EEANM’s Back to School Cookout

Calling all EE Community Members and Their Families

to our First Back to School Cookout

Join us on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 4:30-8:00 p.m. at the Elena Gallegos Open Space Kiwanis Area for EEANM’s First Back to School Cookout.

Bring your family, friends, and neighbors to our Back to School Cookout where we will enjoy a tasty dinner and great company at the foot of the Sandia Mountains at the Elena Gallegos Open Space Kiwanis area (click here for a map).

Test your horseshoe throwing skills and volleyball serves with fellow EE community members while celebrating the start of another school year! Join in on the epic hide and seek game or lace up your hiking shoes for a short hike into the Sandias while munching on some great grub and sipping a local brew.

All profits go towards EEANM’s vision of embedding EE within the Land of Enchantment:

Early Bird Tickets Available through August 1:

Suggested donation of $18 for adults and $8 for kids

Regular Tickets Available from August 2-7: Suggested donation of $25 for adults and $10 for kids

Last minute “At the Door” Tickets: Suggested donation of $30 for adults and $10 for kids

Each ticket gains you entry to our celebratory gathering which will include a tasty bbq dinner (with vegetarian/vegan options), a local beer to enjoy along with other tasty drinks, access to guided hikes, the chance to test out your volleyball and horseshoe throwing skills, and some really great company and conversation!

Tickets are limited so please act early! To secure a ticket, please click here.

New Member Match in April

Do you know someone who should join EEANM? EE is better with friends and colleagues!

Please invite them to join you as a member and send them over to

Thanks to the generosity of an EEANM supporter, in celebration of Earth Day and EE Week, every new membership to EEANM in the month of April will be matched dollar for dollar (up to 10 new memberships).

We greatly value our members and appreciate your support.

Monthly Webinar Series with NAAEE

In an effort to continually improve the quality of environmental education in our state, EEANM continues to co-host the monthly webinar series with NAAEE.
We are excited to host a live viewing and local discussion of the May 9 webinar releasing the new Guidelines for Excellence in Community Engagement.

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EE Book Club Adventures Past and Future!

EEANM Book Club visited the Desert Oasis Teaching Garden at Albuquerque Academy on February 11.

Although it was winter, there was plenty to see and we learned about many of the techniques employed at the Desert Oasis Teaching Garden including permaculture (sustainable design principles in agriculture), vermiculture (using worms for composting), and growing methods for edible plants and plants that restore landscapes. Continue Reading →

Save the Date: 2017 NM Environmental Literacy Summit on November 9 and 10

As we brace for the spring winds and teeter between warm days that draw us out to the garden and chilly days with snow dustings, we at EEANM are gearing up for a season full of opportunities designed to inspire.

Please mark your calendars for New Mexico’s Statewide Environmental Literacy Summit on November 9 and 10, 2017. Continue Reading →

2016 Becker Award Winners

Is environmental education for the birds? Ask this year’s Becker Award honorees and you’ll hear a confident yes! It’s for the birds and the water, soil, forests, people…

The Dr. Richard W. Becker Award honors outstanding educators in New Mexico who are influencing students through environmental education and service learning. Our 2016 honorees are Steve Glass, CNM biology instructor and retired public works program manager, and Siobhan Niklasson, Education Programs Director at Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC). Continue Reading →

EE Certification Candidates and Advisors Answer FAQs

ee-cert-qa-graphicEEANM hosted a live Q&A on Facebook October 17-21. Our advisors, candidates, and newly certified educators shared their thoughts about EE Certification. We’ve pulled the questions and their answers together in this blog post. If you’re considering an application or just want to learn more, we invite you to read their discussion. Continue Reading →

Kathryn Venzor Awarded for Outstanding Service to EE

Kathryn VenzorEEANM is very pleased to announce that Kathryn Venzor, Education Curator at the Albuquerque BioPark, is the winner of the 2016 Outstanding Service to EE!

Kathryn has served on EEANM’s Board of Directors since 2013 and stepped into the role of Board President in 2014. She has contributed a great deal to EE in New Mexico and there is no one more deserving of this honor. Continue Reading →