News Story Archive

Tag: Rio Chama
  • September

    Abiquiu Hosts River Class, Helps Students Get Excited About STEM

    Abiquiu Lake staff hosted the first River Class of the 2017-2018 school year. The class is designed to get local fourth, fifth and sixth grade students interested in science and math through monthly visits to the Rio Chama below Abiquiu Dam.
  • June

    Archaeological field school re-digs history at Abiquiu Lake

    Eight undergraduate students from the University of Oklahoma recently got their hands dirty re-excavating the Palisade Ruin located on Corps-managed land at Abiquiu Lake. They were participating in a five-week archaeological field school designed to teach them how to do actual archaeological field work.
  • May

    New Turbine Increases Hydroelectric Power

    Despite a rough beginning more than two decades ago, the Abiquiu hydroelectric facility’s third turbine officially turned on when Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) pushed the start button at a ceremony at the facility April 21.