Bernalillo County – The county, in partnership with the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, the City of Albuquerque, the ABQ/Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority, the South Valley Regional Association of Acequias and CESOSS (Center for Social Sustainable Systems) will be hosting a community celebration honoring the site of the Atrisco Acequia Madre headwaters, on Saturday, Sept. 18, at 3901 Central Ave. NW with activities beginning at 8:30 a.m.
The Atrisco Acequia Madre is the mother headwaters of one of the oldest irrigation canals in the United States.
Community members are invited to learn about and have the chance to share their ideas for the Atrisco Acequia Madre Master Plan project.
– 8:30 – 10 a.m. | volunteer bosque cleanup – free coffee and donuts!
-10 – 10:30 a.m. | introduction to Atrisco Acequia Madre project and presentations
-10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | acequia walk and talk with Center for Social Sustainable Systems
For more information about the event or to volunteer, go to www.acequiamadreplan.org.