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 2018-2019 Second Friday Lecture Series continues...
Friday, April 12th at 7:00pm
Desert Plant Ecology or Why Does The Desert Poke Me
by Chris McDonald, Ph.D
Come join Chris McDonald, Ph.D., and his talk on the ecology of desert plants, identifying many of the numerous adaptations plants have to survive in hot and dry desert conditions. He will also discuss what factors cause deserts to form and which factors influence our local deserts in California and the Southwest US.
Dr. Chris McDonald is the Inland and Desert Natural Resources Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension.
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, April 12th 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, reservations are limited and attendees are responsible for their own meal. If interested in dinner, please RSVP at 760-367-5539 before Wednesday, April 10th.
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Door opens at 6:15 and seating is limited, so arrive early. No standees permitted.
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