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March 2019 – Latest Issue

In This Issue: The Desert Under Our Feet: An Extraordinary Biological Web From The Editor Barriers To Locally Generated Energy Bodie Hills: A Landscape To Visit And Protect Book Review: Bodie, Good Times And Bad My Moment With A Snake A Bullet Dodged: Health Hazard Ignored At Crescent Peak Wind Project Return Of The Desert […]

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Return of the Desert Ghost – Seventy Years in Absentia

By Thomas Egan   |   The endangered Sonoran pronghorn, or “Desert Ghost,” may be returning soon to its historic haunts in the southern California Deserts. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service is in the process of finalizing an Endangered Species Act Non-essential, Experimental Population Rule, which would allow this Spirit of the Desert to […]

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Rattlesnakes And Kangaroo Rats – Predator Prey Interactions

The links in this article take you to astonishing videos that illustrate the assertions of the article. They are a must-see − Editor.   By Malachi D. Whitford, Grace A. Freymiller, Rulon W. Clark   |   In any predator-prey interaction, the predator is attempting to subdue the prey and the prey is attempting to evade capture. […]

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Desert Groundwater – A Resource at Risk

By Bill Christian   |   Groundwater stored in our desert basin aquifers is an increasingly valuable and scarce resource, sustaining both people and groundwater dependent ecosystems. Desert springs, where groundwater surfaces, are rare and easily threatened sources of water, critically important for a wide range of desert plants and animals. Perennial springs and seeps often serve as […]

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December 2018

In This Issue • A Community Proposal For A Management Plan: Mojave Trails National Monument • Owens Lake No Longer “Terminal”: A Destination For Birdwatchers • Desert Groundwater: A Resource At Risk • Rearranging The Planet To Save It: Do We Really Know What We’re Doing? • Death Valley’s Devils Hole: Smallest Known Habitat In […]

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September 2018

In This Issue: • Keep Nevada Wild! Fallon Range And Training Complex LEIS • Desert Art Without Constraint: Concerns With Music And Art Festivals • Yellow Pine Solar Project • New Oil Drilling In The Carrizo Plain National Monument • Which Way The Wind Blows – So Goes The Dust: The Mojave River Valley • Darwoon Dyreez By Kathy Goss […]