Desert Road

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  • ... Munz oak leaf In the highlands of Joshua Tree National Park my friend Seth leads me to a mature oak. "It's not like ... The tree's leaves are unlike any I've seen on a desert oak: broad and scalloped, more like the deciduous valley oak of ...
  • ... capped his career by spending three years running Joshua Tree National Park has come out against a solar project proposed for the central Mojave Desert in no uncertain terms. [scald=79461:kl_image_original_context ...
  • ... 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 ... followed me around the fire was deeper, its secrets better hidden . Even then the Upstate New York landscape seemed claustrophobic to me, ...
  • ... Dianne Feinstein announces her intent to reintroduce a desert protection bill. | Photo: Chris Clarke U.S. Senator Dianne ... Mojave Trails National Monument between Joshua Tree National Park and the Mojave National Preserve, as well as the ...
  • ... shaped by dynamic visions, both individual and collective. Commentary brings together diverse perspectives on the future of California by looking into its history and generating innovative ...
  • ... grad student at Duke University wants to remedy our lack of knowledge about desert kit foxes, and she's using some remarkably new technology to do so -- ...
  • ... 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 historic ...
  • ... studying the deadly outbreak of distemper in desert kit foxes that started in 2011 report that they couldn't find any sick ... trapped and sampled had distemper, a welcome bit of news for fans of the housecat-sized desert predator. A few of the ...
  • ... Tree intimately. His Joshua family tree goes back four generations. Jima pauses. The rest of us are silent. It is ... the park's west entrance. From here, you might explore Hidden Valley and hike the short (1.1 mile) looping trail to Barker Dam. You ...
  • 2012 was a year of change for the California Desert , as human society elsewhere increasingly closed its grip on the ... But in a couple of ways, the desert struck back . [scald=39616:kl_image_original_context ... of Desert Biodiversity , he writes from Joshua Tree regularly at his acclaimed blog Coyote Crossing and comments on ...

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