Meet Rainforest Creatures At Nature Center Wednesday

Rainforest species from Albuquerque’s Exotics of the Rainforest will be on display Wednesdat at the Los Alamos Nature Center. This program starts at 6:30 p.m. and is sponsored by Del Norte Credit Union. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

The community is invited to stop by the Los Alamos Nature Center Wednesday, July 24 for Summer Family Evening and meet 25 different rainforest species.

Albuquerque’s Exotics of the Rainforest will be bringing free-flight Macaws and other rainforest creatures for participants to see up-close at this event.

The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in the nature center’s planetarium. Del Norte Credit Union is sponsoring PEEC’s Summer Family Evenings in 2019.

Seating is limited in the planetarium, so attendees should arrive early to get seats. Summer Family Evenings are 6:30 p.m. at the Los Alamos Nature Center every Wednesday evening throughout June and July. The events are free for PEEC family members and $5 per family for non-members.

Summer Family Evenings 2019 Schedule:

  • July 24: Exotics of the Rainforest; and
  • July 31: New Mexico Wildlife Center

For more information about this and other PEEC programs, visit, email or call 505.662.0460.

PEEC was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts a number of interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching. PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35. To learn more, visit