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Peabody Mill Environmental Center

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Peabody Mill Environmental Center
Area 1 - Large Upstairs Room off of Ramp Entrance
Area 2 - Lab Upstairs
Area 3 - Large Upstairs Room at Top of Indoor Staircase
Area 4 - Small Upstairs Classroom
Area 5 - Large Downstairs Room
Area 6 - Book Nook Downstairs
Area 7 - Small Downstairs Classroom
Area 8 - Screen Porch
Area 9 - Sawyer Cottage
Area 10 - Outdoors


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PMEC pond

Facility Information

66 Brook Road
Amherst, NH 03031
Phone: (603) 673-1141

General Information
The Peabody Mill Environmental Center (PMEC) is an environmental and science education center which abuts almost 600 acres of Joe English conservation land. Located at the end of Brook Road in Amherst, New Hampshire, the PMEC is directed by the Amherst Recreation Department.

Mission Statement:  
The mission of PMEC is to foster an awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the natural world, by offering environmental, conservation, and science programs to all ages. PMEC strives to foster diligent stewardship of our environment so that future generations may inherit and continue to be inspired by the wonders of a protected and natural world.

There are many uses for PMEC including: 

Summer Day programs
Birthday Celebrations
Classroom nature programs
Monthly classes for home schoolers
Educational workshops for children and adults
Science and nature weekend programs
Provider of resources and programs that can be taken into area schools
Use by groups for educational purposes ie. seniors, art classes
Limited use for small meetings for supporting organizations
Assistance with scout troop badges

Please be advised: PMEC is a peanut & tree nut (cashews, walnuts, almonds and pecans) free facility.

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Current Activities

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"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Nature Class September- 2021-Animal habitats Thursday September 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature-Fridays Friday September 17, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Nature Games - Let’s Play!! Nature Games - Let’s Play!! Friday September 17, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Saturday September 18, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Saturday September 18, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Saturday September 18, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
NH Modern Quilt Guild's Sunday September 19, 2021 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Monday September 20, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Monday September 20, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Monday September 20, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Boy Scouts Troop 22 Monday September 20, 2021 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 1/week Tuesday September 21, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 2/week Tuesday September 21, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Homeschool Science Classes Homeschool Science Class- 2021 - Ages 5-7yrs - September Tuesday September 21, 2021 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Homeschool Science Classes Homeschool Science Class 2021- ages 8-10yrs old - September Tuesday September 21, 2021 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Wednesday September 22, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Wednesday September 22, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Wednesday September 22, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 1/week Thursday September 23, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 2/week Thursday September 23, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Nature Class September- 2021-Animal habitats Thursday September 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature-Fridays Friday September 24, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Nature Games - Let’s Play!! Nature Games - Let’s Play!! Friday September 24, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Saturday September 25, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Saturday September 25, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Saturday September 25, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Monday September 27, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Monday September 27, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Monday September 27, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Boy Scouts Troop 22 Monday September 27, 2021 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 1/week Tuesday September 28, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 2/week Tuesday September 28, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Wednesday September 29, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Wednesday September 29, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Wednesday September 29, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 1/week Thursday September 30, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 2/week Thursday September 30, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Saturday October 2, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Saturday October 2, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Saturday October 2, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Monday October 4, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Monday October 4, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Monday October 4, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Boy Scouts Troop 22 Monday October 4, 2021 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 1/week Tuesday October 5, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 2/week Tuesday October 5, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Wednesday October 6, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Wednesday October 6, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Wednesday October 6, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 1/week Thursday October 7, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 2/week Thursday October 7, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Nature Class October - 2021 Birds Thursday October 7, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Black Bear & Bobcat Presentation by NH Fish & Game NH Fish & Game Black Bear Information Program Thursday October 7, 2021 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature-Fridays Friday October 8, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x1 Week Saturday October 9, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x2 Week Saturday October 9, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Strength and Power Group Exercise Classes Aug-Oct Classes x3 Week Saturday October 9, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Nature's Quilts Monthly Meetings 2021 Sunday October 10, 2021 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 1/week Tuesday October 12, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 2/week Tuesday October 12, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 1/week Thursday October 14, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Yoga for Adults and Teens Yoga 2/week Thursday October 14, 2021 08:45 AM - 10:00 AM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Nature Class October - 2021 Birds Thursday October 14, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Black Bear & Bobcat Presentation by NH Fish & Game NH Fish & Game Bobcat Information Program Thursday October 14, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature-Fridays Friday October 15, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM