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

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MDLT staff poses at HQ after Open House event

MDLT would like to thank all our supporters that could join us this past Saturday for our Fall 2016 Gratitude Gathering in which we were celebrating a decade of conservation. We were delighted to see that our 250 attendees were a mix of solid supporters and new faces. Visit the Event Recap for highlights from this special event!

Event Recap

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

Desert Wash framed by boulders

Saturday December 3, 2016 – Sand to Snow National Monument Stewardship Event

Join MDLT and the BLM Barstow Field Office from 8:30AM-2PM for a stewardship day in the Sand to Snow National Monument.

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.

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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.

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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!

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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