Los Alamos Nature Center Hosts Construction Tour

The walls are rising at the new Los Alamos Nature Center. The 6,000 s.f. structure is located on Canyon Road. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

The walls of the planetarium measure 30 feet. An additional 10 feet is added by the dome. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Project Leader Steve Huebner of Los Alamos County explains the scope of the Nature Center project to a group touring the new facility Friday. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

The new Nature Center will have beautiful views on three sides. The facility will contain a glassed in observation area and three themed gardens, as well as an herbarium, a planetarium, library, children’s room, exhibit area, gift shop and more. On the left, Laura Loy and Katie Watson of the Pajarito Envivromental Education Center were among those touring the new Center. Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

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