Watershed Watch increases youth understanding of water quality, river ecology and fisheries health through hands-on science in a real-world context.  Youth gather data on biological, chemical and physical indicators and make presentations to local data users including acequias, school boards, federal agencies and watershed groups.  Students become engaged in environmental studies of issues beyond the classroom that address critical water issues.

Events (both Upcoming & Recent)

Watershed Congress

This is a day long event held at Coronado Historical Monument on the Rio Grande provide teachers and students an opportunity to meet with other schools from around the state and provides a stage in which to report the data they collect throughout the year.

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Click here to link to Watershed Congress page

Click here to see our Earth Day 2014 event on the Chama River with Escalante Lobos — read the Rio Grande Sun article!

Check out this great River Data Interpretation worksheet by clicking here

Key Resources/Downloads  for Watershed Watch – click here to download

Programs for adult stewards can also be tailored to specific interests and site conditions in New Mexico.  For a information and cost estimate please contact rich@riversource.net.

Funding for the New Mexico Watershed Watch program is provided by:

LQsportfishlogoLQNmdgfNew Mexico Department of Game and Fish and the Federal Sport Fish Restoration Program, Lineberry Foundation, Chamiza Foundation, Truchas Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation and the Santa Fe Community Foundation