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Posted on: May 23, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Desert Safety Workshop at the Museum of Nature and Science

Hiker and Mountains

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will conduct a workshop on desert safety, “Hiking Safety and Awareness,” featuring guest speakers from the Mesilla Valley Search and Rescue Team, at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2023.

This workshop will be in the Museum of Nature & Science classroom.

The workshop will focus on the proper safety steps and precautions to take with special insight from members of the Mesilla Valley Search and Rescue team. Often, common mistakes made by hikers can cause a normal outing to turn dangerous. This workshop will provide information and steps you should take should you find yourself in a dangerous situation while enjoying the outdoors.

The Museum of Nature & Science is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The museum is accessible from RoadRUNNER Transit Route 1, Stop 1.

For information, visit the Museums System website at or call 575/522-3120.

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