Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

Mailing Address: 2600 Canyon Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
County of Location: Los Alamos
Phone: (505) 662-0460
NTEE Code: B- Education, C- Environment, D- Animal Related, O- Youth Development
Mission Statement:

Enriching people's lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesa, mountains and skies

Primary Programs:

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) operates the Los Alamos Nature Center, and serves 30,000 people a year with high-quality environmental education, school lessons and field trips, and public talks, classes and outings. Everything we do is designed to further our mission of enriching lives by strengthening people's connection with the unique landscape of the Pajarito Plateau.

Other Programs:

The Los Alamos Nature Center, built in 2015, is an award-winning building perched on the edge of a canyon. Inside, hands-on, interactive exhibits, live animals, a play-on diorama, video microscope, wildlife observation room, and planetarium educate people about our beautiful outdoors.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, Santa Fe, National, International
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $250,000 - $499,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Katherine Watson

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Direct Services


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