Friday Apr 4
Courthouse News Service
U.S. Gets Extension forMojave Off-Road Plan
The government can take another year to revise plans for off-road vehicle use in the Western Mojave, a federal judge ruled, and it need not raise fines or beef up its monitoring protocol.
New Artist-in-Residence Exhibit to Open at Kelso Depot Visitor Center's Desert Light Gallery
"Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve's Artist-in-Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation," says Linda Slater, Chief of Interpretation, "because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millennia of history."
DROUGHT: Don't expect carpets of wildflowers this year
The lack of rain has contributed to a sparse showing of blooms. "You can find them, but it's like a treasure hunt," a wildflower-tracker says.
National Parks Traveler
Joint Effort Improves Desert Tortoise Research At Mojave National Preserve
Desert tortoise research, and the researchers, at Mojave National Preserve in California have gotten a boost from Chevron Corp. and the National Park Trust .