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This full-color, fully revised 592-page guide contains 64 multidisciplinary water-related activities for students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. The guide features cross-reference and planning charts, a glossary and background material on activity development and field testing. The cornerstone of Project WET is its methodology of teaching about water resources through hands-on, investigative, easy-to-use activities. Project WET activities are designed to complement existing curricula rather than displace or add additional concepts. Activities fulfill objectives and educational standards in the sciences, as well as other disciplines, from fine arts to health. Because water is ubiquitous, water-related concepts can be found in almost any field of study. In addition, the Guide has been correlated with the educational standards of most states. Activities within the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide are universal in their methods of teaching about water. More than 40 countries in addition to the United States use Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide activities.
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File PDF document Occurrence and Sources of E. coli in the Lower Rio Grande
The Paso del Norte Watershed Council (Council) has been awarded a watershed restoration grant to develop a Watershed Based Plan to protect and improve water quality in the lower Rio Grande from Percha Dam (below Caballo Reservoir) downstream to the American Dam (near the New Mexico, Texas, and international border). Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency through the New Mexico Environment Department under the authority of the Clean Water Act Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source grant program. This is one of the Water Quality Sampling / Preliminary Results Presentations.
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A New Online Job Search Resource for Positions in the Fields of Water and Wastewater.
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Texas Sues New Mexico over Rio Grande
This is an updated article on Texas' lawsuit against New Mexico regarding the allocation of water regulated at Elephant Butte Reservoir, posted in the Albuquerque Journal by local environmental journalist John Fleck.
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Environmental Flows Bulletin Aug 2012
Published by the Utton Transboundary Resources Center at the University of New Mexico School of Law, Environmental Flows highlights ideas, strategies, and successes of organizations and individuals across New Mexico who are working to ensure environmental flows for the state's rivers and streams.
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File PDF document Bluewater Temperature Reduction and Riparian Restoration Project
An article that explains the assembly and use of a simple piezometer for groundwater and surface water levels, interactions and riparian assesment.
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Divining Rod Newsletter from Water Resources Research Institute
The New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute (NM WRRI) is pleased to present the latest issue of the Divining Rod. (Vol. XXXV, No. 2, April 2012)
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Video presentations from the conference held October 18-19, 2016 at Utah State University. As climate changes, forests are being impacted by severe drought, longer fire seasons, and impressive insect epidemics. New approaches to landscape restoration are needed to cope with these disturbances. The 2016 Restoring the West Conference offered presentations by experts in climate science, landscape restoration, and forest ecology on techniques for this uncertain future, and gave examples where these techniques are working.
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File PDF document Restoring Flows and Ecosystems on the San Juan
Two decades ago, the San Juan River Basin Recovery Implementation Program was established to recover two endangered fish, the Colorado pikeminnow and razorback sucker, in the San Juan River and its tributaries in Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. Today, a diverse group of partners is working toward that goal.
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File PDF document Keeping Water in Traditional Communities
There's a movement afoot in the acequia community to keep water flowing for traditional uses. While it doesn't necessarily relate to environmental flows, the environmental community may find inspiration-or at the very least, better understand rural communities, the challenges they face, and their attempts at protecting the waters flowing through acequias and ditches.
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