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VIVA Connects Intern Bio: Laurel Fimbel Presents on the Barriers and Facilitators for Physical Activity in Rural Communities.

  • September 24, 2019

VIVA Connects was proud to host Laurel Fimbel as an undergraduate Pipeline Network student intern this year. A senior at Montana... Continue Reading

VIVA Connects Intern Wins UNM Undergraduate Pipeline Network Poster Presentation Award!

  • August 29, 2019

VIVA Connects and the University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center is happy to announce the outstanding achievement awarded to one... Continue Reading

Silver City Residents Improving Boston Hill Signage Part II

  • August 8, 2019

August 8th, 2019 The VIVA Connects team visited Silver City last month to assess progress on the Boston Hill Trail System’s Signage... Continue Reading

Silver City Residents Improving Boston Hill Signage

  • February 28, 2019

In 2018, Silver City was one of two communities awarded a VIVA Connects Community Grant. They are using the grant to... Continue Reading

Reasons to Ramble, Part II

  • November 21, 2018

by Whitney Elks Chronic diseases have become a point of focus for public health worldwide. They cost estimates of up to... Continue Reading

Tulie Turkey Time

by Maureen Schmittle, Otero County Health Promotion Specialist Approximately 48 people participated in the third annual Tulie Turkey Time on Thursday... Continue Reading

Tucumcari Five Mile Park Design Workshop

  • September 10, 2018

The City of Tucumcari, a VIVA Connects Action Community, hosted a design workshop last night for residents to share their future... Continue Reading

Cuba is now home to an official Continental Divide National Scenic Trail stamp

  • July 13, 2018

Cuba is now home to an official Continental Divide National Scenic Trail stamp, one in a series of nationwide collectible cancellation... Continue Reading

Reasons to Ramble

The following story was written by Whitney Cappellucci, a current med student at The University of New Mexico originally from Raton,... Continue Reading

National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program Call for Applications

  • April 20, 2018

The National Park Service’s (NPS) Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program supports community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the... Continue Reading