CARLSBAD, N.M. (November 17, 2020) — Wild Friends, an award-winning conservation and civics program through the University of New Mexico School of Law, today announced a $50,000 grant from XTO Energy. This grant expands the Wild Friends program to southeast New Mexico and enables all eighth-grade students enrolled at Carlsbad Intermediate School to participate.
“Wild Friends is a fantastic program that brings conservation and education together for a practical hands-on learning experience,” said Rick Cannon, Delaware Basin Production Manager at XTO Energy, an ExxonMobil subsidiary. “Through Wild Friends, Carlsbad intermediate students will have an opportunity to provide input on real legislation on a wildlife conservation issue and then advocate to pass it in the New Mexico State Legislature."
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