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September 2018 – Latest Issue

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 […]

Military Base Expansion in the Desert West – Where are we Headed?

By John Hiatt   |  Currently, the Air Force is proposing to expand the Nellis Test and Training Range (NTTR), in Southern Nevada, by some 300,000 acres, and the Navy wants to expand the Fallon Naval Air Station, in north central Nevada, by 769,724 acres, for a combined total of nearly 1.1 million acres. These proposed expansions come […]

Trailwork Thursdays at Convict Lake. Credit: Astra Lincoln

Trail Ambassadors – Giving the Eastern Sierra the Care It Deserves

By Alex Ertaud   |  As the snow thaws and creeks swell this time of year, many turn their eyes and thoughts upward, not to the heavens but to the Sierra High Country. The Sierra in the summertime provides much to us humans. A respite from the heat, clean mountain air and water, and immeasurable beauty in the […]

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June 2018

In This Issue: • Crescent Peak Wind Project • Military Base Expansion In The Desert West • Unintended Consequences – Impacts Of Military Base Expansions On Wildlife • New Science In An Old Dispute – Cadiz Project Threatens A Major Mohave Spring • Dust Control At The Salton Sea • The Racetrack – A Place Where The Magic Is Threatened […]

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Finding Common Ground – National Monuments Belong To Us All

By Hilary Clark   |  After a strenuous three-and-a-half hour hike, I reach the top of Telescope Peak, Death Valley’s highest point at over 11,000 feet. I watch the sun set over Mount Whitney to the distant west. To the east, I see the expansive shades of desert brown. Bristlecone pines surround me like twisted works of […]

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Can Importing Water From The Gulf Of California Save The Salton Sea?

Interviews with Joan Taylor   |  Two Experts Share Their Views   | Michael Cohen, Senior Research Associate, Pacific Institute: A lot of people are saying you need to import water from Mexico to save the Salton Sea, but there are several challenges. It would require permission of the Republic of Mexico, which is currently not very fond of our […]

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Fire Hazard Shut-offs In Rural Areas

By Bill Powers   |   Rooftop Solar and Batteries are the Right Solution   |  The role played by equipment owned by California’s investor-owned utilities (IOUs) in California’s recent wildfires is front-page news in the state. It is important to understand how the electrical utilities have responded to high fire hazard conditions and to look at alternatives. Photo above: The […]

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March 2018

In This Issue: • Finding Common Ground: National Monuments Belong To Us All • The Curious Case Of US Gypsum • Can Importing Water From The Gulf Of California Save The Salton Sea? • Geothermal Energy Projects In Imperial County • Fire Hazard Shut-offs In Rural Areas • Conservation In Action: Partnering To Protect 
The Bi-State Greater Sage-Grouse • Desert Updates […]

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Bringing Environmental Changes One Young Mind at a Time

By Alyssa Bravo and Isaac Otero   |   What is the next step in addressing environmental issues in our world today? Comite Civico Del Valle* believes that involving the youth will be beneficial. This is one of the reasons why Comite Civico Del Valle (CCV) started the Environmental Health Internship that we have been fortunate to participate […]