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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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST CLEANING THE AMBOY CRATER SATURDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust and the Bureau of Land Management are also sponsoring a clean-up day at Amboy Crater. Volunteers should meet at the land trust’s headquarters on the highway in Joshua Tree at 7:15 a.m. Saturday, October 28, to carpool to the crater, or, meet at the Amboy

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS LOOK AT PIONEERTOWN PUMP STATION

A number of issues relevant to our Morongo Basin are on the agenda for tomorrow’s 10 a.m. meeting of county supervisors in San Bernardino. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the rundown…

Supervisors will likely approve item 8, the sale of 30 tax-defaulted properties. The Mojave Desert Land Trust aims to

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ABOUT 65 VOLUNTEERS SHOW TO EXTENDED GIANT ROCK AREA CLEAN-UP

About 65 volunteers helped clean up five sites near Giant Rock Saturday, a clean-up effort that was organized by the Landers Community Association, the Bureau of Land Management, Blight Sites, and the Mojave Desert Land Trust. The clean-up was spurred in response to a Z107.7 News story about trash—including tires,

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GIANT ROCK CLEAN-UP DAY THIS SATURDAY

A few weeks ago, Z107.7 News broke the story of an abandoned campsite near Landers’ Giant Rock that was littered with an extraordinary amount of trash, human waste, and other debris. In this follow up report, Mike Lipsitz says community response has been enormous… Following Z107.7’s report on the large

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CONGRESSMAN COOK CALLS ACTIVISTS STATEMENTS ON MOJAVE TRAILS FALSE

Congressman Paul Cook is calling statements that a pending decision on the Mojave Trails National Monument is tied to the Cadiz Water proposal false. Wednesday, reacting to the announcement that the Sand to Snow monument will not be changed, The Mojave Desert Land Trust issued a statement that said, “Secretary

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST ACHIEVES NATIONAL ACCREDITATION

The Mojave Desert Land Trust in Joshua Tree recently achieved national recognition. The 11-year-old land trust organization joined a network of 389 land trusts that have been accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. In order to become accredited, the land trust had to provide extensive documentation and undergo a

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SUMMER SALVAGE SALE SATURDAY AT MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST

The Mojave Desert Land Trust is having a sale that is back by popular demand, Reporter Eric Knabe fills us in… Join Mojave Desert Land Trust this Saturday, July 29, at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at its headquarters in Joshua Tree for its Summer Salvage Saturday sale. Their field

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST ON Z107.7 UP-CLOSE SHOW TOMORROW

The Mojave Desert Land Trust was founded in 2006 to conserve and protect the unique living landscapes of the Mojave Desert. Since then, it has worked closely with a broad range of local, state, and federal agencies. It has purchased—and in some cases, donated to federal parks—Nolina Peak, Quail Mountain

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