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Here are the remaining events scheduled for May at your Bernalillo County Open Space locations. See the event listings below and register at on the Event’s page, or call at 314-0398.

Families Exploring the Wonders of Nature

Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.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. (NOTE: only 2 spaces left)

Composting Intensive

Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. – 12:30p.m. at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House (6029 Isleta Blvd. SW)

Come with your compost conundrums! Our expert, John Zarola from the Bernalillo County Master Composters will give you the answers to your toughest compost questions. Participants will leave with information on both “hot” and ”cold” composting methods as well as lists of what to add and what to avoid adding in your compost.

Natural and Human History of the Middle Rio Grande Valley

Sunday, May 19 from 10 a.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.

Farm Tour and Food For People Initiative

June 1 from 9 a.m.-12p.m. at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House (6029 Isleta Blvd . SW)

The Gutierrez-Hubbell House sits on 10 acres of agriculture land that is managed by the Bernalillo County Extension Office. Farm Manger Gabriel Bauman-Baker is actively engaged in modeling a variety of sustainable and innovative backyard farming practices throughout the property. Come learn about caring for heirloom fruit trees and grape vines, drip and flood irrigation, year-round growing techniques, and planting for wildlife. We will also discuss the Food For People initiative where we provide fresh produce to those in need, and how you can participate in this worthy endeavor.

Get out of the house this weekend…enjoy your Bernalillo County Open Spaces…Stimulate Your Senses, naturally!

Colleen Langan-McRoberts

Open Space Coordinator


505-681-2605 (cell)