Category Archives: Our Deserts Wild Scenery

JT Nat’l Park officials close popular Park sites

  Graffiti forces closure of popular Joshua Tree Nat’l Park sites The Associated Press Posted:   04/13/2013 08:12:22 PM PDT April 14, 2013 3:48 AM GMT  –  Updated:   04/13/2013 08:48:25 PM PDT JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.  -  Acts of graffiti … Continue reading

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Desert-Wise Landscape Lectures

Expert information on native seed collecting, native plant propagation, native revegetation of previously stripped land and drip irrigation systems. Presented by the Morongo Basin Conservation (MBCA) at the Joshua Tree Community Center (view MAP) on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 – 12:30 … Continue reading

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Visiting our Southwestern Deserts – safely

  Four Essential Life-Saving Tips for Safe Travels in Dangerous Desert Heat  Plan and Pack Right to Avoid Tragedy in Triple-Digit Desert Temps Author: Hillary Fox - While cruising north on I-95 in Nevada en route to Death Valley National Park, we encountered a … Continue reading

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Major construction in Joshua Tree…What is it?

New Housing? Elementary School Project Looms in Joshua Tree   UPDATE!! Not being able to find any information on this “project”, I inquired with Laraine Turk, (MBCA) who in turn sent the inquiry to David Fick (MBCA) who promptly responded with an overview … Continue reading

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Great Story about Morongo Basin

A long time resident of 29-Palms alerted me to this story from the Los Angeles Times. Thanks Jeanne. Its a great, well documented story about 29-Palms, Joshua Tree, Pioneertown, Morongo Valley, Landers and the many attributes of our Desert Wonderland. … Continue reading

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Eagle Mt Garbage Dump – Saga continues

Kaiser’s stink ’n stench dump lurks at east end of the Joshua Tree Nat’l Park Government, Courts, Politicians & Big Bucks weigh in to dump Billions of tons of  L.A.’s garbage in Joshua Tree over next 117 years.

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Desert Photo Contest

Amateur & Pro SAVE OUR DESERT photo competition 2012   Permanently attached to your camera?   Out in all weather clicking away? Then here’s your chance to share your outdoor photos with the world. Save Our Desert is pleased to announce … Continue reading

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California Desert Protection Act – LOCAL MEETINGS

Community Meeting on the California Desert Protection Act and Sand To Snow Monument The latest blog, The Joshua Tree Barnstormer, announces several issues at hand to be discussed at Morongo Basin meetings. Click any of the following resources for more information and maps: … Continue reading

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