• Desert Cahuilla Prehistoric Area, California
  • Desert Cahuilla Prehistoric Area, California Threats:
  • Desert Cahuilla Prehistoric Area, California Threats: Off-Road Vehicles
  • Ivanpah Valley, California/Nevada
  • Ivanpah Valley, California/Nevada Threats:
  • Ivanpah Valley, California/Nevada Threats: Energy Development
  • Ivanpah Valley, California/Nevada Threats: Energy Development, Urbanization
  • Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona
  • Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Threats:
  • Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Threats: Illegal Foot and Vehicular Traffic
  • Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Threats: Illegal Foot and Vehicular Traffic, Law Enforcement Activities
  • Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Threats: Illegal Foot and Vehicular Traffic, Law Enforcement Activities, Border Wall Construction
  • Algodones Dunes, California
  • Algodones Dunes, California Threats:
  • Algodones Dunes, California Threats: Rampant Off-Road Vehicle Abuse
  • Joshua Tree National Park, California
  • Joshua Tree National Park, California Threats:
  • Joshua Tree National Park, California Threats: Air Pollution
  • Joshua Tree National Park, California Threats: Air Pollution, Energy and Industrial Development
  • Joshua Tree National Park, California Threats: Air Pollution, Energy and Industrial Development, Climate Change
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Call to Action Meeting: Help Protect California’s Flat-tailed Horned Lizards

Desert Protective Council is sharing this announcement from the Center of Biological Diversity and urges you to participate in this important meeting…

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Join DPC for the 7th Annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit this Saturday!

The Desert Protective Council would like to extend an invitation to join us at the 7th Annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit this Saturday!

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California Desert District Bureau of Land Management Holds Two Special Events


Baker Dam Desert Bighorn       Photo Courtesy of Terry Weiner

The California Desert District Bureau of Land Management is holding two very special events this week—and The Desert Protective Council urges you to participate in one or both of these events!

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Coast to Cactus: The Canyoneer Trail Guide to San Diego Outdoors

Desert Protective Council would like to call your attention to an exciting new book release from award-winning Sunbelt Publications!

Coast to Cactus: The Canyoneer Trail Guide to San Diego Outdoors, is a new comprehensive hiking guide for outdoor enthusiasts, and so much more. This book is also a field guide to the habitats, species and natural features found along many trails within the San Diego region. 

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