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SUPPORTING YOUR URBAN WILDLIFE REFUGE

SUPPORTING YOUR URBAN WILDLIFE REFUGE

The Valle de Oro Story

Not Your Typical Refuge


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NURTURE YOUR NATURE

Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge is the first urban wildlife refuge in the Southwest. Built from the ground up through a grassroots community effort, the nonprofit Friends group is also award-winning and one-of-a-kind.
What makes us unique

Things to do



ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERSHIP


CALLING ALL FRIENDS MEMBERS!
Join us virtually for the Friends of Valle de Oro NWR Annual Meeting of Membership on Saturday January 30th, 1-2 pm. 


CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER 


You must be a current member to register. After Registering, a zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the meeting. 

Our 2020 Annual Report will be made available digitally in advance of the meeting and accessed by CLICKING HERE. 

Not yet a member? No problem, CLICK HERE to learn about the perks and to sign-up!


NEW AT THE FRIENDS & REFUGE

The Friends Digital 2020 Annual Report is now LIVE!
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Check out the Friends new program...
The ABQ Backyard Refuge Program

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BECOME A MEMBER OF THE VALLE DE ORO COMMUNITY

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BECOME A MEMBER OF THE VALLE DE ORO COMMUNITY

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COMMUNITY

Our work reaches far beyond Refuge property lines deep into the community. The Refuge hosts over 6,000 students, offers over 100 paid jobs to youth through partnerships, and organizes more than 21 community events annually.

Get Involved
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DISCOVER THE DISCOVER NATURE APP

This location-based game app at Valle de Oro will allow you to see more wildlife, have fun learning about our refuge’s unique flora and fauna, and post your sightings for others to see!

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VISION

We have big plans to restore the 570-acre Refuge into a lush high desert landscape. Our plans are informed directly by what our community needs. Learn about our vision, plans, and progress.
Our Vision

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