River Source Blog

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Youth will be meeting with representatives on climate and water issues..click here to see  their stories…To blog: 1st  login by going the bottom of the RiverSource.net 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 […]

My Watershed Academy Internship 2020

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 the most interesting […]

Being a Positive Force of Change in our Watershed

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 house. Nature is […]

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

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 areas where we […]

The Beginning of My Career in Land Conservation: An Internship at River Source

In the first week of the internship things started off slowly as we got a feel for the internship and got to know each other as coworkers. The next day we began the real work to find out how to fix flooding problems in the Santa Fe River. We learned how to use a laser […]

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

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 the earth, the earth […]

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 […]

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