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PhotoInterest – Interacting with our Wildlife

Our Desert Critters - in and around Joshua Tree The desert is home to numerous varieties of wildlife from the tiniest of insects to big horn sheep, coyotes and Bobcats, and yes, lizards too.   This is a 7-inch Desert Gecko sitting atop the … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree’s Sierra Club Leader, Elden Hughes dies at 80

Joshua Tree’s Elden Hughes, a lifelong environmental advocate, helped spearhead efforts to protect the California wilderness, including his beloved Mojave Desert. By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times December 4, 2011, 12:21 p.m. Elden Hughes, a crusader for wild places and … Continue reading

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Great desert photo event – Joshua Tree Highlands Hwy 62 Art Tour

Hwy 62 Art Tour Another spectacular photo event looming in our Desert Wonderland… Well known, David McChesney of “OutMyWindows” nature photo fame sent me an email in which is announced a “Back in the Highlands Again!!” event along with 20 year … Continue reading

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