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Morongo Basin 2nd Wednesday Lecture Series
Rae Packard of Joshua Tree Tortoise Rescue never slows down in her race to save the Desert Tortoise.”


In the 1920’s there were 1,000 California desert tortoises per square mile in the Mojave Desert and by 1970 they became endangered.

On April 09 Rae Packard, founder of the Joshua Tree Tortoise Rescue, will speak how her organization is helping save desert tortoises. Please join Rae and meet tortoises for Morongo Basin Historical Society’s 2nd Wednesday lecture series at 5:30 pm at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum Yucca Valley.

Donation is $5.00. Please also bring paper towels to help JT Tortoise Rescue continue its work.

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