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Geology of the Sandia Mountains and Tijeras Creek

Saturday Apr 27, 2013

Carlito Springs Open Space

82 Carlito Springs Rd
Tijeras, NM 87008
US

Cost:

FREE

Hydrogeologist Dan McGregor talks about how the Sandia Mountains were formed long ago and the significance of fault lines and snowpack to springs that provide precious water to the wildlife and human inhabitants in the East Mountains. Reservations requested.

McGregor will also talk about the types of rocks found in the Sanida Mountains, including travertine that is used in many structures at Carlito Springs. Part of the Bernalillo County Open Space Program’s ‘East Mountain Interpretative Series. Bernalillo County Open Space is working with local partners to offer this interpretive series. Participants will go on a tour of Open Space properties while learning about the history and environmental significance of the area. The sessions are FREE however, space is limited and participants must RSVP. Register at www.bernco.gov/openspace.  Contact Bernco Open Space Program Coordinator Colleen Langan-McRoberts with any questions at 505-314-0398 or calangan@bernco.gov. 

    Contact:

    Colleen Langan-McRoberts

    Phone: 505-314-0398
    Website: Click to Visit