The Department of the Interior has announced a public comment period to see whether the public supports our national monuments. Tell the DOI why Mojave Trails and Sand to Snow are important to you. Fill out our form and we will make sure all Desert Defenders get counted in the public comment process.
Mojave Monuments Rally
Hangar 24 (Redlands) & Idle Spurs Steakhouse (Barstow)
The desert needs you now more than ever. Following the success of our Mojave Monuments Rally in Joshua Tree, MDLT will be holding rallies in Redlands and Barstow on June 6 and 15, respectively. Stay tuned for more information!
Where We Work
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.
In The News
Mojave Desert Land Trust Responds to California State Assembly Passing Joint Resolution to Defend National Monuments (Highland Community News)
‘When we think of a desert defender, it is Victoria’ (Hi-Desert Star)
Local Desert Defenders Disappointed in Proposed Park Service Budget (KCDZ 107.7)
Mojave Desert Land Trust Raises Ethics Issues in Interior Nominee (KCDZ 107.7)
Mojave Desert Land Trust Responds to Congressional Review of David Bernhardt for Deputy Interior Secretary (Highland Daily News)
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.
New Desert Monuments!
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.
THE DESERT SUN: Diverse Groups Work to Boost Access to Treasured Lands
Check out this well-written Op-Ed published in the Desert Sun describing the important role Latinos play in encouraging stewardship in our Desert National Monuments.