Gratitude is a Way of Life: A webinar with Kathleen Dean Moore

Online Webinar

Gratitude is a Way of Life: A webinar with Kathleen Dean Moore We are only now beginning to understand how fully we depend on the Earth’s freely given gifts of life, health, emotional well-being, meaning, and so much more – everything, endlessly, on and on. Earth’s gifts call us fundamentally to gratitude, a glad appreciation […]

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Lineages with Delisa Myles and Jay Ruby

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Carpetbag Brigade and Flying Nest Studio presents  Lineages with Delisa Myles and Jay Ruby Delisa Myles and Jay Ruby are seasoned performers collaborating together to present a double-bill evening of solo performances at the Natural History Institute on April 14th and 15th. Using the theme of 'Lineages' Delisa and Jay each present a biographically-inspired piece of self-devised physical theatre […]

$27

Native Plant Society Field Outing – Ryal Canyon Trail

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

NHI is partnering with the Prescott Native Plant Society! Join the Prescott Native Plant Society in exploring Ryal Canyon in the Verde Valley. Ancient lake deposits formed Ryal Canyon called the Verde Formation— a mixture of limestone, gravels, silt, clay, and salts. In this canyon, we hope to find unique plants adapted to survive in […]

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Lineages with Delisa Myles and Jay Ruby

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Carpetbag Brigade and Flying Nest Studio presents  Lineages with Delisa Myles and Jay Ruby Delisa Myles and Jay Ruby are seasoned performers collaborating together to present a double-bill evening of solo performances at the Natural History Institute on April 14th and 15th. Using the theme of 'Lineages' Delisa and Jay each present a biographically-inspired piece of self-devised physical theatre […]

$27

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

Saving Nature in the Heat Age: A Natural History of Climate Change

Online Webinar

Science in Conversation Webinar Series Presents Saving Nature in the Heat Age: A Natural History of Climate Change Climate change is already causing living things to move, adapt, or die. Unfortunately, we aren’t very good at knowing which species are most at risk. We lack natural history information – basic biology such as movement patterns […]

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Written in Stone Artists Panel

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

As jewelry artists, we draw inspiration from Arizona’s fascinating geology, which has both an awe-inspiring beauty and a complex history of extractive mining practices. Our work makes use of the same elements – stone and metal – and transforms them in creative ways to reveal and share their essential beauty. We cut stone and polish […]

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Birding Hotspots in Yavapai County

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

How many different kinds of birds have you seen locally? In this Speaker Series talk, Eric Moore - local bird expert and owner of the Lookout (formerly Jay's Bird Barn) will use eBird data to talk about the species richness of birds in Arizona, with particular attention to Yavapai County. There are so many interesting and unique […]

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Birding Walk in a Local Arizona Hotspot

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

In this Saturday field experience with Eric Moore, participants will meet NHI and Eric in the field for a three-hour walk and birding adventure. We will bird along Prescott's Peavine Trail, and will spend time in Watson Woods to look for spring migrants. With luck, we may see between 50-60 species! The bird walk will […]

$25
Event Series 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 […]

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Healing the Earth: A volunteer workday to control erosion and plant seeds

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Healing the Earth: A volunteer workday to control erosion and plant seeds In this Saturday morning workday, the Natural History Institute partners with the Friends of the Verde River and Prescott National Forest to build erosion-control structures and to distribute seed balls in order to restore native habitat. The morning will start with a site tour led by Chad […]

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Natural History, Reciprocal Healing, and a Sense of Kinship

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Natural History, Reciprocal Healing, and a Sense of Kinship Natural history — a practice of intentional, focused attentiveness and receptivity to the more-than- human world, guided by honesty and accuracy — is the oldest continuous human tradition. Marginalized during the last century, it has re-emerged as a critical component of effective natural sciences, and a […]

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