Audubon New Mexico
Quarterly Newsletter | October 2018
Dry stretch of the Rio Grande Photo: Paul Tashjian
Message from Jon Hayes, Audubon New Mexico's Executive Director
This month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) garnered much deserved attention releasing a special report that put in very stark terms, the global impacts we can expect to see from a 1.5° C rise in the planet’s average temperature. The picture depicted in the report is not a pretty one; mass human migration, famine, and water shortages, are just a few of the consequences that are predicted to occur in the next few decades.  The report was a call to action for individuals and governments in every corner of the world to commit to solving this global problem. Read more
Summer Camp 2018
Nature Education: Creating an outdoor natural history experience with a twist of fun, artistic and creative science discoveries.
Before beginning what is expected to be another successful year of school education programming throughout the Santa Fe area, it is important to reflect on this summer’s accomplishments.
Bosque del Apache - Elegant Flight Photo: Paul Tashjian
New Mexico Birding Hot Spots
Where is your favorite place to bird? When we asked several birders within Audubon New Mexico and our local Chapters this question, we expected a strong response but we had no idea how eager folks would be to talk about their favorite birding hot spots across our state.
Mil Gracias to the Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary Summer Volunteers
As the staff will attest, the Summer and Fall of 2018 was especially busy. Our dedicated volunteers stepped up and helped out in a myriad of ways.
Collection of the New Mexico Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
“Birds: Spiritual Messengers of the Skies”
Audubon New Mexico is proud to partner with The Center for New Mexico Archaeology - New Mexico Museum of Indian Arts and Culture to bring awareness of the importance of birds in our environment and culture.
Upcoming Events
There’s plenty to do around New Mexico. Audubon offers fun and educational events through the Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary:

  • Every Saturday at 8:30am – Free Guided Bird Walks
  • Every Friday at 2:00pm – Docent-led Tours of the Historic Randall Davey House and Art Studio, $5
  • Monday - Saturday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Enjoy hiking trails and gardens. Trails lead through several different habitats and plant zones ranging from meadows to Ponderosa Pine forests. Bring your binoculars and cameras and enjoy the views. 
  • HOLIDAY CLOSURE: November 22-14, 2018; December 22, 2018 – February 4, 2019 (tentative re-opening date; due to main road construction)
The Audubon Chapters offer great field trips around the state. Click here for more information about these field trips.

Audubon New Mexico
PO Box 9314, Santa Fe, NM 87504 USA
(505) 983-4609

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