Winter 2005

Download PDF (3.8MB) CONTENTS: • Chromium 6 Plume In Needles Is 55 Feet From Colorado River • Air Pollution In The Mono Lake Basin • View From The Chair: Working With Native Americans • Salton Sea Restoration: How Much Water Will Be Available? • Lost Borders & Little Rain • News Updates • Joshua Tree Celebrates Anniversary, Minerva Hoyt […]

Fall 2005

Download PDF Part 1 (3.5MB) Download PDF Part 2 (2.1MB) CONTENTS: • Mary Martin: Desert Heroine • Water Victory In Owens Valley • View From The Chair: It’s All About Volunteers • First Ten Years Of The Mojave National Preserve • Hiking The Desert Trail • Desert Stewardship • Owls And The Salton Sea • The Student Conservation Association In The CA […]

Summer 2005

Download PDF (6.5 MB) CONTENTS: • Is The Lower Colorado River Doomed? • Why Is The Sierra Club Always Suing Everyone? • Everything Is Still Hitched To Everything Else • Restoration Of The Kelso Depot Nearly Complete • Guzzler Battles Continue • Chromium 6 Cleanup Affects Native Sacred Site • What Fate For Surprise Canyon? • The Owyhee – Beauty: Roads, River, […]

Spring 2005

Tortoises Win Day in Court Coal-Fired Power Plant Threatens Black Rock Desert View from the Co-Chair: A Welcome Change Pronghorn on the Carrizo Plain National Monument Wildlife and Wind Energy News Updates Overcoming A Legacy Of Desert Garbage Dumps They Also Traveled Here How Not To Do Route Designations EPA To Take Lead On Yerington […]


Winter 2004

In this issue: • Carrizo Gorge Poses Risk to Peninsular Bighorn • Recent Botanical Discoveries in Eastern Mojave Desert • View From The Chair: Ignorance and Arrogance • The Tehachapi Connection: A Critical Landscape-Level Linkage • Assault On Quechan Beliefs Continues • Cartago Springs Wetland Acquired at Owens Lake • News Updates • Flat-Tailed Horned […]


Fall 2004

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the California Desert Protection Act: • Cover Story by Dianne Feinstein • View From The Chair: A New Oak Tree • California Desert Protection Act Turns 10 • Sense of Amazement and Pride for BLM and its Partners • CDPA Memories • Joshua Tree National Park, A Look Back by […]


Summer 2004

In this issue: • Desert Tortoises On The Move • Common Ravens: A Growing Threat • View From The Chair: The Natives Are Restless • Use of Publicly Owned Land: Two Proposed Las Vegas Airports Might Test The Limits • The Need For Restoring The Salton Sea • Tasker Edmiston,1910-2004: Pioneer of Desert Protection • Fish And Wildlife Considering New Sage-Grouse Listing […]


Spring 2004

In this issue: •  Air Quality At Risk In Salton Sea Water Transfers •  View From The Chair: “Sierra Club Lies About Guzzlers” •  ORV Designation Impacts Cultural Resources •  To Have And To Have Not •  Renewed Threat To Tunnel Under San Jacinto Mountain •  News Updates •  Inadequate Funding Hinders Park Mission • […]


Winter 2003

In This Issue: • Clark County Nevada Wilderness Victory • Metropolitan Water District says “No!” To Cadiz Project • View From The Chair: Linkages Vs. Fragmentation • Lichens Of The Desert • Birding Tour Of The Salton Sea • Birding Tour Of Owens Lake • A Tortoise Who Made An Impact • Wild And Stormy […]


Fall 2003

In This Issue: • Huge Victory in Coachella Valley • Last Chance for Walker Lake • View From The Chair – It Takes A Community • Plants Competing with Minerals • Peninsular Bighorn Sheep • Amargosa River Proposal • Test of Biological Principles • Saltcedar Invades Southwest • Vallecito Ranch • News Updates • Sheephole […]