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Randall Davey Audubon Center and Audubon Chapters

Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Every Saturday at 8:30am – Free Guided Bird Walks
Every Saturday, a naturalist will lead a walk around the RDAC grounds, an Audubon Important Bird Area, at 8:30 AM. Binoculars can be provided. Dress appropriately. All welcome. For information, call: 983-4609. 

Every Friday at 2:00pm – Docent-led Tours of the Historic Randall Davey House and Art Studio, $5
Santa Fe’s only nature center has an unexpected artistic past.  Every Friday afternoon at 2:00 PM take a trip back in time and join a docent-led tour of the historic Davey House and Studio, preserved in its original state from the mid 1900’s. Keep an eye out for original furnishings, mural paintings and the prohibition-era hidden bar!​

Monday - Saturday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Enjoy hiking trails and gardens. Trails lead through several different habitats and plant zones ranging from meadows to Ponderosa Pine forests. Bring your binoculars and cameras and enjoy the views. 


Saturday, April 14 & Sunday, April 15- Wilderness First Aid (REI and NOLS) *

8:00am-5:00pm, both days, Randall Davey Audubon Center

Sponsored by REI and NOLS. Please visit REI website for registration and more information.

Saturday, April 29 - Field Trip:  Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge - Presented by the Sangre de Cristo Audubon Society 

Meet at the Refuge headquarters at 8:00 AM

Leader: Will Jaremko-Wright 972-800-3950,

This half-day trip will give the participants a good opportunity to explore the refuge and surrounding area for migrating waterfowl species, plus the beginning arrival of summer songbirds. Raptors should also be present. Bring a lunch. Contact leader for further information and trip status. For more information, visit:

Thursday, April 19 - Mission Monarch – All Hands on Deck! Presented by Central New Mexico Audubon Society

7:00pm, Community Room at Adelante Development Center in Albuquerque, located at 3900 Osuna Road NE

The population of Monarch butterflies has declined an estimated 90% in the last several years. As with bird populations, herbicides, development and lack of food have all taken their toll. Army Veteran Debbie Pike, visitor services manager for three northern NM wildlife refuges, is involving students and community groups in efforts to restore habitat and track Monarchs in New Mexico. Come learn about these fascinating insects and what we can all do to help. For more information, visit:

Saturday, April 21- Earth Day with Audubon New Mexico at 2 Locations

Location: Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Celebrate and help conserve our natural environment! Hands-on science activities - recyclable art, and trail cleanup opportunities!

Location:  The Railyard, Santa Fe, 10:00am-2:00pm

Join us for fun conservation activities for the public at the Railyard’s Earth Day Festival. Interested in volunteering to help man the table alongside Audubon staff, contact Desiree,

Saturday, April 21- Earth Day with Southwestern New Mexico Audubon Society in Silver City

10:00am-2:00pm, Gough Park

SWNM Audubon joins other environmental, service organizations with informational & interactive displays. Purchase native plants, annual bedding plants. Get renewable energy info. Recycle electronic devices. For more information, visit:

Friday, April 27- Nature at Night: Full Moon Hike*

6:00-8:00pm, Randall Davey Audubon Center

Join us for a special night as we explore the night sky, then go on a full moon hike out on the trails!

Saturday, April 28- Bee Basics: Building Bee Houses and Planting Plants that Attract Bees. Presented by the Santa Fe Master Gardener Association

10:00am-12:00pm, Randall Davey Audubon Center

Taught by Audubon Project co-leaders, Ann Caudell and Susie Sonflieth. Santa Fe Native Plants Project (SNAPP) will showcase the native plants that attract bees.


Saturday, May 6 – Field Trip: Santa Fe County Big Day - Presented by the Sangre de Cristo Audubon Society 

Meet on the east side of the Agora Shopping Center (Vista Grande entrance to Eldorado) at 5:30 AM.

Leader: Roger Clark 505-231-7369,

With a multitude of diverse habitats Santa Fe County offers some of the best birding in the state of New Mexico. Timed during the peak of the spring migration, this field trip is designed to cover a host of well-known hot spots and a few that aren't. This is an all-day field trip and our goal is to see over 100 species!  Please bring food, drink, sunscreen etc. Contact leader for further information and trip status. SDCAS has May filled with much more exciting field trips, check out the website to find more

Friday, May 4 – In the Americas with David Yetman. Presented by the Southwestern New Mexico Audubon Society 

7:00pm, WNMU campus, in HARLAN HALL, 12th & Alabama Streets

Guest Speaker, Dr. Yetman, writer, host and producer of the series In The Americas with David Yetman  will talk about and screen his recent episode, Brazil’s Pantanal Wetland: The world’s largest fresh water wetland, to be aired in Season 7.  In the Americas with David Yetman is an Emmy Award-winning television series that presents a new approach to travel and adventure, weaving together the landscapes, culture and history of the Western Hemisphere. For more information, visit:

Saturday, May 10 – Audubon Pop Up Playground 2018. Presented by Audubon New Mexico and Ground Work Studio 

10:00am-12:00pm, Randall Davey Audubon Center

Come and build your dream playground, animal trail, nest and much more. Builders are given basic training, parts, tools and the freedom to build a fun nature playground. Free and open to families and children of all ages. Parking and pick-up at Atalaya Elementary School. If you are interested in sponsoring or donating materials, please contact Amy Bell at

May 10 - Field Trip: Manzano Pond & Quarai, New Mexico. Presented by Central New Mexico Audubon Society

Travel to Manzano pond in Manzano, NM, and Quarai National Monument with Bonnie Long: 505-379-1985, Meet at 7:50 a.m. for an 8:00 departure from the west side of the Four Hills Village Shopping Center on Central Avenue between Tramway and Juan Tabo NE or meet Bonnie at the intersection of NM 337 and NM 55 at 8:50. Bring lunch. For those not driving, the shared gas expense is $5 at five cents per mile. CNMAS has May filled with much more exciting field trips, check out the website to find more


Saturday, June 23 – Selecting Native Plants for your Landscape. Presented by the Santa Fe Master Gardener Association

From the Santa Fe Master Gardener Association

10:00am-12:00pm, Randall Davey Audubon Center

Taught by Santa Fe Native Plants Project (SNAPP), will include a tour of native plants in the Audubon gardens. 

*For more information on Audubon events, visit Audubon New Mexico’s Facebook page. We also appreciate $5 donation per participant for these events.

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