Abelino Fernandez Leger on finding homes for beavers and leveraging their hard work
In fall of 2020, I worked with Trout Unlimited and Defenders of Wildlife, and River Source – a small company specializing in watershed restoration, education, and research in New Mexico – on a beaver habitat assessment survey in Northern New Mexico. The project goal was to find rivers where beavers could be relocated to and […]
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!
See how River Source uses a Stream Flow calculator as a 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! Check out our Documents page for more resources to do this type of work yourself! Thanks to the […]
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 […]
Connecting Fish, Wildlife and Community at Cochiti Pueblo — Internship with Destiny Montoya
I am Cochiti. I am Ohkay Owingeh. I am a daughter. I am a sister, I am a granddaughter. I am a community member. I am defined by my duties to those around me such as my beautiful family and my entire community who influence my daily life and have shaped the vision and goals […]
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 […]