Wild Friends in the News

Wild Friends on TV

Check out this great news clip about one of our 2021-22 Wild Friends schools and their experience advocating for outdoor classrooms.

Wild Friends ‘Round the Roundhouse

‘Round the Roundhouse highlights Wild Friends and their hard work in advocating for outdoor classrooms during the 2021 and 2022 legislative session. You can find the article on Pg. 25.

Wild Friends Students Speak at Las Cruces Public Schools Board Meeting

Wild Friends students from Monte Vista Elementary School in Las Cruces speak at their school board meeting to give board members a prestation of their journey in advocating for outdoor classrooms. Check out the Las Cruces Sun News article or watch their presentation through their live stream (presentation starts at the time marker 1:24:33).

Wild Friends Help Las Cruces Public Schools Establish Outdoor Classrooms

Check out this Las Cruces Sun News article about Wild Friends students speaking to Superintendent Ralph Ramos about the importance of outdoor classrooms which results in Superintendent Ramos allocating $500,000 for outdoor classrooms at all Las Cruces Public Schools.

New Mexico Celebrates Outdoor Learning Week

Thanks to Wild Friends work on Senate Memorial 1 during the 2021 Legislative session, New Mexico celebrates its first Outdoor Learning Week! Read more about it in this Albuquerque Journal Article!

Wild Friends Opinion Piece on Outdoor Classrooms (published in SF New Mexican and Alb. Journal)

The benefits of students learning in outdoor classrooms go far beyond reducing risks of COVID

Wild Friend Student Interview

"...you get to do your favorite things from school outside instead of inside." Adaiah Gonzales (expert witness for SM1), Turquoise Trail Charter School (and Wild Friends student!) speaking about outdoor classrooms!”

Senate Memorial 1 in the News Again

SM 1 and outdoor classrooms are in the news again!

SM1 mention in the Santa Fe New Mexican

Thanks to Environmental Education of NM for the shout-out on SM 1 in the Santa Fe New Mexico!