Issues

September 2011

New Federal Wind Energy Guidelines Are Up In The Air 1 Seeps And Springs In The Mojave National Preserve 2 The NPCA’s Perspective On Water In The Mojave Preserve 3 530-Mile Trek Across California 4 CASSP Volunteers Help Protect Archaeological & Historical Resources 6 Current Issues 7 Morongo Basin Dark Skies Alliance Sheds Light On […]

June 2011

California Native Plant Society Searches For Rare Treasure Groups Join Together To Confront Water Rights Issue Tule Wind Project Faces A Native American Backlash China Ranch: A Welcome Oasis In The Desert White-Nose-Syndrome Headed To A Cave Near You Current Issues Big Solar In The Desert: More Solar Mythology Industrial Solar Projects Threaten Tribe’s Spiritual […]

March 2011

Writing A New Chapter: Rare Earth Mining At Mountain Pass View From The (Retiring) Editor: Looking Back & Looking Forward New Group Serves Mojave Preserve Opportunities For Improvement: Renewable Energy Deployment Feed In Tariffs: How They Work, Will They Work? Off-Road Vehicles Destroy Cultural Resources In California Desert For Love Of Pronghorn Current Issues Big […]

December 2010

Geothermal Power In Imperial Valley View From The Editor: Desert Report Moving Forward The Ivanpah Solar Energy Facility: Smoke And Mirrors The Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge A Tribute: Memories Of Derham Giuliani Walling Off Our Southern Deserts: Is The Cost Too High? Friendly Fallout 1953: A Writer’s Musings Current Issues Sightseeing Air Tours Over Death […]

September 2010

Protecting La Sierra Juarez: Baja California’s Northern Sky Island Producing The Desert Report – We Need Volunteers Our Wild Horse And Burro Legacy Planning For Death Valley’s Wilderness And Backcountry Introducing Teri Raml: The New California Desert District Manager Off-Road Vehicle Monitoring: The Healthy Lands Project Air Quality In Imperial County Industrialization Of The Desert […]

June 2010

Download PDF (3.4 MB) CONTENTS: • Protecting The Natural Sounds Of Death Valley • Children And The Natural World: Down Home Learning • West Mojave Route Designation Revisited • Going Solar: The Importance Of Planning • ORV Mayhem On The PCT: Telling The Truth • Solar Energy Proposal For Owens Lake And Adjacent Lands • […]

March 2010

Download PDF (3.9MB) CONTENTS: • Mother Road Becomes Mojave Trails • View From The Chair: Thank You • A New National Monument Proposed: Ancient Horses, Camels, And Mammoths In Las Vegas, Oh My! • A Desert Wilderness Bill At Last! • More Than A Culture Clash: Off-Roaders Destroy Restoration Work At Poste Homestead Natural & […]

December 2009

Download PDF (4.7MB) The New River Is An Old Problem 1 Harriet Allen, 1913-2009 2 Wilderness Monitoring In The East Mojave 3 Tracking Down Marshal South 4 National Public Lands Day: Public Service On Public Land 6 Desert Committee Comments On Desertxpress High-speed Train 8 Preston Arrow-weed: A Long Night’s Journey Till Dawn 10 Current […]

September 2009

Download PDF (6.1MB) Progress On The Mother Road View From The Chair: The Desert Report Evolves A Collection Of Haiku Inspired By The Mohave Desert Cadiz, Inc. Returns To The Desert: Public Water For Private Profit Solar Thermal Power Plant Decisions Interview With Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent Curt Sauer Arundo Donax: Its Impact On […]

June 2009

Download PDF (4MB) CONTENTS: • How Much “Big Solar” Must The Desert Suffer? • Decision Gives SNWA Opportunity To Re-think Water • National Landscape Conservation System • Wilderness Management Plans What’s Happening Nevada? • Isn’t It Time For National Service? • Dark Horizons • Training Marines While Preserving The Environment • Mining In Nevada: Taxes And Mercury • Outings • Letter To The Editor – […]