June 2015

What’s Going On? – Here & There – June 2015


June 3, 9:30 am

Green Hour Hikes

Pajarito Environmental Education Center, Los Alamos, NM

Meandering hikes where kids set the pace and decide the activities. Free. www.losalamosnature.org


June 3-19

Hummingbird Living School Programs

Mora, NM

500-acre ranch with fields, gardens, healing center, meeting areas. June 3-7: Living Co-Creation; June 10-14: Coming Home Together; June 17-19: Writing Retreat/Workshop. http://hummingbirdlivingschool.org


June 5-7

Pagosa Folk & Bluegrass Festival

Reservoir Hill, Pagosa Springs, CO.

10th annual all-ages festival featuring nationally touring folk, bluegrass, Celtic and Americana musicians. Headliners are Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan, Solas and Red Molly. Workshops, on-site camping, vendors and kids’ activities. Festival site is walking distance to hot springs. 877.472.4672, www.folkwest.com


June 7, 9 am-4 pm

Corrales Garden Tour

Corrales, NM

Six gardens with water-wise plants. $10 benefits village landscaping project. Sponsored by Corrales MainStreet and Sandoval Master Gardeners. Corralesgardentour.com


June 8-12, 15-19

Summer Camp

Camino de Paz School & Farm, Santa Cruz (near Española)

Gardening & farming, ecology, fiber arts, cooking and more. Classes for ages 7-9 and 10-12. $200/wk – $350 both wks. Some scholarships. Van transportation to/from Santa Fe. 505.231.2819, caminodepazschool@gmail.com. Presented by Española Valley Fiber Arts Center and Camino de Paz


June 9, 7 pm

‘Bidder 70’ Screening

SWEC, 275 Main St., Las Cruces, NM

Documentary about climate justice activist Tim DeChristopher. Presented by the SW Environmental Center. Free. www.wildmesquite.org


June 10, 6:30 pm

Family Evening with Wolves

Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Rd. Los Alamos, NM

Meet wolves from the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary. $5/family. www.losalamosnature.org


June 11, 5:30-7 pm

Green Drinks/NMSEA

Little Toad Pub, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City, NM

Monthly meeting of the Southwest NM Green Chamber of Commerce and the NM Solar Energy Association-Silver City Chapter. Held every second Thursday of the month. 575.538.1337, swGreenChamber@gmail.com


June 13, 11 am-5 pm

Saddle Up!

Toadlena Trading Post & Weaving Museum, Newcomb, NM

Navajo fancy or Sunday saddle blankets of the 19th and 20th centuries. Music by Wes Studi’s Firecat Allstars and traditional Navajo singers and dancers. 505.789.3267, www.toadlenatradingpost.com


June 16, 7 pm

Bees: Midwives of Agriculture

Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Rd. Los Alamos, NM

Beekeeper Melanie Kirby will highlight connections between landscapes and pollinators. She will bring an observation hive and honey for tasting. $8/$6.50.



June 17, 6:30 pm

Family Evening with Wild Birds

Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Rd. Los Alamos, NM

NM Wildlife Center will have owls, hawks and more. $5/family.



June 19-21

Ecological Restoration Volunteer Project

Near Questa, NM

Join the Albuquerque Wildlife Federation for a weekend in Midnight Meadows in the Carson National Forest. Volunteers will build restoration structures and plant vegetation to improve wildlife habitat. For details: rioscial@gmail.com, http://abq.nmwildlife.org/


June 23, 7 pm

Birding Hot Spots in Northern NM
Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Rd. Los Alamos, NM

Judy Liddell and Barbara Hussey, authors of a new book on the subject, will share tips and info. Free. www.losalamosnature.org


June 25-28; Aug. 26-30

Dancing with Nature Retreats

Sulphur Springs Ranch, La Veta, Colo.

Each retreat, designed by four professional women, is unique. Horses, yoga, visioning, creativity, self-nourishment, healthy food. 415.377.5424, www.DancingwithNature.us


July 10-12

NM Women in Film Fiesta

Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Santa Fe



Through Sept. 30

Ancient Native Farming Techniques Exhibit

Colorado Plateau Intertribal Learning Center, Tuba City, Ariz.

Exhibit showcases efforts by elders and community leaders from 12 tribes across the Colorado Plateau to preserve dry farming practices that have allowed native peoples to flourish for thousands of years. Open by appointment. alicia.tsosie@foodcorps.org, www.grandcanyontrust.org/blog/preserving-our-seeds-and-farmer-knowledge


Oct. 23-24

Traditional Agriculture & Sustainable Living Conference

Northern NM College, Española, NM

10th annual. International keynote speakers, panels, workshops, hands-on activities, vendors, info booths, heritage seed exchange. 518.332.3156, fourbridges@live.com, http://4bridges.org/educational-programs/annual-conference/2015-conference


Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-1 pm and Saturday

Pajarito Environmental Education Center

3540 Orange St., Los Alamos, NM

Nature center and outdoor education programs. Exhibits of flora and fauna of the Pajarito Plateau; herbarium, live amphibians, butterfly and xeric gardens. Tuesday-Saturday. Free. 505.662.0460, Programs@PajaritoEEC.org, www.pajaritoeec.org


Río Grande Return

Gifts from the River

Locally produced salsas, jams, honey, chocolates, soaps, lotions, incense and more. Supports local farmers, producers and the conservation of the Río Grande. 505.466.1767, toll free: 866.466.1767, www.riograndereturn.com








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