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SUPPORTING YOUR URBAN WILDLIFE REFUGE

SUPPORTING YOUR URBAN WILDLIFE REFUGE

The Valle de Oro Story

Not Your Typical Refuge


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

  1. Conservation Careers Fair

    February 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Star Party with TAAS

    February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Mural Loop Interpretive Walk

    February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  4. Tile Making & Story Collection

    February 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  5. How to Draw a Duck Workshop

    February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  6. Presentation on John Heinz NWR

    February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  7. Community Update

    March 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  8. Mural Loop Interpretive Walk

    March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  9. Nature Tots!

    March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  10. EJ Air Network: Air Pollution and Our Health

    March 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Please thank our generous 2022 sponsors



VOLUNTEER IN THE NATURE STORE

The Nature Store is open Tuesday- Saturday from 10am-4pm. We are looking for volunteers!

Click here or contact naturestore@friendsofvalledeoro.org

 

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Check out the Friends new program...
The ABQ Backyard Refuge Program

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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.

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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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