Public Lands Advocacy

Rivers & Birds has worked closely with local citizens,  state and national organizations, and our congressional delegation to collectively achieve the largest land and watershed protections in the history of Taos County!

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Students Explore Wilderness

Taos County third grade students explore the concept of wilderness by adventuring in the Columbine Hondo Wilderness area and along the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River in these two action-packed days of learning and fun.

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Kids in the Monument

In this two-day program, we help Taos County fourth grade students celebrate and explore Rio Grande del Norte National Monument by practicing conservation ethics, hiking with furry llamas, and rafting the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River.

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Watershed Learning Project

The Watershed Learning Project is a hands-on science enhancement program for fifth grade students in Taos County that inspires a love for environmental sciences, imparts critical conservation values, and prepares students for a sustainable future.

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Bear photo © Geraint Smith.