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.

Coyote Canyon Update

Coyote Canyon Closure Update Due to lingering storm damage from Tropical Storm Hilary, the Coyote Canyon Wilderness Area in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park continues to be closed to all vehicles beyond the closure gate, just before the “Third Crossing.” Tropical Storm Hilary, a very rare tropical storm in California, brought significant rainfall to the region, […]

Wildlife Guzzler Installations

Securing the Future: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park’s Commitment to Endangered Species Management Written by: Danny McCamish, Senior Environmental Scientist Colorado Desert District California State Parks In an extraordinary collaborative effort, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (ABDSP) is happy to report continued efforts towards the ongoing conservation of the endangered and titular Borrego or Peninsular Bighorn Sheep, Ovis […]

Carl Ellsworth and Patricia Mary Miller’s Legacies Live on Through ABF

If you enjoy spending time outdoors, then you’ll love Anza-Borrego Foundation. ABF is proud to bring outdoor experiences to underprivileged youth through its Camp Borrego program, funded entirely by donations and grants, and it’s responsible for maintaining and preserving the natural beauty of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and educating today’s youth with the goal of […]

The Importance of Donating to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Foundation

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is one of California’s best-kept secrets. This hidden gem, located just a few hours from Los Angeles, is a true oasis in the desert. The park is home to various unique plants and animals, and it’s a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. And […]

Discover Educational Opportunities at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure and a chance to learn more about the natural world, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the place for you! This beautiful park offers plenty of educational opportunities for nature lovers of all ages. Whether you’re interested in exploring the park’s many trails or learning about its history and […]

Everything You Need to Know About Hiking Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Hiking is a popular activity for nature lovers and fitness enthusiasts. If you’re thinking of hiking in California, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is a must-visit. This park is located in the Colorado Desert of Southern California and offers hikers plenty of opportunities to explore its diverse landscape. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced hiker, […]

The Plant Life of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Deserts often conjure up images of hot, sandy expanses with no plant life to be found for miles. However, this could not be further from the truth! In fact, the desert is home to a wide variety of plant life, much of which can be found in Anza–Borrego Desert State Park. Let’s take a look at […]

Skip to content