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Fall 2015 Class Calendar

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

September 18 – 20             Insects and Arthropods of the Morongo Basin*

September 18 – 20             Fine Art Photography in Joshua Tree National Park

September 19                      Desert Queen Ranch and the Keys Family

September 20                     Desert Snakes: Mystery and Intrigue*

September 26 – 27             “Tent Talk” – Women’s Camping Weekend

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October 3                            Journey to Artistry in Joshua Tree National Park

October 3                            Reading the Desert:  Stories and Literature of Joshua Tree* (new)

October 4                           “How-To” Survive in the Desert

October 4                           Discover the Wonderland of Rocks

October 10                         Keys Ranch Nightscape Photography Workshop

October 10 -12                  Women’s “Get-Away” Holiday Weekend

October 16 – 17                 “How-To” Navigate with Map and Compass

October 17                         Bighorn Sheep in Joshua Tree National Park

October 17 – 18                 Night Sky Photography

October 18                         Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

October 24                         Explore Stubbe Springs

October 24 -25                  Geology: Creation of the Joshua Tree Landscape*

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November 1                      Light & Color:  Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

November 6 – 8                Creative Issues and Practices in Nature Writing*  (new)

November 7                      Geology of the San Andreas Fault

November 7 – 8                Campfire Cuisine:  Gourmet Cooking in Joshua Tree National Park

November 14                    Discover Cary’s Castle

November 14                    “How-To” Identify Animal Burrows

November 15                    Ecology and Biology of Joshua Trees

November 21                    Photographing the Hi Desert

November 22                    Photographing the Hi Desert

November 22                   “How-To” Advanced Navigation with Map and Compass

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December 5 – 6              Citizen Science:  Tracking the Effects of Climate Change

December 6                    Geology and Cultural History of Cottonwood Spring

December 6                    “How-To” Take Stunning Images With Your SmartPhone

 

 

*OFFERED FOR UNIVERSITY CREDIT