Borrego Experience Blog

Daytime in a Dark Sky Community

November 8, 2019

Watch the transit of Mercury

Mercury is not often visible, but late in the year, it will be visible in a special way.

Enhancing Borrego

History of Collecting in Anza-Borrego

Ethics of Collecting

November 6, 2019


An Experiment in Primitive Living - Ghost Mountain

November 6, 2019

Visit the silent ruins of one man’s dream:

Anza Borrego Desert State Park Brochure

November 5, 2019

Welcome to one of the last best places on Earth.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park encompasses some of the most diverse desert landscape in the world. 

What Is A Fossil?

November 5, 2019

Textbook definitions of "fossil" all converge on some variant of "any sign or indication of ancient life".  This covers a lot of territory, from bones and seashells, to chunks of wood and leaf impressions, to worm burrows and animal footprints.  Globs of feces count as fossils,

Anza Borrego Safety Tips

November 5, 2019

Tips to Safely Enjoy Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

California State Parks offers safety tips to outdoor enthusiasts visiting California’s largest state park, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

Is there anything special about the geology of the Park?

November 4, 2019

Yes, indeed, there certainly is.  Many of the processes currently active in and around the Park are essentially unique to our area.  As with so much of geology, the basic driving mechanism is plate tectonics.  Locally we have "extremely oblique extension".