How I Can Be a Steward to the Land – by Angelica Lovato

My name is Angelica Lovato. I live in Questa, NM. I am 14 years old, and I am going to be a freshman at Questa High School. I have always really enjoyed science, and my middle school science teacher is the one who referred me for this internship. She saw that I show a lot […]

My River Source Internship – by Dominic Torres

Dominic Torres is what people know me as — I’m one of the special two to get chosen on this internship opportunity with River Source. This experience gave me chances to do hands on stuff that I wouldn’t have been able to do anywhere else. I want to succeed in wildlife biology after my last […]

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    

Elena Gonzales, fantastic River Source intern of 2017

My name is Elena Gonzales, and I live north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in a small town in the Española Valley. I will be entering my senior year of high school this upcoming August. At home, I am surrounded by mountains, and have grown to appreciate the land I live in. Many of my childhood […]

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 […]

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 […]