Desert Protective Council News
Posted by Indy Quillen on August 19, 2015
Joshua Tree National Park has initiated a boundary study of 32,000 acres of land in the Eagle Mountains and the Chuckwalla Valley in Riverside County, exploring whether it would be appropriate and feasible to add the lands to Joshua Tree National Park.
Posted by Indy Quillen on August 7, 2015
August 7, 2015
The Desert Protective Council is pleased to report on their recent grants and donations to non-profit organizations whose projects and programs foster DPC’s mission and goals.
Posted by Indy Quillen on July 22, 2015
Article and photo by Terry Weiner
July 22 2015: Joshua Tree National Park (JTNP) officials are looking into the feasibility of adding lands in the Eagle Mountain area to the national park. DPC wants to urge all desert lovers to support Joshua Tree National Park in this endeavor! The area has recently been identified as a key bighorn sheep migration corridor. And it is home to many sensitive desert species, including the endangered desert tortoise…
Posted by Indy Quillen on June 5, 2015
The Desert Oracle is a new pocket-sized quarterly magazine about the arid southwest’s places, people, plants and critters. The articles cover everything from Dr. Edmund Jaeger’s discovery of sleeping poor-wills to the lost film locations for the original Star Wars in Death Valley…