A LECTURE ABOUT THE ANCIENT LAKE CAHUILLA TOMORROW IN YUCCA VALLEY

Long before the Salton Sea, ancient Lake Cahuilla covered some 2,200 square miles of present day’s Coachella and Imperial valleys. The lake was last seen sometime after 1580. Reporter Mike Lipsitz tells of an opportunity to learn why the lake matters to us today… Freshwater Lake Cahuilla filled the Salton

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HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

Looking for family-friendly place to celebrate Halloween? Reporter Eric Knabe has the place to be…

On Saturday, October 28, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum and the Town of Yucca Valley Recreation Department will host a Halloween Spooktacular at the Yucca Valley Community Center from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Participants of

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CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s chamber music concert is a popular event where tickets go fast. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells how you can get yours…

Enjoy chamber music as it was intended—in a warm, intimate setting with friendly guest service. The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will hold its fifth chamber music

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL PONDERS PARKS, BUDGETS, AND A RAISE TONIGHT

Budget amendments, and a parks master plan update are among the items the Yucca Valley Town Council will discuss at its meeting tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… Among the items on tonight’s consent agenda, the Yucca Valley Town Council will be asked to create two new

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NEW “JOHN MUIR” EXHIBIT OPENS AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TODAY

The new exhibit opening today at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley presents naturalist John Muir’s Botanical Legacy. Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents Nature’s Beloved Son, Rediscovering John Muir’s Botanical Legacy. On display, September 21 through December 16. In the spirit in which

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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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