Events

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Drawing Animals Workshop with Lisa Coddington

Sat, October 25
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

PEEC is very fortunate to welcome back talented artist Lisa Coddington, who will teach a w…

Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Mon, October 27
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natu…

A Nature-Themed Halloween

Fri, October 31
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

School's out for conferences, the kids are at home, and it's Halloween. What to…

White Rock Small Canyons Hike

Sat, November 1
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Explore the smaller canyons of White Rock with experienced hiker Paul Arendt. Paul will le…

Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Mon, November 3
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natu…

Nature Playtimes Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico

Mon, November 10
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to explore the natu…

What Do You Eat With a Bill Like This?

Wed, November 12
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Treat your kids to an interactive discovery of how birds live and what they eat! Photograp…

Meet the Birds

Wed, November 12
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us as nature photographer Steve Kaye takes us on an enjoyable photo tour of birds. Ka…

Take Wing Event: The Practice of Aural History - Listening to Homeland

Fri, November 14
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Take wing with PEEC at one of our special Take Wing events.  These special event…

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Volunteering and Collaborating with PEEC

The establishment of the PEEC Nature Center has been a collaborative effort resulting from the work of many devoted volunteers. Nearly everything we do depends critically on volunteers and collaborations with other organizations.

Where do I fit in? Anywhere you'd like to! PEEC has the need for people of many talents. All it takes is an interest in any aspect of the natural world and a willingness to share your interest. The hours and level of commitment for our volunteers varies widely.

[VolunteerMatch - Where Volunteering Begins.]

Current Listings. PEEC participates in Volunteer Match, a program supported by LANL. Click here to view PEEC's current volunteer listings.


Examples of Volunteers

Staffing Volunteer You'll open the center to the public, answer guest questions, register people for classes, answer phones, and other light clerical duties. What does it take? Reliability, friendliness, and a willingness to learn the ropes; time commitment is variable.

Teacher or Speaker Teach a class or public lecture on your favorite nature-related topic for adults or children.

Earth Day Planning The Earth Day committee organizes our largest event, the Earth Day Festival, which is held in April each year. Many forms of help are needed, and greatly appreciated! No special skills required.

Teacher's Assistant Assist teachers with children's programs.

Handyman, Painter, or Woodworker Assist with various projects, as needed.

Gardener Help with weeding and maintenance of flower gardens and grasses.

Artist Provide assistance with exhibits, or help with the gift shop.

On-call Helper No specific skills needed, just a willingness to help out occasionally with staffing or special events.


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Volunteer with PEEC and turn your interest in the outdoors into a community asset!

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Collaboration with PEEC: Organizations and Clubs Make it Happen!

  • Collaborate with PEEC and use the nature center for special educational events for school students or the community.
  • Perhaps you have a club member (or team of members) that would like to teach a class for adults.
  • Help our public schools teachers become stronger teachers by offering training classes in the life, earth and space, or environmental sciences.
  • Create a show to exhibit in the nature center.


 

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3540 Orange Street   or   PO Box 547
Los Alamos, NM, 87544
(505) 662-0460
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