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Spring 2017 Class Calendar

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

February 18-19              Pine Needle Basketry

February 19                   Rock Art Of Southern California

February 19                   Explore the Wonderland of Rocks

February 24-26             Rocks and Minerals of Joshua Tree National Park*

February 25                   Explore Ruby Lee Mill

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March 3-5                      Fine Art Photography in Joshua Tree National Park

March 4                          Intaglios Along the Colorado River

March 5                          Bouldering Rattlesnake Canyon

March 10-12                   Flora of Joshua Tree National Park*

March 11                        Photography in Joshua Tree: By Sun and Moon New

March 11-12                  “How-To” Survive in the Desert: A 2-Day Workshop

March 11-12                   Desert Invertebrates: Diversity Great and Small – a Macro Photography and Microscopy Primer*

March 12                      Joshua Tree Through the Lens

March 18-19                  Biological Soil Crusts of Joshua Tree National Park*

March 18                        Desert Tortoise Conservation Biology*

March 18                       Wildflower Wanderings

March 19                      Photographing Wildflowers New

March 19                      Native American Plant Uses

March 25                      Hike to Lost Horse Mine

March 25-26                Ecology of Joshua Tree National Park*

March 25-26                “How-To” Navigate with Map and Compass

March 26                      Picture the Park in Black and White

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April 1                              Iphone and Compact Camera Macro Photography New

April 1-2                          Women’s “Get-Away” Weekend

April 1-2                          Geology of the Mojave National Preserve

April 8                             Wildflower Wanderings

April 9                             Photographing Wildflowers New

April 9                             Light & Color:  Oil Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

April 15                           Hike to Desert Queen Mine

April 15-16                      Desert Drawing Camp  New

April 22-23                     Tracking in Joshua Tree National Park

April 28-30                     Birds of Joshua Tree National Park*

April 29                            Plein Air Poetry

April 30                            Watercolor Painting in Joshua Tree National Park

April 30                            Discover Pine City

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May 6                               David Muench Photography Workshop

May 7                                David Muench Photography Workshop

May 6-7                            Citizen Science: Phenological Monitoring In JTNP*

May 6-7                            Car Camping Basics in Joshua Tree National Park New

May 13-14                        Night Sky Photography

May 20                             Desert Night Sky: Planets to Galaxies

May 20                             Keys Ranch Nightscape and Light Painting Workshop

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August 19                         Keys Ranch Nightscape and Light Painting Workshop

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*OFFERED FOR UNIVERSITY CREDIT