We work to protect and promote the Mojave National Preserve and build a community dedicated to the stewardship of its natural and cultural treasures.
Imagine a place where the sand dunes sing, where more Joshua trees grow than anywhere else on the planet, where desert tortoises munch on brilliant wildflowers in the spring.
Located in the heart of the Mojave Desert between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the Mojave National Preserve protects 1.6 million acres of diverse desert habitat and 10,000 years of diverse human history. The landscape is vast and inspiring, with habitats from cactus gardens to native desert grassland, from pinyon-juniper forest to ancient white fir forest.
Stay informed about events and issues affecting the Preserve and surrounding desert wildlands with the Conservancy's Jackrabbit Blog
The Department of Interior this month rejected the proposed Crescent Peak Wind project that would have industrialized nearly 50 square miles of intact desert wildlands next to the Mojave National Preserve.
Help us make the Mojave a reality for kids. A donation of any amount will help us purchase camping gear and educational equipment to facilitate overnight school trips to the Preserve. The Conservancy believes that a trip to the Mojave is the best way to encourage understanding and appreciation of the desert among the next generation.
The Cadiz company may proceed soon with plans to pump nearly 16 billion gallons of Mojave groundwater each year, unless California officials intervene. Please take two minutes to urge California State Senate leader Toni Atkins to support legislation protecting the Mojave.
The Thorne's buckwheat may only stand about an inch tall, but its continued existence in a corner of the Preserve is proof that it is anything but a diminutive character in the story of life.
A developer plans to install as many as 220 wind turbines and carve 93 miles of new access roads along the Preserve’s northeastern boundary.
Join us at Black Canyon Group Campground in the Mojave National Preserve for an opportunity to enjoy the night sky and learn from expert astronomers.
The health of the Mojave National Preserve depends on our ability to be good stewards of wildlands within and outside of the Preserve's boundary. The Conservancy is advocating on multiple fronts to protect this amazing landscape, its wildlife, and outdoor recreation opportunities.
If you want to avoid Joshua Tree's crowds and you're considering a trip to the Mojave National Preserve, here are some things to keep in mind ...