We would love to see the Land and Water Conservation Fund permanently funded. Click here to send your voice to Congress. One of the most important public parks programs — the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) — is getting closer to its expiration date on September 30. Without this program, public green spaces across the country will suffer.  Created just over...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cover Photo: Undisturbed Mojave Desert Lands at the Yellow Pine Solar Project site. photo: Patrick Donnelly   [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down=''][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Or, Why Environmentalists in the Desert Oppose [Utility Scale] Solar   Just over the mountains from Tecopa, in the Lower Pahrump Valley, there is a plan to install a 3000 acre solar array in...

La Administración de Trump ha establecido el DRECP como su último objetivo: socavando el proceso público, ocho años de colaboración y compromiso, y amenazando nuestras tierras públicas. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='']El DRECP - Plan de Conservación y Energía Renovable del Desierto - está destinado a ser el documento de planificación principal para la administración de la tierra en...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][qode_advanced_call_to_action enable_gradient_animation="no" icon_pack="font_awesome" icon="fa-pencil" cta_text="Prepare sus comentarios y envíelos a BLM antes del jueves, 22 de marzo." cta_link="desertlands.org/action"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DESERT RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSERVATION PLAN (DRECP)   THE HISTORY The DRECP is a land use plan designed to allow renewable energy development on least conflict public lands, and balance that with conservation and...

La Administración de Trump ha establecido el DRECP como su último objetivo: socavando el proceso público, ocho años de colaboración y compromiso, y amenazando nuestras tierras públicas. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='']El DRECP - Plan de Conservación y Energía Renovable del Desierto - está destinado a ser el documento de planificación principal para la administración de la tierra en...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][qode_advanced_call_to_action enable_gradient_animation="no" icon_pack="font_awesome" icon="fa-pencil" cta_text="Prepare your own comments and submit to the BLM by Thursday, March 22nd." cta_link="desertlands.org/action"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE DESERT RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSERVATION PLAN (DRECP)   THE HISTORY The DRECP is a land use plan designed to allow renewable energy development on least conflict public lands, and balance that with conservation and...

The Trump Administration has set the DRECP as its latest target - undermining the public process, eight years of collaboration and compromise, and threatening our public lands. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='']The DRECP - Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan - is meant to be the primary planning document for managing land use in the California Desert. It was...

After a few hectic weeks, the Amargosa Conservancy interns are getting back to their normal routine. We spent most of this week back at Sperry Wash, where we eliminated several incursions (tracks in areas where there should be no off-route travel) and also braved some vicious sandstorms. Since Rhyan and Alison were at the Afton Canyon outreach event last Sunday (see...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]- By Alison Cercy On a weekend in March, we welcomed the Great Old Broads for Wilderness to our restoration worksites in Sperry Wash. The worksites were planned out, all of our tools were packed and sorted, the temperature had increased a solid ten degrees, and we were eager to meet the Broads and...