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Water Wise Gardening

May 4 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House (6029 Isleta Blvd. SW)

We live in a desert. Find out how to conserve water in your thirsty garden. Amanda Bramble of Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center will present low-technology and do it yourself solutions to address the sustainable use of water, including solutions to address the sustainable use of water, including grey water and rainwater harvesting.

Spring Fever

May 5 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Bachechi Open Space (9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW)

Nothing awakens a childlike excitement for spring like a gaggle of goslings or bunch of ducklings following their parents about. During this workshop, we will talk about the many wild creatures that enliven our environment and the cycle of life that seems to peak during spring.

Trail Cook and Dutch Ovens

May 11 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Sabino Canyon (34 Forest Rd. 252 Tijeras, NM)

Come and experience a different approach to trail cooking. Marty Peterson will focus on utensil free and novelty outdoor cooking techniques that are ideal for mountain excursions to backyard sleepovers. Peterson will cook in paper bags, foil, on sticks and rocks.

Families Exploring the Wonders of Nature

May 18 from 9a.m. – 12 p.m. at Bachechi Open Space (9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW)

Bernalillo County Open Space and The New Mexico Wonder of Learning Collaborative will be presenting a workshop geared for families that provides parents and guardians of young children with tools for deepening experiences in nature and fostering the desire to explore. This workshop is free and open to guardians and their children.

Natural and Human History of the Middle Rio Grande Valley

May 19 from 10a.m.-12p.m. at Bachechi Open Space (9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW)

City Archeologist Dr. Matt Schmader will lead a walking tour and tell a story of how the Middle Rio Grande Valley has changed over time, shaped by natural and human forces.

Colleen Langan-McRoberts

Open Space Coordinator

505-314-0398

505-681-2605 (cell)

www.bernco.gov/openspace