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  • ... Creative Commons License The California desert's signature tree has gotten a lot of attention lately: the story ... trees . They don't have entire limbs that have died back . They haven't been gnawed at by thirsty rodents. They all have abundant ...
  • ... Clarke photo We crossed our fingers a few weeks back , and we got our wish: At least in the Eastern Mojave, this is one of ... three weeks, most Joshua trees in the stretch of desert near Joshua Tree National Park have been putting out an ...
  • ... How will climate change affect the California desert ? | Photo: Matthew High /Flickr/ Creative Commons License ... released this month by the World Bank bears some upsetting news : without a redoubled commitment to reduce global greenhouse gas ...
  • ... think about my father. A cold drop of water hits the back of my neck, runs down inside my jacket. I turn. I scan the sky. It takes ... followed me around the fire was deeper, its secrets better hidden . Even then the Upstate New York landscape seemed claustrophobic to ...
  • There's a lot to see in Joshua Tree , but be honest: you're not in a big enough rush to justify ... cooler, and it's easier to be comfortable in the desert during the day. The local economic scene comes alive in the environs ...
  • ... Or bicycles, if you've brought them. The loop from Hidden Valley Campground is a great example. From the campground entrance, ... miles from Nipton. But you can always turn around and head back into the trees . Directions : I-10 east to I-15, then exit ...
  • ... after we planted." The Forest Service has gone back to the drawing board, shrinking the number of acres to be ... pine as the keystone tree in the regenerative mix. The news of the past year's die-off came as no surprise: "The reality we live in ...
  • ... landscape, with little geometric perfection about it. Back up a few miles, though, to the far side of Interstate 15 east of the ... first branching at knee height, culminating in thirty or forty growing tips ringed with the species' eponymous short, sharp leaves. ...
  • A 35-year study of desert tortoises in Joshua Tree National Park underscores something that most desert biologists ...
  • ... parts of Joshua Tree National Park. And the good news is you won't be able to see the best stuff from your car, so ... bloom that attracted a lot of attention a few years back . But the Mojave yuccas are having a field day: few clumps don't have at ...

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