Explore the Center's exhibit galleries from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Free for everyone. Please leave children at home. Evening options include:

7:00pm
The lecture is titled: Plant Conservation in the Desert Southwest: What Can Genetics Tell Us? (free) Join guest Shannon Fehlberg, Ph.D., a Conservation Biologist at the Desert Botanical Gardens to explore insights that genetic data can provide in our quest to learn more about rare plants and form more effective conservation strategies. Shannon will discuss specific examples from her own research on "Brittlebush" (Encelia farinosa) and "Desert Star Phlox" (Phlox amabilis).

8:15pm
Planetarium Presentation: Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees (Regular admission fees apply for planetarium presentations.)

Contact Information

Katie Bien
602.262.2711