level recruitment classes held twice a year with opportunity to move onto higher levels of medical and firefighting certification. Wild land fire classes and free training in emergency services are also offered.   Phone:  867-5080 or www.placitasfireandrescue.com

The Friends of Placitas, Inc
PO Box 234,
Placitas NM 87043    867-4592

Placitas Chamber of Commerce
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Placitas Senior and Community Center, the center sponsors trips, picnics, socials, classes, health-related events and presentations. Provides low cost lunches for Seniors.  867-1396

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