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The Black Rock Lecture Series will return to its normal format for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016.

 

October 16, 2015 A preview of her novel: The Sawtooth Complex
Susan Lang, Professor of Creative Writing, Yavapai College
November 20, 2015 Losing Ground:  The Displacement of Cahuilla People in the 19th Century
Betty Melzer, Author, Historian
January 15, 2016 Joshua Tree National Park: A History
Joe Zarki, Author, Retired Chief of Interpretation
February 19, 2016 Balancing Preservation and the Visitor Experience
Jay Theuer, National Park Service Ranger, Cultural Resources
March 18, 2016 Solo Hiking the Pacific Coast Trail
Jamie Haney, hiker and ex ranger for the Wildlands Preserve
 

 

Lectures start at 7 pm and are FREE!

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Map & Directions

From LA and Palm Springs area:

From the 10 take Hwy 62 E exit
Drive through  Morongo Valley through the town of Yucca Valley
Turn Right on Joshua Lane
Continue on Joshua Lane 5 miles to the entrance of Black Rock Canyon campground
The lecture is held at the Black Rock Ranger Station

 

From Twentynine Palms:

Take Hwy 62 W to Yucca Valley
Turn left on Avalon/Palomar Road
Turn left on Joshua Lane
Continue on Joshua Lane to the entrance of the Black Rock Canyon campground
The lecture is held at the Black Rock Ranger Station

 

For more information contact the Desert Institute 760-367-5535.