With Friends of Candelaria Nature Preserve, people can

• volunteer for specific projects;
• help to build strong, collaborative relationships with other interested groups at local, statewide and national levels;
• help to secure and manage funding for projects that align with the Resource Management Plan and comply with Land and Water Conservation Fund policies;
• provide educational experiences and materials for visitors to the Preserve; and
• help to monitor implementation of the Resource Management Plan.

Guided Public Information Tour

The City of Albuquerque’s Open Space Division offers a free guided public information tour on the last Friday of every month, 10:00 am to Noon. The tour begins at the entry gate located at the west end of Arbor Road.

Tax-deductible donations

Tax-deductible donations can be made to the Friends of Candelaria Nature Preserve through a check to the Open Space Alliance with a cover note or indication on the check that it is for Friends of CNP.

Please mail to:

  • Open Space Alliance
  • PO Box 91265
  • Albuquerque, NM 87199

Please let Jeannie Allen, Chair of Friends of CNP, know of your donation by an email message to:  < friendsofcandelarianaturepres@gmail.com >

The Friends of the Candelaria Nature Preserve work in Collaboration with:

Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District is the contractor with City Open Space that oversees management and restoration work at the Candelaria Nature Preserve.