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.

Vision: Residents and visitors will understand and value Albuquerque’s Open Space Program, and recognize the Open Space Alliance as an avenue for stewardship and engagement.

Mission: OSA will enhance the experiences of all users of Albuquerque Open Space lands by providing financial support for Open Space programs; by advocating for sustainability and expansion of Open Space programs; and by encouraging increased public involvement with and use of Open Space lands.

Saturday, January 11
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Judith Weichsel Carr (1942 – 2018) was an important member of the New Mexico arts community. She became an Instructor of Weaving and Fine Arts at UNM in 1970, as well as the University of Albuquerque in 1973. She was an innovating force in modern tapestry weaving and fiber arts through her teaching, her exhibits, and her work with other artists and private students.

She continued to explore fiber art and create beautiful and surprising work until the very end of her life.

The exhibit runs through February 23rd.

FREE. Please call 897-8831 or see www.cabq.gov/openspace for more information.

Sunday, January 12
10:00am – 12:00pm

If you are interested in getting your family outside more regularly, connecting your children to nature, meeting other families and exploring your local parks, then joining a Family Nature Club may be for you!

Family Nature Clubs are an initiative started by the Children and Nature Network and they are intended to be collaboratively organized and run by parent leaders. Let the City of Albuquerque Open Space team help you get started by joining us for a series of 2020 Family and Nature Club hikes.

FREE. Registration helps us know who is showing up and is recommended but not required. Register online at: https://web2.vermontsystems.com/wbwsc/nmalbuquerquewt.wsc

Sunday,  January 12 and 26
2:00pm – 3:30pm

Explore the mysteries of Chinese Qigong in a beautiful setting with instructor Marcy Pincus.

Minimum donation is $10.00. A portion benefits the Open Space Alliance. Space is limited. Please call 897-8831 to register.

Saturday, January 25
9:30am – 12:00pm

Home composting is recycling that produces a useful soil conditioner. Basic composting science will be presented with a special focus on useful practices for a high desert climate. A variety of home composting options will be covered.

Useful take-home information will help a participant get started and/or improve an already chosen composting method.

FREE. Space is limited. Please call 897-8831 for more info and to register.

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