The Desert Laboratory on Tumamoc Hill hosts a series of lectures focused on topics that relate to the science, ecology, history, and culture of the Sonoran Desert. All talks are open to the public.
Dr. Jonathan Mabry, is a research associate at the University of Arizona Desert Laboratory. Some of his research areas include foraging adaptations, transitions to agriculture and village life, indigenous water management systems, and traditional foodways of the U.S./Mexico borderlands. He currently serves as liaison to UNESCO for Tucson Creative City of Gastronomy and is director of the non-profit organization managing the designation.