The Living Desert

Palm Desert, California

The Living Desert is dedicated to preserving the plant and animal life of the deserts of the world by educating the public through interpretive exhibits, programs and publications. Wildlife Trading Company operates three retail outlets at The Living Desert — the Plaza Shop, Kumba Kumba Market and the Palo Verde Desert Nursery, a full nursery and garden center carrying a complete collection of Southwest native and desert-adapted plants. Through these three outlets, Wildlife Trading Company has increased per capita spending by 26%.