Desert Road

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  • ... the used cat litter out to the trash, I thought. On my way back in I misjudged my step, and I literally saw stars for a moment. The ... It's a bad few months for my feet, desert wise. After more than two decades of wandering around in the desert ...
  • ... 're twenty miles off the pavement, hiking through a narrow desert canyon. Or maybe, two martinis into your aunt's cocktail party, you ... it's harder to extract them than it should be. The good news is that there are just a few kinds of cacti that have glochids: prickly ...
  • ... Commons License You 're out in the desert , in your local botanic garden, or sitting in your eccentric neighbor's ... The most recent common ancestor of aloes and cacti lived back in the Jurassic, somewhere between 130 and 170 million years ago, it's ...
  • ... There are plenty of places right here in the California Desert where you can get your bird on without hopping on a plane. ... in recent visits, ranging from eagles to hummingbirds and cactus wrens to great egrets. [scald=67264:kl_image_original_context ...
  • Yes, you can go camping in the desert in the summer. No, you don't have to ... all the water you 'll be using: it's a looong drive back down that road. Limited supplies are available at Panamint Springs and ...
  • News of a looming shutdown of the federal government has left many wondering, ... mean to me?" A shutdown of the federal government could affect the daily lives of Californians in a variety of ways. ... who will be furloughed, and who likely will not receive back pay for the days of work you 've missed. There are about 170,000 ...
  • Miles of desert scruff may summon up only middle-of-nowhere feelings, but take a ... those fiercely armed jointed cacti with the intimidating spines . At first glance, chollas would seem like excellent candidates for ... it: it just plugs along, feeding wild things and growing back after it's browsed.Mormon tea provides a telling indication of just how ...
  • ... de la Culebra Park on Thursday October 24th, entitled Can Artists Heal Nature in LA? includes 10 people each speaking briefly for ... aspires to have an environmental ethic, there are hidden impacts that we might easily 'forget' to see. The scientists I ...
  • ... Dianne Feinstein announces her intent to reintroduce a desert protection bill. | Photo: Chris Clarke U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein ... time we finished the work we did in 1994. Together, we can do that." Configure block ...
  • Researchers studying the deadly outbreak of distemper in desert kit foxes that started in 2011 report that they couldn't find any sick ... foxes trapped and sampled had distemper, a welcome bit of news for fans of the housecat-sized desert predator. A few of the foxes ...

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