Otero Mesa Grasslands Tour & Volunteer Service Project
September 25 - 27, 2009
dwellings, John Wenger, video still courtesy of Jeanette Hart-Mann
Come experience America’s largest and wildest grassland –
Otero Mesa, New Mexico. Participants will make Otero Mesa art journals,
help conduct plant and animal inventories, do prairie dog town surveys
and check out thousands of ancient petroglyph sites on Alamo Mountain.
This outing will be lead by John Wenger, Professor Emeritus of Art and
Art History at the University of New Mexico, in conjunction with the New
Mexico Wilderness Alliance.
2009 New Mexico Wilderness Conference
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance presents their 2009 Wilderness Conference
at Bosque School focusing on grasslands in conjunction with LAND/ART and
Michael P. Berman’s Grasslands exhibition at 516 ARTS.
The keynote speaker will be writer Charles Bowden. The conference will
include activities relating to LAND/ART, and wilderness related workshops.
Featuring screenings of the films Otero Mesa -- Fighting to Protect America's Wildest Grassland and Wilderness, the Soul of New Mexico. Open to the public.
Saturday, October 24, 11am-3pm
$15 registration for a half-day conference. Price includes brown-bag lunch.
Conference takes place at Bosque School,
4000 Learning Rd.,
Albuquerque, NM 87120 map
For more information about New Mexico Wilderness Alliance visit www.nmwild.org
Mexico Wilderness Alliance
PO Box 25464
Albuquerque, NM 87125
top: Otero Mesa, photo courtesy of Nathan Newcomber
bottom: Above Parking Lot, photo courtesy of Jeff Kaake