Pacific Crest Trail
Experts will share tips on how to plan everything from a weekend hike to an extended backpacking trip or thru hike.
When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the REI store at 214 N. Santa Anita Ave. in Arcadia
Admission, info: Free. (626) 447-1062 for Arcadia
Observe flowering plants in Joshua Tree National Park, learn their names, and gain familiarity with tools necessary to identify plants. Includes basic botany lecture and introduction to field guides
When, where: 6 p.m. March 9 to 1 p.m. March 11, Black Rock Visitor Center, 9800 Black Rock Canyon Road, Yucca Valley.
Admission, info: $145; (760) 367-5535
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