Anza-Borrego Foundation Celebrates Transformative Education Teacher Symposium

By Erin English, We are proud to conclude the successful Education Teacher Symposium series, a cornerstone event in our five-year education plan. Over the past two years, we have collaborated with over one hundred passionate K-12 educators from school districts and charter schools across Southern California. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Anza-Borrego State Park, these […]

Education Season Update

High Fives All Around for Education!  Well, we did it! We ran a stupendous season of desert education programs with the support of our participants and followers and a small but dedicated team of education staff and volunteers. Our programming included guided outdoor excursions, research-based programs, train-the-trainer programs, school-based programs, and virtual experiences. For a complete list […]

Everyone’s Talking About the Anza-Borrego BioBlitz

By: Samantha Young, Education Manager Fresh from the afterglow of a successful event, Anza-Borrego Foundation (ABF) successfully planned and executed our first annual Anza-Borrego Desert BioBlitz. I’m not going to lie; it took many hours of planning and the tremendous help of a large staff and volunteers, but I think we pulled off something worthwhile. […]

Empowering Youth Through Nature at FamCamp

Todd standing on large boulder in Palm Canyon next to palm trees with FamCamp participants.

I had the opportunity and privilege to participate in FamCamp, held at Borrego Palm Canyon Campground. It’s a grant funded program from California State Parks, which makes it possible for first time campers to enjoy the outdoor experience. We provide them all of the equipment and food, and we can even help with transportation if needed. The experience was not only fun and beautiful, as our desert always is, but it was an opportunity to connect people to the desert experience.

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