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.
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.