Anza-Borrego Desert State Park opens the 2018 photo contest

ANZA-BORREGO – Desert lovers and photography enthusiasts are invited to enter their favorite photos taken in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park for the 2018 Anza-Borrego Desert Photo Contest sponsored by the Anza-Borrego Foundation. The annual contest is meant to encourage desert lovers and photography enthusiasts to capture their favorite views, moments and adventures in Anza-Borrego […]

New weed in Anza Borrego threatens wildflower bloom

New weed in Anza Borrego threatens wildflower bloom

Chris McDonald Natural Resource Advisor University of California Cooperative Extension A new and highly invasive weed is spreading in Borrego Springs and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (ABDSP). Volutaria (Volutaria tubuliflora) was first discovered in Borrego Springs in 2010 in ABDSP. It has also been discovered in Chula Vista and Newport Beach. In the past six […]

Anza-Borrego Foundation celebrates 50 years

The Anza-Borrego Foundation will hold a celebration honoring 50 years of service to the Anza Borrego Desert State Park April 1. Come to the Steele Burnand Anza Borrego Desert Research Center located at 401 Tilting T Drive in Borrego Springs to reminisce with ABF trustees and staff, volunteers, park staff and friends over the past […]

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park’s protected lands offer unparalleled night sky viewing

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park’s protected lands offer unparalleled night sky viewing

Anza-Borrego Foundation celebrates 50 years of protecting the “Dark Sky” of California’s largest state park BORREGO SPRINGS – Escape the city lights and head to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park for 600,000 acres of star- and moon-gazing beyond compare. The land conservation efforts of the Anza-Borrego Foundation have ensured that the dark skies visible in Anza-Borrego remain […]

Anza-Borrego continues 50th anniversary celebration with plethora of events

Fall is here and Anza-Borrego is ready for another exciting desert season of hiking, camping and exploring in the beauty of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This year is extra special, as 2017 marks Anza-Borrego Foundation’s 50th anniversary of protecting the Park. A plethora of hikes, interpretive programs and classes are planned for the upcoming weeks at […]

Anza-Borrego Foundation’s 50th anniversary celebration challenges visitors to experience the park’s most popular hiking trails

Anza-Borrego Foundation’s 50th anniversary celebration challenges visitors to experience the park’s most popular hiking trails

BORREGO SPRINGS – In celebration of Anza-Borrego Foundation’s 50th anniversary, Anza-Borrego Foundation and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park are inviting visitors to complete two five-hike challenges on some of the most famous peaks and trails in the region. The first hike challenge is called “5 Hikes for 50 Years” and is a campaign to introduce visitors […]

Anza-Borrego Foundation Celebrates 50th Anniversary with free weekends

BORREGO SPRINGS – How do you protect and preserve Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, the largest state park in California – with its 600,000 acres of flora, fauna, hiking trails, free camping, archeological sites and much more? That’s the job of the Anza-Borrego Foundation, celebrating its 50th anniversary this desert season. To kick off its golden anniversary, […]

Anza Borrego to hold 51st annual Borrego Days Desert Festival in October

ANZA BORREGO – Borrego Days Desert Festival has a long history of being the launch event for the new season in Southern California’s Desert Regions. Enticing locals to come together after a long hot summer and to welcome snowbirds back for the fabulous desert weather. This year’s theme “Resort To Nature” brings awareness and pay […]

Responses of birds to large-scale wildfires in western Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Philip Unitt, Curator of Birds and Mammals, San Diego Natural History Museum will present a program entitled Responses of Birds to Large -Scale Wildfires in Western Anza-Borrego Desert State Park April 22-23. The program is underwritten by The Pratt Memorial Fund at Union Bank of California. In his presentation, Unitt, who examined responses of 100 […]