Getting Youth Hands Engaged in Soil Health ~ NEW resources for teachers!

The Acequia Agua Fria and River Source partnered with Reunity Resources and the Santa Fe Community Farm to create pathways for Engaging Youth in Soil Health in 2020, pivoting successfully to adapt to the “no new normal” experience of teaching and learning during the COVID pandemic.  Some of the most significant changes to curriculum development […]

The No Title Story: My 2019 Summer Internship

Hey y’all! I’m Natasha Sanchez from Santo Domingo Pueblo. I am a recent graduate from the Santa Fe Indian School, now headed to New Mexico State University this fall to study Environmental Science or something related in the S.T.E.M field.  November of 2018 is when I became acquainted with River Source. My high school hosted […]

How to Measure Streamflow!

Check out this practical and precise way to discover how much water is flowing in your stream.  Measuring streamflow is important for fish, farmers and people who enjoy rivers! Thanks to the McCune Foundation for funding this work!  – River Source staff

Sheep, Rocks, Fences, and Drones!: A Summer Recap from Intern Anthony Herrera

Hello, my name is Anthony Herrera and I am 22 years old from Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico. I’m an enrolled college student at CNM majoring in Biology. I have hopes of a future career working in the outdoors with the environment and wildlife. The summer internship of 2018 with River Source has been hands down […]

Rivers in Virtual Reality???

You could include a description of what you did and learned, photos, snippets from your audio recording, plus any reflections you have about the experience. You could also upload the audio track to the Virtual Reality glasses and I’m pretty sure people could listen to it by clicking on the link    

Hot legislation for 2018 to create a secure water & climate future!

Update 1/29/18 To find an issue that you care about, here are some tips! Find your legislator (click here)!  Search for bills on issues you care about using keywords (click here)!   Contact your legislators using phone, email, or simply dropping a letter or, even better, a hand-written note at the legislator’s office. Once you have […]

Reoccupying the Santa Fe River

Living next to the Santa Fe River, I get to walk it nearly every day with my family and dogs.  And in the last couple of years I get to work in it nearly as often. Like an old friend, my relationship has deepened over the years so I’ve come to know it, both the elements […]

Hot legislation for 2017 to create a secure water & climate future!

Update date 2/7/17 Make your voice heard by contacting your State Senator or Representative to ask them to support bills for a secure water and climate future or to oppose bills that you think need to be stopped! Write on any issue you care about and / or consider some of the bills below. Please […]

Hot legislation for 2016 to create a secure water & climate future!

You can make your voice heard by contacting your State Senator or Representative to ask them to support bills for a secure water and climate future or to oppose bills that think needs to be stopped!  Write on any issue you care about and / or consider some of the bills below. Please remember —  by […]

Part 2 of 3: Getting real about river restoration on the Santa Fe River

When I started intensive work on the Santa Fe River in 2007 I was a relative newbie to the practice of fluvial geomorphology.  And yet I soon found myself running laser-level surveys and coordinating a team including some of the best in the business of innovative and proven practices in stabilizing river banks, reconnecting incised […]