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Nature Playtimes

Mon, January 5
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday except holidays, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to…

iPhone Astronomy

Thu, January 8
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you ever seen an amazing moon and tried to take pictures with your iPhone? Usually th…

Take Wing Event: Private Art Show

Sun, January 11
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Nature Playtimes

Mon, January 12
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday except holidays, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to…

Los Alamos County Open Space Plan

Wed, January 14
7:00 PM

Craig Martin will give a talk at PEEC about his plan for the Los Alamos Open Space System,…

Backcountry Film Festival

Thu, January 22
7:00 PM

You will not want to miss this! The Backcountry Film Festival is back in Los Alamos for an…

Cat Mesa Hoodoos Overlook Ski Outing

Sun, January 25
8:00 AM

In a joint trip with the Los Alamos Mountaineers, Michael Altherr will lead a cross c…

Nature Playtimes

Mon, January 26
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Every Monday except holidays, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers come to PEEC to…

New Mexico Rock Museum

Wed, January 28
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

When Geologist Patrick Rowe leads a trip for PEEC, it always fills up with a waiting list…

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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.

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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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