The Desert Institute and the Twentynine Palms Historical Society present the monthly lecture series on Friday, April 12, with Dr. Chris McDonald and his talk on "Desert Plant Ecology or Why Does the Desert Poke Me".
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 12 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 to 760-367-5539 before Wednesday, April 10.
Director, Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park Association