Desert Protective Council News
Posted by Indy Quillen on April 22, 2015
As a reminder that the planet we call home is an astonishing place, why not get out and hike, bike, climb, surf, kayak or just walk around outdoors?
Posted by Indy Quillen on April 10, 2015
On March 26 2015, the Joshua Tree National Park Association, in the presence of about eighty friends and colleagues, honored the Desert Protective Council for their six decades of work. The celebration took place in the beautiful Chase Auditorium of the spectacular Living Desert botanical museum in Palm Desert…
Posted by Indy Quillen on March 24, 2015
The DPC is honored to announce that The Joshua Tree National Park Association (JTNPA) has chosen Terry Weiner and the Desert Protective Council for the 11th Annual Minerva Hoyt Desert Conservation Award.
“The purpose of this award is to recognize individuals or organizations that have made notable achievements in the areas of leadership, protection, preservation, research, education, and stewardship leading to a significant and lasting contribution on behalf of the deserts of California.”
Posted by Indy Quillen on February 25, 2015
Tom Chester, member of the California Native Plant Society, San Gabriel Mountains Chapter, has reported that the Borrego Desert floor, at elevations of 600 – 1500 feet (in the immediate area of Borrego Springs and west) has gone from very few blooms the first part of February to full bloom by the 20th…