The Highlands Happenings: Keeping the wonder of nature alive


“Join us every Saturday and Sunday for fun and engaging educational programming led by our knowledgable Docents, Naturalists and Highlands Center staff.”

Saturday and Sunday: Adults $5, $2 for children ages 5 -12, under 5, free

Free to Highlands Center members

– Tuesday – Friday: FREE.

– Discovery Station Topics Include:

Radical Rattlesnakes: Shaking Off Your Fear of Rattlers

Squished and Stretched: The Ancient Rocks Beneath Your Feet

A Beetles world: The Diversity of Life’s Most Adaptable Insect

Predators vs. Prey: The Right Tooth for the Job

Guided Walks: Meeting at 9:30 and 10:30 at the Gathering Circle

Symbiotic Relationships in the Ponderosa Pine Forest

highlands bugsEthnobotany: The Medicinal & Edible Bounty of the Central Highlands

– Friday July 28th, 6:30-8:00pm


Get up close and personal with the amazing world of insects in

this annual family favorite. There’s something for everyone on this

night of activities, crafts, puppet shows, and real, live insects!

Now based in the Discovery Gardens! $2 Children under 13, $5 Adults.

Highlands Center for Natural History, 1375 South Walker Road, Prescott