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Opportunities to volunteer and get involved in efforts to improve our environment.

April 6: Copper Trailhead Open Space Spring Clean-up

Spring cleanups are a great way to get involved in trail building, trail maintenance, revegetation, and graffiti removal projects. Join the Open Space Division and Open Space Alliance at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 6 at the Copper Trailhead. Each cleanup project will feature the weird trash prize for the strangest, oddest, or weirdest piece of trash found. This is a family friendly event. Come out and join the fun!

  • When: 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 6
  • Where: Copper Trailhead

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Two residents cleaning up a trail.

April 13: Indian School Trailhead Spring Clean-up

Spring cleanups are a great way to get involved in trail building, trail maintenance, revegetation, and graffiti removal projects. Join the Open Space Division and Open Space Alliance at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 at the Indian School Trailhead. Each cleanup project will feature the weird trash prize for the strangest, oddest, or weirdest piece of trash found. This is a family friendly event. Come out and join the fun!

  • When: 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 13
  • Where: Indian School Trailhead

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A gudie and volunteers cleaning up a trail.

April 20: Menaul Picnic Area Spring Clean-up

Spring cleanups are a great way to get involved in trail building, trail maintenance, revegetation, and graffiti removal projects. Join the Open Space Division and Open Space Alliance at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20 at the Menaul Picnic Area. Each cleanup project will feature the weird trash prize for the strangest, oddest, or weirdest piece of trash found. This is a family friendly event. Come out and join the fun!

  • When: 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20
  • Where: Menaul Picnic Area

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The Menaul Picnic Area Trail.

April 20: Children's Seed Festival

While you're here, visit the Children's Seed Festival sponsored by the Rotary Club of Albuquerque. Activities include mystery seed lab, seed trivia game, face painting, seed art and seed balls.

  • When: 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20
  • Where: ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden

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A BioPark employee and a child talking about seeds.

April 22: Free Fare on Earth Day

All rides on City Sun Vans and fixed route buses are free on Monday, April 22nd.

  • When: Monday, April 22 (All Day)
  • Where: Citywide

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The One Albuquerque Transit Logo.

April 22: Senior Gardening Project

The garden will provide our members the opportunity to learn how to garden and plant vegetables. The benefits of this gardening project likely extend beyond food security, as gardens provide fresh vegetables, and the process of gardening involves physical exercise.

  • When: 9:30 a.m. on Monday, April 22
  • Where: North Valley Senior Center

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Volunteers cleaning a park.

April 22: Clean up the Earth Day with TRNA/TRCC Afterschool Program

We will be having the middle school participants in our after school program partner with the Taylor Ranch Neighborhood Association to pick up trash and clean up the neighborhood.

  • When: 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22
  • Where: Don Newton Taylor Ranch Community Center

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Taylor Ranch Neighborhood Association Volunteers in a park.

April 27: Piedra Lisa Open Space Spring Clean-up

Spring cleanups are a great way to get involved in trail building, trail maintenance, revegetation, and graffiti removal projects. Join the Open Space Division and Open Space Alliance at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 at the Piedra Lisa Open Space. Each cleanup project will feature the weird trash prize for the strangest, oddest, or weirdest piece of trash found. This is a family friendly event. Come out and join the fun!

  • When: 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27
  • Where: Piedra Lisa Open Space

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A team of volunteers cleaning up a trail.

April 27: The Great American Clean Up

The Great American Clean Up is the country’s largest community improvement program that kicks off in more than 20,000 communities each Spring. In Albuquerque, your neighborhood can register to #CleanYourBlock. To help clean up your neighborhood, Keep Albuquerque Beautiful and the City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department will:

  • Provide free trash bags and gloves to your neighborhood clean up
  • Collect your neighborhood waste from the clean up at noon on Saturday, April 27, 2019
  • Registration deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019

The culmination of this event will enlist volunteers to help clean up Phil Chacon Park.

  • When: 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 27
  • Where: Your Neighborhood & Phil Chacon Park

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Great American Clean Up volunteers posting for a photo.