Category Archives: Announcement

The Future of the Permaculture Field

Sunday, February 24 1:00pm – 3:00pm Join permaculture experts Cameron Weber and Peter Callen for this interactive workshop and discussion about the future of the Open Space Visitor Center Permaculture Field. The workshop will include an introduction to permaculture principles … Continue reading

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Icons and Symbols of the Borderland

Saturday, February 16 2:00pm – 3:30pm This program is funded by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Artist, photographer and curator Diana Molina’s presentation features an eclectic multi-faceted portrayal that embodies the spirit … Continue reading

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Trail Watch Volunteer Training

Saturday, February 16 9:00am – 12:00pm Are you a walker, hiker, equestrian or bicyclist who would like to have your observations assist in the overall protection of Open Space lands? Can you picture yourself spending a couple of hours each … Continue reading

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Amending Desert Garden Soil

Saturday, February 9 1:30pm – 4:00pm Amending desert garden soil is a continuous effort. The class will cover the basics of soil constituents, soil testing and the benefits of the soil food web. The value of humus in finished compost … Continue reading

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Artist Talk for “Cosmic,” the art of Harriette Tsosie and Elle MacLaren

Saturday, February 21:00pm – 2:00pm Award-winning artists Harriette Tsosie and Elle MacLaren will guide participants through their artmaking processes and the inspirations for the exhibit “Cosmic.” Harriette Tsosie’s work consists of a series of scrolls about the known planets in … Continue reading

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Composting in Tumbler Bins

Saturday, January 26 1:30pm – 4:00pm The class will cover the basics of home composting in the desert. The science, art, materials, methods, choices and benefits will be included. Then, particular emphasis will be on successful use of tumbling bin … Continue reading

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Auspicious Cranes: The Crane in Asian Art and Myth

Saturday, January 19 2:00pm-3:00pm Now that the Sandhill Cranes have settled in for their winter sojourn in our fields, the Visitor Center offers a contemplative appreciation of these fascinating birds. Long-time Open Space volunteer and retired professor specializing in Asian … Continue reading

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Opening Reception for “Cosmic”

Saturday, January 12 2:00pm–4:00pm Two award-winning artists, Harriette Tsosie and Elle MacLaren, present an exhibition of work about the cosmos, utilizing the Open Space Visitor Center as a unique location for astronomical observations. The show will run through March 31st. … Continue reading

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Composting with Worms

Saturday, January 12 9:00am –12:30pm The workshop is suitable for beginners and veterans. The science, art, materials, methods, setups, and benefits of home composting with worms will be presented through lecture and hands-on demonstrations. Ample time will be allowed for … Continue reading

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OSA Board Meeting

Wednesday, January 10 5:00 pm All are welcome to attend.

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