News

Editorial: Obama’s bold move on Mojave Desert protection

Editorial: Obama’s bold move on Mojave Desert protection

President Obama’s use of the 1906 Antiquities Act to protect 1.8 million acres of the Mojave Desert under national monument status carries both direct and indirect benefits to the environment. The direct benefit, of course, is that the natural beauty of these lands —...

read more
Protecting desert preserves conservation investment

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...

read more
Valley Voice: Monuments move will protect our desert

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...

read more
Students ask leaders to work together to preserve desert

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...

read more
Editorial: Obama’s bold move on Mojave Desert protection

Editorial: Obama’s bold move on Mojave Desert protection

President Obama’s use of the 1906 Antiquities Act to protect 1.8 million acres of the Mojave Desert under national monument status carries both direct and indirect benefits to the environment. The direct benefit, of course, is that the natural beauty of these lands —...

read more
Protecting desert preserves conservation investment

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...

read more
Valley Voice: Monuments move will protect our desert

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...

read more
Students ask leaders to work together to preserve desert

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...

read more