Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Nature Project a Winner.(Opinion)


There's nothing like hands-on experience for learning about the environment and how to measure its health. A fifth-grade class from Hubert Humphrey Elementary School learned that lesson anew in a recent four-hour walk through the Rio Grande Nature Center, measuring ground-water levels, biomass and collecting other scientific data.

The visit was part of a program at the center that helps more than 27 public and pueblo schools in the area learn firsthand about ecosystem management. …

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