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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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Adult Hiking & Yoga in Nature Adult Hiking & Yoga in Nature - March - 5 weeks Sunday April 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Homeschool Science Classes Homeschool Science Class-April 2021-ages 4.5-7 Tuesday April 20, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Homeschool Science Classes Homeschool Science Class-April 2021-ages 8-10 Tuesday April 20, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Safe Sitter® Babysitting Training Course (Ages 11-15) Safe Sitter®- 1 Day Workshop Tuesday April 27, 2021 09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Red Cross CPR & First Aid Course Red Cross First Aid, CPR, AED Wednesday April 28, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Nature's Quilts Monthly Meetings 2020 Sunday May 2, 2021 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Nature- May: Get Growing- Thursday May 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature-Fridays Friday May 7, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance (ages 3-5) Friday May 7, 2021 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM
"I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 I Love Nature- May: Get Growing- Thursday May 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature Forest Bathing-Meditation in Nature-Fridays Friday May 14, 2021 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Tiny Toes Dance Tiny Toes Dance (ages 3-5) Friday May 14, 2021 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM
NH Modern Quilt Guild's Sunday May 16, 2021 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM