WEDNESDAY LECTURE ON “REPTILES OF THE MORONGO BASIN”

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture series offers some insight on desert reptiles. Reporter Rebecca Havley has more… “Reptiles of the Morongo Basin” is the topic of The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture series. Wednesday, February 10, at 5:30 p.m., meet herpetologist Robert Black. He will

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METEOR PRESENTATION AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TONIGHT

A fascinating look at meteors is being offered tonight at the Hi-Desert Nature museum in Yucca valley. Reporter David Knutson has your invitation……. Have you ever wondered about a meteor hitting Earth’s surface? Author Dr. Stephenie Slahor will present “Meteors” as part of the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday

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NATIVE FOOD LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Tomorrow’s lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum is all about native food plants. Reporter David Knutson has your invitation…. Come join certified Master Desert Gardener, Leslie Mouriquand on Wednesday, November 11, to hear her presentation titled “Wayiki (to eat): Traditional Native Foods.” She has been researching prehistoric uses and spread

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“CONVINCING THE NATION” AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

A new exhibit, “Convincing the Nation,” opened at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum this month and will remain on display through December 19. The exhibit includes archival material and artifacts, including more than 20 posters from World War II—to tell the story of the U.S. Government’s efforts to capture people’s attention

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ALASKAN RANGER TO GIVE LECTURE TOMORROW

Stories and photos of birds, blooms, and bears from the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Alaska will be the focus of the Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Thursday, October 15. Drawing from both work experience and vacations, retired park ranger Cindy Von Halle

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FORMER PARK RANGER TO SPEAK AT LECTURE SERIES

The Morongo Basin’s Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture series presents a local author. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… Wednesday, October 14, local author Joseph Zarki will speak at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley for the Historical Society’s lecture series. Zarki is a retired Park Ranger. His presentation is

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM CLOSING FOR MAINTENANCE THURSDAY

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum will be closed for maintenance from September 17 through September 26. A new exhibit, “Convincing the Nation,” will open Thursday, October 1. The exhibit includes more than 30 posters from World War II that were designed to influence and change public behavior. Public officials relied on

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY LECTURE TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

Learn about our seasonal visits from the turkey vulture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow afternoon. Reporter David Knutson has the details… Join the Morongo Basin Historical Society at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum on September 9 at 5:30 p.m. for the “Turkey Vulture Migrations and the Migrations of Raptors through

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A DAY AT THE FARM AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Spend a day on the farm and enjoy farm country games and activities!. Come enjoy a petting zoo, face painting, scarecrow contest, crafts, sack races, hay rides and much more. The free family fun day is set for Saturday, August 1, from 10 to 3 at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum

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LUNCH LECTURE ON NATIONAL PARK  VANDALISM TOMORROW

The brown bag lunch lectures at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum are offered once a month. This month the topic is “Impacts of Graffiti and Vandalism at Joshua Tree National Park.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… The National Park has suffered repeatedly from incidents of graffiti and vandalism for decades. This

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FINAL WEEK FOR HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM YOUTH CAMP

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum youth camp begins its final week. There’s still time for you to register your child. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely to tell you how… “Eat Well, Play Well” is the theme of the Yucca Valley youth camp at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum. This is the final week

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM YOUTH CAMP BEGINS WEEK 3

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum kids camp begins its third week of a four-week summer camp. You can register each week as the camp continues. Here’s reporter Rebecca Havely to tell you how…

“Eat Well, Play Well” is the theme of the Yucca Valley youth camp at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum.

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EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

An excessive heat warning is in place for temperatures up to 117 this weekend. An excessive heat warning is issued when temperatures are forecast to reach dangerous levels that will stress the body if precautions are not taken. Cooling centers are: Yucca Valley Town offices normal business hours. The Yucca

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HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM OFFERS YOUTH CAMP

The Hi-Desert Nature Museum of Yucca Valley is offering a summer fun and fitness youth camp that encourages healthy eating and exercise. Reporter Rebecca Havely describes the four weeks of fun… New topics are offered each week of this four-week youth camp which begins June 23, and runs Tuesdays through

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EXTREME HEAT OPENS COOLING CENTERS LOCALLY

An excessive heat watch is in place for temperatures up to 117 this weekend. Cooling centers have been designated. Yucca Valley Town offices are open normal business hours. The Yucca Valley Community Center is open five days a week during the hottest part of the day; Hi-Desert Nature Museum is

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EXTREME HEAT WARNINGS ISSUED, COOLING CENTERS OPENED

The Morongo Basin is currently experiencing its hottest days so far, with temps in the triple digits. The National Weather service has issued an excessive heat watch for temperatures ranging from 110 today to 117 this weekend. Several buildings have been designated as cooling centers where you can get out

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“EAT WELL, PLAY WELL” AT THE HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

Nutrition and fitness will be explored in the Hi-Desert Nature Museum’s newest exhibit, “Eat Well, Play Well.” The hands-on exhibit encourages healthy living by teaching the science of making healthy food choices, showing what an appropriate serving size looks like, see first hand what it takes to burn off calories,

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LECTURE ON ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING TOMORROW

Tomorrow’s Brown Bag lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum is all about organic vegetable gardening. Reporter Taylor Thacker gets out the compost…

Throughout the year, the monthly Brown Bag Lecture Series presented by the Hi-Desert Nature Museum features a wide variety of speakers who present topics of special interest for

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LEARN THE ART OF FLINT KNAPPING AT A LECTURE TONIGHT

A fascinating lecture on an ancient Native American craft will be given at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tonight. Reporter Cassie Zimarik invites you to learn about flint knapping…

As part of the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture Series, Tony Soares, a flint knapper, potter, and

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AREA FLORA THE SUBJECT OF WEDNESDAY LECTURE

Learn more about our local desert flora during a lecture tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to the Hi-Desert Nature Museum… The Morongo Basin Historical Society is scheduled to have their second Wednesday lecture series on Wednesday, April 8, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This lecture is about the flora

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