Twentynine Palms Historical Society
29 Palms, California
"What draws us into the desert is the search for something intimate in the remote." ~Edward Abbey
The 2017-2018 Second Friday Lecture Series continues...
Friday, June 8th at 7:00pm
Fire on the Mojave: Stories from the Deserts and Mountains of Inland Southern California
by Ruth Nolan, M.F.A., M.A.
Join author/professor/former BLM CA Desert District wildland firefighter Ruth Nolan, M.F.A., M.A., for an invigorating lecture and slide show, "Fire On the Mojave: Stories from the Deserts and Mountains of Inland Southern California". "Fire On the Mojave" takes a broad view of the role, presence and impacts of wildfire in our desert and mountain regions, including a review of Native American uses of fire as a form of resource management; a look at fire ecology and fire research conducted by leading scholars and experts in the field; interviews with regional firefighters; a showcase of the College of the Desert, Copper Mountain and Victor Valley College Public Safety Academies; stories from citizens who've survived major wildfire events; emerging wildfire science, prevention, management, adaptations and preparations for future wildfire events; and a close up view of the work of a wildland firefighter as seen through Nolan's point of view.
Sponsored by the Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park and the Twentynine Palms Historical Society, this lecture is held at the Old Schoolhouse Museum, 6760 National Park Drive, Twentynine Palms, on Friday, March 9 at 7 pm. This lecture is open to the public and costs $5 per person at the door. Optional dinner with speaker at 5 pm at the 29 Palms Inn, room is limited and attendees are responsible for their own meal. If interested in dinner please RSVP to Patty at 760-367-5535 or before Wednesday, June 6.
The 2017 Twentynine Palms
was held on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4 & 5.
This years theme was No Business Like Old Business.
The 2017 Weed Show rules and catecories can be seen by clicking the image below.
"NO BUSINESS LIKE OLD BUSINESS."
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