Science Cafes

Bi-Monthly Series

Location Variable

Science Cafes are a monthly expert lecture series that explore different scientific topics of interest to the public. It's a great opportunity to get together in our community, learn something new, and engage in Science! 

Free and open to the public! 

Upcoming Science Cafes 


Science Café

Location: St. John's Episcopal Church Annex, 19 Sowles Ave

Date: Sunday, August 28th 

Time:  3:00-5:00 pm 

Featured Speaker: Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, M.P.A., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Environmental Science at the University of AZ. Using an environmental justice framework and participatory research methods, she co-investigates with communities exposure pathways and communication strategies to translate environmental health research to action and achieve structural change.

Past Science Cafes

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Science Café

Gardening for Wildlife

Location: Bisbee Science Lab, 519 W Melody Lane

Date: Sunday, June 12th

Time:  3:00-6:00 pm

Featured Speaker: Valerie Morrill

Our presenter will be Val Morrill, who is the AZ Wildlife Federation (AWF) lead in its role promoting the National Wildlife Federation’s Certified Wildlife Habitat program in AZ. She is a Master Gardener, President of the Yuma Chapter AZ Native Plant Society, AWF Director, and a member of the Yuma Conservation Garden board. Val is a retired federal biologist.


Science Café

The Next Generation of Desert Research

Location: Bisbee Royale

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019

Time:  2pm to 4pm

Featured Speaker: Dr. Benjamin T. Wilder, Desert Ecologist

Director, Desert Laboratory at Tumamoc Hill, UA 

Citizen Scientist Opportunities for those who want to get engaged

Limited seating – Get your free tickets at Eventbrite now!


Science Café

The Changing Climate of Arizona and the Southwest US - Perspectives from National Climate Assessment Authors


Location: Bisbee Royale

Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Time: 10am to 12pm

National Climate Assessment Authors:

Heidi Brown

(UA College of Public Health) 


Jim Buizer

(UA School of Natural Resources and the Environment;

also, Institute of the Environment) 

Gregg Garfin

(UA School of Natural Resources and the Environment; also, Institute of the Environment) 


Science Café

Biosphere 2: Science for the Future of our Planet

Location: Bisbee Royale

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Featured Speaker: Kevin Bonine

Director of Education & Outreach, Biosphere 2