Science in Conversation

Online Webinar

Science in Conversation Join the Natural History Institute for a webinar series that asks scientists to uncover the natural history in their science. Program Director Jessie Rack engages scientists across a spectrum of nature-based fields to find out why natural history matters, and why it still deserves a place in scientific thought. Register now for […]

Free

The Art of Natural History: Highlights from the Josephine Michell Arader Collection 

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

NHI Art Gallery Presents The Art of Natural History Highlights from the Josephine Michell Arader Collection  Historically, the practice of natural history is what birthed the natural sciences. Art was a means to communicate observations of nature in all its beauty, though red in tooth and claw.   In this exhibition, the Natural History Institute […]

Free

The Language of Nature: Online Writing Workshop

Online Workshop

Winter means a time to reflect, to follow the inward-turning curiosity, to match language to the constant change and cycling of the natural world. Join the Natural History Institute in this five week workshop that will help you find and tell your own stories of nature. In this series of five weekly, online, small group […]

$125

Teaching Care For The World: A Natural History of Environmental Education

Online Webinar

At the Natural History Institute, we know that one of the best ways to get people to care about nature is to teach them about nature. In this webinar, learn about the importance of environmental education, and how starting kids out with a love for the world might be our best insurance policy for protecting […]

Free

Collecting Cacti and Other Stubborn Plants for Scientific Documentation

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Spikes and spines and herbarium sheets! In this indoor, hands-on workshop, botanist and plant collection guru Dr. Marc Baker will demonstrate proper techniques for collecting and processing cacti and agaves. He will discuss collecting methodology, from documenting field data to accessioning herbarium specimens. Stick around after the workshop for a tour of NHI’s herbarium, featuring […]

$15

Morning Ramble – Guided Nature Hikes

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Morning Ramble Have you ever been on a hike and wondered about the story of the place and how it came to be? Join us on a Morning Ramble to explore all of your nature curiosities and discover your surroundings. Local naturalists will lead interpretive nature hikes on some of the most popular trails in […]

Free

Recurring Event Nature Niños

Nature Niños

Nature Niños is a free community program for families with children ages 0-8 in the Greater Prescott Area.  Park Rangers and community partners (including NHI!) will lead child-centered play events at a different family friendly trail each month. At every Nature Niños event there will be take-home freebies, creative nature activities, storytime, a raffle, and […]

Free

Recurring Event Nature Niños

Nature Niños

Nature Niños is a free community program for families with children ages 0-8 in the Greater Prescott Area.  Park Rangers and community partners (including NHI!) will lead child-centered play events at a different family friendly trail each month. At every Nature Niños event there will be take-home freebies, creative nature activities, storytime, a raffle, and […]

Free

The Gulf of California, México: Wild Islands, Rich Desert

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

We’re excited to head to a hotspot of marine and desert biodiversity. The Gulf of California, México: Wild Islands, Rich Desert will include boat trips to witness seabirds, dolphins, whales, sea turtles, and more, as well as exploration of one of the world’s most diverse deserts - the Central Gulf Coast Subdivision of the Sonoran Desert - […]

$2,159

Recurring Event Nature Niños

Nature Niños

Nature Niños is a free community program for families with children ages 0-8 in the Greater Prescott Area.  Park Rangers and community partners (including NHI!) will lead child-centered play events at a different family friendly trail each month. At every Nature Niños event there will be take-home freebies, creative nature activities, storytime, a raffle, and […]

Free

Recurring Event Nature Niños

Nature Niños

Nature Niños is a free community program for families with children ages 0-8 in the Greater Prescott Area.  Park Rangers and community partners (including NHI!) will lead child-centered play events at a different family friendly trail each month. At every Nature Niños event there will be take-home freebies, creative nature activities, storytime, a raffle, and […]

Free

Recurring Event Nature Niños

Nature Niños

Nature Niños is a free community program for families with children ages 0-8 in the Greater Prescott Area.  Park Rangers and community partners (including NHI!) will lead child-centered play events at a different family friendly trail each month. At every Nature Niños event there will be take-home freebies, creative nature activities, storytime, a raffle, and […]

Free