Nature On Tap: Get Ready To Start An Outdoor Business!

Join PEEC and the Los Alamos Creative District for a virtual Nature On Tap at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 24 to hear from a panel of outdoor recreation business owners and entrepreneurs discussing how to get started in the industry. Learn more and register at

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Calling all outdoor recreation enthusiasts! Have you always wanted to start a business doing your favorite outdoor hobby, or host an event around something you love about nature? Join the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) and the Los Alamos Creative District for Nature On Tap to hear from people who have done just that.

This event will take place via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 24. Find out more and register at

In this community conversation, we’ll hear from entrepreneurs and bonafide side-hustlers that have successfully turned their outdoor passions into weekend gigs or full-fledged businesses.

This online panel discussion will feature outdoor businesses and entrepreneurs from around New Mexico. Hear how the panelists got started, what obstacles they encountered along the way and how they overcame them 

Panelists Include:

  • Heather Arnold – Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals (Albuquerque)
  • Susan Brockway-Hahn and Thad Hahn – Event Organizers at Pajarito Mountain (Los Alamos)
  • Jeff DeBellis – Wilderness First Aid Instructor and Owner, Pazienza LLC (Albuquerque)
  • Lindsay Mapes – Outdoor Recreation Entrepreneur (Los Alamos)
  • Clay Moseley – Outdoor Events Coordinator (Los Alamos)
  • Kelly Stewart – Los Alamos County Economic Development Marketing Specialist (Los Alamos)

Nature On Tap is a quarterly collaboration between PEEC and the Los Alamos Creative District. The Creative District also hosts Science, Culture and History On Tap with the Los Alamos History Museum and Bradbury Science Museum. Learn more at 

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. The Los Alamos Nature Center is currently closed due to COVID-19, but there are many ways to learn about nature and interact with PEEC online. 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