Summer Series – Youth in Action Part 5: Youth Work with Local Media to Address a “Smelly” Situation

This week, we’re learning about young people in Albuquerque, NM, who worked with the local media to educate residents about a “smelly situation” affecting the Rio Grande. At Coronado Elementary, a dual language school near the Albuquerque National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1st graders teamed up with 5th graders to investigate water quality at the bosque[…]

KIC-NET Program Flourishes In and Out of the Water

Last Fall, our Keep It Clean – Neighborhood Environmental Trios (KIC-NET) program, which aims to improve water quality by offering educational opportunities to schools located near parks with waterways, expanded to Albuquerque, NM. The Middle Rio Grande was chosen as one of three pilot watershed-based stormwater permit pilots nationwide, which made the community ripe for[…]