Yerba Mansa Project Events

Upcoming for 2017:

Take Bosque field trips through our Herbalism Series classes or get The Yerba Mansa’s Project’s semi-annual newsletter to find out when more Yerba Mansa Project events are scheduled.


~Our Next Bosque Restoration Field DaySaturday September 9, 10am to 1pm

Help us restore Bosque habitat, Yerba Mansa, and other native plants. Our restoration work thus far has been focused on removal of invasive Ravenna Grass from the understory, along with the replanting of Yerba Mansa and the reseeding of native grasses and herbs.  These events are open to all members of the community so bring your family and friends. Work takes place at our restoration site located along Tingley Drive, south of Central. Park in the lot at the south end of all the fishing ponds, which is .8 miles south of Central with the sign ‘Bob Gerding Catch and Release Pond’.  Wear protective long sleeve clothing and bring work gloves and a shovel, if you have them. (Open Space will provide gloves and tools for anyone who needs them.) Please RSVP with the number in your group so we know how many volunteers to expect.

Bosque Arenal flooded~ Rivers, Restoration, and Hope for Medicine Plants

~ Drought, Climate Change, and the Future of Medicinal Plants

Classes are part of The Good Medicine Confluence in Durango, CO, June 14-18

Join Yerba Mansa Project Director, Dara Saville, for these classes exploring the connection between river health and native plants, emerging plant communities of the 21st century, and what we can do to protect native medicinal plants in a changing world.

For conference information or to register:


yerba-mansa-closeup-bosque~ Medicinal Plants of the Bosque Hike: Sunday July 30, 5:30pm ~ FREE EVENT

Join Yerba Mansa Project Director, Dara Saville, for this evening walk exploring medicinal plants of the Bosque. This event is sponsored by the Sierra Club. Please remember that the Albuquerque Bosque is a protected nature preserve and harvesting of plants is not permitted. Spaces are limited. Details and RSVP info coming soon.


Inquire about scheduling a Bosque Restoration Field Day for your employees, classroom, or other self-organized group.

Support Our Restoration Work in the Bosque:

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Past Events:

Restoration 13 - 9:2015

Restoration Field Day: Replanting Yerba Mansa in the Bosque


~ Bosque Restoration Field Day: May 13

~ The Yerba Mansa Project: Community-Driven Native Plant Restoration in the Bosque: Native Plant Society,  April 5


~ Yerba Mansa Project Site Tour: Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter, November 26

~Herbal Activism Through Conservation and RestorationTraditions in Western Herbalism Conference, September 15-18

~Bosque Restoration Field DaySaturday September 10

~Medicinal Herbs of The Middle Rio Grande: Saturday June 11

~Bosque Restoration Field Day: Saturday May 14

~ Yerba Mansa Project Site Tour: Native Plant Society of New Mexico, May 7


~ Bosque Education Day:   Saturday October 3

~Yerba Mansa and the Bosque: Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference, September 17-20

~ Bosque Restoration Field Day: Saturday September 12

~ Medicinal Herbs of the Middle Rio Grande:   Saturday June 27

~ Bosque Wild Herb Walk:   Saturday June 6

~ Bosque Restoration Field Day: Saturday May 30

~ Silent Auction to Benefit The Yerba Mansa Project: Saturday April 25


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