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2022
January, 2022
  • Birds and Brews: Local Pollinators (via Zoom)  ::  Education

    Using the beautiful photography of Elroy Limmer, this joint SWNM Audubon/Gila Native Plant Society program will explore the lives of local pollinators from native bees to long-nosed bats. Presenters Elroy Limmer and Don Graves of the Gila Chapter will discuss ...   

  • Future Engineers at the Silver City Public Library  ::  Education

    Future Engineers, Thursday January 20, 3-5pm creative construction fun with LEGO® bricks K’NEX ® , Strawbees, circuit kits and more for children ages 6-19. Free event, no registration required. Masks are required inside the library building. The Silver City Public Library is located ...   

    Location  Silver City Public Library

  • "The Fabulous Flora of City of Rocks State Park" - presentation by William (Bill) Norris, Professor of Biology at WNMU (via Zoom)  ::  Education

    Bill will provide a summary of the diverse plant life (> 300 species) of City of Rocks State Park, which he has studied with several collaborators (especially Timothy H. Geddes) since the early 2000's. In addition to presenting a brief ...   

  • Winter Botany Hike at City of Rocks State Park  ::  Education

    This Winter Botany hike will be led by Edwin Leuck, Russ Kleinman and William (Bill) Norris. The primary focus of this hike will be cacti and other succulents, with Ed taking the lead.  Dr. Edwin Leuck, now resident in Silver City, ...   

  • Silver City Museum Presents Program on Silver City Education  ::  Education

    On Saturday, January 29 at 11am, the Silver City Museum will present a talk entitled From School Marms to the Moon: Education in Silver City, presented by local historian and actress Liz Mikols. The program will take place both at the ...   

    Location  Silco Theatre

February, 2022
  • Online Narcan Training  ::  Education

    Narcan is a life-saving drug that can temporarily reverses an opioid overdose. Save a life - have Narcan on-hand and learn how to use it! Registration required. Link to Zoom meeting sent once you are registered. Free. Register: https://bit.ly/3GdlJxp  Contact Valerie Kling ...   

  • Mimbres Culture Heritage Site Tour  ::  Education

    1st and 3rd Saturdays starting at 1 PM. Donation $3.00+.     Bring water & a hat! Sponsored by the Imogen F Wilson Education Foundation 501(c)3, this tour wanders through an ancient Mimbreno village site which is now protected for all time. The Mimbreno culture ...   

    Contact  Bill (575)536-3092 or Marilyn (575)536-9337

March, 2022
  • Mimbres Culture Heritage Site Tour  ::  Education

    1st and 3rd Saturdays starting at 1 PM. Donation $3.00+.     Bring water & a hat! Sponsored by the Imogen F Wilson Education Foundation 501(c)3, this tour wanders through an ancient Mimbreno village site which is now protected for all time. The Mimbreno culture ...   

    Contact  Bill (575)536-3092 or Marilyn (575)536-9337

  • WILL Lunch and Learn, “Roaring Twenties baseball along the border … where scoundrels became stars and stars became scoundrels”  ::  Education

    Presented by Lynn Bevill and Mary Darling; Saturday, March 19, 11 a.m.-noon at the Silco, 311 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Masks are mandatory.  Lynn Bevill will reveal the motivation behind his original master’s thesis research on Outlaw Baseball Players in ...   

    Location  Silco Theater

  • Mimbres Culture Heritage Site Tour  ::  Education

    1st and 3rd Saturdays starting at 1 PM. Donation $3.00+.     Bring water & a hat! Sponsored by the Imogen F Wilson Education Foundation 501(c)3, this tour wanders through an ancient Mimbreno village site which is now protected for all time. The Mimbreno culture ...   

    Contact  Bill (575)536-3092 or Marilyn (575)536-9337

  • Grant County Gardening 101  ::  Education

    Topics:  Garden Planning   Soil Prep   Soil Types   Garden Planting   Testing Seed Germination  Varieties   Irrigation  Companion Planting  Small Plot & Container   **Research and Science Based  Information & Publications will  be provided!**   

    Location  Grant County Extension Office Conference Room

April, 2022
  • Mimbres Culture Heritage Site Tour  ::  Education

    1st and 3rd Saturdays starting at 1 PM. Donation $3.00+.     Bring water & a hat! Sponsored by the Imogen F Wilson Education Foundation 501(c)3, this tour wanders through an ancient Mimbreno village site which is now protected for all time. The Mimbreno culture ...   

    Contact  Bill (575)536-3092 or Marilyn (575)536-9337

  • FREE “New Mexico Sky” Rock Painting Workshop  ::  Education

    Stop by the Grant County Art Guild Annex Saturday, April 16 from 10am-5pm for a FREE rock painting workshop.  On this Saturday before Earth Day we will be celebrating New Mexico’s natural beauty by connecting NM Earth and Sky. No ...   

    Location  Grant County Art Guild Annex

    Contact  annex@gcag.org

  • Mimbres Culture Heritage Site Tour  ::  Education

    1st and 3rd Saturdays starting at 1 PM. Donation $3.00+.     Bring water & a hat! Sponsored by the Imogen F Wilson Education Foundation 501(c)3, this tour wanders through an ancient Mimbreno village site which is now protected for all time. The Mimbreno culture ...   

    Contact  Bill (575)536-3092 or Marilyn (575)536-9337

  • Silver City: Gateway to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail  ::  Education

    Presented by Corey Torivio and Dan Carter; Wednesday, April 20, 11 a.m.-noon at WNMU Global Resource Center/ABC Rm., 12th and Kentucky St., Silver City. Masks are mandatory.  The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail is much more than a line on a ...   

    Location  WNMU Global Resource Center ABC Room

  • The power of the Legislature: Lawmakers’ impact on the economy (Santa Fe and Washington)  ::  Education

    This program is presented in partnership with the Silver City Museum, the recognized focal point for local history in this area. (www.silvercitymuseum.org.) Presented by Dr. Scott Fitz; Saturday, April 23, 11 a.m.-noon at the Silco, 311 N. Bullard St., Silver City. ...   

    Location  Silco Theater

  • Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society to Host Pandemics Symposium  ::  Education

    Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society to Host Pandemics Symposium   

    Contact  Cecilia Bell - 575-388-4477

  • Grant County citizen science through water quality monitoring  ::  Education

     A “Sonnie Sussillo Memorial Seminar,” this Lunch and Learn session is in memory of Sonnie Sussillo, who was the WILL curriculum chair for two years. Her cumulative years of volunteer work made a significant impact in our local community. Presented by ...   

    Location  Silco Theater

May, 2022
  • ALCS Internship Showcase  ::  Education

    Aldo Leopold Charter School’s Internship Showcase Wednesday, May 4 from 5:00-6:30 pm. Students will present about their internships with Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) and in the community. Enjoy refreshments and learn about a dynamic school in Grant County. Information and applications ...   

    Location  Ritch Hall WNMU

  • Mimbres Culture Heritage Site Tour  ::  Education

    1st and 3rd Saturdays starting at 1 PM. Donation $3.00+.     Bring water & a hat! Sponsored by the Imogen F Wilson Education Foundation 501(c)3, this tour wanders through an ancient Mimbreno village site which is now protected for all time. The Mimbreno culture ...   

    Contact  Bill (575)536-3092 or Marilyn (575)536-9337

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