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.

Volunteers Needed

The Open Space Gift Shop needs fun, friendly, retail-minded volunteers to work in the shop on weekends. Please email Jill Greene at albqdog@aol.com for more information. Thanks!

Events at Visitor Center

Saturday, May 7
10:00am – 2:00pm

Join us for a day of family-friendly activities to celebrate the season pollinators are most active.  FREE

  • 10am-11am: Volunteer seed planting in the Traditions Garden (pre-registration required for this activity only. Call 897-8831)
  • 1pm-2:00pm: The Wonderful World of Animals and Pollinators, a presentation by Bill Pentler

*ONGOING throughout the day:

  • Seed ball making activity
  • Pollinator-themed crafts for kids at heart
  • Face-painting with butterflies, bees, and bats
  • Screenings of the documentary ‘Vanishing of the Bees’ in the media Room
  • Self-guided garden tours


Saturday, May 7
10:00am – 11:00am

Join Open Space Superintendent and archeologist Matthew Schmader, Ph.D., for a tour and a discussion of the history of this site.

Please reserve by calling 505-899-0205 Ext. 333

Sunday, May 8
9:00 am

Planting Part II. Contact Kent Swanson at kswanson@cabq.gov or call 897-8831 for details.

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