Issues

March 2015

Download PDF (1.2 MB) • Solar Sacrifice Zones: Who Decides? The Case of Charleston View • Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument • Owens Lake Mitigation Finally Settled • Meet Joshua Tree National Park’s New Superintendent: David Smith • Notes from the Gateway to Death Valley: Home Of The Scorpions • DRECP – Vision Or […]

December 2014

Download PDF (1.2 MB) • DRECP Plans To Guide The Way: The Future Of The California Desert • An Appeal From The Managing Editor Of Desert Report • Volunteers: The Untrammeling Of Death Valley’s Wilderness • Juniper Flats • Energy Versus Tortoises: The Sequel • Watching The Southwest Border • Poems by Ruth Nolan • Timely […]

September 2014

Download PDF (1.2 MB) • More Wild Places That Need Wilderness Designation • Kathy Billings: Superintendent Of Death Valley Nat’l Park • Amazing Eurekensis: A Wonderful Bloom at Eureka Dunes • Wilderness Concept: How It Has Affected Native Americans • My Wilderness: A Florida Native Discovers the CA Desert • Leonard Knight 1931-2014 • Residential Mining In Nevada’s Historic Comstock • Story […]

June 2014

Download PDF (2 MB) • Pioneers In The Desert • Silurian Valley In The Crosshairs • Solar Tentacles Reach Into Owens Valley • The Wilderness Act: History Of Wilderness In Southern California • The Wilderness Act: The East Mojave • Interview With Steve Mietz, Superintendant of Great Basin National Park • Ocotillo Wells • The Impacts Of Energy Projects On Migratory Birds […]

March 2014

Download PDF (1.4 MB) • Visioning and Marketing of Desert Natural and Cultural Heritage Tourism: The Renewable Tourism Economy • The West Mojave Area And the Travel Management Plan: Unbalanced Subgroup Leads To Flawed Result • Will There Ever Be A Desert Tortoise National Wildlife Refuge? • What Is Wilderness? Revisiting The Wilderness Act Of 1964 • Manzanar: Farewell […]

December 2013

Download PDF (1.5 MB) • BLM Reopens Parts Of Dunes That Had Been Closed For 10 Years • A Profile Of Superintendent Mark Butler • Proposed Development of a New City on Park’s Southern Border • Wilderness: Our Shared Heritage And Legacy • Architecture And Nature • Geothermal Development In Northern Nevada • Public Resources At Risk From Bechtel • Current Issues • The […]

September 2013

Download PDF (1.5 MB) or read single articles online: • Climate Change And (Or) Desert Protection • Grassroots Groups Sue Over Destructive Solar Policy • Confessions Of A Late Bloomer • The Birth Of Desert Magazine Part II • The Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex • From Glaciers To The Granite Mountains: Getting To Know Mojave National Preserve’s Superintendent Stephanie Dubois • Book […]

June 2013

Download PDF (3.5 MB) • Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan • Mitchell Caverns Natural Preserve • The Curiously Remarkable Spring Blooms Of 2013 • The Birth Of Desert Magazine • The Sierra Club’s My Generation Campaign • Water Issues Intensify Threats To Nevada Species • Bobcat Protection Act Of 2013 • The Not So Friendly […]

March 2013

New Rush For Rare Earth Elements CEQA: Environmental Protection Law Under Attack Tracking The Life Cycle Of The Mono Lake Gulls Desert Tortoises: Do They Have Enough To Survive? Invasive Species In Anza-Borrego State Park Desert Holdings of the UC Natural Reserve System Book Review: The Ordinary Truth by Jana Richman The Desert Magazine: There […]

December 2012

Nevada’s Pit Lakes: Wasted Water Managing Cultural Resources in Mojave Nat’l Preserve Ongoing Effort To Save The Salton Sea The Desert Trail: Mexico To Canada The Desert Connectivity Project Potential Health Impacts Of Wind Energy & Invisible Pollution When Solar Farms Replace Agricultural Farms Desert Hero: Marty Dickes Desert Hero: Sid Silliman Morongo Basin Conservation […]