FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2021 Contact: Jessica Dacey, Director of Communications Phone: 760-820-2275 firstname.lastname@example.org Joshua Tree, CA – The Bureau of Land Management has released a proposed amendment to the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP), rolling back a decade-long collaborative effort to manage desert lands. As an organization involved in land use…
For immediate release December 11, 2020 Contact: Jessica Dacey, Director of Communications Phone: 760-820-2275 Email: email@example.com Joshua Tree, CA – Leading social justice campaigner Terrysa Guerra has been appointed to the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s board of directors. Guerra’s political and electoral experience spans 16 years. As the National Political Director at United for Respect,…
An important wildlife corridor in Joshua Tree is one step closer to being permanently protected with the Mojave Desert Land Trust’s acquisition of 227 acres from the Institute of Mentalphysics on December 1.
A rare, federally threatened western yellow-billed cuckoo and two pairs of federally endangered least Bell’s vireo have been identified on a Mojave River property recently purchased by the Mojave Desert Land Trust. These sightings, along with other special status birds and new range extension records, underscore the property’s future role as a haven for imperiled Mojave Desert species.
For immediate release Joshua Tree – The California desert will be able to access vital funding thanks to the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act on Wednesday. The Act will help address the deteriorating infrastructure in our national parks, increase funding for the conservation of the desert’s vast public lands, and improve public access….
We join all who unequivocally condemn violence and racism of any kind. We stand with all who are peacefully expressing their solidarity against the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, and other victims of racially motivated violence.
A fire has burned a quarter of prized conservation land in Joshua Tree. The 623-acre parcel, owned by the Mojave Desert Land Trust, has over 10,000 Joshua trees and is important desert tortoise habitat.
The Mojave Desert Land Trust postpones all public events until further notice.
The Mojave Desert Land Trust applauds California 56th District Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia for introducing a bill which would focus on the protection and management of California’s desert resources, at a time when threats to the region are increasing.
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.