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Thursday, April 2
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bosque Education Guide Workshop
Educators, learn how to use this standards-aligned, bilingual, K-12, interdisciplinary curriculum, a copy of which will be yours to keep at the end of the session. You may view the curriculum and learn more about the workshop at http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org/educational-resources/sections/bosque-education-guide Please register at https://friendsofvalledeoro.z2systems.com/event.jsp?event=54&
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240




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Saturday, April 25
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Oliver Lee
Sun & Moon
Join Oliver Lee Memorial State Park and the Amateur Astronomers Group for an early celebration of Astronomy Day 2020. The group will have solar telescopes available early for viewing the Sun up close. Learn how events 93 million miles away can affect us here on Earth. Witness the earthshine illuminating a two-day old waxing crescent Moon.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Kate German (575) 437-8284




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Saturday, April 25
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Climate & Weather Extremes of MRGV
Climate & Weather Extremes of the Middle Rio Grande Valley The complex terrain characterizing much of New Mexico offers unique climate and weather forecasting challenges year-round. The Rio Grande has carved out an extensive path along its journey through dramatic mountain ranges that rise to over 10,000 feet. The Albuquerque metro area is situated within the middle Rio Grande Valley with elevations ranging from around 4,800 feet along the valley floor to over 6,000 feet in the foothills beneath the Sandia Mountains. Despite New Mexico’s reputation for extensive sunshine and jaw dropping sunsets, folks living in the Albuquerque metro area are certainly familiar with a vast array of weather extremes. Blistering heat waves, crippling snow storms, life-threatening flash floods, raging wind storms, and damaging severe thunderstorm outbreaks are just a few of the weather extremes that impact the Land of Enchantment. This program will summarize several significant weather events that have i
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk 505-344-7240




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