Upcoming Events

Natural History Calendar of Events

We are proud to offer natural history events that are open to everyone, often free, and always fun. Look through our calendar for upcoming programs, or sign up for our “local events” email list, and we’ll notify you as new events get added to our lineup.

Natural History Book Club: Edward Abbeys The Monkey Wrench Gang

Natural History Book Club: Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang

December 15, 2017, 8:30am - December 15, 2017, 10:30am

Natural History Institute
126 N. Marina St.
Prescott, AZ  86301 Map

"Since the publication of the The Monkey Wrench Gang, Mr. Abbey has become an underground cult hero." -- The New York Times

"A sad, hilarious, exuberant, vulgar fairy tale...it'll make you want to go out and blow up a dam" -- The National Observer
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Ecuador: Bright Islands, Deep Forest

Ecuador: Bright Islands, Deep Forest

January 7, 2018, 12:00am - January 7, 2018, 11:59pm

Ecuador

Natural History exploration from the Galápagos to the Amazon; led by NHI Executive Director Tom Fleischner!

Natural History Book Club: Two in the Far North

Natural History Book Club: Two in the Far North

January 19, 2018, 8:30am - January 19, 2018, 10:30am

Natural History Institute
126 N. Marina St.
Prescott, AZ  86301 Map

This enduring story of life, adventure, and love in Alaska was written by a woman who embraced the remote Alaskan wilderness and became one of its strongest advocates. In this moving testimonial to the preservation of the Arctic wilderness, Mardy Murie writes from her heart about growing up in Fairbanks, becoming the first woman graduate of the University of Alaska, and marrying noted biologist Olaus J. Murie.

So begins her lifelong journey in Alaska and on to Jackson Hole, Wyoming where along with her husband and others, they founded The Wilderness Society. Mardy's work as one of the earliest female voices for the wilderness movement earned her the Presidential Medal of Freedom. ~ Google books
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