Birds of a Feather, Explore Together  

        4th Grade Outdoor Classroom at Whitfield Wildlife                                                         Conservation Area

The Friends of Whitfield educators offer a supplemental science-based education program to 4th grade classes in Valencia county. The Audubon New Mexico program "Birds of a Feather Explore Together" is aligned with the NM Science Standards and Common Core State Standards for 4th grade students.


The program curriculum is designed to focus on birds as a way to understand habitats and wildlife in New Mexico. Friends of Whitfield Educators offer a series of lessons, four of which occur in the school classroom, and one of which will take place at Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area. Bus scholarships are available to schools that lie within Valencia county.

4th Grade Outdoor Classroom at Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area
presented by Whitfield Educators
4th Grade Outdoor Classroom at Whitfield[...]
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Interested Valencia county teachers or schools can contact the program scheduler at (505) 864-8914 or


4th grade teachers from school districts in neighboring counties may also contact the program scheduler to discuss participation in the program.


For more information about the Friends of Whitfield, please visit their website by clicking here

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Valencia SWCD

PO Box 170

Belen, NM 87002



Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area
2424 Hwy 47
Belen, NM  87002


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