The 2014-2015 Season in Review
Energy Career Connections 2015
For the past three years ABDNHA has sponsored this program that connects Borrego Springs High School students with leaders in the fields of energy to inform them of the many career paths open for them in the energy industry.
The program was expanded this year to include five high schools in San Diego County.
ABDNHA Volunteer Julie Taylor once again made our weekly bike of the Borrego Valley possible, with a ride every Friday from January until April.
Have you been to the ABDNHA website during the past year?
Then your visit was one of more than the 125,000 visits we had, up about 65% from the prior year.
Timely reports, things to do, and beautiful photos are what drew visitors to our website.
Here are some of the popular photos from this past year:
Many flower photos by
by Fred Melgert.
New Years snow above Borrego
by Marcy Yates
Desert Lily by Joy Ziemnick
Milky Way over Ocotillo
by Kevin Key
ABDNHA's Desert Nature Center offers one of the most extensive collection of desert books and guides to be found in California along with unique gifts, artwork, clothing, and educational toys for kids.
A new series in ABDNHA's
Sand Paper Newsletter
Send us your stories of how you first found Borrego for
possible inclusion in ABDNHA's
Mike pulls a giant tortoise, suitably decked out for the sun, in the 2014 Borrego Days parade.
ABDNHA's business members support the educational work of the Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association and provide tourism services in Borrego Springs.
Their support is appreciated.
590 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Dark Skies website launched.
The first phase of ABDNHA's Borrego Botanical Garden was completed in April. The next steps will include a garden plaza, a section for bird and butterfly habitat, and an area that focuses on the Agricultural History of Borrego Springs. These areas will be completed as funding through donations makes them possible.
ABDNHA sponsored the first in our new annual series Desert Living.
different topics will be explored each year; this year focused on water and energy.
ABDNHA's 17th Annual Borrego Garden Tour was held on March 28. Over the years, ABDNHA has attracted many thousands of people to Borrego Springs with the annual Garden Tour.
The ABDNHA Borrego Garden Tour was featured this year on KPBS TV. If you missed it, you can still watch the program by clicking the graphic below.