AGUA ES VIDA WATER CONSERVATION LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM
June 1 - July 22, 2016
"I think what I got the most out of this program is a sense of community. I never really cared to know more about the people and resources in my area, but because of this program I have now opened myself up more to the place where I live." comments from high school senior and student participant
Who and what
Fourteen (14) students from Rio Grande High School (South Valley, Albuquerque, New Mexico) become familiar with water conservation and other environmental issues in the Southwest, and learn various water conservation and habitat restoration techniques through hands-on learning projects. Project support was by: Rio Grande High School, New Mexico Water Collaborative, Toyota Together Green Foundation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Partners Program, and many others.
Conserved water by helping build 1 rainwater harvesting system and laying down over 200 ft of drip line
Completed 38 hours of classroom time