Latino Conservation Week: Essential reading list

This post was originally published on this siteMOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST BOOK CLUB Celebrating Latino voices in environmental literature Latino Conservation Week celebrates the connections of the Latino community with their…

Juneteenth reading list

This post was originally published on this siteMojave Desert Land Trust book club Black authors on science, conservation, and the environment June 19th — Juneteenth — commemorates the day the last enslaved people were emancipated…

Landscaping with desert native plants

This post was originally published on this siteHelp support the Mojave Desert’s unique biodiversity by landscaping with desert natives With environmental threats like habitat loss and climate change upon us, our…

The ultimate desert reading list

If 2021 has you inspired to learn more about the California desert or Indigenous history and culture, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled some of the favorite desert reads of Columba…

Women look to the dark skies for data

Night Sky as seen from Bagdad in Mojave Trails National Monument. Note the Milk Way’s prominence in the photo. Photo: MDLT By Mary Cook-Rhyne, MDLT Education Coordinator Have you ever…

What is desert stewardship?

The California desert environment is “extremely fragile, easily scarred, and slowly healed.” This apt description, from the 1976 designation of the California Desert Conservation Area, drives home the need for…

Why we’re tracking beetles in the Mojave Desert

By Miranda Buckley, Women in Science Discovering Our Mojave intern “I’ve got a friend-o!” exclaims Roseanna, who’s crouched over, peering intently at the crunchy leaf-litter scattered on my old white…