Scattered throughout California’s southeastern corner are special treasures of unspoiled lands, from rocky peaks and sloping bajadas to saltscrub lowlands and rich riparian corridors. These are the California Desert National Conservation Lands. Below you will find the latest news and announcements. Each post is ready to share on social media — please share them far and wide!

Silurian Valley

Editorial: Trump has offered no valid reason for revising California’s desert plan

February 8, 2018/by Chris Morrill
Silurian Valley

Editorial: Trump administration threatens California’s deserts

February 4, 2018/by Chris Morrill

In stunning reversal, Trump could open California desert to more solar and wind farms

February 2, 2018/by Chris Morrill

New Public Land Plan Gives California Desert Wildlife a Brighter Future

November 3, 2016/by admin
Yuha Desert

Wilderness Society: Finalization of Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan Balances Clean Energy Development and Land Conservation in the California Desert

November 3, 2016/by admin

Conservation, Clean Energy and Climate Leadership

November 3, 2016/by admin

Sweeping plan to use Mojave for solar, wind development wins OK

November 3, 2016/by admin

Desert development divvied up

November 2, 2016/by admin

CAP’s David J. Hayes on the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

November 2, 2016/by admin
Silurian Valley

Interior Department signs blueprint for renewable energy development in the California desert

November 2, 2016/by admin
Yuha Desert

Deal on Renewable Energy, Conservation in SoCal Desert Finalized

November 2, 2016/by admin

Obama sets aside 10 million acres in California for renewable energy and conservation

November 2, 2016/by admin

Desert energy, conservation plan announced

November 2, 2016/by admin

Desert blueprint should strengthen, protect Conservation Lands from mining

January 30, 2016/by admin

Editorial: The government should expand protections for California’s deserts

January 28, 2016/by admin
Chuckwalla Bench Hedgehog Cactus

Desert blueprint should protect conservation lands from mining

January 15, 2016/by admin

Editorial: California’s desert deserves permanent protection

September 10, 2015/by admin
Solar Power Tower

Editorial: Desert plan balances energy needs, conservation

August 26, 2015/by admin
Amargosa Basin

Desert lands deserve permanent protection

August 3, 2015/by admin