Fall 2018 Class Calendar – Fall enrollment will begin soon!

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


September 15  Bighorn Sheep of Joshua Tree National Park
 September 16  “How-To” Identify Animal Burrows
September 21 – 23 Insects and Arthropods of the Morongo Basin*
September 23 Desert Snakes: Mystery & Intrigue*
October 5  Ethics of Nature Photography free lecture
October 6 Capturing Joshua Tree Landscapes with Acrylics
October 6 Keys Ranch Nightscape Photography
October 6 – 7  Campfire Cuisine with Chef Tanya Petrovna
October 6 – 7 Citizen Science: Post-fire Restoration Monitoring in JTNP* new
October 13 Geology of Amboy Crater
October 13 Charcoal Drawing in Joshua Tree National Park new
October 13 – 14 Night Sky Photography
October 20 “How-To” Survive in the Desert
October 20  HDR Photography Workshop new
October 21 – 22 Backpacking for Women in Joshua Tree National Park
October 21 Hike to Samuelson’s Rocks
October 27 Botanical Illustration in Joshua Tree National Park
October 27 Geology of the Marble Mountains
October 27 – 28 Women’s “Get-Away” Weekend
October 27 – 28 Archaeology of Joshua Tree National Park
November 2 – 4 Fine Art Photography in Joshua Tree National Park
November 3  Geology of the San Andreas Fault
November 3 – 4 Geology: Creation of the Joshua Tree Landscape*
November 10 Explore Crown Prince Lookout new
November 10 Mining in the Mojave new
November 10 Summit Warren Peak new
November 13 Landscapes for the People:  George Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service  free lecture
November 17  Summit Quail Mountain
November 18  “How-To” Identify Animal Scat
December 1 Photographing the Hi-Desert
December 1 Explore Queen Mountain West
December 2  Geology and Cultural History of Cottonwood Spring
December 8 Discover the Pinto Wye Arrastra new
December 9 Discover Bonanza Springs in the Mojave Trails National Monument new