Desert Protective Council News
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…
Posted by Indy Quillen on February 12, 2015
Consider the California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan as an Alternative for the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan.
One of the major concerns DPC has with the current Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) is that it doesn’t include any alternatives, such as rooftop solar.
That’s why we support this petition from Basin & Range Watch and encourage you to sign and support it as well.
Posted by Indy Quillen on February 4, 2015
We are posting this on behalf of our friends in the Joshua Tree Area. Bobcats have a lot of habitat in the California high desert and adjacent mountain ranges.
Take Action to End Bobcat Trapping in California Now!