Arizona Master Naturalist Info Sessions

Register for an upcoming Zoom Info Session to begin your journey toward certification.

October 6, November 3, or December 1

6:30 — 7:30 pm

Community Nature Study Series

Interested in native wildlife, plate tectonics, and spooky examples of cannibalism in the natural world? Learn from local educators in this autumn’s Community Nature Study Series. These presentations are held in our classroom, on our trails, and in our gardens.

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 Arizona, 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.

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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Community Nature Study Series, Tuesday, Oct 4th, 1-4 pm. $20.
highlandscenter.org/adult-programs/
Coyote as Survivor, Teacher, and Trickster with John Huff. Featuring special guest Manuel Lucero IV, Director of the Museum of Indigenous People. In the Kieckhefer classroom and on our trails
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Community Nature Study Series, Tuesday, Oct 4th, 1-4 pm. $20.
https://highlandscenter.org/adult-programs/
Coyote as Survivor, Teacher, and Trickster with John Huff. Featuring special guest Manuel Lucero IV, Director of the Museum of Indigenous People. In the Kieckhefer classroom and on our trails

The 3rd Annual Prescott Plein Air Art Festival Art Sale and Reception, Sunday October 16, The FINN at Touchmark www.eventbrite.com/e/the-3rd-annual-prescott-plein-air-art-festival-art-sale-and-reception-ticket...
Receive two raffle tickets for the framed 8″x 14″ Bob Goldman painting "Tranquility" with your purchase of reception tickets. Tickets: $25.00
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The 3rd Annual Prescott Plein Air Art Festival Art Sale and Reception, Sunday October 16, The FINN at Touchmark https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-3rd-annual-prescott-plein-air-art-festival-art-sale-and-reception-tickets-398650513417 
Receive two raffle tickets for the framed 8″x 14″ Bob Goldman painting Tranquility with your purchase of reception tickets. Tickets: $25.00

Discovery Saturday — tomorrow from 9am - noon. FREE, no registration required.
Explore and learn at wildlife-themed stations throughout our Discovery Gardens, AND take in a special performance by Prescott’s own ukulele-centric band, The Rockin’ Ukes!
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Discovery Saturday — tomorrow from 9am - noon. FREE, no registration required. 
Explore and learn at wildlife-themed stations throughout our Discovery Gardens, AND take in a special performance by Prescott’s own ukulele-centric band, The Rockin’ Ukes!

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Prescott Plein Air Art Festival - Oct 13-16
Celebrating Prescott’s Diverse Landscapes
highlandscenter.org/prescott-plein-air/
October 13- 15 Plein Air Painting Days
October 14- Plein Air Demonstration Art Education for families at Constellation Trail 9am – 3 pm
October 15- Plein Air Demonstration at Sharlot Hall Museum 9am – 3pm
October 16- Plein Air Reception at The Finn at Touchmark at the Ranch
October 21 – December 21 Post Exhibit & Sale- Mountain Artists Guild
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Prescott Plein Air Art Festival - Oct 13-16
Celebrating Prescott’s Diverse Landscapes
https://highlandscenter.org/prescott-plein-air/
October 13- 15 Plein Air Painting Days
October 14- Plein Air Demonstration  Art Education for families at Constellation Trail 9am – 3 pm
October 15- Plein Air Demonstration at Sharlot Hall Museum 9am – 3pm
October 16- Plein Air Reception at The Finn at Touchmark at the Ranch
October 21 – December 21 Post Exhibit & Sale- Mountain Artists Guild
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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...

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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

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