Bringing nature, culture and history to our community
Identifying Native Plants How do we learn the names of all those wildflowers growing in our yards and alongside the road? Anyone can do it; they just have to know what to look for and how to look for it. If you’re tired of calling everything a daisy or a bluebell or a popcorn flower, this workshop will not only help you get to the right … [Read More...]
REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE and DESERT MOODS The museum will host an opening reception on Friday, March 6th, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., offering a special opportunity for the public to preview the exhibition. Enjoy refreshments and original melodic guitar music by Mark Wheeler.This event is free to the public. The Hi-Desert Nature Museum … [Read More...]
In honor of Earth Day, the Hi-Desert Nature Museum will celebrate the diversity of life on earth with a day of activities that will inform, educate and entertain visitors. Local experts will be on hand to provide demonstrations on composting, gardening with California native plants, growing your own food, and recycling. Local artists will offer … [Read More...]
The museum has produced a promotional video with Dan O'Dowd and Paul Morehead. It's 3 1/2 minutes and highlights the museum and local attractions.
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The museum is open
Thur - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
and for special events
We are located in the Yucca Valley Community Center Complex at 57116 Twentynine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley, CA 92284.
Phone: (760) 369-7212
Stefanie Ritter is our resident biologist at the museum and is a wealth of information on the topic of natural science. Please feel free to email her your questions. If you would like an animal or plant identified, please be sure to attach an image to your message.
Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org