STUDY CLAIMS CADIZ WATER PROJECT THREATENS NATURAL SPRING IN MOJAVE TRAILS NATIONAL MONUMENT

A new study, funded by the Mojave Desert Land Trust, has found that one of the Mojave Desert’s largest natural springs would be threatened by a proposed water project that would pump 16 billion gallons of water per year from an underground aquifer. Bonanza Spring is located just 11 miles

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NEW STUDY SAYS CADIZ WATER PLAN WOULD DRAIN DESERT SPRING.

A new study, funded by the Mojave Desert Land Trust, has found that one of the Mojave Desert’s largest natural springs would be threatened by a proposed water project that would pump 16 billion gallons of water per year from an underground aquifer. Bonanza Spring is located just 11 miles

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INTERIM DIRECTOR NAMED FOR MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST

The Mojave Desert Land Trust announced it has appointed an interim executive director. Managing editor Tami Roleff fills in the details… The Mojave Desert Land Trust announced Monday it has appointed an interim executive director. Rich Weideman, who spent 33 years with the National Park Service, most recently as assistant

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST TO HOLD AMBOY OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will hold its second annual open house Saturday, March 17 at the Amboy Crater. There will be speakers, interactive activities, food, classic cars, a scavenger hunt and hikes, and a photo booth for souvenir photos. The event starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 2

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LECTURE ON MOJAVE DESERT FERNS TONIGHT

The Mojave Desert is home to more than 20 species of ferns, many of which often go unseen because of their size, appearance, or locations. The director of plant conservation programs at the Mojave Desert Land Trust will talk about ferns in the Mojave Desert Tuesday night (March 13) at

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST RESIGNS

Executive director of the Mojave Desert Land Trust Danielle Segura announced that she will be resigning her position with MDLT to accept a new position. With more information, here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman…

After four years at the Mojave Desert Land Trust, Danielle Segura is resigning her position as executive director

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CORPORATE LEADERS JOIN MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST IN DESERT CLEAN-UP

Aided by Mojave Desert Land Trust volunteers and the Bureau of Land Management, 67 corporate leaders helped remove trash Tuesday from an area of desert bordering Joshua Tree National Park and Big Morongo Canyon Preserve. The volunteers cleared about three acres at Long Canyon and filled a 20-yard dumpster with

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST ACQUIRES LAND IN MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE

The Mojave Desert Land Trust has added to the more than 22,000 acres it has purchased within the Mojave National Preserve by acquiring another parcel of private property from a landowner within the preserve. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more information about the purchase… The Mojave Desert Land Trust has

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST BUYS 630 ACRE “JUNIPER CANYON” PROPERTY

Not even two months after the Mojave Desert Land Trust announced it was trying to raise the last $11,000 it needed to buy 630 acres bordering Joshua Tree National Park, the land trust announced Tuesday it has purchased the property it calls Juniper Canyon. The land trust said it’s been

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST LECTURE ON PLANT CONSERVATION WEDNESDAY

Mojave Desert Land Trust’s Madena Asbell will give a lecture Wednesday, January 10, at 5:30 p.m. for the Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture series. Reporter Eric Knabe has all the details… Mojave Desert Land Trust’s nursery manager Madena Asbell will give a lecture “Plant Conservation: What it is,

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“SANDS OF WAR” TO SCREEN AT 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will host three private screenings of the documentary “The Sands of War” at the 29 Palms Art Gallery in January. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has information on how you can attend…

The documentary “Sands of War” chronicles the Desert Training Center, a series of camps located

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST BUYS PROPERTY NEXT TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The Mojave Desert Land Trust has acquired a property bordering Joshua Tree National Park that could provide access to hiking and climbing opportunities inside the park. Managing editor Tami Roleff gets out her hiking boots…

The Mojave Desert Land Trust recently acquired a 20-acre property that borders Joshua Tree National

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST AWARENESS HIKE TOMORROW

The Mojave Desert Land Trust and Joshua Tree Excursions have organized a hike within the Joshua Tree National Park on Friday, November 17 to raise conservation awareness. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has information on the event and how you can join… The Land and Water Conservation Fund is the main federal

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MDLT WORKING TO ACQUIRE 630 ACRE “JUNIPER CANYON” PROPERTY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust (MDLT) is working to acquire a property in south Joshua Tree on the border of the national park area; MDLT has named the property “Juniper Canyon.” Juniper Canyon features 630 acres of pristine desert lands abundant with desert tortoise and pinyon-juniper habitat near the remote

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST SEEKING SEED BANK VOLUNTEERS

The Mojave Desert Land Trust created a seed bank 18 months ago to preserve and protect seeds of desert plants. At the Land Trust’s native plant and salvage sale Sunday (October 29), 10 founding members of the seed bank were honored. The seed bank is recruiting volunteers who’d like to

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PUBLIC MEETING THURSDAY TO ADDRESS RAISE IN NATIONAL PARK FEES

The National Parks Conservation Association will hold a public meeting Thursday, November 2 on the Trump administration’s proposal to increase entrance fees to 17 national parks. Attendees will be able to discuss the fee increase and suggest avenues for public activism. Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent David Smith will present

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST TO HOLD NATIVE PLANT AND SALVAGE SALE SUNDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will be holding its seasonal “Bring the Desert Home: Native Plant and Salvage sale.” For information on the event and how you can attend, here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman…

The “Bring the Desert Home” event features the popular seasonal sale of Mojave native plants grown in

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST NATIVE PLANT AND SALVAGE SALE THIS SUNDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will hold its seasonal Bring the Desert Home: Native Plant and Salvage sale this weekend. For information on the event and how you can attend, here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman… The “Bring the Desert Home” event features the popular seasonal sale of Mojave native plants grown

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST SHOWING FILM

The Yucca Valley Senior Club and Mojave Desert Land Trust will host a private screening of the documentary, “The Sands of War,” at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has the information on the documentary and how you can attend… The documentary “Sands of War” chronicles the Desert Training Center,

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST AND GIVING TOUR OF PATTON CAMP

After the movie Wednesday, take in a tour Thursday of General Patton’s training camps. In the early years of World War II, General George Patton trained thousands of troops in the desert east of Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff says the Mojave Desert Land Trust is offering free tours

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