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Upcoming Event: Field Trips for Homeschoolers

New Mexico Wildlife Center is excited to be partnering with some of our friends in Los Alamos to host a field trip for local students who are home schooled. We will have some of our handlers here showing off raptors so students can get an up close look! Come and join us and learn about … Continue reading

Upcoming Event: Intro to Birding

Well, both River Classroom and our trip with McCurdy were cancelled this week. While we are working on rescheduling those, check out this upcoming event in Abiquiu! We’re exciting to partner with the Abiquiu Inn to present an introduction to birding in the Abiquiu area. Come have dinner at the Inn before the talk and … Continue reading

Expedition to the Bosque del Apache

Last weekend, NMWC tried out our new 12-passenger van by taking some of our most dedicated volunteers to the Bosque del Apache. We left on Friday and headed down, went birding during the day, and hung around until the evening fly in. Then we got up very early on Saturday, made it to the Bosque … Continue reading

Exploration on the Rio Grande

Last Thursday NMWC staff headed back down to Santo Domingo. Fortunately, the weather was much improved this time. The morning was pretty cool, but the sun showed its face, and it was a fantastic day to explore the Rio Grande Bosque. We began the day with a trash pick up, and students collected three massive … Continue reading

January Water Quality on the Rio Chama

Today was a fantastic day on the Rio Chama! Since December, we have acquired 8 new students in River Classroom, and today was their first day on the river. These students made up one full group, so they got a thorough introduction to the riparian ecosystem that we monitor and explore. Our three groups had … Continue reading

Eagle Watch 2015

Eagle Watch 2015 was a great success! We joined our partners, the US Army Corps of Engineers, at Abiquiu Lake last Saturday, January 3. Many citizen scientists braved the frigid temperatures and chilling winds and were either stationed at fixed points or sent out on the lake in boats to count bald eagles. We met … Continue reading