desert-institute.jpg

Spring 2018 Class Calendar

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

 

   
December 2 Photographing the Hi-Desert
December 3 Photographing the Hi-Desert
December 3 Geology and Cultural History of Cottonwood Spring
December 9 Hike to Samuelson’s Rocks new
December 9 Capturing the Nuances of Joshua Tree National Park:  Making Memorable Images new
December 10 Explore the Coxcomb Inner Basin
   
February 16-18 Rocks and Minerals of Joshua Tree National Park *
February 17 Summit Monument Peak new
February 18 Rock Art of Southern California
February 18 Explore the Wonderland of Rocks
February 24 Explore Ruby Lee Mill
   
March 3 Geology of Amboy Crater
March 3 Wildflower Wanderings
March 3 Joshua Tree Through the Lens
March 4 Joshua Tree Through the Lens
March 9-10 Flora of Joshua Tree National Park*
March 10 Intaglios Along the Colorado River
March 10-11 Desert Invertebrates: A Macro Photography and Microscopy Primer *
March 10-11 Springtime Camping in Joshua Tree National Park new
March 16 La Ruminoso Rock Art of Baja California Presentation free
March 17 Desert Tortoise Conservation Biology*
March 17 Capturing Joshua Tree Landscapes with Acrylics new
March 17-18 Biological Soil Crusts of Joshua Tree National Park*
March 18 Native American Plant Uses
March 18 Explore the Coxcomb Inner Basin
March 23-25 Fine Art Photography in Joshua Tree National Park
March 24-25 Ecology of Joshua Tree National Park*
March 29 Sandi Wheaton Photography Presentation free
March 31 Route 66 Photography Workshop new
   
April 7 Wildflower Wanderings
April 7 Hike to Desert Queen Mine
April 7-8 “How-To” Navigate with Map and Compass
April 7-8 Geology of the Mojave National Preserve
April 14 “How-To” Survive in the Desert
April 21 Salton Sea Photography Workshop new
April 21 National Parks at Night Photography Workshop new
April 21 Geology of the Marble Mountains new 
April 21-22 Women’s “Get-Away” Weekend
April 27-29 Birds of Joshua Tree National Park*
April 28 Discover Pine City
April 28-29 Advanced Mammal Tracking in Joshua Tree National Park new
   
May 5-6 Citizen Science: Phenological Monitoring in JTNP
May 5-6  Night Sky Photography
May 19 Desert Night Sky: Planets to Galaxies
   
August 11 Keys Ranch Sunset and Nightscape Photography