City Nature Challenge 2019: ABQ's News

April 16, 2019

City Nature Challenge Public Events

Check out all the great events our partners have planned!

Learn to use iNaturalist
Create an iNaturalist account and join our project at: https://tinyurl.com/ABQcityNature
Attend an event, or follow the instructions at iNaturalist.org.

Wednesday, April 24 10:00 - 11:30 am Juan Tabo Library

Observe
Attend an event or go to your favorite places to observe our wild neighbors!

Friday, April 26
2:00 - 3:00 pm Campus Bird and Nature Walk - meet at the bridge at the UNM Duck Pond
6:00 - 7:30 pm Bosque Sunset Nature Walk - RSVP required, sign-up at play.cabq.gov

Saturday, April 27
8:30 am Nature Walk at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park ($3 day use fee)
9:00 am New Mexico Herpetological Society’s Bill Gorum will be at Tingley Beach. DM on
Twitter @nmherpsociety or New Mexico Herpetological Society Facebook to RSVP.
9:00 am Hike at Sandia Mountain Natural History Center
RSVP required, contact devoncox.cox7@gmail.com for details.
10:00 am New Mexico Herpetological Society’s Brandon Bourassa (@CrocGypsy) will be at the Volcanoes.
DM on Twitter @nmherpsociety or New Mexico Herpetological Society on Facebook to RSVP.
10:00 am New Mexico Herpetological Society’s John Ruyak will be at the Cedro Creek Nature Trail.
DM on Twitter @nmherpsociety or New Mexico Herpetological Society on Facebook to RSVP.
10:30 am Nature Walk at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park ($3 day use fee)
10am - 3pm Observe at Art along the Rio Grande at Hubble House and
on a bus tour to Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge.

Sunday, April 28
Noon - 5:00 pm Bernalillo County Spring Family Fun Day at Bachechi Open Space
9521 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
1:00 - 2:30 pm Family Nature Walk at ABQ Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120
2:00 - 3:30 pm Guided walk to observe all living things at Raven Pond (between 2200 and 2300
Don Andres Road SW) AMAFCA drainage basin south of Rio Grande High School

Monday, April 29
10:00 - 11:00 am Campus Bird and Nature Walk - meet at the bridge at the UNM Duck Pond
8:30 pm New Mexico Herpetological Society’s Josh Emms will be leading a gecko hunt at
Piedras Marcadas Park. DM on Twitter @nmherpsociety or New Mexico
Herpetological Society on Facebook to RSVP.

Identify & Celebrate
Do you like identifying wildlife to the family, genus or species level? Join us for one or more of these events for fun and refreshments. Amateur and professional biologists and naturalists welcome!

Tuesday, April 30
4:00 - 7:00 pm at Draft & Table in the Student Union Building, University of New Mexico

Saturday, May 4
4:00 - 6:00 pm at Explora!

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March 10, 2019

Calling all ABQ-area naturalists!

Make iNaturalist observations in Bernalillo County during the City Nature Challenge (April 26-29, 2019) to help Albuquerque compete against cities around the world. http://citynaturechallenge.org/

Help others learn how to use iNaturalist:
Sat, April 6 at South Valley Library (10:30 am -noon)
Sun, April 14 at Cherry Hills Library (1-2:30 pm)
Mon, April 15 at Taylor Ranch Library (6-7:30 pm)
Wed, April 24 at Juan Tabo Library (10:00-11:30 am)

Join this project to receive updates about other ways to participate.

Contact: cnc.abq@gmail.com

@jnstuart @alexanderprice @iliafes @mjones2 @phnix_risin @dgidcumb @ehjalmarson @mjandersen @brandtmagic @pbgrebe @stoat77 @jenny109 @smnhc @weisburd @dontomberlin @colleen-mcroberts2012 @mike-sanchez @kim_score_birdingpal @bio_prof @kimfike

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March 08, 2019

Learn to use iNaturalist!

We are hosting iNaturalist training sessions for the public at library branches around the city. Join us, and start practicing with iNaturalist for the big event!

Saturday, April 6, 2019 10:30 - noon
South Valley Library
3904 Isleta Blvd SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105, USA

Sunday, April 14th 1-2:30pm
Cherry Hills Library
6901 Barstow St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111, USA
Monday, April 15th 6-7:30pm
Taylor Ranch Library
5700 Bogart St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120, USA

Wednesday, April 24 10-11:30am
Juan Tabo Library
3407 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111, USA

Join our iNaturalist event at:
https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/city-nature-challenge-2019-abq
& email CNC.ABQ@gmail.com with any questions!

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February 15, 2019

Watch this space!

We'll be posting details about observing events across the city in the space. Please 'Join' our project above, and check back here in mid-March and up until April 26 for news of new CNC events around town!

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