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October 25, 2017

Watching the Wolves

High school students Juli and Glen have been working hard the last few months developing and studying the effectiveness of enrichment items for captive Mexican gray wolves.

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October 3, 2017

Why do we monitor for tamarisk leaf beetles along the Rio Grande?

What an exciting summer it has been smacking salt cedar trees with an insect net!

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September 27, 2017

Inundation Investigations

It’s not often that you get to see mallards swimming amongst the trees in the bosque, or find fish swimming in the litterfall tubs…

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September 26, 2017

Students begin monitoring the Rio Grande for the 2017-2018 school year!

This year we’ve got 24 schools working up and down the Rio Grande from Santo Domingo to Socorro.

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August 2, 2017

Water chemistry field work leads to startling discoveries!

As the summer draws to a close, I look back fondly on the field days I have had this summer, perhaps most fondly on June’s water chemistry field day.

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July 24, 2017

A summer of student research and discovery

Each summer a wonderful group of teachers, staff and students converge on Bosque School’s campus to work as a team, to take care of each other and the environment, to think about bugs and observe snapping turtles!

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April 5, 2017

Are there otters in the Rio Grande?

On a chilly Tuesday morning on April 4th, 2017, 120 1st graders and 35 high school students braved the cold and the wind to celebrate Otter Day! Every year Bosque School students invite young students to learn about otters and their habitat in New Mexico.

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January 26, 2017

Full Moon Helps Illuminate Science on the Sevilleta!

Everyone had to keep their eyes wide open for the Sevilleta’s cottontails and black tailed jackrabbits – not an easy task at 2am!

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December 6, 2016

Local high school students get “into” water chemistry!

Encouraging students to be involved in hands-on collection of scientific data and to be confident in teaching others about their findings is one of the greatest aspects of citizen science.

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