Classes and Other Activities for the Public 2020

Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters

This is a list of all public activities scheduled (so far) in 2020. This page is meant to be an archive.

Our classes include the art, science, materials, methods, and benefits of various composting techniques. All classes are FREE and open to all ages unless otherwise noted. Registration is required for most activities.

01/08/2020
Wednesday
Composting with Worms: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro NE, Albuquerque, NM (map to 5221 Palo Duro NE). To register call 505-888-8102 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Mary Green.
01/25/2020
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 9:30 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). To register, call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
02/06/2020
Thursday
Raised Bed Gardening and Composting: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at North Valley Senior Center, 3825 4th Street NW, Albuquerque (map to 3825 4th Street NW). To register call 505-761-4025 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
02/08/2020
Saturday
Bucket Composting with Bokashi Method: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at Gutiérrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW, Albuquerque (map to 6029 Isleta SW). This is the third in a series of quarterly backyard composting workshops at the Hubbell House. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructors: Rye Bailey and Michael Reed.
02/08/2020
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 9521 Rio Grande Blvd NW NW). To register, send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Mary Green.
02/15/2020
Saturday
Composting with Worms: 9:30 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). To register, call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Maggie Shepard.
02/22/2020
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area, Visitor's and Education Center, 2424 Hwy 47, Belen, NM (map to 2424 Hwy 47, Belen). To register, call 505-864-8914 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Michael Reed.
03/07/2020
Saturday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: 9:30 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). To register, call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Genevieve Morgan.
03/28/2020
Saturday
Raised Bed Gardening and Composting: Canceled.
Original details: 9:30 am to 12:00 noon at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). To register, call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
04/08/2020
Wednesday
Home Composting Basics: Canceled.
Original details: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Larry Abraham Agri-Nature Center , 4920 Rio Grande NW, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque (map to 4920 Rio Grande Blvd NW). There will be a $5 charge for this class. Pay cash at the door. To register, send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
04/11/2020
Saturday
Home Composting Basics: Canceled.
Original details: 9:30 am to 12:00 noon in the Conference Room at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). To register, call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
04/15/2020
Wednesday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: Canceled.
Original details: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Bear Canyon Senior Center, Room 5, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque (map to 4645 Pitt NE). To register call 505-767-5959 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Rye Bailey and Rod Reay.
04/16/2020
Thursday
Composting with Worms: Canceled.
Original details: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at North Valley Senior Center, 3825 4th Street NW, Albuquerque (map to 3825 4th Street NW). To register call 505-761-4025 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Mary Green.
04/18/2020
Saturday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: Canceled.
Original details: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 9521 Rio Grande Blvd NW NW). To register, send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
05/07/2020
Thursday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: Canceled.
Original details: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at North Valley Senior Center, 3825 4th Street NW, Albuquerque (map to 3825 4th Street NW). To register call 505-761-4025 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: TBA.
05/09/2020
Saturday
Composting with Worms Interactive Workshop: Canceled.
Original details: 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at Gutiérrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta Blvd. SW, Albuquerque (map to 6029 Isleta SW). This is the fourth in a series of quarterly backyard composting workshops at the Gutiérrez-House. To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructors: Mary Green and Michael Reed.
05/30/2020
Saturday
Raised Bed Gardening and Composting: Canceled.
Original details: 9:30 am to 12:00 noon in the Conference Room at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). To register, call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: TBA.
06/06/2020
Saturday
Bokashi Bucket Composting: Canceled.
Original details: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at The Public Library at South Broadway Cultural Center, 1025 Broadway SE, Albuquerque (map to 1025 Broadway SE). To register send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Rod Reay.
06/17/2020
Wednesday
Raised Bed Gardening and Composting: Canceled.
Original details: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Bear Canyon Senior Center, Room 5, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque (map to 4645 Pitt NE). To register call 505-767-5959 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: John Zarola.
06/20/2020
Saturday
Composting with Worms: Canceled.
Original details: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 9521 Rio Grande Blvd NW NW). To register, send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Mary Green.
06/27/2020
Saturday
Improving Desert Garden Soil: Canceled.
Original details: 9:30 am to 12:00 noon in the Conference Room at Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, Albuquerque (map to 6500 Coors Blvd NW). To register, call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Rye Bailey and Rod Reay.
07/15/2020
Wednesday
Composting in Tumbler Bins: Canceled.
Original details: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Bear Canyon Senior Center, Room 5, 4645 Pitt NE, Albuquerque (map to 4645 Pitt NE). To register call 505-767-5959 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: TBA.
07/25/2020
Saturday
Composting with Worms, An On-Line Class: Presentation starting at 10:00 am, livestreamed on the Bachechi Open Space Facebook Page. No registration is required. If you have questions, please email info@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Mary Green.
09/09/2020
Wednesday
Home Composting Basics: Canceled.
Original details: 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro NE, Albuquerque, NM (map to 5221 Palo Duro NE). To register call 505-888-8102 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Instructor: Mary Green.

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