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Adopt-A-Spot Program: Make a Difference in Alamogordo!

Are you passionate about keeping Alamogordo beautiful? Do you want to make a positive impact on your community and the environment? Then the Keep Alamogordo Beautiful Adopt-A-Spot program is for you!

By adopting a spot, you commit to keeping a designated area clean and litter-free. This is a great opportunity to make a visible difference in your neighborhood, promote environmental stewardship, and inspire others to take action.

Here's how to become an Adopt-A-Spot volunteer:

Step 1: Choose Your Spot

Browse the interactive map below to find an available spot that suits your interests and location preferences. Click on a spot to see its details.

Step 2: Submit Your Application

Once you've chosen your spot, fill out the online Adopt-A-Spot application. We'll ask for basic information about you and your group, including your contact details and preferred clean-up schedule.

Step 3: Complete the Training

After you submit your application, watch our informative Adopt-A-Spot training video. This video provides valuable information about safety, litter identification, proper disposal methods, and reporting illegal dumping.

Step 4: Pass the Quiz

Once you've watched the video, take the short online quiz to test your understanding of the program guidelines and safety procedures. You must pass the quiz to proceed.

Step 5: Review and Sign Forms

Review and electronically sign the Waivers and Program Details form. This form outlines your responsibilities as an Adopt-A-Spot volunteer and includes important information about insurance coverage.

Congratulations! You're now an Adopt-A-Spot volunteer!

We'll provide you with a welcome kit containing useful tools and resources to mark your adopted spot. We encourage you to schedule regular clean-ups, report any illegal dumping, and share your experiences with others.

Remember, every little bit counts! By participating in the Adopt-A-Spot program, you're contributing to a cleaner, greener, and more beautiful Alamogordo for everyone.


Additional Resources:

Adopt-A-Spot Signage Program

Keep Alamogordo Beautiful is proud to offer an adopt-a-spot signage program to organizations that have committed to keeping their adopted spot clean and litter-free. 

The program offers three levels of signage, based on the number of years the organization has maintained the spot:

1-3 Years

Plastic sign with the organization's name.

3-5 Years

Metal sign with the organization's name.

5+ Years

Large, metal sign with the organization's name, the date the spot was adopted, and a thank-you message from the city.

Adopt-A-Spot Statistics:

2023