From Toilet to Tap
Rio Rancho plans to pour effluent into the aquifer
By Christie Chisholm
Rio Rancho’s waste is being wasted. The same is true for most cities, which treat their sewage well enough to be used for gray water purposes but then send it downriver. Due to the plight of the desert and a rapidly growing population, Rio Rancho no longer wants to send off its sewage.
The Drugs Are Winning
We’re using more than ever
By Samara Alpern
New Mexico is the longtime world heavyweight and still national champion in deaths by drug overdose. But lawmakers passed a landmark memorial that could put a dent in the yearly death toll.
Citizens Really United
Activists prompt New Mexico to take a stand
By Marisa Demarco
A megaphone made of cash. That’s what Stephen Colbert sought when he created his super PAC in a satirical dismantling of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Abrazos: A Community Celebration of Environmental Justice
By Renée Chavez
Food, neighborhood tours, educational activities, music and other performances.
Backyard Farming: Successful Plant Practices and Selecting Materials
By Joshua Lee
The basics needed to plan and design a home garden landscape focusing on sustainability, permaculture, and wise use of limited natural resources.
Children's Seed Festival
By Megan Reneau
Kids learn about seed structure and germination, how to differentiate among the various seeds, how to create the conditions for seeds to germinate and how to care for plants after germination.
National Math Fiesta
By Maggie Grimason
A blend of science, math, art and fun. The Fractal Foundation and museum offer several stations challenging participants to construct 3D pieces of art based on mathematical formulas.
By Rini Grammer
Kids identify their skills while learning about themselves, how to approach different activities with an economic mindset and find hobbies that are inherently valuable.
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