Desert Sun: Through vital outreach, Mojave Desert Land Trust succeeds in planting seeds of knowledge

Holding true to a vision to restore and protect biologically and culturally sensitive lands that span 24.5 million acres in the California desert is a noble mission. Inspiring others to become just as excited about the cause and actually learn more about the desert is just as vital.

The Mojave Desert Land Trust (MDLT) succeeds on both fronts, thanks to its innovative educational outreach programs.

“We strive to take a lead in providing both conservation and resources for our local communities,” says MDLT Joint Executive Director Kelly Herbinson. “Our mission is to protect the Mojave Desert for cultural and natural resources. But conserving land doesn’t stop with just acquiring it. It’s important that we involve the community in what we do.”

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