Friday Keynote Address with Cody Lundin:
Yavapai College Susan B Hall Community Room, Free
Inspirational Field Trips –
Saturday and Sunday mornings, Fees Involved
Saturday Open House 1-5pm Highlands Center, Free to Participants
The Highlands Center for Natural History presents the 2nd Annual Highlands Nature Festival. This exciting Labor Day fest will run September 2-4 and feature three days of inspiration, discovery and celebration. Throughout the festival, local and regional naturalists and partner organizations including The Central Arizona Land Trust, Central Arizona Geology Club, Ecosa Institute for Ecological Design, Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, Natural History Institute of Prescott College, Prescott Audubon Society, Prescott Chapter of the Arizona Native Plant Society, Prescott Creeks, and Yavapai Group Sierra Club will lead interactive hands-on field trips and workshops, exploring many areas of our natural surroundings.
The Highlands Nature Festival opens Friday evening, September 2nd, with A Conversation with Cody Lundin, internationally known outdoor survival instructor, at the Yavapai College Susan B Hall Community Room. This special Keynote Address is free and open to the public (registration required). https://hnf16keynote.eventbrite.com
Saturday and Sunday morning’s interactive Field Trips, led by the Festivals partner organizations, will explore many areas of our natural surroundings, including Central Highlands geology, our plant and mammal neighbors, our many species of birds, butterflies and other insects, our precious watersheds and riparian areas, and more! For a complete list of Field Trips and for registration information please visit http://www.highlandscenter.org/events/highlands-nature-festival .
On Saturday afternoon, from 1-5pm, at the Highlands Center, the Highlands Nature Festival Open House, hosted by the presenting organizations and sponsors, will allow all festival participants an opportunity to discover, learn and celebrate the Highlands Nature Festival.
For a complete list of Highlands Nature Festival activities and for registration information please visit http://www.highlandscenter.org/events/highlands-nature-festival. Registration can be made online at https://hnf16.eventbrite.com or by phone at 928-776-9550.
The Highlands Center for Natural History
Yavapai College – Regional Economic Center
Jay’s Bird Barn
COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDE
The Central Arizona Land Trust
Central Arizona Geology Club
Ecosa Institute for Ecological Design
Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary
Natural History Institute of Prescott College Prescott Audubon Society
Prescott Chapter of the Arizona Native Plant Society
Yavapai Group Sierra Club