Adamson played a major role in obtaining a nearly $40,000 grant from the Freeport McMoran Foundation to develop a biking bridge on the Abrego Trailhead to Canoa Preserve Park.
The winner will receive a $2,000 prize thanks to a grant from the Freeport McMoRan Foundation.
In addition to STEM field trips, the funds will be used to purchase FLIR thermal vision monoculars and night vison binoculars.
The Fort Madison Climax Molybdenum Company is the world's largest chemical molybdenum conversion facility. It produces lubricant-grade molysulfide, metallurgical tech oxide and six different kinds of chemical-grade moly products.
Students learned about different aspects of nature and the environment as they rotated through nine hands-on, 20-minute lessons with activities led by Freeport-McMoRan’s wildlife partnership organizations.
A particularly unique aspect of the project is that grass on the soccer field will remain green throughout spring and summer via recycled water that will come from drainage at the Clifton splash pad located adjacent to the field.
Nearly 900 companies were evaluated and ranked and Freeport-McMoRan was the top-rated company in the Materials industry.
Four local projects will be recognized and receive a total of $260,000 in grants at an awards ceremony held as part of the Greenlee County Chamber of Commerce Mixer on Wednesday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Morenci Club.
The Cerro Verde Mining Company partnered with the Municipal District of Yarabamba, the Ministry of Health, the Municipal Children and Adolescent Defenders (DEMUNA) and The Business Service Center (CESEM).
Six local programs and projects will receive a total of $450,000 in grant funding. Since 2010, more than $3.7 million has been granted in locally-identified projects affecting change in the following community priority areas: community and economic development, community health and safety, education, and environment.