Saturday, June 19th at 9 a.m.: Santa Fe Hike/Field Trip

Join Dr. Sylvan Kaufman and Barbara Fix on a visit to the Baca-Sierra Vista neighborhood, PNM’s 17 acre former power plant property, the Baca Railyard, two cemeteries, and the Acequia Trail.

We will identify native plants and also local weeds and along with a history of the area.

A new communication system will be used: each participant will wear a small ear piece enabling all to hear what is being said while allowing the group to not bunch up.

Limited to 22 people; to reserve your spot, leave a voice mail message at (505) 989-8654. First come, first served.

Please note: you must be fully vaccinated to participate in this field trip.

Time: 9 A.M. to approximately 10:30 A.M.

Directions: Meet at 9 A.M.. From St. Francis, take Hickox Street. Go 6 blocks and then turn left at Alicia. Cross Camino Sierra Vista, where Alicia turns into Felipe Place. Meet at dead end of Felipe Place and the Acequia Trail.


Dr. Sylvan Kaufman is an Ecologist who consults, writes and teaches about ecology, botany and restoration. She is co-author of “Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification and the Impacts and Control of Common North American Species” first published by Stackpole Books in 2007.

Barbara Fix is a long-time NPSNM member and retired landscaper/gardener. She has been involved in issues affecting the Baca-Sierra Vista neighborhood since the 1980s.