Rio Grande Bosque

Rio Grande Bosque

Crawford Symposium - Feb. 25 - ABQ


2014 Crawford Symposium ~ Green Trails for the Next Generation ~

What: A gathering and celebration to share our research and ideas about the New Mexico bosque and landscape we cherish. This is an event for high school school & college students, professionals and the community to promote information sharing, networking and action to help create a sustainable future!

Date: Tuesday, February 25th 2014

Location: Bosque School ~ Budagher Hall, 4000 Learning Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

Richard Barish interview by VB Price on Rio Grande Vision plan


The conversation offers objective insights into the Bosque issues and the Rio Grande Vision plan in a comprehensive manner.

V.B. Price talks with Richard Barish, the Bosque Issues chair for the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter, about how Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry's Rio Grande Vision plan will impact the Bosque.

New Mexico Mercury

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Bosque outings for kids


By Camilla Feibelman

The Bosquitos and Kids Climate Campaign are inviting families, friends and especially kids to join us for activities on the last Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m.

Each event will be a unique opportunity to learn about the Rio Grande bosque and the climate and then to take an action. Please mark your calendar:

Sunday, Jan. 26: A visit to the Natural History Museum’s Degrees of Change Exhibit.

Sunday, Feb. 23: A walk in the Bosque and related art project.

Sunday, March 30: A Solar Energy Exploration where kids can link solar panels with toys and more.

A pro-bosque Albuquerque City Council majority


By Richard Barish, Central Group Bosque Issues Chair

Sierra Club and bosque activists volunteered in unprecedented numbers to ensure that Albuquerque has a bosque-friendly City Council.

Bosque Education Guide Workshop - Jan. 3, 2014 - ABQ

Rio Grande Canada Geese - photo by Jeff Potter

The Bosque Education Guide Workshop

Friday, January 3, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 4: 30 p.m. at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

Rio Grande Vision update from City of Albuquerque - Dec. 2013

Hundreds push back on Mayor Berry's "Rio Grande Vision"


By Richard Barish, Central New Mexico Group Bosque Issues Chair

Bosque vision needs to take broader view

Mayor Richard Berry and the City of Albuquerque are engaged in a planning process for the bosque and Rio Grande Valley State Park called the Rio Grande Vision (RGV). This is part of a larger effort called ABQ: The Plan.

The Rio Grande Vision is problematic in a number of respects:

Preserve and protect Albuquerque's bosque

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Richard Barish, Central New Mexico Group's Bosque Issues chair, and Michael Jensen of Amigos Bravos submitted the follow response to an Albuquerque Journal editorial about Mayor Berry's plans for the Albuquerque bosque in this "Rio Grande Vision":

The editorial in the June 18 Journal, "Bosque project deserves real input, not posturing," is a rather extraordinary source of misinformation.

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