Welcome to the Open Space Alliance

The Open Space Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote public awareness and conservation of Open Space lands, and to educate the public about the natural, historic, cultural, educational, and recreational aspects of Open Space areas.

Saturday and Sunday, September 20th & 21st
11:00pm – 3:00pm


The art of pinch pots is deeply rooted in the Southwest. Michael Kanteena will teach you how to make these ancient vessels and then fire them for you. An award-winning potter from Laguna Pueblo, in the Maxwell Museum, the Wheelwright Museum, galleries and markets, Kanteena is also a skilled artist and teacher. All workshop materials will be provided.

$30 Fee. Space is limited to 20 people, 7 years old and up.
Registration is required. Call (505) 897-8831.

Saturday, September 27th
10:00am – 1:00pm

Trail Watch Volunteers are the foundation of the volunteer program – essentially, all volunteers are trained to be Trail Watch. Trail Watch is ideal for those volunteers who enjoy using the trails. Often referred to as Open Space “eyes and ears”, these volunteers patrol areas of their choice and record observations, report problems and needs, and educate the public on proper resource use.

Please bring a pen and driver’s license or legal identification.  All volunteers must submit to a background check.

Call (505)897-8831 to register or for more information.

Saturday, September 27th
11:00 am – 2:00 pm as weather conditions permit

What can we learn about the Sun–our closest star?
With special filtered telescopes you can observe the sun safely without hurting your eyes. There’s more to the sun than just a yellow ball. See for yourself what the sun’s surface looks like–93 million miles away.

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