Save the Planet & Spare the Desert

  • Posted on 26 April 2021
  • By Joan Taylor - Chair, California/Nevada Desert Energy Committee

What does turning off the lights when you leave the room, have to do with preserving wild spaces?  Everything.  Here’s why.

The Desert Promise: Of Blooms and Superblooms

  • Posted on 29 March 2021
  • By Jane Simpson
We often think that the desert is, well, a desert – arid, khaki-toned and full of mystery. But in these barren landscapes, hardy seeds lie waiting for just the right conditions to spring into action. While poppies, our state flower, are the biggest draw out near Lancaster, there are many other flowers, plants and scenic wonders to discover throughout our region, even in dry years when we have to look harder.

Desert Hiking 101 - How to be Prepared

  • Posted on 29 March 2021
  • By Regge Bulman
Spring is upon us and it (along with close competitors Fall and Winter) is a perfect time to strike out into the deserts of Southern California. Spring is the time to catch Instagram-worthy flowering cacti and plants that only strut their stuff after a few winter storms and the desert is always ready to provide stunning sunsets full of orange and red.