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New Community Nature Study Series in October

Community Nature Study Series – Fall ’22

Tuesdays in October: Oct 4, 11, 18 and 25, 1-4pm

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Mortimer\'s Farm

Highlands Center, 1375 S Walker Road, Prescott

Registration: $20.00, HC Members $15.00 or call 928-77-9550

presented by The Highlands Center.

Interested in coyotes, bats, cannibals, and geologic features of the central Highlands?  Learn from local educators and in this fall’s Community Nature Study Series. These presentations are held on Tuesdays in October, in our classroom, trails, and gardens. Join expert naturalists, researchers, and conservation leaders from across Arizona in an annual series celebrating study of the natural world. Topics and classes are designed to be engaging and interactive. Learn about local species, weather, conservation issues and more in this engaging annual program. Classes include a hands-on lab and/or field component. Register at or call 928-77-9550.

Coyote as Survivor, Teacher, and Trickster     Tues, Oct 4th w/ John Huff

A general talk on the ‘barking dog’ (Canis latrans) from thousands of years of survival to becoming a teaching example of morals and being a trickster.

Plate Tectonics     Tues, Oct 11th w/ Steve Van Slyke

The seminar begins with a classroom discussion of the history of the Theory of Plate Tectonics followed by a hike to the five rock formations where participants use instruments to reveal evidence of past tectonic activity.

BEES, BIRDS, AND BATS, OH MY!     Tues, Oct 18th w/ Gaye Oberlin

Provide homes and they will come! Learn how you can attract bees, bluebirds, kestrels, and bats to your yard by providing them with boxes for shelter and reproduction.

Cannibalism: Fascinating Examples in the Natural World     Tues, Oct 25th w/ Sarah Vincent

This masterful, interactive, and exciting presentation will cover fascinating examples of cannibalism in the natural world paired with a human example or two.

About the Highlands Center for Natural History – Celebrating 25 Years!

The Highlands Center for Natural History is a non-profit organization developed to foster an appreciation for the Central Highlands of Arizona. Formed in 1996, the Center is a regional hub for lifelong learning, designed to invite discovery of the wonders of nature. The Highlands Center offers a wide array of programs and includes an inviting venue for community events and is supported by contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations and community partners. For information on any Highlands Center upcoming program schedules, please call 776-9550 or go to


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