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JuneCover2017

June 2017 – Latest Issue

In This Issue • Water In The Mojave Desert? • Pinyon-Juniper Woodland Management In Nevada • California Desert By The Numbers • Salton Sea – Preserving A Tomorrow • Salton Sea – Earth, Air, And… Politics • Flowers Return To The Desert • The Mojave Desert Land Trust – Consolidating Public Lands One Piece At […]

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Solar Facilities On The Carrizo Plain – A Win-Win Situation?

by Neil Havlik   |   When several proposals for solar power facilities in the Carrizo Plain area of eastern San Luis Obispo County, California, became publicly known in 2009, those proposals raised many questions. How big would they be? How would they be managed? What would be the environmental and social impacts of their creation? […]

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No Action, No Solution – Air Quality In The Imperial Valley

by Emily Swaim   | Air pollutants in the Imperial Valley impact the public’s health and can be exceedingly dangerous to young ones, elderly, and those living with certain medical conditions. These pollutants can cause a variety of lung diseases and respiratory problems including emphysema and asthma, as well as inducing brain and nervous system damage. […]

MarchCover2017

March 2017

In This Issue • No Action, No Solution: Air Quality In The Imperial Valley • The Death Valley Flower Bloom • The Desert’s Longest-Lived Conservation Organization • Desert Conservation And Basin & Range Watch • Ocotillo Wind Energy Facility • The Perfect (Dust) Storm: Fugitive Dust and the Morongo Basin community of Desert Heights • […]

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December 2016

In This Issue: • The Unpleasant Secrets Of Clean Solar Energy • Hoping To Survive In The Mojave Desert • Western Lands Project: Defending Public Lands • Grand Canyon Of The Mojave • Military Withdrawals Of Public Lands • An Explanation Of Section 7 Requirements • Book Review By Stacy Goss: Winning Of 
Barbara Worth […]

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Military Withdrawals of Public Lands – Public Input Needed

by Wynne Benti   | On October 7, 2016, residents of Gabbs had little notice that the Navy was coming. There is no newspaper in Gabbs, Nevada, a quiet mining and ranching community about an hour and forty-five minutes northeast of Bishop, California. Nothing was posted or publicized about the last of the Navy’s public […]

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September 2016

In This Issue: THE SALTON SEA • From The Editor: Countdown For The Salton Sea • Why We Need The Salton Sea • A Photographer’s Account Of The Salton Sea • The Salton Sea Through The Eyes Of A Farmer • Lake Cahuilla: Xa-Wiilth-Kaw-Tai (The Big Water) • It Is Up To Us/Todo Depende De […]

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“It is Up to Us”: Citizen Science in Imperial County

by Frances Nicklen   |    I have lived in the Imperial Valley, specifically the city of El Centro, since I was four years old. I have suffered through dust storms and dry spells and polluted air for fourteen years of my life – but I didn’t always know it. Before my family moved to the valley, […]

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A Hot, Clean Burn

by Ruth Nolan   | “In the beginning…they laid a woman, Ninmaiwaut (palm) on her back…took a wooden spindle and drilled her. First blood, then fire came forth. This woman then became a palm tree.” –from Tempalpakh: Cahuilla Indian knowledge and usage of plants It’s a very windy March afternoon, and I’ve just driven into […]