Nature

A Free Pass to the Great Outdoors

A Free Pass to the Great Outdoors

A Free Pass to the Great Outdoors Families get rewarded for spending time in nature By Katie BruellThe Los Alamos Nature Center/Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) and Los Luceros Historic Site are debuting a new, fun way for families to get outside and try...

The Wonders of Plants in Winter

The Wonders of Plants in Winter

The Wonders of Plants in Winter Native trees and wildflowers provide endless lessons for making it through a long, cold season. Deep in the month of October, there comes a moment when fall transitions to winter. A special chill will arrive one morning when Mother...

Wildlife in Winter

Wildlife in Winter

Wildlife in Winter ​New Mexico’s animals adapt in diverse ways when temperatures drop. Winter is finally here in New Mexico! The leaves have gone through their color changes and moved into their more dormant winter state. There's a chill in the air, and we humans have...

The Life of a Santa Fe Prairie Dog

The Life of a Santa Fe Prairie Dog

The Life of a Santa Fe Prairie Dog ​Shutdown got you down? Imagine hibernating! As days get colder and shorter, wildlife prepares for winter. Bears and many rodents do this by eating lots of food before going into hibernation. They need to store extra fat in their...