The winner of the Kim Kimmerling framed print of the painting “Reading the shards” was announced at the Meadview Community meeting on February 5.
Raffle Prize Winner Drawn Posted February 23, 2015
2015 Annual Bird Count Posted February 23, 2015
On February 21 Friends President, Sharon Baur, along with members of the Friends of Joshua Tree Forest spent time in and around the Joshua Tree Forest for the “Great Backyard Bird Count”.
Incredible Blooms Throughout the Forest Posted February 18, 2015
There has been an early explosion of blossoms in the Joshua tree forest on the Grapevine Mesa.
Great News Posted January 11, 2015
Friends of Joshua Tree Forest just received 501(c)(3) Public Charity non-profit status. Your future generous donations will be tax deductible!
Snow Comes to the Forest Posted January 1, 2015
The last couple of days in December brought an end of the year white cover to the forest, making for some beautiful and peaceful scenes.
December 6th, 2014 “Tour of the Forest” Posted December 8, 2014
On December 6th, 2014 the board members conducted a tour of the densest portion of the Joshua Tree Forest.
Kiosk Site Changes Posted September 22, 2014
Due to concerns of traffic safety issues the Mohave County Traffic Safety Dept. has asked our friends group and the BLM outdoor planner to select another site to locate the new information kiosk.
Kim Kimerling Print Posted September 19, 2014
The Friends have been gifted a beautiful framed print of Mr. Kimerling’s painting of “Reading the Shards”. This generous gift was donated by Char and Vern Farris to generate funding by organizing a raffle sometime in the near future.
Phoenix Channel 12 News Interview Posted May 18, 2014
Four members of the Friends board met with Todd Esque, Ecologist for the USGS Department, and Krystle Henderson of the Phoenix Channel 12 News in the Joshua Tree Forest to learn how to collect data and filmed shots for the news report which aired on Wednesday 5/14/14 during the 5:00pm Channel 12 News.
Bird Sightings Near the Arizona Joshua Tree Forest Posted May 5, 2014
The Grapevine Mesa Joshua tree forest is home to several species of birds as well as in the migration routes of many others.