Natural History Book Club
Come Read With Us
Natural History Book Club offers guided discussions on a diverse array of environmental and natural history literature for scholarship, inspiration, and understanding, in a welcoming atmosphere.
All are welcome to attend! You can see what we are currently reading in our events calendar.
Meeting dates & times
Current meeting dates & times are the 3rd Friday of each month, starting at 9:00AM, and located here at the Natural History Institute, 126 N. Marina St., Prescott.
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- The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs by Tristan Gooley (2014)
- Bird Sense: What It’s Like to Be a Bird by Tim Birkhead (2012)
- Weeds: In Defense of Nature’s Most Unloved Plants by Richard Mabey (2011)
- Tracks & Shadows By Harry Greene (2013)
- Red: Passion & Patience in the Desert by Terry Tempest Williams (2001)
- Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds by Bernd Heinrich (1994)
- Why Dogs Hump and Bees Get Depressed: The Fascinating Science of Animal Intelligence, Emotions, Friendship, and Conservation by Marc Bekoff (2013)
- The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery (2015)
- Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard (1974)
- Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight Over Controlling Nature by Jordan Fisher Smith (2016)
- Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold (1949)
- H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald (2014)
- The Secret Knowledge of Water by Craig Childs (2001)
- Gathering the Desert by Gary Paul Nabhan (1986)
- Selected poetry by Mary Oliver
- What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses by Daniel Chamovitz (2012)
- The Lost Grizzlies by Rick Bass (1995)
- Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer (2013)
- Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape by Barry Lopez (1986)
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