Earth Week Events 2019
What’s Going On April 22 – April 28, 2019
Monday, April 22, 2019.EARTH DAY YOUTH LAND EXPLORATION: Taos schools have been invited to sign up for field trips to explore Rio Fernando Park with hands-on activities led by Field Institute of Taos. Field Institute of Taos will engage students in exciting ecology and pollinator focused ands-on learning curricula to open their eyes to the natural world around them! These field trips are full, but if you wish to schedule a trip or find our more, contact email@example.com.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 12:00 noon, Wednesday, and April 24, 2019, 12:00 noon, and Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 noon.
TAKE A WALK IN RIO FERNANDO PARK WITH TAOS LAND TRUST: Join Executive Director Kristina Ortez for a walk on the land via the new Rio Fernando Park trail.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 8:00am.
BIRD WALK AT RIO FERNANDO WETLAND: Join Robert Templeton for a bird walk, beginning at Fred Baca Park and culminating at Rio Fernando Park with tea and scones. Space is limited, please RSVP to reserve your spot – 575-751-3138 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Bring binoculars and walking attire.
Friday, April 26th, 2019, 2:00 – 5:00 pm.
TAOS PLAZA ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION Join us on the plaza for a community celebration of National Arbor Day. Lots of activities.
Friday, April 26th, 2019, 6:00pm.
SPRING FARM-TO-TABLE @ MANZANITA MARKET: A TAOS LAND TRUST FUNDRAISING CELEBRATION Enjoy a seasonally inspired menu sourced from local farmers celebrating the tastes and traditions of Northern New Mexico. Join friends who want to protect the land that feeds us for a beautiful meal and silent auction. SPACE IS LIMITED, SO BUY TICKETS NOW ONLINE! (click here) BE A RECOGNIZED SPONSOR: Land Lover Ticket $150 (admits 2) or General $45.
Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:00 -1:30 pm
SAFE ROUTES TO PARKS WALKABILITY TOUR (click here for more info) Join Safe Routes to Parks for a walkability audit from NUSENDA to the Rio Fernando Park. Join fellow walkers at national representative from Safe Routes at 12:00 at Starbucks in Albertson’s. Document issues along the La Posta Rd route, and a debrief will be held at Rio Fernando Park, and then you can join the festivities of the Land and Trails Exploration Day.
Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:00pm-4:00pm
RIO FERNANDO PARK LAND AND TRAILS EXPLORATION DAY This community event will include iNaturalist hunts for kids, water testing, tree planting demonstrations, pollinator seed giveaways, medicinal plant walk, pollinator house building, food, fun. Other organizations who share our vision of a healthy community and environment will join us to create this collaborative land exploration day for all. There will be an opportunity to help sponsor our park and trails, and we will be hosting a generous raffle during the day’s events.
Thank you for your interest in the Taos Land Trust Earth Week events. Please do not hesitate to contact Taos Land Trust staff for more information or to decide the best way to be part of the activities.
Juniper Manley, Associate Director – Sponsorships and Fundraising
Chyna Dixon, Projects Assistant – Event Coordination and Partnerships
Jim O’Donnell, Communications – PR and Safe Routes