Schoolyard Habitat Donation

Make your tax credit donation to returning Schoolyard Habitat School Coyote Springs Elementary.

HCNH Concert Series: Art Podell

From the Village to the Canyon –
Stories, Incredible music, Shameless Fabrications and Ramblings from one of the original members of The New Christy Minstrels.
Friday, May 28, 3 pm and 7 pm
Tickets: $30
Members check your email for special discounts.
Presented by Findlay Toyota

Natural Women Festival 2

Music, science, and art combine to honor nature. June 13th from 3 pm- 6 pm join us in the James Family Discovery Gardens.

Summer Camp

Spend your summer at Highlands Nature Camp! Spend an exciting week learning about nature in an informative and playful setting, discovering the mysteries of the animals, plants, and land of the Highlands. Multiple sessions in June and July for ages 4-13.

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.  

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Our theme for Summer Nature Camp is “colors in nature.” The flowers of the Discovery Gardens are getting us excited. Only a few spots left so sign up the kids! ... See MoreSee Less

Friday, May 28   Art Podell - From the Village to the Canyon
Stories, Incredible Music, Shameless Fabrications and Ramblings from one of the original members of The New Christy Minstrels
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Friday, May 28 Art Podell - From the Village to the Canyon
Stories, Incredible Music, Shameless Fabrications and Ramblings from one of the original members of The New Christy Minstrels
hcartpodell5-28.eventbrite.com
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Happy Mother’s Day Central Highlands! Today we celebrate you with this penstemon - scented beardtongue. Tough, growing out of the side of a rock in Hell Canyon, stunningly beautiful, soft pink contrasting the browns/greys of rock and dust. We appreciate you, moms.

Happy Mother’s Day Central Highlands! Today we celebrate you with this penstemon - scented beardtongue. Tough, growing out of the side of a rock in Hell Canyon, stunningly beautiful, soft pink contrasting the browns/greys of rock and dust. We appreciate you, moms. ... See MoreSee Less

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Interesting Insects

Interesting Insects

Insects are the most numerous organisms on the planet.  They can be found in virtually every ecosystem in the world, with the possible exceptions of the polar regions, and the deepest, airless parts of lakes and oceans.  They have evolved to live in whatever habitat...

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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