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Quarterly Newsletter

Asombro Insights is the Asombro Institute’s quarterly newsletter. Read about current and upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, classroom programs, and more.

Read our most recent newsletter here:

4th quarter 2022 (October – December, PDF) — Gateway to the Desert and Desert Discovery Day Preparations Underway

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Podcasts

Listen to Executive Director Dr. Stephanie Bestelmeyer discuss Asombro’s science education lessons focused on sustainable ranching in the southwest on the Come Rain or Shine podcast. 

Published Articles

Asombro staff have written peer-reviewed articles on our broad program strategies for navigating education trends as well as a specific program, the Desert Data Jam. Click below to read more!

Broadening the Impact of K-12 Science Education: Collaborations in a Shifting Education Landscape. 2018.

Collaboration, interdisciplinary thinking, and communication: new approaches to K-12 ecology education. 2015.

Data Jams: Promoting Data Literacy and Science Engagement While Encouraging Creativity. 2018.

Want to learn more about Asombro’s work with the USDA Southwest Climate Hub? Dr. Emile Elias, Director of the Southwest Climate Hub shares the work they are doing related to water availability. In Futurum, a magazine and online platform aimed at inspiring young people to follow a career in the sciences, research, and technology: “Learning to Live with Less Water” and the Asombro Climate Hub activities.

Asombro held a BioBlitz at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park on September 19, 2015. A report was compiled from the species data recorded that day.

Past Newsletters

3rd quarter 2022 (July – September, PDF) — Returning to In-Person Workshops with Wildfire

2nd quarter 2022 (April – July, PDF) — That’s A Wrap! Concluding The Water Conservation Data Jam

1st quarter 2022 (January – March, PDF) — Learning is Easier When You’re On An Adventure

4th quarter 2021 (October – December, PDF) — … And We’re Back! Asombro Returns to Classrooms

3rd quarter 2021 (July – September, PDF) — Building Community Through Virtual Teacher Workshops

2nd quarter 2021 (April – June, PDF) — The Benefits of Outdoor Learning Shine Even Brighter During the Pandemic

1st quarter 2021 (January – March, PDF) — Our Supporters and Volunteers Were the Silver Lining of 2020!

4th quarter 2020 (October – December, PDF) — Back-to-School, Back-to-Science

3rd quarter 2020 (July – September, PDF) — Celebrating 30 Years of Wonder

2nd quarter 2020 (April – June, PDF) — Still Serving Students: Adapting Asombro Programs for Remote Learning

1st quarter 2020 (January – March, PDF) — Reset Your New Year’s Resolutions with Us!

4th quarter 2019 (October-December, PDF) –Big Changes and an Exciting Future for Asombro

3rd quarter 2019 (July- September, PDF) –Summer of Science at Asombro

2nd quarter 2019 (April – June, PDF) — 8th Annual Desert Data Jam

1st quarter 2019 (January – March, PDF) — A Successful Year of Science Education

4th quarter 2018 (October – December, PDF) — Asombro Wins Award!

3rd quarter 2018 (July – September, PDF) — Helping New Mexico Students Become “STEM Ready”

2nd quarter 2018 (April – June, PDF) — Desert Data Jam Wraps Up Its 7th Year

1st quarter 2018 (January – March, PDF) — Asombro Goes to Deming for Desert Stories

4th quarter 2017 (October – December, PDF)

3rd quarter 2017 (July – September, PDF)

2nd quarter 2017 (April – June, PDF)

1st quarter 2017 (January – March, PDF)

4th quarter 2016 (October – December, PDF)
3rd quarter 2016 (July – September, PDF)
2nd quarter 2016 (April – June, PDF)
1st quarter 2016 (January – March, PDF)

4th quarter 2015 (October – December, PDF)
3rd quarter 2015 (July – September, PDF)
2nd quarter 2015 (April – June, PDF)
1st quarter 2015 (January – March, PDF)

4th quarter 2014 (October – December, PDF)
3rd quarter 2014 (July – September, PDF)
2nd quarter 2014 (April – June, PDF)
1st quarter 2014
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2013 Annual Report
4th quarter 2013 (October – December, PDF)
3rd quarter 2013 (July – September, PDF)
2nd quarter 2013
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1st quarter 2013
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4th quarter 2012 (October – December, PDF)

3rd quarter 2012 (July – September, PDF)

2nd quarter 2012 (April – June, PDF)

1st quarter 2012 (January – March, PDF)

4th quarter 2011 (October – December, PDF)

3rd quarter 2011 (July – September, PDF)

2nd quarter 2011 (April – June, PDF)

1st quarter 2011 (January – March, PDF)

4th quarter 2010 (October – December, PDF)

3rd quarter 2010 (July – September, PDF)

2nd quarter 2010 (April – June, PDF)

1st quarter 2010 (January – March, PDF)

4th quarter 2009 (October – December, PDF)

3rd quarter 2009 (July – September, PDF)

2nd quarter 2009 (April – June, PDF)

1st quarter 2009 (January – March, PDF)

4th quarter 2008 (October – December, PDF)

3rd quarter 2008 (July – September, PDF)

2nd quarter 2008 (April – June, PDF)

1st quarter 2008 (January – March, PDF)

4th quarter 2007 (October – December, PDF)

3rd quarter 2007 (July – September, PDF)

2nd quarter 2007 (April – June, PDF)

1st quarter 2007 (January – March, PDF)

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