Calendar of Events

This calendar lists all events of interest to MBCA.  You may restrict events of interest by selecting one of the categories above.


  • Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 04:00 PM

    Why Leave No Trace? Desert Institute Webinar

    Tune in to this free webinar offered by the Desert Institute of the Joshua Tree National Park Association. Learn the science, practices, and challenges of caring for the long-term health and welfare of the natural places we experience in Joshua Tree National Park and our own desert communities. Here is the link for more information and to sign up; the webinar is free but donations are appreciated.
  • Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 12:00 PM

    Zoom Lecture on Meteorites - Hi Desert Nature Museum

    The Desert Lecture Collaborative presents Stephanie Slahor, Ph.D., who will speak about where meteors might originate, how they make their way to our atmosphere and planet, and how to identify a possible meteorite. Learn more about the speaker and the topic and sign up to receive the digital Zoom link at this page of the Hi Desert Nature Museum's website.
  • Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Yucca Valley Community Center in Yucca Valley, CA

    September Board Meeting

  • Monday, September 14, 2020 at 08:30 AM

    Solar Valley Digital Conference

    This important online conference is focused on creating a realistic future for expanded renewable energy in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. The College of Engineering and the Research Initiative for Solar Energy at University of California, Riverside and other involved organizations describe the purpose of this conference "to establish the region as 'Solar Valley,' a model of a green energy economy." General registration is $20. On this page you can learn more about the digital conference and also review the agendas of previous related conferences, which several MBCA Board members have attended and praised highly. There is also a free pre-conference Introductory Webinar scheduled for August 6.
  • Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 02:00 PM
    Joshua Basin Water District in Joshua Tree, CA

    Fall Native Plant Sale at Joshua Basin Water District

    Proceeds from the sale of native plants at this event benefit the Joshua Basin Water District/Joshua Tree National Park Native Plant Program. True local native plant potted seedlings will be sold ($9 each, or 3/$25) at the District Office Parking lot, along with a FREE seed and plant swap booth event. Potential plant seedlings that will be offered:
    • Desert Willow
    • Wooly Brickellia
    • Acton’s Brittle bush
    • Encelia/Desert Rock Pea
    • Creosote & Buckwheat
    • Cat Claw Acacia
    • Bladderpod & Peach Thorn
    • Desert senna & Cat’s Tongue
    • Jojoba & Paperbag bush
    • Desert Mallow
    • Mojave Aster
    • Smoke Tree & Galleta grass
    • Mojave Yucca
    • Desert Sage
    • Desert Needlegrass
  • Thursday, October 08, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Yucca Valley Community Center in Yucca Valley, CA

    October Board Meeting

  • Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Yucca Valley Community Center in Yucca Valley, CA

    November Board Meeting

  • Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    Yucca Valley Community Center in Yucca Valley, CA

    December Board Meeting