Joshua Tree National Park's "Crossroads Conference"
What: Presentations of current scientific research related to Joshua Tree National Park
When: Conference ( December 2nd 12:30am-4pm)
Guided Park Tour (December 3rd, 9am-2pm) Departs location(s) in Palm Desert and Desert Hot Springs
Where: Conference at University of California, Riverside, Palm Desert Graduate Center Auditorium 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Guided Park Tour, pick-up will be at 9:00am at UCR, Palm Desert Graduate Center parking lot in Palm Desert & 9:00am at the Desert Springs High School parking lot. Buses will return to drop off participants at approximately 2:00pm. * (Pack a lunch, bring walking shoes, sunscreen and water)
RSVP: For conference or tour by November 30th, to George Land, 75th Anniversary Coordinator at 760 367-5507 or email George_Land@nps.gov
Economic Relationship Between National Parks and Gateway Communities
What: Subject matter experts and discussions about the socioeconomic influence and impact national parks have on gateway communities.
When: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011, 1:00pm- 4:00pm
Where: Twentynine Palms Community Center, 74325 Joe Davis Drive
RSVP: To George Land, 75th Anniversary Coordinator at 760 367-5507 or email George_Land@nps.gov