LECTURE ON ACCESS TO PUBLIC LANDS THURSDAY

The Morongo Basin is surrounded by public lands: Joshua Tree National Park, the Sand to Snow and Mojave Trails National Monuments, Bureau of Land Management lands, as well as preserves and municipal parks. But some people contend that not everyone has equal access to public lands. Managing editor Tami Roleff

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LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING TOMORROW ON THE CAMPBELLS OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

One of Twentynine Palm’s original homesteaders will be the focus of a lecture, hosted by the Morongo Basin Historical Society. Reporter Rebecca Havely says don’t miss this discussion about Bill and Elizabeth Campbell… Bill and Elizabeth Campbell were original homesteaders in Twentynine Palms who made extensive contributions to the area’s

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REPTILES AND RATTLESNAKE SAFETY LECTURE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering another brown bag lunch lecture. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details…

Have you ever stumbled upon a baby snake curled up under the bushes? Been surprised by a rattler on your porch? The next brown bag lunch lecture, Reptiles of the Mojave Desert and

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YUCCA VALLEY FUN DAY PLANNED FOR SATURDAY

The Town of Yucca Valley will hold a family fun day Saturday, July 29. There will be a treasure hunt, arts and crafts, animals and games, and face painting and photo opportunities. The family fun day is set for 10 to 3 at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum and the Yucca

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LECTURE ON THE ANCIENT LAKE CAHUILLA THIS THURSDAY

The High Desert Nature Museum will hold a brown bag lecture this Thursday about the Salton Sea. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in on the details…

This Thursday, the High Desert Nature Museum’s Brown bag lecture is “Important Birds of Ancient Lake Cahuilla and the Salton Sea,” presented by Kurt

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THURSDAY LECTURE, “LIVING WITH DESERT WILDLIFE” IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering another brown bag lunch lecture. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details… Have you ever found a baby bird that couldn’t fly, a tiny bunny all on its own or a lizard that’s lost its tail? The next brown bag lunch lecture, “Living with Desert

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EXPLORE THE MOJAVE DESERT IN A WEDNESDAY LECTURE IN YUCCA VALLEY

The Morongo Basin Historical Society is hosting its monthly lecture this Wednesday. Reporter Eric Knabe fills you in… This June 14, join the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture series, which is held at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley (57116 29 Palms Highway). Kim Stringfellow—author, multimedia-artist, and

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM PRESENTS INTERACTIVE YOUTH EXHIBIT

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents, “Conservation Quest” an interactive youth exhibit. With the details, here’s reporter Rebecca Havely…

Learn more about the future of energy at “Conservation Quest.” The interactive exhibits provide an educational experience for visitors of all ages, and are on display at the Hi-Desert Nature museum June

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CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM THIS WEEKEND

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is holding another chamber music concert fundraiser tonight and tomorrow. The Encelia Chamber Ensemble and Junior Ensemble will perform works by composers Handel, Bach, Mendelssohn and many more of the masters. A meet and greet will follow the performance. The concert is set for 7 p.m.

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CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM THIS WEEKEND

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is holding another chamber music concert fundraiser. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation… Come enjoy a delightful musical experience at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s chamber music fundraiser, Saturday June 3, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 4, at 2 p.m. The Encelia Chamber Ensemble and Junior

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THE SOCIAL LIFE OF BUGS: LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s next brown bag lunch lecture focuses on the social structures of insects. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… Social insect specialist Dr. Jessica Purcell will lecture on the benefits and costs of cooperation in societies. The social structures of the tiny societies in a bugs life will

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COWBOY POETRY AND HUMOR AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TONIGHT

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture series continues with “Cowboy Poetry and Humor.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The guest for the next second Wednesday lecture is Richard Brewer, a Morongo Basin cowboy. He’s also an auctioneer and square dance caller, a poet and humorist. Join Brewer for

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NATIVE PLANT WORKSHOP TOMORROW AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is offering two plant classes in April; the first one is tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… Learn about our local wild flowers and native plants in two upcoming events at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. The first is a native plant workshop Wednesday, April 5,

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REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, EXHIBIT OPENS TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” is a new exhibit at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum that showcases artwork made from recycled or reused materials. It’s goal is to make people think about a throw-away society by sharing the artists’ visions of reused and recycled materials. The exhibit includes paintings, sculptures, photographs, and mixed

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ALL ABOUT FOSSILS AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM LECTURE THURSDAY

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum offers its next brown bag lunch lecture. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… Mammoths, lions, and camels oh my! They once roamed along wetlands just north of Las Vegas, Nevada. Their history is preserved at Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument. Learn more about these fossils

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VENDORS, EXHIBITORS, SOUGHT FOR YUCCA VALLEY EARTH DAY EVENT

The deadline for vendors and exhibitors to register for the Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s annual Earth Day fair in Yucca Valley is coming up soon. Edica Gonzalez fills in the details… Each April, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley celebrates Earth Day with a community fair. This year’s fair is

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CALL FOR ART FOR REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE EXHIBITION

Tomorrow is the deadline for artists to submit their work for a special exhibition at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca valley. Reporter Edica Gonzales says it is all about reducing, reusing, and recycling… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley is putting out a call for art for its

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LECTURE IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW EXPLORES THE TOWN OF CALICO

A historical society lecture on the ghost town of Calico will be offered tomorrow. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you when and where… “Calico Strikes” is the name of the next second Wednesday lecture series by the Morongo Basin Historical Society. March 8 meet Dr. Stephanie Slahor professor, author and lecturer

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CALL FOR ART FOR REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE EXHIBITION

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley is putting out a call for art for its annual Reduce, Reuse, Recycle art exhibition. Art intake is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 9 through 11 at the museum. An opening reception is set for March 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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YUCCA VALLEY EARTH DAY ORGANIZERS SEEKING VENDORS

Organizers are already hard at work planning for this April’s Earth Day event in Yucca Valley. The event has grown every year and is now one of the most successful in the region. Reporter Edica Gonzales says vendors are being sought for the April 22 celebration…

Each April, the Hi-Desert

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