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Cactus Clubhouse

Cactus Clubhouse

Desert Botanical Garden invites kids to engage with the outdoors around them at Cactus Clubhouse–a brand-new nature play space. The play area provides unstructured, child-led activities for kids under 12 to discover the fun of the natural world.   Cactus...
Iguanas in the Garden

Iguanas in the Garden

Photos: Jim Rorabaugh Iguanas in the Garden? Yes, there are. But they are not the green iguanas you might see in a zoo or pet store. Our native Desert Iguanas are pale, heat-loving lizards, up to 16 inches long including their tails. They live in the sunbaked creosote...
Earth Day Tool Shed | 2021

Earth Day Tool Shed | 2021

Celebrate Earth Day throughout the month of April with Desert Botanical Garden. The theme of this year’s Earth Day is Restore Our Earth. Learn about a variety of ways you and your family can help preserve nature and be a good steward to the environment. The Tool Shed...
Activity | Foraged Bouquet

Activity | Foraged Bouquet

Spring is a wonderful time to experience the array of colorful deser blooms. Seasonal favorites include vibrant creosote flowers and desert Marigolds–often growing trailside and near highways. Taking a neighborhood walk is a great way to absorb the Spring color...
February Ecoflora Challenge | Monarchs, Milkweed and Mystery

February Ecoflora Challenge | Monarchs, Milkweed and Mystery

Join the February EcoQuest: Monarchs, Milkweeds and Mystery Find and map as many monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) and milkweed plants (Asclepias spp.) as possible. Monarch butterflies are in severe decline, with numbers from 2020 showing the lowest ever...

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