LEARN ABOUT DESERT OASES AT THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Learn about desert palm oases at the Old Schoolhouse lecture, sponsored by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society. Jim Cornett, who has studied desert palms for 25 years and was the curator and director of natural sciences at the Palm Springs Desert Museum, will be discussing palm oasis ecology Friday, November

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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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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SEMINAR OFFERED NEXT WEEK

Morongo Basin professionals are getting educated on a subject that, directly or indirectly, effects almost all of us. Reporter David Haldane explains… Have you or someone you know been touched by domestic violence? If so, you’re not alone; one in four women will experience it in their lives, and one

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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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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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LEARN ABOUT THE MILITARY HISTORY OF THE SALTON SEA AT TWENTYNINE PALMS LECTURE

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society offers the final lecture in a series this Friday. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… The Second Friday Old Schoolhouse lecture series offers “The Military History of the Salton Sea” this Friday, June 9. Historian Sid Burks shares the fascinating but little known history of

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FINAL BLACK ROCK SYMPOSIUM ON PARK PARTNERSHIPS TOMORROW

The popular Black Rock Symposium will continue on Friday, May 19, with a panel that will discuss partnerships between national parks and other organizations. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more… The fifth and final event in the popular Black Rock symposium will feature a panel that will discuss “Joshua Tree

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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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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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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORY LECTURE FRIDAY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society continues its second Friday lecture series. With your invitation, here’s Rebecca Havely… Marshall South Rides Again is the title of the next lecture Friday, March 10 at 7 p.m. Author, publisher, and photographer Diana Lindsay explores the writings of Marshall South whose 1930’s and 40’s

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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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LECTURE ON GOLD AND SILVER IN THE MOJAVE TONIGHT

Learn about the gold and silver in our Mojave Desert at a lecture this evening. Managing editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… The 50,000 acres of the Mojave Desert are the Old West’s final frontier. Following the discovery of gold and silver in the desert, there was a 20-year rush

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LECTURE TODAY ON THE PLANTS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s brown bag lunch lecture today focuses on botanical discovery. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation…

Bring a brown bag lunch and a friend to this month’s lecture, “Botanincal Discovery and Inventory in Joshua Tree National Park.” The California desert plants remain the least documented in the

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FREE LECTURE ON “PIONEER WOMEN” IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society continues its second Friday lecture series tomorrow. Here with your invitation is reporter Rebecca Havely… Author and historian Pat Rimmington recounts the history of “The Pioneering Women of the Morongo Basin” in the next second Friday lecture series January 13. Sponsored by the Desert Institute

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM LECTURE TO FOCUS ON THE ANTIQUITIES ACT

The Morongo Basin Historical Society continues its second Wednesday lecture series. With all the details here’s reporter Rebecca Havely… “The Antiquities Act and Our New Desert National Monuments” is the next lecture scheduled for Wednesday, January 11. Many of our nation’s stunning landscapes and archaeological sites have been protected through

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