Open Space Division celebrates 35 years

Always On

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque’s Open Space System encompasses the major landscapes that define the city and boasts a diversity of ecosystems. Some of these include grasslands, farmlands, arroyos, and upland forests to name a few.

This year, the Open Space Division is proudly celebrating its 35th anniversary by offering a wide array of outdoor public programs. The organization was born out of concern for the natural setting of the city. “We had a lot of activism that was happening and in 1969, the City County Goals program came out with a very strong goal to protect these open space area,” said Former Open Space Superintendent Rex Funk.

The anniversary will be a campfire and storytelling celebration Saturday, September 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Open Space Visitor center. The event is free and open to everyone. Click here for more information.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on

Video Forecast

Erica's Thursday Morning Forecast

Thumbnail for the video titled "Erica's Thursday Morning Forecast"
More Weather Video Forecast

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss