NMVFO plans 20+ volunteer work projects each year. Click here for an overview of the 2018 season, then check back often for additional information posted as it becomes available. To receive updates and detailed information about upcoming projects and events, be sure to sign up for the NMVFO newsletter on the Home page. Public land agencies that are interested in proposing a joint project should contact projects@nmvfo.org for more information and our easy-to-complete proposal form.

If you’re new to NMVFO, be sure to visit our FAQ page to learn more about what to expect on a project. Project leaders are always happy to answer your questions about specific projects. Have a non-project related question? Send us a message from our Contact page. Pets are not allowed on any NMVFO projects. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or other legal guardian.

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March 2018

Piedra Lisa Trail (Sandia RD)

March 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Help the Friends of Piedra Lisa with trail maintenance and erosion control and enjoy the stunning views

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Trail Workshop Class

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at 6:00 PM at REI Albuquerque for a classroom introduction to trail construction and maintenance

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Trail Workshop Field Training (ABQ Open Space)

March 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hands-on training in trail construction, maintenance, and repair

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April 2018

Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge (FWS)

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Help us restore and maintain the largest, undeveloped space in Albuquerque as we continue our efforts to make it a wildlife refuge

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Indian School Trail 401 (Albuquerque Open Space)

April 14 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Help us help the ABQ Open Space re-route a badly eroded section of trail 401 at the Indian School Trailhead. Project limited to 15 volunteers.

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Trout Creek (Glenwood RD)

April 27 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 12:00 pm

Reopening an old trail and provide looping opportunities with Trout Creek Trail. Work will consist of tread reconstruction and brushing.

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May 2018

St. Peter’s Dome (Jemez RD)

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Help clear blowdown and large rocks from the trail corridor, repair trail tread and improve drainage

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Devisadero Loop (Camino Real RD)

May 12 @ 8:00 am - May 13 @ 12:00 pm

Build rolling dips, re-bench trail, repair steps, remove brush, add signs on trails along the scenic highroad to Taos near the town of Penasco

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Gilita Trail (Glenwood RD)

May 24 @ 8:00 am - May 28 @ 12:00 pm

Work along the Gilita Creek in the wilderness area of the Gila National Forest. We’ll reconstruct trail, build cairns and remove fallen trees.

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San Pedro Parks Wilderness (Cuba RD)

May 25 @ 8:00 am - May 28 @ 5:00 pm

This is an unsupported backpack project. Repair trail, improve drainage, and remove fallen trees along the Palomas and Penas Negras Trails.

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