Central New Mexico Audubon offers many different events throughout the year from classes, to talks, and more. Scroll down to see what’s coming up.
You can also view a calendar of events by visiting our “Calendar” page.
Due to the COVID-19 health threat, CNMAS is following guidelines issued by the National Audubon Society and suspending all group activities until further notice. This includes outside and indoor activities.
[Special Note 3/16/20: This includes the 2020 AZ/NM Chapter Gathering planned for April 24, which has been indefinitely postponed.]
These talks are FREE and open to anyone! Topics range from travelogues to bird ID to conservation issues, the sky’s the limit! All talks take place in the Community Room at Adelante Development Center in Albuquerque, located at 3900 Osuna Road NE which is on the south side of Osuna just west of I-25. Click here for a map of this location.
If you have any comments, concerns, suggestions, or praise for these programs contact our Programs Chair.
CNMAS Board Meetings
CNMAS Board Meetings are generally held on the first Thursday of the month starting at 6pm in the Community Room at the Adelante Development Center, 3900 Osuna Road NE, Albuquerque, NM. Members are always welcome. If you are interested in attending one of the meetings, please contact the president to get details.
Every spring Central New Mexico Audubon Society sponsors the Birdathon as the major fundraiser of the year. The goal of a Birdathon is to see as many bird species as possible in a 24-hour period while raising money for a special cause. Each team member raises money, and other CNMAS members are encouraged to donate money to support the team in its effort to reach the financial goal for the chosen project. Click here for more information.
Christmas Bird Counts
Be a part of the longest-running citizen science project in the country! This year’s Christmas Bird Counts will be from Saturday, December 14, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Every citizen scientist who has ever braved snow, wind, or rain (or New Mexico sunshine!) to take part in a Christmas Bird Count has made an enormous contribution to ornithological history and conservation. Come count birds with us—it’s fun, it’s important, and it’s free! For more information on Christmas Bird Counts in New Mexico, see the Audubon New Mexico Christmas Bird Count webpage at http://nm.audubon.org/conservation/audubon-new-mexicos-christmas-bird-count.
Click the following highlighted link to read the 2019 Albuquerque Christmas Bird Count report.