Volunteer Monitoring Training School
Mojave Desert Land Trust HQ, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm September 16th
Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to learn valuable skills as a Volunteer Monitor and make an invaluable contribution to Mojave Desert land conservation!
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
Trump team nears decision on national monuments(Science)
Mining company wants Trump to shrink national monument to make more room for its gold mine(Desert Sun)
Rep. Paul Cook Redoubles Efforts to Remove Protections for California Desert National Monuments (New York City Patch)
Shrink this national monument in the Mojave Desert? Conservationists are appalled (Desert Sun)
Feds Declare Sand to Snow National Monument Safe (Public News Service)
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.