Updated 01/16/18        

Get your 2018 Getaway Room Booked, Dinner  Registration &

Hike Registration Forms completed ASAP, Rooms are going FAST!

The 2018 Annual Dinner, this is when we acknowledge & thank our Hike Leaders, Coordinating Council Members and Founding Members for their contributions to DTHC, is set for Tuesday March 06, 2018. It will be held at

Woodhaven Golf & Country Club, 41555 Woodhaven Drive East, Palm Desert CA.

Cocktails at 5:00 followed by Dinner at 6:00

Pre-register and pay for your dinners prior to February 28, 2018. The dinner will be a buffet with a choice of 2 entrees, veggies, salad and pasta or potato.

The dinner cost is $39.00 each and you MUST pre-register and pay for your dinner. The registration form is available on this website .

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Subject: Citizen Science Climate Change Study Plots

If you are interested in participating in this project please contact Rich Jarvinen by email:  rich@kanaloa1302.com

For more information and background of this project here is an article you should look at. 

From: Lucas Wilgers lucas.w@twc-ca.org
Good morning,
We at The Wildlands Conservancy’s Pioneertown Mountains Preserve are setting up a climate change study plot at Mission Creek Preserve (near Desert Hot Springs in the Sand to Snow National Monument), in conjunction with JTNP, UCR, and Great Basin Institute. The plots are used to measure plant communities and their response to climate change over time, we also have one here in Pioneertown. The plots are 300 meter squares, with 25 transects to be recorded during the spring, late Feb – April. Participants will navigate to the transects with GPS, record plant species based on size and phenology, and record data on tablets in the field.
I have begun looking for interested volunteers to assist with data collection. If you or if you know of anyone interested in spending a couple hours this spring collecting data, please let me know. I’m also able to answer any questions you may have. We are excited to continue this data collection and enjoy sharing the process with desert locals.

Preserve Ranger
PIONEERTOWN MOUNTAINS & MISSION CREEK PRESERVES
51010 Pipes Canyon Road
Pioneertown, CA 92268
Ranger Station: (760) 369-7105
WildlandsConservancy.org

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HELP! The club is looking for a volunteer(s) to coordinate/organize the 2018 Getaway Happy Hours on Saturday March 24 & Sunday March 25. Please contact Mary Barlow if you are interested in helping…

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2018 Getaway Hike choice selection Registration, please complete this form, ASAP, so we know how many Hike Leaders and Hikes we need to organize.

2018 Getaway Dinner registration is available online @ Grissini Restaurant, 30125 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills, CA 9130 – 5:30 Cocktails (cash bar) – 6:30 Dinner will be served Family Style per table. Dinner will consist of: 3 appetizers (Bruschetta, Calamari Fritti, Mozzarella Fritta); 2 Salads (Caesare and Mista Italiana); 3 entrees (Lasagna Bolognese, Filet of Dover Sole, Pollo Parmigiana); Dessert (Tiramisu); 1 beverage (Soda or Coffee).

All this for only $52.00 per person including taxes & tip. You must register & prepay for Dinner, using the Dinner Registration link , prior to March 09, 2018.

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Book your getaway room as soon as possible!

March 23 – 26, 2018

Hampton Inn & Suites – Agoura Hills,

30255 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills CA 91301.

Cut-off date is February 21, 2018.

www.agourahills.hamptoninn.com

or 1-800-426-7866 or 818-597-0333

Use the Group Code “DTH” to get the group rate.

More info under Socials, Dinners & Getaways…

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The 20th Hike 4 Hope will be held December 02, 2018!!! Please mark your calendar.

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018.  PLEASE SEE THE  NOTICE ANNOUNCING THE  2018 HIKE 4 HOPE ON DECEMBER 2, 2018.   OUR 2OTH YEAR!    SAVE THE DATE!  THANK YOU👟👍 H4 H NOTICE

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DTHC’s purpose is to enjoy and promote hiking throughout the Coachella Valley and beyond,  in a spirit of friendship and camaraderie.