Issues

December 2008

Interview With Dennis Schramm Of Mojave National Preserve Water And Power: Joined At The Hip Searles Dry Lake Gem-O-Rama Current Issues California’s Desert Flora: Will We Know What We Lost? Preserving Red Rock Canyon: California’s Unique Theater Of Stone Renewable Energy: The Better Way Linking Fragmented Habitats Wilderness: Time Runs Out Gold Mining On Conglomerate […]

September 2008

Download PDF (4.3MB) THE ORV ISSUE  |  CONTENTS: • The Dilemma Of Access • California’s OHV Program: Opportunities For Better Management • ORVs Vs. Desert Landscapes • Solar In The California Desert: If We Put It Here, Where? • Federal Laws are Needed to Stop Damage • California Deserts And Economic Prosperity • Permits & Rider Education Required • Environmental Justice Short-Circuited […]

June 2008

Sunrise Powerlink: A Battle For California’s Energy Future View From The Editor: Let’s Not Forget Illegal Off-Road Vehicle Use: Curbing Recreation’s Bad Apples Renewable Energy Development: The Greenwash Climate Change, Energy, & The Desert: Where Are We Headed? The State Mining And Geology Board Darkling Developments On The Carrizo Plain Fire Planning For Desert Wilderness […]

March 2008

Download PDF (6.3MB) Renewable Energy Transmission: Build Only What Is Necessary “Big Solar” Coal-fired Power Plants In Nevada Good Morning, Sunshine: Life In A Newly Solar Electric Home A Feeding Frenzy In The Desert: The New California Gold Rush Current Issues Mining Contamination In The Mojave: We Pay For Our Past How Modern Wilderness Proposals […]

December 2007

Download PDF (3.4MB) CONTENTS: • National Landscape Conservation System: Preserving The Best Of The Rest Of The American West • National Landscape Conservation System: A BLM Employee’s Perspective • A New Future For The Whitewater Trout Farm • Saving The Forgotten Colorado River • Ft. Mojave Tribe/PG&E/DTSC Historic Settlement Reached • Current Issues • Uncertain Future For The Desert Cahuilla Prehistoric Area […]

September 2007

Protection of Historic & Cultural Resources From The Editor: Desert History Historical Resources in the California Desert China Lake NAWS Good Steward Of Material Culture Three Desert Museums Desert Societies, Then And Now Current Issues Grazing: The Essential Range Management Tool Tejon Ranch: A New State Or Federal Park? Deterring ORV Use & Lessening its […]

June 2007

Fight Is On Against “Sunrise Powerlink” From The Editor: You Are The Difference How The BLM Makes Decisions: Speak Your Mind And Be Heard Balancing Economic & Ecological Sustainability In Coachella Valley Mercury Emissions From Mines Under Pressure Little People Who Do Big Things Current Issues Sierra Club Works To Protect The Owyhee Canyonlands Outings […]

March 2007

Download PDF (5.8MB) Desert Fires From The Editor:Something New Water Wars And The California/Nevada Dilemma Ecological Health And Livestock Grazing Last Of The Central Valley Grasslands The First People of Imperial Valley Fairy Shrimp:Millions Of Years Old,But Endangered Today Friends Of Nevada Wilderness:22 Years Of Keeping Nevada Wild Lower Owens River:Success After Years Of Effort […]

Winter 2006

Download PDF (3MB) CONTENTS: • All American Canal Brings International Litigation • Eagle Mountain Garbage Dump Suffers Major Defeat • View From The Chair: The Big and the Little • In The Moccasins Of The Artist • Tejon Ranch Application For A Permit To Harm Condors • Stop Development Of Tejon Mountain Village • Desert […]

September 2006

Download PDF (4.2MB) THE ORV ISSUE   |   CONTENTS: • OHV: The California Off-Highway Vehicle Program At Age 35 • View From The Chair: Desert Committee Meetings • From The Editor: Focus On OHV Management • OHV: Managing Wilderness Areas Next To Open Vehicle Play Areas • OHV: Dumont Sand Dunes Issues & Solutions • OHV: Restoration of Damaged […]