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September 2019

Flying Star Fundraiser for the Friends of Valle de Oro NWR

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Flying Star on Paseo del Norte and Wyoming, 8000 Paseo Del Norte NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
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Save the Date Flying Star Fundraiser for the Friends of Valle de Oro NWR Wednesday September 25, 2019 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Flying Star on Paseo del Norte 8000 Paseo Del Norte NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122 10% of all purchases support the Friends of Valle de Oro! You do not need to bring the flyer or mention the Friends fundraiser, just stop by during that time and enjoy some delicious Flying Star! Also, the Friends will be selling merchandise…

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Build Your Refuge Day September 28th 10 am-2 pm

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, 7851 2nd Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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Build Your Refuge Day at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge’s Build Your Refuge Day Saturday, September, 28th 10 AM-2 PM, 7851 2nd St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105. Learn about the new ABQ Backyard Refuge Program, participate in hands-on habitat restoration in the refuge’s first wetlands, attend outdoor workshops on gardening for wildlife, and more! All activities are free and family friendly. Water, a hat and closed-toed shoes…

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October 2019

Refuge Tour October 12th

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, 7851 2nd Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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Come down to Valle de Oro NWR Saturday, October 12th for a FREE refuge tour from 9am-10am. Tour will meet inside refuge welcome center and then will head out around the refuge in our tram with an optional short hike in the bosque. Learn about the natural history of the area, how the refuge was established, about habitat restoration and upcoming construction and future events. Please bring water and dress for the weather. Bring the whole family and learn about…

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Birds and Breakfast – Saturday, October 19th

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, 7851 2nd Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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Join us for a wonderful morning of Birds and Breakfast October 19th 8-11 am at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. Breakfast begins at 8 am in the refuge education portable followed by bird watching with local bird guides on the refuge. No experience necessary. Binoculars and field guides provided. Free and fun for the whole family. Registration beings the at the beginning of the month. To register for the event follow the link url below: https://friendsofvalledeoro.z2systems.com/event.jsp?event=46&

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Field Murals and Poetry at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge – Saturday, October 19th

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, 7851 2nd Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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Field Murals and Poetry at the Refuge Saturday October 19th 2:00 - 4:00 pm   Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge 7851 2nd St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105 Visit the Facebook Event for More Information. Join artists Francesca Searer, Nani Chacon, Erin De Rosa, Jessica Chao, and Helen Greenfeather English for a tour of Valle de Oro Wildlife Refuge Field Murals, followed by a poetry walk through the Bosque with Albuquerque Poet Laureate Michelle Otero and Amaris Ketchum, who has done a poetic inventory analogous to a “scientific inventory” of the…

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5th Annual Golden Gala: Restoring Nature in our Backyards – Saturday October 26th

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Isleta Resort and Casino, 11000 Broadway Southeast
Albuquerque, NM 87105 United States
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$15 – $65

Friends of Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge 5th Annual Golden Gala Restoring Nature in our Backyards Saturday, October 26th, 2019 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Isleta Resort & Casino 11000 Broadway Southeast Albuquerque, NM 87105 Silent Auction, Live Music, Entertainment, Food & Fun with Friends RSVP Only Event: Tickets are no longer for Sale But you can still purchase tickets for the After Party by clicking HERE   SCHEDULE: Opening Reception & Silent Auction - 5:00 pm -…

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Golden Gala After-Party – Saturday October 26th

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Isleta Resort and Casino, 11000 Broadway Southeast
Albuquerque, NM 87105 United States
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$10 – $15

5th Annual Golden Gala After Party!   If you weren't able to get your tickets for the Golden Gala, you can still join us for the official Golden Gala After-Party featuring music by Daytrippers and RogueRunners, a cash bar and games on the lawn!  This is an all ages event, with all proceeds benefiting the Friends of Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge and the Refuge we serve. Tickets are only $10, or 2 for $15! Click HERE to get your Tickets, or purchase…

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November 2019

Refuge Tour-November 9th

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, 7851 2nd Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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Come down to Valle de Oro NWR Saturday, October 12th for a FREE refuge tour from 9am-10am. Tour will meet inside refuge welcome center and then will head out around the refuge in our tram with an optional short hike in the bosque.

Learn about the natural history of the area, how the refuge was established, about habitat restoration and upcoming construction and future events. Please bring water and dress for the weather. Bring the whole family and learn about everything that is happening on refuge.

Space is limited so please visit the ulr below to register: https://friendsofvalledeoro.z2systems.com/event.jsp?event=55&

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Birds and Breakfast November 16th

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, 7851 2nd Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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Join us for a wonderful morning of Birds and Breakfast November 16th 8-11 am at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge.

Breakfast begins at 8 am in the refuge education portable followed by bird watching with local bird guides on the refuge. No experience necessary. Binoculars and field guides provided. Free and fun for the whole family. Registration beings the at the beginning of the month.

To register for the event follow the link url below:

https://friendsofvalledeoro.z2systems.com/event.jsp?event=56&

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Friends Fall Membership Event

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mountain View Elementary School, 5317 2nd St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105 United States
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Friends Fall Member Event Are you a member interested in joining us for lunch after a tree planting activity in the Mountain View Neighborhood which surrounds Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge? To register click HERE As a Friends Member you are eligible to join us for this free lunch after a tree planting activity and receive other Friends membership benefits including entrance to other membership events throughout the year, a 10% discount on Friends and Refuge merchandise, special insights…

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