AWF Conducts Ecological Restoration at Valles Caldera July 25-27

AWF News:

Albuquerque Wildlife Federation (AWF) and Amigos de Valles Caldera are hosting a weekend-long volunteer project and group campout in the National Preserve.

Volunteers from both groups will be coordinating with ecological restoration specialists to improve integrity of streams and wetlands in the preserve via rock structures, fencing, and planting of native species.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information on the project or Albuquerque Wildlife Federation’s activities and mission, contact Phil Carter at 505.463.0125 or philcrater@gmail.com, or visit http://abq.nmwildlife.org. Additionally, AWF and Amigos de Valles Caldera will conduct a similar event Aug. 22-24.

AWF is an all-volunteer organization with members statewide that is focused on preserving natural habitat and resources for personal enrichment and future generations. The group hosts several ecological restoration projects yearly utilizing volunteer efforts for the improvement of habitat.

AWF celebrated the 100th Anniversary of its founding at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge July 19. More than 200 individuals from across the state were in attendance. For more information on the founding and history of Albuquerque Wildlife Federation, see the organization’s special Centennial newsletter here.

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