MDLT is honored to be a recipient of the 2016 National Parks Partnership award. This award recognizes the accomplishments of key partners with the NPS system. Please visit the link below for a full description and list of recipients.
Introducing California Desert Monument Soaps! The Downtown Apothecary in Riverside has crafted four new scents celebrating our desert national monuments and are offering a percentage of proceeds to MDLT. Get your Cedar Canyon, Sand to Snow, Castle Mountains, and Mojave Trail soaps here!
Saturday December 10, 2016 – ‘Flora & Fauna’ Celebration at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center
Join the MDLT and the Stewards of the Coyote Valley from 2PM-5PM to learn more about the animals and plants that inhabit our Copper Mountain Mesa area.
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
Apple Valley’s conservation plan moves forward (Victorville Daily Press)
Pet and conservation nonprofits win big (Hi-Desert Star)
Noshing native: Cooking with ingredients found in the desert (The Desert Sun)
Mojave Desert Land Trust Honors National Parks Service Centennial (Victorville Daily Press)
Here’s How To Design A Wildlife Crossing That Wildlife Will Actually Use (KCET)
Our View: Conservation Lands Should Be Free From New Mining (Desert Dispatch)
VIDEO: California Desert To Be Protected By Renewable Energy Plan (The Pew Charitable Trusts)
Finalizing Conservation and Clean Energy Plan Crucial to Region’s Future (The Desert Sun)
Land Trust Celebrating its 10-Year Anniversary (Hi-Desert Star)
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.
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.