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Return of the Sandhill Crane Celebration

Help us welcome the Sandhill Cranes back to their winter habitat!


Nov 16, 2019
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120


The Open Space Visitor Center (OSVC) invites the citizens of Albuquerque to help us welcome the Sandhill cranes back to their winter habitat along the Middle Rio Grande river valley with this annual family-friendly event. Twenty one acres of agricultural land are the backdrop of this unique facility that includes an art gallery, interpretive exhibits, and a wildlife preserve. This event features presentations, children's activities, viewing scopes, crafts, workshops, and more!

Scheduled activities include:

• Viewing scopes on the back patio
• In the Open Space Gallery: The Crane’s Oasis, Abstracting the Crane and Its Habitat, the art of P. K. Williams
• Book of Cranes Book Exhibit. Celebrate the annual migration of Sandhill Cranes to New Mexico’s Rio Grande Valley.
• Presentations on crane ecology, migration, behavior, and more!

Call 897-8831 for more details.




Kent Swanson