6 pm | WEDNESDAY, MAY 23
“It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility.”
Join us in the Discovery Gardens for a special performance by Fiona Reid as Rachel Carson to learn more about the life and work of one of the pioneers of the American environmental movement. $25. Pre-registration required.
A selection of written works will be available for purchase on each evening courtesy of The Peregrine Book Company.
The Highlands Center is a local non-profit organization offering community events and nature-based education in the beautiful Prescott National Forest. The Highlands Center is supported by community members, and donors, as well as many dedicated and hard-working volunteers. It offers a variety of programs, camps, lectures, workshops, special events, and other activities to the community year-round. This year the Highlands Center re-introduces the Chautauqua Series to celebrate the lives of some of our greatest naturalist authors and conservationists.