Healing the Earth, Healing Ourselves

Location Varies - Online and In-Person

Healing the Earth, Healing Ourselves A reciprocal healing series from the Natural History Institute There is a growing awareness of the positive mental, physical, and physiological benefits that humans can […]

Born to Run: Pronghorn in North Central Arizona

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Prairie ghost. Speed goat. Antelope. Most accurately called Pronghorn, they are the fastest land animals in North America, capable of speeds over 55mph. This icon of the American West is […]

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Arizona Mushrooms: Edible and Otherwise

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

They emerge with the rains in a riot of colors, like a coral reef on the forest floor. Red, yellow, brown, spotted, slick, porous, gilled - mushrooms come in a […]

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Ice Age Arizona

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

What was Arizona like during the Ice Age? The glacial environment was cool and moist, and nothing like the hot, dry desert climate experienced in parts of the state today. […]

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Lichens: What They Are and Where They Grow

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Stop me if you've heard this one: Alice Algae and Freddy Fungi took a LICHEN to each other. Lichens are unique organisms. Traditional definitions describe them as a close relationship […]

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Belonging: The Natural History of People in the Southwest

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Belonging: The Natural History of People in the Southwest Fall 2023 - Winter 2024 The Natural History Institute presents a series of lectures, workshops, and a film screening exploring the […]

TRAVELING THE ARTISTIC ROAD

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

In this artist talk by Louise Grunewald, learn about her experience and process and get a sneak preview of her exhibition, My Beloved West. Louise writes: The lifetime journey of an […]

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THREE ARIZONAS

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

THREE ARIZONAS Speaker Series talk with David Gilligan Cactus Country, Creeks Country, Canyon Country: what we call Arizona today is comprised of three distinct geographic regions that differ remarkably physically, […]

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We Are of This Place: An Indigenous Natural History of Central Arizona

Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus 601 W Black Hills Dr, Clarkdale, AZ, United States

In partnership with the Yavapai College, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Verde Valley (OLLISV), NHI presents... We Are of This Place: An Indigenous Natural History of Central Arizona In this presentation, […]

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Wildcats of Arizona

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Arizona is home to four different species of wildcats including the third largest felid in the world. Wildcats of all species are capable of taking prey much larger than themselves […]

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