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

Floras of Sedona and the Verde Valley

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Register Here Join the Prescott Chapter of the Arizona Native Plant Society for a presentation by Max Licher on the survey of the floras of Sedona and the Verde Valley. […]

Free

Nature Photography for Everyone

Granite Dells

Nature Photography for Everyone Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 1:00pm - 5:00pm Granite Dells Let's go to nature, see what the day brings, and spend the day making pictures. Join artist […]

$35

On Growth and Form: Ecology and Evolution of Columnar Cacti

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Join the NHI and world-renowned researcher Dr. Alberto Burquez for this free presentation on giant columnar cacti, including Arizona's iconic saguaros. There are over 100 species of columnar cacti found […]

Free

Wild Rivers Film Tour

Elks Theatre 117 E Gurley St # 115, Prescott, United States

The Wild Rivers Film Tour returns for its 9th year in 2024 as a celebration of wild rivers and a call to action for protecting more of the rivers we all cherish. This grassroots-style film tour was born out of a […]

$12

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 with […]

$75

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 […]

Free

Prehistoric Obsidian Acquisition and Exchange in West-Central Arizona

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Join the NHI and archaeologist Michael Kellett for a presentation of his original research on obsidian trade routes between prehistoric peoples of west-central Arizona. In this presentation, local archaeologist Michael […]

Free

Pinyon Jay Monitoring Workshop

Natural History Institute 126 N Marina St, Prescott, AZ

Join Audubon Southwest in a workshop about Pinyon Jays to assist in a volunteer-based monitoring project. The Pinyon Jay (Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus) is an iconic bird of the intermountain west and was once […]

Free

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 - October 11, 2024Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm Embark on a journey […]