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The Desert Tortoise: A Natural History

The Desert Tortoise: A Natural History

Friday, April 27, 2012
  5–8 p.m.


Location: UCR Palm Desert
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Category: Enrichment

Description: Explore the fascinating life of one of California's best-known reptiles – the desert tortoise. Learn how California's official reptile and a threatened species continues to survive in North America's hottest and driest region and how it has adapted to the pulse of plant growth following winter rain. Participants examine living tortoises, view a major museum exhibition on this desert reptile, and attend a day-long symposium on the desert tortoise presented by some of the world's leading authorities.

Schedule:Fri. 5-8 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sun. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Apr. 27, 28 & 29 (3 meetings)

Enroll online or contact Student Services at (951) 827-4105 or toll-free (800) 442-4990. Refer to Section 114−CPF−F36.

Additional Information: The Desert Tortoise: A Natural History

Open to: General Public
Admission: Entry Charge: $229.00 for individuals/ $209 each for couples and family members / $199 each with PINE discount (Refund deadline: April 20)
Sponsor: UCR Extension

Contact Information:
Linda Coco
(951) 827-5804
sciences@ucx.ucr.edu