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Youth will be meeting with representatives on climate and water here to see  their stories…To blog: 1st  login by going the bottom of the front page & clicking on “Student Login”.  2nd, enter the username /password you have from your teacher. Third, click on “Posts” and “Add New”.  Then start blogging!  Click to the right for guidance […]

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 […]

River Conclave with and Congresswoman-elect Teresa Fernandez Leger PLUS Auction!!

An evening of discussion led by MC Abelino and Rich Schrader featuring other special guests About this Event The first-ever virtual River Conclave gathers river, fish, wildlife and wetland lovers across New Mexico to discuss what and how to strive for and achieve increased water security for our rivers and people that rely on them.  […]

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 […]

My Watershed Academy Internship 2020

By Charlotte Fritz Hi everyone my name is Charlotte and I am a recent intern at River Source. It is the summer of 2020 and we are in the middle of a global pandemic. In my mind this was a perfect time to start a job! The internship was 14 days long and one of […]

Being a Positive Force of Change in our Watershed

By Lauren Clinton Over the course of the Watershed Academy internship, I have become even more aware that “nature” is not just hiking trails, sunsets, and kayaking. It’s the water running in the gutters when it rains, the weeds growing through the cracks in the pavement, and the shrubs growing in the arroyo behind your […]

Once Seen, It Cannot be Unseen: My 2020 Internship at River Source

By Adam Duran Orientation day, a mix of nervousness and excitement overcame our little group. Meeting Rich, Carlos, and David, our mentors, we stood in a large circle and introduced ourselves and shared a bit about who we are. Sweating in the gleaming hot sun, we then marched our way through Frenchy’s field, examining the […]

Bear, Fish, Wood, and Rivers – A Watershed Academy Internship

By Colin Joy George Hello, My name is Colin Joy George, I am 16 years old and live in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I am a 12th grade student at Santa Fe High School. I am passionate about protecting the environment as I grew up with a mindset that when we take good care of […]

A Wildlife Biologist Inspired: My Internship at River Source

Hello! I am Shay Hoskisson, a Santa Fe High School senior and I worked an internship with River Source in the summer of 2020. Allow me to simply start off by saying that River Source created an amazing opportunity in these troubling times. The way the company operated in response to COVID-19 supported our work […]