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Members of the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps were able to cheer Monday (May 24) as Rep. Teresa Leger Fernández - who represents New Mexico's third congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives - announced a grant that will benefit the regional organization.
The federal grant for $907,184 comes from AmeriCorps, an agency focused on providing "resources and people power to organizations dedicated to the...
The Rocky Mountain Youth Corps received a $1.3 million grant to build a new workforce-development training facility in Taos. The 5,000 square foot center will house offices and classrooms to support the nonprofits Conservation, Prevention and Canine Leadership programs.
To keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, we need to do a lot of things: slash transportation pollution, manage agricultural emissions, and more. But perhaps the most challenging task of all is to decarbonize buildings. The Rocky Mountain Institute notes that 1/10th of U.S. carbon emissions come from burning fossil fuels – primarily gas – for heating and cooking in homes and businesses.
When Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory shut its doors in August, it left many a sweet tooth longing. Since then, however, a couple from Clovis has breathed new life into the chocolate franchise.
On July 7, Dwayne Lefthand, Taos Pueblo Conservation Program coordinator with Rocky Mountain Youth Corps-New Mexico, was among four expert panelists to testify during "The Restoration Economy: Examining Environmental and Economic Opportunities," a virtual forum hosted by the U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps has been deployed by FEMA to serve in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Hurricane Sandy in 2012, flooding in Louisiana in the fall of 2016, and Hurricane Harvey in the fall of 2017.