MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUSTS RAISES ETHICS ISSUES IN INTERIOR NOMINEE

The controversial proposal by Cadiz Inc. to pump water out of the aquifer east of Twentynine Palms and ship it to Orange County could get a green light more easily if the U.S. Senate confirms Donald Trump’s nominee for deputy secretary of the Interior. David Bernhardt is a partner in

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST “RALLY FOR THE MONUMENTS” SEES 160 PARTICIPANTS

A group calling itself “Desert Defenders” rallied at the Mojave Desert Land Trust offices in Joshua Tree yesterday. In April, President Trump signed an executive order directing the Secretary of the Interior to review all national monuments over 100,000 acres that were created between 1996 and 2016 by the Antiquities

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST RALLY FOR THE MONUMENTS THIS AFTERNOON

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will host a rally this afternoon to show its support for California’s desert national monuments. The rally, “Monuments for All” is set for 5:30 p.m. today, Monday May 8, at the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s office in Joshua Tree (60124 Twentynine Palms Highway), and will

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST TO HOLD RALLY MONDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will host a rally Monday afternoon to show its support for California’s desert national monuments. The rally, “Monuments for All” is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s office in Joshua Tree (60124 Twentynine Palms Highway), and will feature live music,

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST RECEIVES GRANT

The Mojave Desert Land Trust recently received a grant to continue its programs to bring youth to Joshua Tree National Park for camping and outdoor education. In partnership with Outdoor Outreach, the land trust’s project promotes urban outreach and connecting youth to the outdoors. It was one of 19 projects

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST OPEN HOUSE TOMORROW IN THE AMBOY CRATER

The Mojave Desert Land Trust will hold an open house for the public to learn about the Land Trust’s projects. This year, the open house will be held at Amboy Crater, instead of the organization’s headquarters in Joshua Tree. The event is also a celebration of the first anniversary of

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST CLEAN-UP DAY SATURDAY

A desert clean-up event will help restore the desert and help military veterans as well. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more… The Mojave Desert Land Trust, along with partners California Conservation Corps, the Conservation Lands Foundation, and the Bureau of Land Management, are sponsoring a desert clean-up, trail maintenance, and

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST ACQUIRES AND TRANSFERS MORE PROPERTY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust recently acquired 50 acres that had been slated to be razed for development in Joshua Tree. The Joshua trees on the five parcels at Alta Loma and Alta Avenue had been marked with ribbons by the prior owners to mark them for removal. On Tuesday,

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST HOSTING LONG CANYON PEAK CLEAN-UP SATURDAY

Join the Mojave Desert Land Trust this Saturday, January 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a day of clean-up and restoration on the newly acquired Long Canyon Peak Property (formerly known as the Joshua Tree Foothills). Volunteers will be cleaning up dump sites and utilizing vertical and horizontal

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LOCAL CARPOOLS GOING TO EAGLE MOUNTAIN HEARING IN PALM DESERT TOMORROW

The Bureau of Land Management and the National Park Service have completed their study on the adjusting the southern boundary of Joshua Tree National Park to include more than 22,000 acres of public lands near Eagle Mountain. The public can express their thoughts on the proposal at a meeting 6

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TO SPONSOR ART TEA

Joshua Tree National Park, is partnering with Copper Mountain College, the Mojave Desert Land Trust, and BoxoHouse, along with the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, to create innovative programs and projects in the park. Kirby Davis fills in the details…

As part of the Joshua Tree

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SPONSORS UNIQUE ART LAB

Joshua Tree National Park, is partnering with Copper Mountain College, the Mojave Desert Land Trust, and BoxoHouse, along with the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, to create innovative programs and projects in the park. Kirby Davis fills in the details…

As part of the Joshua Tree

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640 ACRES SOUTH OF YUCCA VALLEY PURCHASED FOR EVENTUAL INCLUSION INTO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

A 640-acre parcel of land in Yucca Valley that had been slated for a housing development will instead be protected forever, thanks to the Mojave Desert Land Trust. The Land Trust announced Tuesday that it has purchased the acreage—located south of the intersection of Acoma Trail and Golden Bee Drive—and

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST FALL GATHERING SATURDAY

You are invited to join the Mojave Desert Land trust for their second annual Fall Gratitude Gathering open House Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation… Celebrate a “Decade of Connectivity and Conservation” with the Mojave Desert Land Trust at the second annual Fall Gratitude Gathering open house event at

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST MOVIE SHOWING TONIGHT

A special screening of the Documentary film, “Dam Nation” will be hosted by the Mojave Desert Land Trust tonight. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you where to bring the popcorn… The Mojave Desert Land Trust will host a special showing of the movie “Dam Nation” tonight. The movie, which has

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST BROWN BAG LECTURE TOMORROW

The relationship between art and the land will be explored in a lecture tomorrow featuring local artists. Reporter David Knutson has more… The Mojave Desert Land Trust is concluding the 2016 season of their Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series on Thursdy, May 26, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Steve

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST NURSERY TOUR SATURDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust has a unique nursery operation at their Joshua Tree headquarters. Reporter David Knutson says you are invited to tour it Saturday… You’re invited to join Nursery Manager Madena Asbell on Saturday, May 21, to tour the Mojave Desert Land Trust Headquarters. The tour will include

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SPRING OPEN HOUSE AT MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST SATURDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust is issuing an invitation for their spring open house this Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a look at the events features… The Mojave Desert Land Trust hosts a day of activities at a Spring Open House on Saturday, April 16, at the organization’s headquarters across

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST LECTURE SATURDAY

The Mojave Desert Land Trust is offering its next lecture in the Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details… The Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series continues Saturday, March 26. Bring your own brown bag lunch, beverages provided. Meet and greet with Madena Asbell, Mojave Desert Land

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MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST’S THIRD THURSDAY BROWN BAG LECTURE

The Mojave Desert Land Trust is holding a new Third Thursday Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more details… A new, third Thursday Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series is beginning. The series features guest speakers who work to protect the California Desert. Bring your own brown bag

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