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Spring 2015 Class Calendar

Click on the classes that interests you to expand your knowledge of the Joshua Tree National Park and the Mojave Desert.

February 21                        Hike the Lost Palms Oasis

February 22                        Rock Art of Southern California

February 27 – March 1     Rocks and Minerals of Joshua Tree National Park*

February 28 – March 1     Pine Needle Basketry

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March 6 – 8                         Fine Art Photography in Joshua Tree National Park

March 7                               Desert Haiku Writing in Joshua Tree National Park

March 7                               Joshua Tree Through the Lens*

March 7                               Volcanoes in Joshua Tree National Park

March 8                              Intaglios of the Colorado River

March 14 – 15                    Biological Soil Crusts of Joshua Tree National Park*

March 14                            Hike Barker Dam – Wall Street Mill Loop

March 15                            Hike to the Hexahedron Mine (from Stirrup Tank)

March 15                            Introduction to iNaturalist App

March 21 – 22                    iNaturalist:  Weekend Naturalist Workshop in Joshua Tree National Park

March 21                            Native American Plant Uses

March 21                            Desert Tortoise Surveying and Monitoring

March 22                           Queen Mountain:  More Than Just a Summit

March 22                           Creative SmartPhone Photography in Joshua Tree National Park

March 27 – 28                  Navigating with Map and Compass

March 27 – 29                  Flora of Joshua Tree National Park*

March 29                           Desert Survival

March 29                           Wildflower Wanderings

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April 4 – 5                        Desert Experience:  Transforming Observation Through Writing

April 11 – 12                    Ecology of Joshua Tree National Park*

April 11 – 12                    Tracking in Joshua Tree National Park

April 12                            Hike Lost Horse Loop

April 17 – 19                    Birds of Joshua Tree National Park*

April 18 – 19                   Geology of the Mojave National Preserve

April 18 – 19                   The Rough N’ Ready Girl’s Desert Camping Workshop

April 18 – 19                   GPS Navigation Techniques

April 25                           Ecology and Biology of Joshua Trees

April 25 – 16                   Night Sky Photography

April 25 – 16                   Women’s “Get Away” Weekend

April 26                           Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

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May 2                              Journey to Artistry in Joshua Tree National Park

May 2                              Plein Air Poetry

May 2                              David Muench Photography Workshop

May 2 -3                         Light & Color:  Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

May 16                            Desert Night Sky:  Planets to Galaxies

May 16                            Keys Ranch Night Sky and Light Painting Photography Workshop (new)                    

 

*OFFERED FOR UNIVERSITY CREDIT