Guided Walk: A Pebble's Journey

Take a naturalist-guided walk on easy trails to learn about the formation of stretch pebble rock conglomerate.

Saturday, July 9, 8:30-10:00 am

FREE, but RSVP requested

 

Summer Camp

Summer camp for 4-13 year-olds is filling up fast! Register now to secure you campers summer nature experience.

Celebrating 25 Years

This year, Highlands Center for Natural History is celebrating 25 years of helping children and adults discover the wonder of nature! Through science-based education and exploration of the Central Highlands of Ariona, we are engaging people of all ages to get in touch with the natural world Throughout 2022, we will celebrate our past by revisiting our roots and founders as well as sharing our vision of a bright future.

Colored Pencil Drawing Series!

Join local illustrator and author, Diane Iverson, for the summer drawing series. Learn and practice colored pencil drawing and leave with finished pieces.

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from August 22nd–September 2nd, 9 am-12 pm

$30/class for members, $35/class for non-members

Life Enrichment Through Nature Series

Tom Benson, Highlands Center Master Naturalist, leads this weeklong course created to connect you with the natural world of the Arizona Central Highlands. Designed with seniors in mind.

Monday, August 15–Friday, August 19 from 9:30 am- 12:00 pm

Wonder – Explore – Discover

The Highlands Center, a Prescott nature center, is a hub for lifelong learning, designed to invite discovery of the wonders of nature.

Fresh Air Moments: Restoration on Lynx Creek

Fresh Air Moments: Restoration on Lynx Creek

Learn more about riparian restoration, specifically efforts made on a Lynx Creek tributary at the Highlands Center for Natural History, with funding from the Yavapai Resource Advisory Committee and in partnership with the Prescott National Forest.  

read more
Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

Life Enrichment Through Nature - Monday, August 15-Friday, August 19 from 9:30 am- 12:00 pm in the James Family Discovery Gardens Ramada. $120 for full series, $108 for members
highlandscenter.org/adult-programs/
This course was designed with seniors in mind. Tom Benson, Highlands Center Master Naturalist, has created this course to connect you with the natural world of the Arizona Central Highlands. Topics covered will be geology from the start, wildlife, and edible and medicinal plants. In addition, part of each class will discuss the nine lifestyle habits that have been statistically supported not only to lengthen life, but to enrich those years as well. Attendees will be provided time to connect with each other as well as time for solitude and meditation at our beautiful site. The course is conducted entirely in the Discovery Gardens with only short strolls on paved, walker-friendly paths. Class size is limited to sixteen participants.
Coffee and baked goods are provided, beginning at 9:10 am.
... See MoreSee Less

Life Enrichment Through Nature - Monday, August 15-Friday, August 19 from 9:30 am- 12:00 pm in the James Family Discovery Gardens Ramada.   $120 for full series, $108 for members
https://highlandscenter.org/adult-programs/
This course was designed with seniors in mind. Tom Benson, Highlands Center Master Naturalist, has created this course to connect you with the natural world of the Arizona Central Highlands. Topics covered will be geology from the start, wildlife, and edible and medicinal plants. In addition, part of each class will discuss the nine lifestyle habits that have been statistically supported not only to lengthen life, but to enrich those years as well. Attendees will be provided time to connect with each other as well as time for solitude and meditation at our beautiful site. The course is conducted entirely in the Discovery Gardens with only short strolls on paved, walker-friendly paths. Class size is limited to sixteen participants.
Coffee and baked goods are provided, beginning at 9:10 am.

Play games, have fun in the water, and make crafts.

Be sure to wear clothes you don't mind getting wet!

Come celebrate water awareness by learning more about water in the Prescott area during this family-friendly festival in our James Family Discovery Garden.

The Highlands Center is in the cool forest off Walker Road:

1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott, AZ 86303
Click here for map: bit.ly/3xUX0uG

This event is sponsored by the City of Prescott, WaterSmart.
... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Kim Barrett-Vigil

I have 2 tickets for sale please 🙏🙏

Community Nature Study Series: Tuesday, June 28, 5:30-7pm:
Underground Fungus: Foundation of Life on Earth with Susie Percy. In our classroom and garden. 90% of all plants rely on fungus for nutrients and defenses against pests and predators. This presentation will explore fungus structure, life cycle, role, and extent of fungus in the world. $20, $15 for HC Members
highlandscenter.org/adult-programs/
... See MoreSee Less

Community Nature Study Series:  Tuesday, June 28, 5:30-7pm: 
Underground Fungus: Foundation of Life on Earth with Susie Percy. In our classroom and garden. 90% of all plants rely on fungus for nutrients and defenses against pests and predators. This presentation will explore fungus structure, life cycle, role, and extent of fungus in the world.  $20, $15 for HC Members
https://highlandscenter.org/adult-programs/

Comment on Facebook

Selling my 3 tickets,send me a Dm if you’re interested!!!

I have 2 tickets for sale please 🙏🙏

Load more
No Respect- Turkey Vultures

No Respect- Turkey Vultures

Because all living organisms are interconnected, someone has to clean up messes: the shells of previously living organisms and their rotting soft parts that would otherwise be littering the environment.  Many animals do their bit to help out to a greater or lesser...

read more

The Highlands Center for Natural History

Prescott Nature Center

In our classroom without walls you will discover Ponderosa Pine covered mountains, deeply shaded riparian habitats, chaparral and woodland, remarkable geologic formations, and amazing vistas, in addition to all manner of forest inhabitants. With educational programming, hiking trails, and a botanic garden, our Prescott nature center has activities for all ages. 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott, AZ 86303 Get Directions > 

Highlands Center building, providing outdoor education activities

Official Internet provider of the Highlands Center for Natural History