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2016 Project Schedule

 

NMVFO plans 20+ volunteer work projects each year. Click here for an overview of the 2016 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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Help the Friends of Piedra Lisa with trail maintenance and erosion control and enjoy the stunning views.


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


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


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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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Trail re-route at this scenic, historic landmark near the Very Large Array in west central New Mexico.

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Help construct a new, more natural-looking "drinker" to provide water for a variety of wildlife in the area.

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We'll hike in a few miles and work on the middle portion of this scenic trail in the Dome Wilderness, adjacent to Bandelier National Monument affected by the Las Conchas Fire.

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Join us as we continue to restore this lovely trail in the Gila National Forest. Limited to 12 volunteers, preference to NMVFO members.

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Raft and kayak down the Rio Chama, build stone steps to a primitive campsite. Limited to 8 volunteers; preference given to NMVFO members.

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We’ll be reopening this trail at over 7,000 feet which offers spectacular views and is located between Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks.

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2016 Agua Piedra

06/24/2016
Trail maintenance on several trails in the Carson National Forest. We will camp at Agua Piedra Campground east of Peñasco.

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2016 Quemado Lake

07/01/2016
Come celebrate the 4th in the wilderness of the Apache National Forest about 20 miles south of Quemado. Limit of 12 volunteers.

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Build and repair trail tread, install timber shoring, create primitive stream crossings, build rolling dips to control water erosion.

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Camp two nights. Install water bars, clean up and fill washed out areas. Re-work trail bed, divert run-off, cut down hazard trees.

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Camp Saturday night then help us fix up the National Recreation and Veterans' Memorial Loop Trails among the slot canyons and hoodoos

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2016 Hermit's Peak

09/08/2016
Drive up for 1 day or all 5 and camp at the USFS El Porvenir campground near Las Vegas, NM. Help us maintain the Hermits Peak trail named for a 19th century religious recluse who lived in a cave near the peak.

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2016 Capulin Trail

09/17/2016
After camping (optional) Friday night at Graduation Flats, we'll carpool to the trailhead and finish restoring the trail to Bandelier in scenic Capulin Canyon.

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Enjoy a one-day project within Albuquerque city limits. Help maintain trails & re-route badly eroded trails in this 40-acre open space.

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2016 Pino Trail

10/15/2016
Join us for our annual maintenance and repair of NMVFO’s Adopt-A-Trail in the Sandia Wilderness.

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There’s nothing like clear and cool water running through these desert vistas. Help maintain this historic and scenic trail during the last project for the 2016 season.

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Location and time of event (evening) to be determined.


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