October Science Cafe

Published: October 22, 2011

Come to KNME’s October Science Café, view a clip from Bag It, then join in a discussion with Albuquerque BioPark Aquarium Manager, Holly Casman, to learn how marine debris poses a threat to marine life and human health and what we can do to keep our oceans safe. Continue reading

Mid Rio Grande Stormwater Quality Team Co-Sponsors Innovative RiverXchange Education Project Involving Over 2,000 Fifth Graders From Around The U.S. And The World

March 28, 2011

Albuquerque, NM— The Mid Rio Grande Stormwater Quality Team (MGRSQT) a multi-agency group dedicated to educating children, adults and businesses on how they can reduce stormwater pollution to better “Keep the Rio Grand!”, this year is sponsoring 10 local elementary classrooms to participate in the RiverXchange. RiverXchange is an innovative, year-long project developed in New Mexico which educates fifth graders on river water issues and links them with other fifth-graders from throughout the world through interactive class wikis (social networks). Continue reading

Office of the State Engineer Assists With RiverXchange Project in Local Schools

Published: January 28, 2011

RiverXchange is an innovative, year-long water resources project that OSE staff participated in for the first time in 2011. Elementary school students learned about water rights thanks to WRAP employees. Water Rights Specialist Rick Lusher, District VI-Santa Fe, and Rio Gallinas Water Master Luis Aguirre visited two classes at each of Albuquerque’s Hawthorne and John Baker Elementary Schools on January 18 to teach students about water rights. Continue reading

Mid Rio Grande Stormwater Quality Team Announces Partnership For Additional Monitoring Of Rio Grande And Education On Water Quality


Published: April 8, 2010

ALBUQUERQUE/RIO RANCHO – The Mid Rio Grande Stormwater Quality Team (MRGSQT), a multi-agency coalition dedicated to educating individuals and businesses on preventing stormwater pollution in order to protect and improve the quality of the Rio Grande, has partnered with the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program (BEMP) to monitor four sites on the Rio Grande and to provide educational activities on water quality relating to watershed management in Bernalillo and Sandoval counties. Continue reading