River Source Blog

Wildlife Major Victoria Atencio values internship experience

Hi, my name is Victoria Atencio and I am 21 years old, from Santo Domingo and San Juan Pueblo.  I am a Junior at New Mexico State University studying Wildlife Ecology. Every year since my freshmen year in high school, I have participated in the Tribal Youth Environmental Summer Camp (TYESC) that is hosted by […]

How do we define Land Ethics for Public Lands?

How do you define “Good” and “Personal Responsibility” when it comes to public lands? Thanks to Toner Mitchell’s Truchacabra blog and work with Trout Unlimited… Read on by clicking here or copy this address…http://truchacabra.com/?p=1591 Embargo Creek in Rio Grande National Forest, Colorado (photo by Toner Michell). 

Quintana Farms Restoration Plan

Quintana Farms Restoration Plan is a cool thing  

River Houses, Avanyu and Living River Flows

I was fortunate to be asked by my wife Carol to host the last stop on the River Houses walking tour last Saturday and see Mario Reynolds break out his raining Avanyu Snake that sound like a storm or a light trickle of precip. Carlos Herrera, Mario Reynolds and poets including Ilan Shamir and the […]

Spring environmental flows and learning the river’s secrets – northern NM kids get outdoors

We are lucky to get some good press and collaborative support to do the work we do with youth!  This last week the Chama River is getting first ever environmental flows and Carlos and I were lucky to be with Tara and her Escalante Lobos students to learn about geology, water chemistry, aquatic organisms and […]

Youth make their voices heard at the NM Legislature 2014

I’m honored for the past 10 years to assist over 100 youth each year to take charge of their water and climate future by going to the New Mexico legislature to speak to their representatives about what they care about.  This year was different though ~~ I sensed a tangible urgency from students and speakers […]

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