VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The annual Christmas Bird Count is coming to Joshua Tree National Park. Park Ranger Pam Tripp says volunteers are being sought… Attention bird lovers and volunteers: your expertise and enthusiasm are needed for the upcoming Joshua Tree National Park Christmas Bird Count. The count begins at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday,

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SKY’S THE LIMIT SKY PARTY SATURDAY

Sky’s The Limit and Joshua Tree National Park will host a free sky party Saturday, December 21, starting at 6 p.m. Park Ranger Pam Tripp will start the party with a talk about navigating with the stars. Then, state-of-the-art telescopes will focus on galaxies, nebulae, and other sky objects throughout

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OVERFLOW CROWDS AT INAUGURAL JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART SHOW AND FAIRE RECEPTION

More than 300 people attended the opening night reception of the Joshua Tree National Park Art Show and Faire at the 29 Palms Art Gallery Friday evening. Four artists received an artist award and a check for $1000: Robert Fogel of Louisiana for his metal sculpture “High Blue Turquoise Seam;”

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART FAIRE AND SHOW OPENS TONIGHT

The Joshua Tree National Park Art Show and Fair opens tonight with a reception and award ceremony at 5 p.m. at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. The show and fair continues through the weekend at five venues in Twentynine Palms, the Joshua Tree National Park Oasis Visitor Center headquarters, 29

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART SHOW AND FAIRE THIS WEEKEND

The inaugural Joshua Tree national Park Art Show and Faire kicks off Friday in Twentynine Palms. Joshua Tree National Park Ranger Pam Tripp says the event is a team effort…. Joshua Tree National Park staff, along with the town of Twentynine Palms will host the first Joshua Tree NP Art

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HOSPITAL PARTNERS WITH PARK FOR A FRIDAY HIKE

Hiking, walking, biking and rock climbing are just a few of the many ways to get outside and enjoy nature, while also increasing your energy and stamina. Joshua Tree National Park has more than 270 miles of trails for hiking and paved roads for biking. In order to help jump-start

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART SHOW AND FAIRE THIS FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND SUNDAY

An inaugural event spanning five venues and three days this weekend is centered on the artistic beauty of Joshua Tree National Park. Reporter Dan Stork has the event line-up for the Joshua Tree National Park Art Show and Faire… On December 6, 7, and 8, Twentynine Palms will host the

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART SHOW AND FAIRE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS DECEMBER 6-8

Mark your calendars from next week and the first ever Joshua Tree National Park Art Show and Faire at various venues in and around the headquarters in Twentynine palms. ROP Broadcast Student Crystal Faith Rickman has a preview…

According to a press release from the City of Twentynine Palms, there

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK OFFERS PREMIERE STARGAZING EVENT THIS SATURDAY

Joshua Tree National Park is renowned for its dark night skies, making it an ideal place for astronomy and stargazing. Dan Stork says that there will be an exceptional opportunity for learning and viewing this weekend… Joshua Tree National Park, in partnership with Celestron Telescopes, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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CHOLLA TRANSPLANTING AND CITIZEN SCIENTISTS AT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Visitors to Joshua Tree National Park may notice work being done along the Pinto Basin Road. A contractor is working with park staff to return 800 plants back to the Cholla Cactus Garden. Work started late October and could continue through mid-January, 2014. These plants were originally salvaged and transplanted

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AN INVITATION TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK FOR SUNDAY

Family-Up! invites everyone to spend the day with them in Joshua Tree National Park Sunday, November 17. The group will picnic, hike, and rock scramble. Those interested in the event should meet at 11:30 a.m. at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church, 56750 Mountain View Trail, or if you prefer to drive

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LOCAL GROUP ISSUES ADVICE ON SOLAR DEVELOPMENT

While San Bernardino County staff was preparing a draft ordinance intended to govern commercial solar energy generation in the County, a local group, working at the behest of Supervisor James Ramos’ office, generated its own Renewable Energy Analysis. Reporter Dan Stork says, the BEAT goes on…

The Basin Energy Assessment

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NATIONAL PARKS AND FORESTS FREE THIS VETERANS DAY WEEKEND

In honor of Veterans Day, all national parks and national forests will offer free admittance to everyone this weekend, from Saturday, November 9 through Monday, November 11. Fees for camping and tours of Key Ranch in Joshua Tree National Park will still be collected. Active duty military are eligible for

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ROAD REOPENED

The Twentynine Palms entrance to Joshua Tree National Park has re-opened after temporary repairs were completed to the road. The road from the Twentynine Palms entrance to the turn-off to Cottonwood entrance was closed to all traffic following a storm September 7 that washed out a section of roadway. The

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JOSHUA TREE FIRE RESCUES CAMPER WITH NUT ALLERGY

A teen camper in Joshua Tree National Park mistakenly ate nuts yesterday and needed help from the Joshua Tree fire station paramedics. According to Fire Captain Mark Murphy, about 1 p.m., a teen, who was with a group camping at Sheep Pass campground, ate some nuts and suffered an allergic

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FALL FLORA AND FIRMAMENT FROLIC AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

The Fall Flora and Firmament Frolic is this Saturday at Sky’s the Limit. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more… Families and life-long learners of all ages are welcome to this month’s Sky’s The Limit Observatory “Fall Flora and Firmament Frolic” Discovery Day. On Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to noon,

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DISCOVERY DAY SATURDAY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Hunting for fall flora and viewing the firmament will be two highlights of the free Discovery Day at Sky’s the limit just north of the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park on Utah Trail in Twentynine Palms, this Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon. Space is limited, so participants are asked

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK REOPENS JUMBO ROCKS CAMPGROUND

Joshua Tree National Park announced Jumbo Rocks Campground is open after extensive repairs due to a September storm. A Park Spokesman said Maintenance crews worked around the clock to mitigate damage and reopen the popular area for the busy season. Work continues on the section of road from the north

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HIKER RESCUED FROM ROCKS IN INDIAN COVE SUNDAY

A hiker who was scrambling on the rocks in Indian Cove Sunday morning had to be rescued after she fell. About 9:40 a.m., an unidentified woman fell from the rocks and injured her back and pelvis. Due to the difficulty of reaching her, and the time it would have taken,

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK REOPENS TO VISITORS

Joshua Tree National Park is open, most public areas and roads are accessible while facilities and other public services are brought back online. Joshua Tree National Park has been closed since October 1, due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations. Interpretive programs will resume on Saturday, October 26. Keys Ranch

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