Rooted: The Natural History of People in the Southwest

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Rooted: The Natural History of People in the Southwest is the second installment of our humanities speakers series exploring the relationship between people and place in Arizona and the broader Southwest. Explore how humans have shaped and been shaped by the landscape of our region over time in this series of talks from archaeologists, Indigenous […]

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Green Guardians: Artists Standing Strong for the Verde River

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

NHI Art Gallery Presents Green GuardiansArtists Standing Strong for the Verde River April 26, 2024 - July 12, 2024Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm Embark on a journey with the Natural History Institute to protect the Upper Verde River. The Green Guardians exhibition showcases a diverse array of artworks, each a visual manifesto in […]

Mindful Meanderings: Deepening Our Awareness of Nature

Mindful Meanderings: Deepening Our Awareness of Nature is a series of mindful sense-experience walks with Grace Burford in collaboration with the Natural History Institute and the Highlands Center for Natural History. We can get a lot of different benefits from taking a walk in a natural outdoor setting. We might love catching up on our […]

$20

Diatremes and Anticlines, Dwellings and Petroglyphs: The Geology and Human History of the San Juan River

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

This multi-day river adventure explores the rich geology and human history of the San Juan River with interpretation from geologist Dr. Flemming Mengel and humanities scholar Dr. Reuben Ellis. This is a river trip of legendary proportions! Join us on an exclusive multi-day river adventure that explores the rich human history and geology of the […]

$985

Indigenous Skies: Exploring Prehistoric and Contemporary Indigenous Astronomy

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Join paleontologist and scientific illustrator Joshua Ballze for this lecture about prehistoric and contemporary Indigenous astronomy. Join Joshua Ballze, paleontologist and scientific illustrator, as he guides you through a presentation on Astronomy and the art of mapping the skies, examining prehistoric and contemporary Indigenous Astronomy. Gain insight into the significant contributions of Indigenous People to […]

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Plants of the Mojave Desert and Traditional Tribal Uses

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Although the desert may seem like a desolate landscape devoid of life, it is actually home to hundreds of unique species. Some are only visible or appear alive for a short time, others grow for hundreds of years, and many are not found anywhere else on earth. In this talk with ethnobotanist Carrie Cannon, participants […]

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