Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area is Seeking Sponsors for our Annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party!! We are anxiously looking forward to a successful event, which will be held on May 5, 2023 located at San Juan Avenue by the San Luis Valley Brewing Company. With that being Read more
Now Hiring-Administrative Assistant
Now Hiring-Administrative Assistant The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) was formed through legislation that will preserve and promote the cultural, historical, and recreational resources of the area of three Counties in the San Luis Valley. Position SdCNHA Administrative Assistant Description of duties: Administrative Assistant will be expected Read more
Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area Offers Youth Programs!
Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area Offers Youth Programs! Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) is looking for students to participate in our Caminos de Valle Youth Walking Tours and our Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Camp! With 11,000 years of documented human habitation, the Sangre de Cristo National Read more
Bennet, Hickenlooper Celebrate Reauthorization of National Heritage Area (NHA) Designations for Cache La Poudre, Sangre de Cristo, and South Park
Bennet, Hickenlooper Celebrate Reauthorization of National Heritage Area (NHA) Designations for Cache La Poudre, Sangre de Cristo, and South Park Reauthorization Enables NHAs to Receive National Park Service Funding for 15 Years Denver –– Today, Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper celebrated the reauthorization of Colorado’s three National Heritage Read more
SdCNHA Hosts ANHA 2022 Fall Conference!
Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) will be hosting the Alliance of National Heritage Areas 2022 Fall Conference October 10-14, 2022. National Heritage Areas are a program within the National Park Service, and are places where historic, cultural, and natural resources combine to form cohesive, nationally important landscapes. Unlike Read more
Caminos del Valle
Caminos del Valle is a signature project of the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA). This project recruited and trained four youth between the ages of 16-18 representing Alamosa, Conejos, and Costilla counties. Hayden, Jamie, Josh and Allison were trained in group leadership roles in neighborhoods and public lands, Read more
Successful Cinco de Mayo!
The block of San Juan Avenue and Main Street in Alamosa was abundant with individuals, colorful decorations, lively music, and cultural dancing on May 6th for the 4th Annual Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area Cinco de Mayo Block Party. Mitchell Jarvies- SdCNHA Board President Community members arrived Read more
Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area wants to recognize local veterans! We want to share stories, memories, and photos of our local heroes. If you would like your loved ones to be shared on our social media, please fill out the form below, and return to firstname.lastname@example.org or hand deliver Read more
SdCNHA Awards History Scholarship
The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) presented one student with a History Fair Scholarship. SdCNHA provides annual scholarships to students who participate and compete in the Regional History Fair, with projects based on this year’s theme “Debate and Diplomacy: Successes, Failures, and Consequences.” that involve local history, culture, Read more
2023 Grant Cycle is now OPEN!!!
The Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area (SdCNHA) is pleased to announce our 2023 grant application cycle is now open. Grants awarded from SdCNHA are intended to encourage local cultural and historic heritage preservation activities, educational programs and support Heritage Tourism within the heritage area. Our past grantees have used Read more