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Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, the Southwest’s first urban wildlife refuge, will serve as an urban oasis for both wildlife and people.

On a former dairy farm just a few miles south of New Mexico’s largest metropolitan area, the refuge fulfills the goals of President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors initiative to work with community partners to establish a 21st century conservation ethic and reconnect people, especially young people, to the natural world. The new refuge was established due to the partnership efforts of many in the community that recognized the importance of having a wildlife refuge in this urban setting. 

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  • Bernalillo County swimming pools and the Alameda Spray Park will open Saturday, May 26 at noon. Three of the county’s four pools, plus the spray park will open for the season providing a safe and ...

  • Learn more about the future of the Bernalillo County south valley pool and splash pad and other local county facilities at a community meeting on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Parks and Recreation Depar...

  • The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners, along with County Manager Julie Morgas Baca, would like to recognize Parks and Recreation employees for their dedication to the teens of Bernalillo Count...

Community Services
  • Pickleball offered Monday through Friday at the Los Vecinos Community Center. For more information, call (505) 314-0240.
    Location:
    478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    5/26/2018 9:00 AM - 5/26/2018 12:00 PM

  • Open Gym Volleyball for ages 16 plus. Membership fee is $12, or free for veterans and 60 years old and up.
    Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333, Tijeras
    Time:
    5/26/2018 12:00 PM - 5/26/2018 3:00 PM

  • Join us every Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. for Spring Family Fun Days. This free, family-fun activity features themed and educational weekly crafts and experiments. Check the flier for specific monthly themes.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande NW
    Time:
    5/27/2018 12:00 PM - 5/27/2018 5:00 PM

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