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BernCo to Sign Agreement with City of Albuquerque for Championship Soccer Complex at Mesa del Sol

Construction of the field has already been completed by BernCo. The agreement will be for the locker room, restrooms and other amenities necessary to operate the facility.
soccer field

Tiny Home Village Celebrates Grand Opening

Bernalillo County, in partnership with the Albuquerque Indian Center, accepted the certificate of occupancy on the Tiny Home Village project and has welcomed the first residents to the community located at 101 Texas St. SE, in the International District.

BernCo Expands Online Genealogy Class Offerings

The Office of Senior and Social Services continues the Bringing Generations Together Thru Genealogy program with “DNA in Genealogy: Testing, Tools and Techniques,” a six-part series of free online classes for Bernalillo County residents.
new genealogy classes offered

BernCo Open Space Presents Late Winter/Early Spring Zoom Classes

Bernalillo County Open Space is excited to present five special events in February and March for residents interested in gardening, sustainable landscaping, photography and more.
man meditating in grass

BernCo Establishes Public Fund for Hotel Vouchers

These vouchers will help families with school age children experiencing homelessness as a result of COVID-19.
dark hotel

BernCo Offers Online Program for Seniors in Spanish

The Office of Senior and Social Services is sponsoring a new online program for Spanish speaking seniors.
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BernCo Expands Online Activities for Seniors

The free online activities for Bernalillo County residents 50+ aim to help older adults remain physically, emotionally and mentally engaged.
book to movie discussion

Bernalillo County Public Art Program Accepting Submissions

Artists can submit proposals for a variety of media and styles including two-dimensional and three-dimensional works before the Dec. 31 deadline.
mosaic art mural

Bernalillo County Housing Will Not Evict Residents For Late Rent Payments

The BernCo Housing Department has issued an order to cease evictions of residents who have reduced income and cannot pay their rents due to COVID-19.
adobe house

Open Space

Bernalillo County is the proud steward of open spaces and prescription trails and proud host of educational programs about wildlife, history and nature
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  • A delightful workshop that promises to inspire tending to beneficial insects and pollinators so that they can thrive in your yard. Learn early season strategies like knowing what to plant when managing spring yard preparations in a way that fosters a healthy environment. Plus, hear what’s happening in the current legislative session towards helping the survival of these vital insects. Presenters are Anita Amstutz, founder of the non-profit, Think Like a Bee, and Mary Jo Picha, BernCo master naturalist.
    3/6/2021 9:00 AM - 3/6/2021 10:30 AM

  • Master composter, John Zarola, will share how raised garden beds in the high desert present many useful management options for home gardeners. The class topics include bed set-up and sheet composting for soil fertility as well as making soil amendments, the types of mulches and which irrigation methods are well-suited for raised beds.
    3/13/2021 9:00 AM - 3/27/2021 11:00 AM


Housing Department
Bernalillo County’s Housing Department administers federal housing and economic development dollars to benefit low and moderate income individuals.

ABQ/BernCo Community Schools Partnership

Increasing parent involvement, student academic achievement and overall community quality of life, with schools as the hub

Community Centers

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Community hotspots for Before and After School programs for kids, dances and sports for teens and fitness and computer classes for adults.
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