50 Years and Beyond!

Anza-Borrego Foundation is excited to continue celebrating our 50 years of achievements! But it doesn’t stop there; ABF is proud to be looking ahead and planning for our next 50 years of success. Stay tuned for ways that you can be involved.

Join us for the 2018 Photo Contest Judge Critique and Opening Reception, Feb 3

ABF is excited to share the winners of the 2018 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest with all of you! At 5 p.m., join us for the Judge Critique at the UC Irvine Research Center, and then head over to the Opening Reception at Borrego Art Institute from 6-7:30 p.m. Our contest partner, Kesling's Kitchen, will provide light hors d'oeuvres and beverages to enjoy as you meander through the gallery to view this year's abundance of fantastic photos!

Check out the times and locations!

Many thanks to our partners and sponsors!

A Desert Song Cycle

February 16, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for this unique multi-media program of fully-scored compositions accompanied by a breathtaking series of images of our beautiful desert wilderness. 

Tickets are $25/person

Learn more and register here

A Special Gift for Our Supporters

Join or renew as a member at the $50 level and receive a Vintage inspired Anza-Borrego Desert State park t-shirt.


 Donate $250or$20/month for 12 months and receive a copy of Through the Lens: Capturing the Wonders of Anza-Borrego, an exclusive collection created from some of the best submissions to the Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest.

Donate or join/renew your membership today

First Annual Boots Ball Fundraiser

March 3, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join us in your desert dressy and finest hiking boot fashion for an afternoon of fun while we explore visions of the next fifty years for Anza-Borrego Foundation. Special Guest: Obi Kaufmann.

Tickets are $51/person

Learn more and register here


Tuesday Member Hikes with ABF

Don't forget- every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. ABF hosts our free Member Hikes! Meet outside the State Park Store and join us for an adventure in the Park with ABF Staff, Volunteers, Retired Park Staff, and local business owners!

What's the deal with Member Hikes?

Volunteer with ABF

Do you want to leave a legacy for future generations? Do you want have a positive impact on the environment? Do you love the desert? If you answered yes to one of these questions ABF has a volunteer opportunity for you!

Sign up today to find out how you can get involved


Anza-Borrego Foundation: A Fifty-Year Retrospective

As we begin planning for our future it is important to look back at the past. It is my pleasure to share with you our 50th-anniversary celebratory book, “Anza-Borrego Foundation: A Fifty-Year Retrospective." You can use this link to view the book in its entirety online and to get a glimpse of some of the highlights of ABF's first 50 years.

See 50 years of conservation in action



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