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 […]

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 […]

Hot legislation for 2014 to create a secure water & climate future!

Make your voice heard by contacting your State Senator and Representative to ask them to support bills for a secure water and climate future or to oppose bills that threaten your future!   Your contacting them by writing a letter, making a phone call or testifying at a committee hearing can make a difference! To […]

What I learned working with River Source- Cameron Quintana

My name is Cameron Quintana, I am from the Pueblos of Cochiti and San Felipe. This summer I was involved in a summer internship through an organization run out of Santa Fe, NM called River Source. Upon first entering this internship I had no clear details of what we would be doing other than working […]

What I learned with Cochiti Pueblo-River Source internship by Tamarah Padilla-Mtz

McCune Internship The first week of the internship I had learned a lot. I learned about what types of invertebrates should be in the Rio Grande to determined if the water is good or not. In Santa Ana Pueblo, We found that there were damselflies, dragonflies, mayflies, caddis flies, larvae and more. There are three different […]

From the River to the Page

From the River to the Page by Laura Paskus Hey there, young writers. I’m just stopping by to contradict what most smart and caring adults will say about your career choices. My advice? Follow your heart. And if your heart takes you along rivers and canyons (or even into meeting rooms full of angry-faced men […]

Hot legislation for 2013 to create a safe water future!

Make your voice heard by contacting your State Senator and Representative to let them know you want them to support bills for a safe water and energy future!   Your contacting them by making a phone call or testifying at a committee hearing can make a difference! To get started here are some tips.  First […]