Dia del Rio 2014

Help protect the Rio Grande and its bosque


This event has already happened.
Oct 18, 2014
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Rio Grande Nature Center State Park
2901 Candelaria NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107




Registration starts mid-September. Please logon to www.rei.com/albuquerqueLeaving www.cabq.gov, click for disclaimer or call 247-1191 to register.

The first 80 people to pre-register will receive a free t-shirt the day of the event, courtesy of REI!

Activities During the Dia del Rio event include:

  • A variety of conservation activities such as revegetation, trail work, and trash pickup.
  • There will be activities appropriate for all ages, from trail work to trash pickup.
  • Projects will take place in the Rio Grande Valley State Park on the east side of the river from I-40 to Montano.


At the end of the event, make sure to stick around for a fabulous prize drawing!


Gloves, sun protection, a sack lunch, and plenty of water. Free snacks will be provided during morning sign in.

Other ways to help on Dia del Rio:

Organize your own bosque cleanup:

Do you live near the bosque? Or do you have a favorite area near the river? Organize your own clean up the day of the event. Open Space will provide trash bags and haul off the collected trash. Call 452-5216 or email [email protected] to sign up your group for your own cleanup.


This event is sponsored in part by the Open Space Alliance, the West Central Alliance of Neighbors, the House of Bread, and Michael Thomas Coffee.