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Hiking Spree

Highlands Center for Natural History 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott

September 4th through December 6th

Hike, or attempt, 8 out of 10 of the hikes before December 6th to be entered in a raffle for a $300 gift certificate from The Hike Shack.

Fall Colored Pencil Drawing Series

Highlands Center for Natural History 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, November 8th-19th 9 am- 12 pm

If you have ever been interested in drawing what you observe in the natural world, then you should attend this program! Join local illustrator and author, Diane Iverson, for the Fall drawing series. Learn and practice colored pencil drawing and leave with finished pieces.

$25

Color of Birds: The Physics Behind Different Feather Colors

Highlands Center for Natural History 1375 S. Walker Road, Prescott

Monday November 15th 7 pm-8:30 pm

Ryder Moreno, a recent Embry Riddle Graduate and Highlands Center Intern, will discuss the various ways that birds achieve the color patterns present on their feathers, and the physics involved in these processes. The coloration of birds’ feathers is one of their most stunning and recognizable features, from the vibrant reds and yellows of the Western Tanager to the deep blues and blacks of the Steller’s Jay.

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