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New Year, New BernCo Open Space Events

01/26/2017

Bernalillo County Open Space is launching its 2017 event season at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House this weekend with a “Tree Care and Pruning” workshop on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon and a “Women of the Pajarito Mesa” presentation on Sunday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The Gutierrez-Hubbell House is located at 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW in the South Valley.

 On Saturday, participants can learn correct techniques for tree pruning, the best fruit trees for their landscape and proper planting guidelines at “Tree Care and Pruning,” featuring arborists Bryan Suhr and Graeme Davis. Hands-on pruning exercises will also be available. Space is limited to 50 participants.

 On Sunday, learn about Josefa Baca, Barbara Duran y Chavez and Juliana Gutierrez at “Women of the Pajarito Mesa,” featuring three women whose dynasties and legacies span over 200 years. The lecture will be presented by Henrietta Martinez Christmas.

 Both experiences are free of charge. For more information or to register for these events, please visit www.bernco.gov/openspace or call (505) 314-0398.

 

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