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Fall 2017 Class Calendar

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

 

September 16 -17 Night Sky Photography
September 17 “How-To” Identify Animal Burrows
September 24 Desert Snakes: Mystery & Intrique*
September 29 -October 1 Insects and Arthropods of the Morongo Basin*
   
October 7 Bighorn Sheep in Joshua Tree National Park
October 7 – 8 Creative Camp Cooking with Chef Tanya Petrovna
October 13 – 15 Citizen Science:  Rock Art Documentation Methods new
October 14 – 15 Women’s “Get-Away” Weekend
October 15 Discover the Wonderland of Rocks
October 21 Botanical Illustration in Joshua Tree National Park new
October 22 Picture the Park in Black & White
October 28 Take a Walk and See the Park Through the Eyes of an Artist
October 29 – 30 Archaeology in Joshua Tree National Park
   
November  3 – 5 Fine Art Photography in Joshua Tree National Park
November 4 Geology of Amboy Crater new
November 4 Beginner’s Guide to Digital Photography new
November 4 – 5 Geology: Creation of the Joshua Tree Landscape*
November 11 Geology of the San Andreas Fault
November 11 The Joshua Tree: Ecology of a Keystone Species new
November 11 Summit Lela Peak
November 11 Keys Ranch Nightscape Photography Workshop
November 11 – 12 Backpacking for Women in Joshua Tree National Park new
November 12 “How-To” Identify Animal Scat
 November 18 Light & Color:  Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park
November 18 – 19 Pine Needle Basketry
November 19 Explore Queen Mountain West
   
December 2 Photographing the Hi-Desert
December 3 Photographing the Hi-Desert
December 3 Geology and Cultural History of Cottonwood Spring
December 9 Hike to Samuelson’s Rocks new
December 9 Capturing the Nuances of Joshua Tree National Park:  Making Memorable Images new
December 10 Explore the Coxcomb Inner Basin