Rafting The Grand Canyon With Evan Rose June 21

Join Evan Rose at 7 p.m., June 21 at the Los Alamos Nature Center as he details his adventures along the Grand Canyon. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Learn more about the geology, history and preservation of the Grand Canyon at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 21 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.

Evan Rose will tell the story of a trip on the Colorado River with geologists and adventurers. Showing detailed photos, he will discuss the origins of the Grand Canyon and its conservation. This is a free talk organized by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).

Rose is president of the Los Alamos Mountaineers, a club that promotes outdoor adventure. He worked on laser and radiography projects at LANL from 1986 until 2012 as a physics PhD. After retiring, Rose began focusing on outdoor activities such as backpacking, skiing, climbing and canyoneering.

Rose’s talk is free to attend and no registration is required. For more information about this and other PEEC programs, visit www.peecnature.org, email programs@peecnature.org 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 www.peecnature.org.