EENM Member Organizations

EENM Member Organizations increase opportunities for engaging and meaningful outdoor and environmental education experiences

ABQ BioPark

Located along the Rio Grande River near downtown Albuquerque, the ABQ BioPark consists of: The ABQ BioPark Zoo, Botanic Garden, Aquarium and Tingley Beach.

Albuquerque Open Space Division

Albuquerque’s Open Space system encompasses a diversity of ecosystems, such as the Rio Grande Valley State Park, Sandia Foothills, Petroglyph National Monument, farmlands and nature preserves in the Rio Grande Valley, the Tijeras Arroyo Biological Zone, and more. This network of properties, nearly 30,000 acres, enhances the urban environment and provides habitat while offering opportunities for public enjoyment through outdoor education, low-impact recreation, and volunteer programs for all ages.

Audubon Southwest and the Randall Davey Audubon Center

Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program

BEMP currently has 33 active sites, across 270 miles of the Middle Rio Grande, and over 1 million data points are collected each year. Data is primarily collected by K-12 students and their teachers, demonstrating how local science initiatives like this can successfully connect people to their landscapes while helping inform resource management policies.

Bosque School

Bosque School is an independent college preparatory school in Albuquerque serving students in grades 6-12. We create transformative learning experiences that empower a diverse community of students to lead lives of intellectual curiosity, personal integrity, and compassionate contribution to a more just world. We manifest our mission through our core values of inspiring academic excellence, cultivating community, fostering integrity, and learning from place.

CAVU / Climate Innovation Challenge

The Climate Innovation Challenge (CIC) is a free two-part STEAM program that consists of a curriculum and a competition that cultivates student leaders who can think innovatively and communicate effectively about adapting to our changing climate. We teach youth to think globally and adapt locally.

Cerise Consulting

Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions

Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions offers unique expeditions rooted in the culture and landscape of the American Southwest. Our programs offer an opportunity to immerse yourself in the majestic land and cultural heritage of the American Southwest. At the Gulch, we’ll inspire you with all of the places we explore, we will take you on world-class backpacking and hiking trails, connect you with hands-on science and nature, and engage you in the art and culture of the Southwest.

Digital Arts and Technology Academy

DATA High School is a community of creative student scholars, passionately dedicated to achieving at high levels both technically and academically. DATA students come from a wide range of backgrounds from all over the globe. As students at one of the largest charter high schools in New Mexico, they are constantly challenged to succeed, not only in the classic educational areas of Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies, but also in such ranging fields as Film, Graphic Arts, PC Repair, CAD, and Drama.

Do Good LLC

Do Good LLC is a private firm advocating and providing organizational support for New Mexico groups engaging in equity-focused progressive work to create a brighter future for our state in such arenas as public education, the environment and voting rights policies and implementation. We lobby, and we help build your organizational capacity to advocate yourselves and to organize to build grassroots support. Policy. Research. Coaching and Training. Communications.

endeavOR New Mexico

Leopold Writing Program

The mission of the Leopold Writing Program is to inspire an ethic of caring for our planet by cultivating diverse voices through the spoken and written word. The Leopold Writing Program seeks effective and inclusive ways to engage the current and next generation of citizen leaders in the urgent conversation to address changing realities brought about by climate disruption, biodiversity loss, growing demand for fresh water, and other global conservation issues. 

Los Padillas Elementary

Los Padillas Elementary is a dual language enrichment school in Albuquerque. The mission of Los Padillas Elementary is to develop creative, bilingual, lifelong learners who think critically, work collaboratively, and are contributing members of the community now and in the future.

Mountain Kids!

Mountain Kids! is an outdoor education and adventure program for children based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. We aim to foster a sense of community and personal challenge, while instilling a love of nature and all that it provides. With the current trends of nature deficit disorder and our highly scheduled, technology-driven lives, Mountain Kids! aims to hearken back to simpler times where child-centered play in nature was the norm.


NM MESA (math, engineering & science achievement) is a statewide STEM enrichment program that works with 6-12th grade students and educators. Our mission is to empower and motivate New Mexico’s culturally diverse students with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) enrichment.

Pajarito Environmental Education Center

The Los Alamos Nature Center is an award-winning building operated by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), a non-profit organization that connects people to nature through indoor and outdoor exhibits and programs. Equipped with a full-dome planetarium, wildlife observation room, indoor and outdoor play areas, and interactive indoor and outdoor exhibits, the Los Alamos Nature Center is a great place to orient to the region and enjoy the breathtaking views of canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. 

Sandia Mountain Natural History Center

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

The Santa Fe Botanical Garden features two sites on more than 55 acres: The Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, and the Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve in La Cienega. Both sites are open to the public and offer events and education programs for all ages.

Santa Fe Watershed Association

The mission of the Santa Fe Watershed Association is to protect and restore the health and vibrancy of the Santa Fe River and its watershed for the benefit of people and the environment. We achieve this through education, restoration, stewardship, and advocacy. From the River’s headwaters to the Rio Grande, we honor the connection of people and the watershed. Our education programs have provided opportunities for locals to experience the Santa Fe River and its watershed through both school and public programs. Programs are designed to highlight a variety of ecosystems and explore ways that humans impact water and water impacts humans.

Silver City Watershed Keepers

The Silver City Watershed Keepers is a citizens’ water resources stewardship program that engages community members in protection and restoration of the Silver City Watershed. The Silver City Watershed Keepers is a volunteer environmental quality monitoring group coordinated by the Gila Resources Information Project (GRIP). Volunteers donate their time and talents to help protect our local Silver City watershed near where they live, work, and play through monitoring, community outreach and education. Their efforts provide quality data and build stewardship of the Silver City watershed.

Talking Talons Youth Leadership

Talking Talons Youth Leadership is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) youth development organization working to transform generations of environmental leaders through experiences with nature. Our youth leadership curriculum is nationally recognized and is proven effective in enhancing the lives of its young participants by instilling a sense of civic duty, providing a mission that youth can believe in, and teaching skills that will benefit a lifetime. 

USDA Forest Service Southwestern Region

The mission of the USDA Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.  This includes an active Conservation Education program in the Southwestern Region supporting people in connecting to nature and learning opportunities.