Current Events




The U.S.D.A. Forest Service and FOSM are pleased to announce that guided wildflower walks will be offered this summer from June 1 through August 31, 2019. Meet your guides  at 9:00 am in the Sandia Ranger District Station parking lot.

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Our meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first Tuesday of each month from April to October (meetings are not held November through March) at the Sandia Ranger Station in Tijeras, featuring an informative presentation on subjects pertinent to our mission.


Next Friends Meeting: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7 pm

Speakers: LARRY ALLEN & ABEL CAMARENA (Retired Forest Service leaders and active volunteers

Topic: Smokey’s Legacy – 75th Birthday

This will be an informative and entertaining hour by Forest Service Retired Leaders who have first-hand knowledge about how Smokey’s Legacy started and has been shaped since the mid-1940″s. We will learn little known, behind the scenes true stories about how Smokey became a national icon, his popularity, and service to fire prevention during his real life and after his burial in Capitan, New Mexico, and continuing with the Smokey Bear Balloon.

Space is limited to 50. We recommend you arrive early.
Doors close when we reach capacity or at 7pm.