Visionary hotelier Brad Wilson has joined the board of directors of the Mojave Desert Land Trust. Wilson’s experience with leading hotel brands and his global outlook will enhance the board’s future development and management of the Land Trust’s brand and core programs.
The Mojave Desert Land Trust has launched a new logo, coinciding with its conservation of 80,000 acres in the California desert since 2006.
The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has adopted a resolution acknowledging the value of conservation, tourism, and recreation in “California’s rich desert landscape.”
he Mojave Desert Land Trust has purchased 40 acres of pristine desert within Joshua Tree National Park. The acquisition lies in an area where MDLT is helping preserve the border of the National Park
The report release coincides with several conservation milestones: the Land Trust is on track to reach the 80,000 acre mark of acquired and preserved land across the Mojave Desert in the coming months; MDLT’s seed bank, created in 2016, has just logged its 500th collection of seeds; and MDLT has now donated more tracts of land to the National Park Service than any other nonprofit in the country since 2006.
A significant piece of the Juniper Flats landscape has been purchased for conservation by the Mojave Desert Land Trust. The 595-acre property borders the Juniper Flats National Conservation Lands, strengthening the status of this protected land.
Desert conservation has gained a new champion with the appointment of renowned architect Ron Radziner to the board of directors of the Mojave Desert Land Trust.
The National Park Service has purchased 680.8 acres of private land within Death Valley National Park’s borders. From salt flats to mountain tops, the lands are a stunning addition to the Park’s cultural and geological history. he seven tracts were acquired from the Mojave Desert Land Trust, which purchases land from willing sellers for conservation purposes. Death Valley National Park used the Land and Water Conservation Fund to buy the land.
In a series of purchases this Spring, the Land Trust has acquired land within four wilderness areas across the Mojave Desert.
An AmeriCorps NCCC team is concluding a three-month service project with the Mojave Desert Land Trust, having helped restore 3,465 acres of wildlife habitat.
Gold 2, an 11-member NCCC Pacific Region team, worked across the Mojave and Sonoran deserts performing restoration activities, monitoring MDLT land, and removing over 9.5 tons of solid waste. In the Chuckwalla Bench, the team installed 674 signs marking legal off-highway vehicle routes. In