RMYC was a proud recipient of a generous grant from the New Mexico Association of Counties. Corpsmembers worked hard to protect state and private lands from forest fire while receiving their chainsaw certifications and learning valuable life-skills. The project was located in the Copper Hill area near Penasco.It took an incredible amount of focus and
The Learning Lab is studying the financial and environmental impacts of recycling and solid waste in Taos County. They visited the Town of Taos Recycling Center and the Taos Regional Landfill. They will make presentations to the Town Council and the Board of County Commissioners to share what they have learned. They will also earn
It is my pleasure to announce the arrival of our Summer 2018 Crew News. Check out the latest news from Rocky Mountian Youth Corps as we Celebrate Diversity in 2018. Click HERE is see our 2018 summer newsletter.
RMYC is pleased to participate in the local efforts in the Taos region to implement the Enchanted Circle Trails Plan. We worked with local partners the Taos Land Trust, Turquoise Tours, and the Enchanted Circle Trails Association to promote the benefits of the plan and to encourage the community to rally behind it’s implementation. Kristina
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, in partnership with the New Mexico Department of Health, helps to reduce underage drinking, DWI and tobacco use among young people in Taos County. To accomplish our goals we raise awareness through media campaigns, support local businesses in reducing underage sales, and collaborate with other entities committed to substance abuse prevention
We are now accepting applications for Spring crews! See the position description for a Crew Member in the Upper Rio Grande Program in Taos or a Crew Member in the Middle Rio Grande Program in Albuquerque for more details. Submit your application HERE. Applications are available at our Middle Rio