Agencies affirm their commitment to address water and ecological conservation near the San Pedro River

On Sept. 21, 2021, officials signed an MOU for cooperative monitoring and management of the SPRNCA and surrounding areas. From left: Garrison Commander Col. Jarrod Moreland, Sierra Vista City Manager Chuck Potucek, Cochise County Supervisor Ann English, and BLM Gila District Manager Scott Feldhausen.

The Bureau of Land Management’s Gila District, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Huachuca, Cochise County, and the city of Sierra Vista affirmed their commitment to water and ecological conservation of the San Pedro River and Sierra Vista subwatershed area by signing a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperative monitoring and management of the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area and surrounding areas within Cochise County.

The MOU provides a proposed path to ensure the achievement of mutually shared goals of an ecologically viable SPRNCA and regional water security. Read the full Herald Review article here:


The mission of the Cochise Conservation & Recharge Network (CCRN) is to implement a regional network of land and water management projects that result in a healthy watershed, flowing San Pedro River, conservation of water resources, and a vibrant local economy.

Member Organizations

The CCRN was formed in 2015. The members are Cochise County, the City of Sierra Vista, The Nature Conservancy, Hereford Natural Resources Conservation District, the City of Bisbee, Fort Huachuca, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.