Tag Archives: wildlife

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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New Feature — Polls to vote your opinion

VOTE YOUR OPINION… a new feature to serve the Morongo Basin population I received software that will provide a simple “poll” concerning various “issues” within the sphere of influence of the general Morongo Basin region — as a public service — and have … Continue reading

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TEST Desert Critter Photos – Album 1

JoshuaTreeStar’s FIRST wild critter photo Album-1       There’s about 130+ randomly picked critter photos in this slide show arrangement. Some are pretty good, some are so-so snapshots. Some have captions and several don’t. What you see is what you get! WYSIWYG (wizzy-wig). … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree Star web site featured in local newspaper

Saturday, November 19, 2011 - in the Hi-Desert Star — Yucca Valley  (A comment first: I appreciate, greatly, the inclusion of my web site as a human interest story in the Hi-Desert Star newspaper. After several emails, and a couple phone calls from … 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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Your next neighbor… a Los Angeles Garbage Dump?

Morongo Basin could reap the stench and blight of everyday garbage and trash, by the train-load….. daily… shipped in from L.A. Metro. Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, Morongo Valley and all the communities making up the Morongo Basin region, 40 … 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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