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.
11:00am – 1:00pm
Judy Paulsen, New Mexico’s Project Coyote representative, and wildlife biologist Justin Stevenson of RD Wildlife Management and Consulting will give an informative presentation about coyotes in an urban environment. Rowdy, the ambassador dog, will be in attendance as well.
- Coyote ecology & biology, including the role coyotes play in different ecosystems.
- Common causes of negative human-coyote encounters.
- Strategies for reducing negative human-coyote encounters & human-coyote coexistence strategies.
- The value of community-based conservation and approaches to living with coyotes.
FREE, but space is limited. Call (505) 897-8831 for reservations.
3:00pm – 5:00pm
In celebration of New Mexico’s unique landscapes and in recognition of National Public Lands Day, taking place September 27th, and the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM) is curating a special plein-air exhibit featuring New Mexico public lands.
The show will be on display in the gallery September 6 through October 26, 2014.