National Public Lands Day Success

Several Bureau of Land Management (BLM) staff members set up a registration table in the early hours of the morning on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in the Juniper Flats Area. Under a shade canopy, the table was stacked with a hundred National Public Lands Day (NPLD) t-shirts, some information about the area and 3 sign … Continue reading National Public Lands Day Success


The Future of the Juniper Flats Area

The theme for this year's Annual Meeting is "The Future of the Juniper Flats Area". On Saturday, September 30 the Friends of Juniper Flats will celebrate successes from another year of work for the Juniper Flats Area and discuss the future of the area. Everyone who is interested in this area is encouraged to attend. … Continue reading The Future of the Juniper Flats Area

Restoration Workshop April 8, 2017

Come out to the Juniper Flats Area and help restore unauthorized trails! This area has a splendid display of wildflowers and lots of trails to restore to a natural state. We need all the help we can get! The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is conducting a "restoration workshop" in the Arrastre Canyon Area of Juniper … Continue reading Restoration Workshop April 8, 2017

Wildflowers at Bonita Vista Trailhead

A 2 mile hike on March 15, 2017 from the Bonita Vista Trailhead produced a list of over 28 wildflowers in bloom! A list has been put in the information box. There were carpets of gilia and coreopsis on the hillsides. It was exciting to see an owl back in the area.  The Bonita Vista trailhead is accessible from … Continue reading Wildflowers at Bonita Vista Trailhead

Caring for Arrastre Waterfall

Many people visit and care for Arrastre Waterfall Through the years I may have visited Arrastre Waterfall hundreds of times. It is a popular local attraction in the northern foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains, accessed by Bowen Ranch Rd, near Apple Valley -  Arrastre Falls Trail Head.  We pick up trash left by others, and try to leave the area better … Continue reading Caring for Arrastre Waterfall