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.



Special Announcement

The OSA Board Meeting that usually meets at 5pm on the third Thursday of the month has been rescheduled for the months of July and August. This month the meeting will be 5pm, July 30. In August there will not be a board meeting.

The normal third Thursday schedule will resume with the meeting of September 17, 2015.


Events at Visitor Center

Tuesday August 4 and August 11
10:00am – 11:00am

The last two Open Space Explorer Series will be held August 4 and August 11, but there is a wait list. Call (505) 897-8831 to be added to the wait list.

August 6
10:00am – 11:00am

The Story Hour series concludes with Claudia Aragon’s Dance of the Eggshells.


Find the full series on the city’s Open Space website

Saturday, August 15
11:00am – 12:30pm

Experience the science and art of encaustics, a medium using hot beeswax. This demonstration by artist Deborah Gavel is a fascinating look into an art form that is seldom seen outside the doors of art studios, due to its complexity and intensive process. See more about Deborah, including her artist statement at her website.

FREE. Limited space. Call (505)897-8831 to register.

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