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Spring 2016 Class Calendar

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

February 14                      Hike Lower Cottonwood Canyon

February 20 -21               Pine Needle Basketry

February 21                      Rock Art of Southern California

February 26 – 28             Rocks and Minerals of Joshua Tree National Park*

February 27                      “How-To” Survive in the Desert: Winter Edition

February 28                     Summit Mary Peak

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March 4 – 6                     Fine Art Photography in Joshua Tree National Park

March 5                           Joshua Tree Through the Lens*

March 6                           Joshua Tree Through the Lens*

March 6                           Intaglios along the Colorado River

March 11 – 12                “How-To” Navigate with Map and Compass

March 11 – 13                  Flora of Joshua Tree National Park*

March 12 – 13                 Biological Soil Crusts*

March 13                        Wildflower Wanderings

March 18 – 21                Citizen Science and the Race North:  Population Ecology of Joshua Trees in an Era of Climate Change

March 19                         Desert Tortoise Conservation Biology*

March 19 – 20                Desert Invertebrates – a Macro Photography and Microscopy Primer*  new

March 20                        Explore Pine City Canyon

March 20                        Native American Plant Uses

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April 2 -3                        Ecology of Joshua Tree National Park*

April 2 -3                        Explore Camping: A Workshop for Women

April 2 -3                        Geology of the Mojave National Preserve

April 9                             “How-To” Identify Animal Burrows

April 9 – 10                     Tracking in Joshua Tree National Park

April 10                           “How-To” Take Stunning Images with Your SmartPhone

April 10                            Ecology and Biology of Joshua Trees

April 15 – 17                    Birds of Joshua Tree National Park*

April 16                            Wildflower Wanderings

April 17                            Light & Color: Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

April 23 – 24                    Night Sky Photography

April 30                            Plein Air Poetry

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May 6 – 7                          Citizen Science:  Phenological Monitoring in Joshua Tree National Park* new

May 7                                 Desert Night Sky: Planets to Galaxies

May 7                                 Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

May 14 -15                        Women’s Get-Away” Weekend

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June 4                               Keys Ranch Nightscape & Light Paining Photography Workshop

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July 2                                Nightscape & Light Painting Photography Workshop

 

*OFFERED FOR UNIVERSITY CREDIT