Sunnyands will start offering three outdoor tours – historic, landscape, and bird walk – of the historic Annenberg estate in November.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens animal care director Roxanna Breitigan reveals what visitors don’t know about the zoo’s inhabitants.
It started on the back of an envelope. In 1970, when Karen Sausman was hired as the first director of The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens — known at that point as The Living Desert Reserve — the plucky naturalist and educator mapped out an ambitious plan for a sprawling campus in the heart of the Coachella Valley showcasing flora
The first weekend of October brings a nice change in the weather — double digits! — and the start of a jam-packed month of events.
Sure, the desert’s summer sizzle can deter daytime activity levels for many. But recreation options arise (and even abound) across the valley as the sun begins to set. Explore the bounty of the desert at dusk during summer months with these options. String up after sunset with an evening match under the lights at a host of public tennis facilities,