California Desert Monuments Events
  • July 7, 2017

    This Land Is Your Land: Desert Defenders Rally

    You’ve rallied. You’ve commented. Now, let’s come together one more time to stand up for our Mojave Monuments.

    The Department of the Interior’s public comment period for the review of our national monuments ends on July 10. MDLT will be holding a final Desert Defenders rally at our HQ in Joshua Tree to celebrate our campaign, our community, and — of course — our national monuments.

    Join us for an inspiring evening of music, speakers, and a Q&A session about what we can expect going forward for our desert. Bring 5 friends who have yet to comment so we can show them why we love our public lands.

    We have these monuments because of you. And, because of you, we will fight to the end to protect them.

  • July 15 - 22, 2017

    Latino Conservation Week

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Special Events
  • Fall 2017

    Fall Open House 2017

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Stewardship Events
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Ongoing MDLT Events
  • Saturdays

    Salvage Saturdays

    Held periodically throughout the year, our Salvage Saturday events offer desert treasures gathered during our stewardship clean-up efforts in exchange for donations supporting our Land Stewardship Program. Check back for upcoming dates TBA.


MDLT Partner Events
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    Stay tuned for more details on upcoming partner events!

Ongoing Morongo Basin Clean-Up Events
  • 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesdays

    Clean Team

    It is always a joy to get out in the desert in the early morning with a group of dedicated community-minded individuals to pick up trash and sometimes treasures along our roadsides to keep our community clean.

    Join the Joshua Tree Clean Team every 2nd, 4th, and 5th Wednesday, beginning at 7AM June-September and 8AM All Other Months.

  • 1st Wednesday

    Clean n’ Green Team

    Join the Morongo Basin Conservation Association’s Clean n’ Green Team on the first Wednesday of every month during the cool season, beginning at 7AM.