Protecting desert preserves conservation investment

Over the past fifteen years, hundreds of young people have devoted almost a year of their lives to conservation in the California Desert through AmeriCorps internships with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Many of the areas these volunteers have worked are now...

Valley Voice: Monuments move will protect our desert

New research shows that these unassuming ancient plants – each many hundreds to thousands of years old – are responsible for incredible contributions to our well-being, with many of those gifts remaining mostly unappreciated. For example, each individual deep-rooted...

Students ask leaders to work together to preserve desert

I am a student at Silverado High School, in Victorville, and soon I will be part of the generation deciding the policies that will affect our community, our desert, and our quality of life. In the meantime, I want to make sure that my future includes public lands in...