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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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WEATHER FOR JOSHUA TREE – Explained

Basic current weather & 5-day forecasts for the general Joshua Tree area   The above weather is recorded at a weather-station (Joshua Tree Highlands) located inside the Joshua Tree National Park, at about 3,400 feet altitude above sea level (ASL). The air … Continue reading

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ASTRONOMY Resources

  Southern California Amateur Astronomer groups, clubs, societies and resources located generally in and north of the Palm Springs area to Barstow region. High Desert Astronomical Society – Luz Observatory – Apple Valley  Sky’s the Limit: Morongo Basin Observatory – 29-Palms … Continue reading

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Novel Cure for Jammed Freeways

In todays bumper to bumper 12-20 mph jammed freeways, commuting back and forth to work can add several hours of unpaid labor time not to mention mental anguish, a lung full of traffic smog, a couple middle finger waves and an … Continue reading

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