Events

Want to join fellow adventurers for a vigorous bike ride, delve into a six-week course on archaeology, soak up a lecture on paleontology, or pair up your passions for exploring the desert and drinking beer on one of our Hikes & Hops events? Those are just a few of the exciting educational and social programs that ABF offers in the Anza-Borrego region throughout fall, winter and spring.

For more information and links to registration, click on any of the upcoming event listed below. You can also browse our programs using the Events Calendar.

  • ABDSP Interpretive Activities

     

    ABDSP Interpretive Activities are Free and Open to the Public. All programs meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise stated.

    10:00 a.m. Lecture -  Botany Society 1 Hour

    Come to the Visitor Center Discovery Lab for the Botany Society’s monthly public lecture, Physiological and Biochemical Adaptations for Drought Resistance in Desert Plants by Dr. Don Fosket.

    Date: 
    Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Botany Society Presentation: Don Fosket

     

    Physiological and Biochemical Adaptations for Drought Resistant Desert Plants

    Dr. Don Fosket, Professor Emeritus, Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, will speak at the next public Botany Society public speakers program. Don has a BA and PhD in Biological Sciences and has done postdoctoral work at Harvard University and Brookhaven National Labs.

    Date: 
    Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:00am
  • ABDSP Interpretive Activities

     

    ABDSP Interpretive Activities are Free and Open to the Public. All programs meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise stated.

    9:00 a.m. Hike – Ash Wash  4 Hours
    Join Volunteer Naturalists Paul Larson and Ted Caragozian for a moderately strenuous hike over uneven and rocky ground to a spectacular exposure of the 760,000 year-old Bishop Ash. Along the way we'll see some interesting remains of pioneer habitation. Wear sturdy shoes; bring water and a light lunch. Meet at the end of the pavement north on Di Giorgio Road.

    Date: 
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
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