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.
Interested Valencia county teachers or schools can contact the program scheduler at (505) 864-8914 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
PO Box 170
Belen, NM 87002
Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area
2424 Hwy 47
Belen, NM 87002
2017 Holiday Schedule
Office will be closed in observance of these days.
Monday January 2, 2017 - New Year's Day (observed)
Monday January 16, 2017 - Martin Luther King Day
Monday February 20, 2017 - Presidents' Day
Monday May 29, 2017 - Memorial Day
Tuesday July 4, 2017 - Independence Day
Monday September 4, 2017 - Labor Day
Monday October 9, 2017 - Columbus Day
Friday November 10, 2017 - Veterans Day (observed)
Thursday November 23, 2017 - Thanksgiving Day
Monday December 25, 2017 - Christmas Day