Commissioner Wayne Johnson and the Bernalillo County Parks and Recreation Department welcome the public to an update about the Carlito Springs Open Space in the East Mountains this evening.
County staff will present an update on the property today from 6-7:30 p.m. at Los Vecinos Community Center in Tijeras.
The 179-acre open space is located near Tijeras in the East Mountains.
“Carlito Springs is one of the gems of the county’s Open Space Program,” Commissioner Wayne Johnson says. “One of my priorities is to provide access to this exceptional property while protecting its historical significance and unique environment.”
Today’s update will feature part twoof the property’s Cultural Landscape Report, including maps, photos and exhibits. County staff will be available for questions.
The purpose of the Cultural Landscape Report is to inventory and evaluate Carlito Springs Open Space’s historical, archaeological, architectural, biological and water resources. Part two of the reportrecommends future rehabilitation efforts that will enable public access to Carlito Springs in a manner that protects resources and preserves the character of this Open Space.
Bernalillo County currently manages about 1,000 acres of open space at 12 locations, offering many recreation and outdoor education opportunities from farms and bosque preserves along the Rio Grande to high country forests and meadows.
What: Carlito Springs Open Space public meeting
When: Today, May 9, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Where: Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 ½ Old Highway 66 (N.M. 333), Tijeras, 87059
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