New Program Series: The Nature of Things

What is the Nature of Things? This new program series is a collaboration between the Chandler Nature Center and the Chandler Public Library, featuring guest speakers and conversations that foster a sense of wonder about science, cultural resources and the natural world. Check out our upcoming events!

Seed Saving with Angela Judd
Sunset Library, Saturday, Sept. 23, 10 - 11 a.m.
Live with more resiliency and gain a better understanding of the environment around you by learning how to save seeds from the healthy plants in your garden. Please register here.

Functional Fungi 101
Basha Library, Saturday, Sept. 30, 11 a.m. to noon
Join Ash Ritter, ethnobotanist & herbalist, in a presentation weaving historical, clinical, and traditional context with the fabulous world of edible and medicinal mushrooms. Registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome!

Kartchner Caverns - Arizona's Underground Marvel
Chandler Nature Center, Saturday, Oct. 14, 10 - 11 a.m.
Learn about Kartchner Caverns, one of Arizona’s greatest natural wonders and home to amazing cave formations, a summer bat colony and a surprising history. Please register here.

Flora Fronteriza - Native Plant Restoration in Arizona & Sonora Borderlands  
Chandler Nature Center, Saturday, Nov. 18, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Want to learn how native plants are making a comeback in our state? Francesca Claverie, Native Plant Program Director for Borderlands Restoration Network, will introduce the recent native plant restoration projects in Arizona and Sonora. Please register here.