Various groups in the area have joined together to share their interests and compile data about local nature. If you are interested in learning more about the area and getting together with others with like interests, then follow the links below, or contact PEEC for more information.
Birding is one of PEEC’s most popular activities! Local birders participate in eBird, Audubon Christmas Bird Count, Global Big Day, and more. PEEC also hosts bird walks around the Pajarito Plateau one Saturday per month. These outings are led by local birders and are designed for both totally new birders and those who have some birding expertise. More information.
The Jemez Mountain Herbarium holds a repository of over 3000 mounted plant specimens and has a database accessible through SEINet. The project is housed at the Los Alamos Nature Center and is led by Chick Keller and Craig Martin. More information.
Dorothy Hoard Memorial Butterfly Count
The goal of the CWH project is to certify Los Alamos as a Community Wildlife Habitat, and also to raise awareness of sustainable gardening practices and appreciation of local flora and fauna. The project is is led by Selvi Viswanathan, Michele Altherr, Hedy Dunn, Hari Viswanathan and Bob Walker. More information.