Use New Mexico Outdoor Pass From The Nature Center To Visit Los Luceros Historic Site Sunday

Be sure to grab your New Mexico Outdoor Pass from the nature center and head to Los Luceros Historic site this Sunday for a day of insect-filled fun! Photo Courtesy PEEC


Created by Pajarito Environmental Education Center and Los Luceros Historic Site, the New Mexico Outdoor Pass (NMOP) is a FREE booklet included with FREE community events for families where everyone gets rewarded for spending time outside. Participate in this activity and get a stamp for your New Mexico Outdoor Pass booklet. Fill your book with stamps and you’ll be rewarded with prizes!

Join us for an NMOP special event: Insects!, this Sunday, September 4th at 9 a.m. During this insect-themed day at Los Luceros Historic Site (located at 253 Co Rd 41, Alcalde, NM), you’ll enjoy a tour of their grounds, make arts and crafts, and have an opportunity to see lots of different insects up close (9 to 11 AM for the insect portion of the event). This is the perfect Sunday outing for you and your family!

Schedule of events:

6:00 AM – Los Luceros opens early for Dawn to Dusk Day. Take a nice walk on the property in the early morning. Crafts will be available all day.

9:00 to 11:00 AM – Catch insects in the air and water with insect experts and work together to identify what we find!

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Ranger-led tour of the Los Luceros historic district, with a particular focus on the importance of insects at the site.

7:30 PM – Los Luceros closes.