You may be surprised to learn that the Coachella Valley is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world! And yet, what accounts for that biodiversity? Join Elizabeth Ogren Erickson, a Certified California Naturalist and a Board Member with Friends of the Desert Mountains, an environmental nonprofit that protects the unique wildlife and scenic beauty of the Coachella Valley. Learn about the amazing plants and animals found ONLY in the Coachella Valley, and learn about the missions of Friends of the Desert Mountains, the official support organization of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument!
This free lecture is presented in partnership with the La Quinta Museum. For more information, call them at 760 777-7170.