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, from 1 to 4 p.m. every Tuesday in Oct. The presentations are held in classrooms, trails, and gardens at the Highlands Center, 1375 S. Walker Rd., Prescott.
Join expert naturalists, researchers, and conservation leaders from across Ariz. in an annual series celebrating the 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.
Coyote as Survivor, Teacher, and Trickster – Oct. 4 with 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 – Oct. 11 with 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! – Oct. 18 with Gaye Oberlin.
Provide homes and they will come! Learn how to 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 – Oct. 25 with 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.
Registration: $20.00, HC Members $15.00.
Register at highlandscenter.org/adult-programs, or call 928-77-9550.
For information on any Highlands Center upcoming program schedules, go to highlandscenter.org.
Information provided by the Highlands Center for Natural History.