Our Mission: Mojave Desert Land Trust protects the Mojave Desert ecosystem and its scenic and cultural resource values.

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What’s New

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MDLT Applauds Completion of The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

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MDLT Celebrates 10 Years of Protecting & Connecting The California Desert

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Upcoming Events


October 15-16, 2016 – Castle Mountains Excursion and Overnight Campout – Celebrating the National Parks Service Centennial

Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 – MDLT’s Fall 2016 Gratitude Gathering :
Celebrating A Decade of Connectivity & Conservation and highlighting our Native Plant Restoration Nursery & Seed Bank – Save the Date!

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Where We Work

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MDLT acquires, restores and protects culturally and biologically sensitive lands throughout a 24.5 million-acre service region in the California Desert, from north of Death Valley National Park to the border of Mexico.

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Connect with the desert you love & be a part of our efforts!

The success of MDLT’s mission depends on volunteers who help us extend our reach to educate, enroll, and invite others to participate in stewarding and protecting the Mojave Desert.

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New Desert Monuments!

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Designated on February 12, 2016 – YOUR 3 Monuments are bright stars on the map for these lands we love, and places we play here in the rugged and beautiful California Desert.

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Desert communities celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service and all public lands through a series of community events to be held throughout October and November.

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