Tag Archives: Mojave

Visiting our Southwestern Deserts – safely

  Four Essential Life-Saving Tips for Safe Travels in Dangerous Desert Heat  Plan and Pack Right to Avoid Tragedy in Triple-Digit Desert Temps Author: Hillary Fox - While cruising north on I-95 in Nevada en route to Death Valley National Park, we encountered a … Continue reading

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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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Great Story about Morongo Basin

A long time resident of 29-Palms alerted me to this story from the Los Angeles Times. Thanks Jeanne. Its a great, well documented story about 29-Palms, Joshua Tree, Pioneertown, Morongo Valley, Landers and the many attributes of our Desert Wonderland. … Continue reading

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JT Library hosts McChesney Photos

Joshua Tree California’s public library hosted David McChesney’s latest desert wonders and wildlife photo presentation, introducing his latest book. Tuesday, October 11, 2011 Numerous folks attended a slide-show-formated presentation of nearly every photo reproduced in David McChesney’s most recent book titled “Miles … Continue reading

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Latest Critter Encounter – August 10, 2011

  One in the bush, okay — One in the hand, dangerous! • A nerve-rattling encounter • It’s our August summer here in the Mojave Desert Wonderland, night-time temps hovering in the top 70′s to mid 80′s and daytime into the low … Continue reading

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