Wildflower Wanderings                     

Date/Time: Sunday, March 13, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet at: Oasis Visitor Center
Fee: $60 JTNPA/PINE/OSHER members $70 non members
Instructor: Kurt Leuschner, Professor of Natural Resources, College of the Desert
Hike Level: Easy to Moderate

Saturate your senses with the beauty of a wildflower bloom in Joshua Tree National Park. Desert Naturalist, Darrell Shade will lead this all-day field class on a tour through the colorful flowers of a desert spring. Darrell will entertain participants with descriptions of the flora, their botanical characteristics, and show how to identify the unique blossoms of the park. The audience will be delighted by Darrell’s personal accounts of the wonders of nature in this ordinarily dry and dusty environment. Darrell will identify the flowers of Joshua Tree National Park by scientific and common names, allowing the participants to get to know these amazing plants up close and personal.   Please note that the wildflowers are not predictable, and we may change the meeting location to take advantage of blooming locations.

Click to download course outline:  Wildflower Wanderings Outline – Sp 2016

Please review this pdf package that contains pertinent information about your class, the Joshua Tree National Park, camping reservations and lodging in the area around the park:  enrollment attachments.

If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. If you are not a member you can become one here.

Please take the time to review our General Class Information and Fitness Levels before registering.


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