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Information about the City of Albuquerque's Open Space Division.


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The Open Space Visitor Center

      The Book of Cranes, on Exhibit at the Open Space Visitor Center:





            Open Space Lands Information



            Open Space Events

              View all upcoming events on the Open Space events calendar.

              caption:Visitor Center Calendar for January 2015

              Featured events:

              A Book of Cranes, Opening Reception: January 10th from 2:00pm-4:00pm.

              The Open Space Alliance

              Open Space News

                Rules and Regulations

                  About the Open Space Division

                  Photos courtesy Bill Pentler.

                  Open Space works to acquire and protect the natural character of land designated as major public Open Space in the 1988 revised City of Albuquerque Comprehensive Plan.

                  These lands, which comprise more than 29,000 acres in and around Albuquerque, are managed to:

                  • Conserve natural and archaeological resources
                  • Provide opportunities for outdoor education
                  • Provide a place for low impact recreation
                  • Define the edges of the urban environment.

                  The Open Space Advisory Board

                  The Open Space Advisory Board consists of citizens that assist the Open Space Division with the implementation of the Division's Mission.

                    Contact Open Space Division Administrative Offices

                    Phone: (505) 452-5200 or 311
                    Email: [email protected]

                    Mailing Address

                    Open Space Division
                    Parks and Recreation
                    P.O. Box 1293
                    Albuquerque, NM 87103

                    Administrative Offices Physical Address

                    3615 Los Picaros SE
                    Albuquerque, NM 87105

                    Open Space Visitor Center

                    6500 Coors NE
                    Albuquerque, NM 87120
                    (505) 897-8831

                    Open Space Events

                    Training for Trail Watch Volunteers and Adopt-an-Open Space

                    Trail Watch Volunteers are the eyes and ears of the Open Space program and help protect nearly 30,000 acres of public land.

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                    Home Composting Basics

                    Get ready for spring with this informative class on home composting.

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                    Contemplative Collage

                    Spend a day steeped in symbol and metaphor as delivered personally to you from your Soul.

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                    Calligraphy: The Art of Beautiful Writing

                    Instructor Ginger Rice a more in-depth practice of this art form.

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