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Congratulations 2015 Conservation Crews!

Congratulations 2015 Conservation Crews!   Congratulations goes out to our Conservation Crews #2 and #3 for Graduating and completing their terms of service. Pictured in crew #2 are Shane Welch, Walker Frantz-Greene, Mercer Lewis, Michael Cabral Jr., Max Fresquez, Patrick Hilton Crew Supervisor, Paula Archuleta, and Emily Ann Perrino, (not pictured, Benjamin Mack). Pictured in

PNM Power Up Grant Award Winners!

PNM Power Up Grant Award Winners!   Congratulations, to all PNM Power Up Grant award winners! Today the PNM Resources Foundation announced the recipients of almost $500,000! Grants ranging from $9,000 to $20,000 were awarded to 27 nonprofits throughout New Mexico to fund projects that build vibrant communities. Pictured here are the Albuquerque recipients which

April 2015 RMYC Service Day

April 2015 RMYC Service Day   Rocky Mountain Youth Corps crew members, Learning Lab students and staff helped out at the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, by constructing the frame for a new greenhouse, filling sandbags for the upcoming events this windy season, cleaning up around the farm house and planting native plants, moving

Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts

Substance Abuse Prevention Efforts   Rocky Mountain Youth Corps’ underage drinking reduction initiative, Parents Who Host, Lose The Most (PWH) educates parents and other adults about the health and safety risks of allowing underage drinking. Some important facts: The human brain continues to develop into the mid-twenties. If alcohol is heavily consumed in adolescence, the part

2015 Corpsmember of the Year Award Winner!

2015 Corpsmember of the Year Award Winner!   As one of five young people chosen annually, Jasmine Romero will represent nearly 30,000 youth who participate in Corps programming around the country. Jasmine’s success will be highlighted at the annual Corps Network Conference in Washington, DC in February, where she will also have the chance to

RMYC Crews recognized by Forest Service

RMYC Crews recognized by Forest Service   The Rocky Mountain Youth Corps started their second year of work on the forest restoration project in the La Lama hills near Questa in April. The RMYC received a $360,000 grant in 2011 to conduct a thinning project in the area. The thinning project promotes a healthier watershed,

Stop underage drinking

Stop underage drinking   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. 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