Valley of Fire-Reptiles and Amphibians of the Mojave Desert

“Reptiles and Amphibians of the Mojave Desert” presentation at Valley of Fire State Park on Saturday, May 10, 2014

The Mojave Desert is home to a surprising number of diverse reptiles and amphibians, all of which are specially adapted to survive in extreme conditions.  Josh Parker, PhD, co-author of Reptiles and Amphibians of the Mojave Desert: A Field Guide will be giving a presentation discussing the diversity of reptiles that call this harsh climate home and what makes the Mojave Desert  a truly unique area. Dr. Parker will also share some of his impressive photographs of desert creatures throughout the presentation.

WHAT:  Presentation by Josh Parker, PhD, co-author of Reptiles and Amphibians of the Mojave Desert: A Field Guide. 

WHEN: Saturday, May 10 from 11 a.m. until noon.

WHERE: Valley of Fire visitor center located at 29450 Valley of Fire Road in Overton, Nevada 89040.

WHO: This event is open to the public.

COST:  There is no cost to attend this event, however, the park entrance fee is $10 per vehicle; Nevada residents receive a $2 discount.

Valley of Fire Lizard

Valley of Fire Lizard-Chuckwalla

Valley of Fire State Park lizards

Desert Iguana at Valley of Fire State Park

Valley of Fire Horny Toad

Horny Toad Lizard