Landforms & Lifeforms

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Landforms & Lifeforms Taylor McKinnon January 26th-April 12th, 2024 Landforms & Lifeforms is a collection of fine art photographs exploring the beauty of western North American landscapes—the austere and intimate, the […]

Nature Photography, Art, and Activism

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Nature Photography, Art, and Activism February 22nd, 2024 Taylor McKinnon is an artist by accident and an activist by trade. In this artist talk, McKinnon will discuss nature photography as […]

Free

Cacti: Discovering Desert Landscapes and Their Plants

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

  In this series of lectures and field excursions, the Natural History Institute invites you to explore desert environments and the strategies plants use to survive in them. Mark your […]

Sonoran Desert Naturalist Field Camp

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Sonoran Desert Naturalist Field Camp At Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument March 3-6, 2024 Spring is beginning in the desert. Hummingbirds sparkle in their search for nectar and mates. Thrashers […]

$625

The Chollas: Examples of Evolutionary Strategies

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

What’s cylindrical, succulent, with spines all over? Chollas! In this upcoming Speaker Series presentation, botanist Dr. Marc Baker will be sharing some fascinating insights into the evolutionary strategies of cacti […]

Free

Roadside Cacti Tour

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Roadside Cacti Tour, a field excursion with Dr. Marc Baker Saturday, March 16th, 8am-5pm Join local botanist and cacti expert Dr. Marc Baker on a roadside cacti tour, identifying everything […]

$75

Nature Photography for Everyone

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Nature Photography for Everyone March 23rd, 2024 Let's go to nature, see what the day brings, and spend the day making pictures. Join artist Taylor McKinnon in the field to […]

On Growth and Form: Ecology and Evolution of Columnar Cacti

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

On Thursday, March 28th, 2024, join the Natural History Institute in a presentation by Alberto Búrquez titled On Growth and Form: Ecology and Evolution of Columnar Cacti. More details and […]

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Dusty Trails and Desert Tales: The Big Shipp Canyon Excursion

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

  Embark on a unique day-long journey through the remote and rugged beauty of Big Shipp Canyon, which cuts deep into a basalt lava flow. This off-trail escapade promises encounters […]

$75

Grand Canyon Exploratory Naturalist Backpacking Trip

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Spring warms its way into summer inside the Grand Canyon. Lazuli Buntings sing from the greening crowns of well-watered cottonwoods. Cliffrose and Redbud erupt into bloom along the south rim […]

$1085