Sierra Vista awarded federal grant for San Pedro River preservation

On Wednesday, November 15, the City of Sierra Vista held an event providing details about the America the Beautiful Challenge Adaptive Management of Water Resources grant the city was recently awarded.

The $1.05M grant will fund ongoing groundwater and surface water monitoring in the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area and help manage the activities of the eight CCRN projects along the river. 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.