Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 19, 2014

2014 Colorado Desert Symposium November 7 to 9

Celebrating the Wonder of Wilderness: A Colorado Desert Natural History Symposium

Join Anza-Borrego Foundation, in partnership with California State Parks and the UC Irvine Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center, for a weekend devoted to current natural history research in our beautiful Colorado Desert region. There will be a research poster display at the Welcome Reception, a full day of lectures covering a plethora of natural history topics, a banquet dinner, field tours and plenty of opportunities to learn about the natural history of our fragile desert.

For more information and registration click read more
Registration is now open!

Speakers Will Include:

Dr. Cameron Barrows, Lizards
Dr. Jennifer Gee, Quail
Mark Jorgensen and guests, Bighorn Sheep
Dr. Michael Wells, Fire History and Predictions
Dr. Mark Porter, Pollination Ecology of the Phlox Family
Dr. Travis Huxman, Sonoran Desert Shrubs

There will be an afternoon keynote address by Dr. Bruce Pavlik, author of The California Deserts: an Ecological Rediscovery, followed by an evening presentation with author Mark Jorgensen and photographer Jeff Young on their new book, Desert Bighorn Sheep: Wilderness Icon.


Borrego Springs Resort

Friday, November 7
Welcome Reception & Research Posters
Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center
Saturday, November 8
Oral Presentations & Banquet Dinner
Borrego Springs Resort
Sunday, November 9
Morning Field Tours
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Symposium Registration includes:

Friday Welcome Reception
Breakfast, Saturday Lectures and Lunch
Sunday Morning Field Tour


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