Mojave Desert Land Trust conserves 80 acres within Joshua Tree National Park

Redlands Community News

The Mojave Desert Land Trust has purchased two 40-acre parcels in the southwest section of Joshua Tree National Park.

The acquisitions are in a mountainous area within the park boundary when it was expanded around when it was elevated to national park status in 1994. The park boundary now follows natural features and includes complete ecological units such as the Little San Bernardino Mountains range. It also ensures better protection of the area’s natural resources.

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