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SPEAKER & Member Meeting - October

  • Tue, October 23, 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
  • 1301 N. Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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  • Non-Members can register for this meeting two weeks before the meeting. If you'd like to ensure a space at this event, join us as a member ($25) and you'll be able to register immediately (assuming there is no waitlist going)

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  6:30 - 7:45 pm Core Group Meeting 
  7:45 - 8:00 pm Social Period
  8:00 - 9:00 pm Speaker:  
Mojave Desert Land TrustMDLT)
Chuckwalla Bench 

Discover one of the best-kept secrets of the California Desert — less than two hours east of Palm Springs, the Chuckwalla Bench is a spectacular landscape abundant with wildlife and rare desert plants. The Chuckwalla Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) is home to North America’s biggest and most intact old-growth microphyll woodland, as well as some of California’s best desert tortoise habitat. Now remote and peaceful, the Chuckwalla Bench also features a rich history of human activity, from prehistoric and traditional Native American cultural sites to historic gold miners’ trails. With hundreds of miles of trails and roads, across rugged mountains and sprawling vistas, there are endless opportunities for exploration. Mojave Desert Land Trust works with the Bureau of Land Management and other local partners to help protect this gem of the California desert and to share its beauty with the public.

There will be a birthday cake

All members and non-members are welcome to attend all meetings. Members get an advance opportunity to register for this meeting and to listen to our guest speaker. We are asking that you register (free) for this event so we can set the room up for the size attending. If the registration limit is reached, a waiting list will be formed automatically. 

Club members will be given first priority for attendance. Non-Members may only register two weeks in advance of the meeting date. Non-Members may join our Chapter immediately by clicking here.

The Center is located at 1301 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA. It is on the same side of Palm Canyon as Denny's restaurant, on the up canyon side Meeting room is on the Third Floor.  Click here for directions.

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