Bringing nature, culture and history to our community
“Turkey Vulture Migrations and the Migrations of Raptors through the Desert" presented by Kurt Leuschner, M.S. Professor of Natural Resources COD. In the fall waves of turkey vultures migrate through the Morongo Basin settling down in trees to rest for the night. Kurt Leuschner, M.S. will discuss the habits and traits of these birds and what … [Read More...]
on display June 4 - September 12 Eat Well, Play Well encourages healthy living by teaching the science of making healthy food choices and helping children and adults discover there are many fun and interesting ways to stay active. Visitors will discover what an appropriate serving size looks like, see firsthand what it takes … [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.
Click here to view...
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