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Bernalillo County commissioners have directed the county manager to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Albuquerque for the design and construction of a pro-practice/championship soccer facility at Mesa del Sol, just south of t... Read More


Bernalillo County, in partnership with the Albuquerque Indian Center, accepted the certificate of occupancy on the Tiny Home Village project and has welcomed the first residents to the community located at 101 Texas St. SE, in the International Distr... Read More


The Office of Senior and Social Services continues the Bringing Generations Together Thru Genealogy program with “DNA in Genealogy: Testing, Tools and Techniques,” a six-part series of free online classes for Bernalillo County residents. ... Read More

Open Space

Bernalillo County Open Space is excited to present five special events in February and March for residents interested in gardening, sustainable landscaping, photography and more.

All the events are virtual and free. Pre-registration is necessary to ob... Read More


Bernalillo County is establishing a special account in the Bernalillo County quality of life fund which will allow residents to contribute to a program that offers families with school age children experiencing homelessness as a result of COVID-19 an... Read More

Office of Senior and Social Services

The Office of Senior and Social Services is sponsoring a new online program for Spanish speaking seniors. “Remedios y recetas caseras" is a free phone/online group for seniors 60 and over which begins Saturday, Jan. 9 and continues through... Read More

Parks & Recreation

Recent changes in the state public health order allow Bernalillo County to reopen the Rio Grande indoor pool on a limited basis beginning Monday, Jan. 4.

The pool will only allow 4 swimmers per hour. Swimmers will be asked to exit the pool 15 minutes ... Read More

Office of Senior and Social Services

The Office of Senior and Social Services is expanding virtual program offerings for seniors. The free online activities for Bernalillo County residents 50+ aim to help older adults remain physically, emotionally and mentally engaged. The new offering... Read More


Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Division has completed improvement work on the Alameda Boulevard medians.

The project, which began in 2015, involves new irrigation, plants and trees, ground cover and gravel... Read More


The Tiny Home Village (THV) has received a donation of 30 queen-sized mattresses from the local stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. (CJCLDS)

THV is a housing initiative designed to assist those individuals experiencing homelessne... Read More

Office of Senior and Social Services

Bernalillo County and Silver Horizons will offer free groceries to low-income senior citizens (60+) at two drive-thru grocery pickup opportunities in Bernalillo County.

The drive-thru grocery pickup opportunities are from 10 a.m. to noon as follows:

Parks & Recreation Community Centers

Pending no additional changes to the current public health orders, Bernalillo County’s Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department will be reopening fitness centers in the following community centers, by reservation only, beginning Monday, Dec.... Read More

Public Art

The Bernalillo County Arts Board solicits a call for artists to propose conceptual sketch ideas for outdoor sculpture to be located along highly visible avenues and boulevards within Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

Regional artists residing in New Mexi... Read More

Parks & Recreation

The Bernalillo County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department will begin to landscape medians near the intersection of Alameda Boulevard and Rio Grande Boulevard, beginning Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2020.

The project is scheduled to be completed by We... Read More


Applications are now open for the Cultivating Bernalillo County ‘Grow the Growers’ program, a comprehensive farm training and business acceleration initiative designed to attract new and emerging farmers into professional food produc... Read More

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  • A delightful workshop that promises to inspire tending to beneficial insects and pollinators so that they can thrive in your yard. Learn early season strategies like knowing what to plant when managing spring yard preparations in a way that fosters a healthy environment. Plus, hear what’s happening in the current legislative session towards helping the survival of these vital insects. Presenters are Anita Amstutz, founder of the non-profit, Think Like a Bee, and Mary Jo Picha, BernCo master naturalist.
    3/6/2021 9:00 AM - 3/6/2021 10:30 AM

  • Master composter, John Zarola, will share how raised garden beds in the high desert present many useful management options for home gardeners. The class topics include bed set-up and sheet composting for soil fertility as well as making soil amendments, the types of mulches and which irrigation methods are well-suited for raised beds.
    3/13/2021 9:00 AM - 3/27/2021 11:00 AM

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