The Palm Springs High school leaves for the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® experiment in Dos Palmas
 
The Palm Springs High school leaves for the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® experiment in Dos Palmas
The experiment is done aside of the San Andreas Oasis
 
The experiment is done aside of the San Andreas Oasis
Instructions for visitors of Dos Palmas a desert with a salted soil 300 feet below sealevel
 
Instructions for visitors of Dos Palmas a desert with a salted soil 300 feet below sealevel
The oasis from a distance
 
The oasis from a distance
Beautiful  Alkali Goldenbusch - Isocoma acradenia var
 
Beautiful Alkali Goldenbusch - Isocoma acradenia var
The indians made arrows of this Arroweed - Pluchea sericea
 
The indians made arrows of this Arroweed - Pluchea sericea
Desert Fan Palm Washingtonia filifera near the oasis
 
Desert Fan Palm Washingtonia filifera near the oasis
The San Andreas Oasis makes an unforgettable impression on the students
 
The San Andreas Oasis makes an unforgettable impression on the students
Scientific Director Pete A\'hearn explains how an oasis develops in the middle of a desert
 
Scientific Director Pete A\'hearn explains how an oasis develops in the middle of a desert
All the planting tools waiting to be used
 
All the planting tools waiting to be used
The students taste the fruit of the Desert Fan Palm
 
The students taste the fruit of the Desert Fan Palm
Explanation of the planting procedure
 
Explanation of the planting procedure
Picking up the parts to assemble the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon®
 
Picking up the parts to assemble the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon®
Disciplined organization of the Dos Palmas Rangers
 
Disciplined organization of the Dos Palmas Rangers
Assembling the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon®
 
Assembling the Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon®
Every student fully concentrated to stick the wick through the bottom of the box
 
Every student fully concentrated to stick the wick through the bottom of the box
Detail of sticking the wick
 
Detail of sticking the wick
The wicks are taped in such a way that they lay alongside of the carton board
 
The wicks are taped in such a way that they lay alongside of the carton board
On the background starving palms that\'s why the restauration is necessary
 
On the background starving palms that\'s why the restauration is necessary
Putting the windprotectors
 
Putting the windprotectors
The whole action is filmed by the video team
 
The whole action is filmed by the video team
Pete A\'Hearn explaining the planting method
 
Pete A\'Hearn explaining the planting method
Teacher Eric Cross films colleague Pete\'s actions
 
Teacher Eric Cross films colleague Pete\'s actions
Ranger Tracey Albrecht helps enthusiast
 
Ranger Tracey Albrecht helps enthusiast
Preparing the planting place about 15 cm (4 inches) deep because it is extremely dry
 
Preparing the planting place about 15 cm (4 inches) deep because it is extremely dry
On the background the starving palms
 
On the background the starving palms
Extreme circumstances a 2 cm (1 inch) thick salt crust lies on top of the soil
 
Extreme circumstances a 2 cm (1 inch) thick salt crust lies on top of the soil
Left Honey Mesquite Prosopis glandulosa Middle Screwbean Mesquite Prosopis pubescens Right  Blue Palo Verde Parkinsoni florida
 
Left Honey Mesquite Prosopis glandulosa Middle Screwbean Mesquite Prosopis pubescens Right Blue Palo Verde Parkinsoni florida
The seeds are sown 5 cm (2 inches) deep
 
The seeds are sown 5 cm (2 inches) deep
Each opening gets 2 seeds
 
Each opening gets 2 seeds
After sowing we cover with 7 cm (3 inches) of sand
 
After sowing we cover with 7 cm (3 inches) of sand
The box is nailed to the ground and the action is video taped
 
The box is nailed to the ground and the action is video taped
Detail of the video taping the students enjoy their experiment
 
Detail of the video taping the students enjoy their experiment
Planting trees means having fun
 
Planting trees means having fun
A last control
 
A last control
Let\'s green the world
 
Let\'s green the world
Destruction or reconstruction what do you want
 
Destruction or reconstruction what do you want
Starving trees caused by climate change do we want such deserts
 
Starving trees caused by climate change do we want such deserts
The Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® experiments in Dos Palmas offer hope for recovery
 
The Groasis Waterboxx plantcocoon® experiments in Dos Palmas offer hope for recovery
Three students and Pieter Hoff in the mood after the planting
 
Three students and Pieter Hoff in the mood after the planting
Rangers Jill Beckman, Katie Kain and Joe Grossman with Pieter Hoff after the planting is ready
 
Rangers Jill Beckman, Katie Kain and Joe Grossman with Pieter Hoff after the planting is ready
It never rains in California but today it did Dos Palmas gets 100 mm (4 inches) per year
 
It never rains in California but today it did Dos Palmas gets 100 mm (4 inches) per year
During lunch it started to rain
 
During lunch it started to rain
Rain in a desert means extra pleasure and joy
 
Rain in a desert means extra pleasure and joy
Come and green California with trees
 
Come and green California with trees
Planting trees in deserts means having fun
 
Planting trees in deserts means having fun
 
 
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