Desert Protective Council News
Posted by Indy Quillen on May 16, 2016
DPC’s Imperial County Conservation and Projects Coordinator, Terry Weiner, was thrilled to be invited by Jose Flores, Social Studies Department Chair of Brawley Union High School in Brawley California, to show Breaking Point, a most beautiful, comprehensive and compelling documentary on the geological, human and natural history of the Salton Sea.
Posted by Indy Quillen on May 5, 2016
On Saturday April 30th, DPC was delighted to participate in the El Centro Southwest High School inaugural Earth Day Event, put on by Southwest High’s student group, Leaders for Environmental Awareness and Protection (LEAP). LEAP’s founder Frances Nicklin, a Southwest High School senior, invited us to set up a table informing attendees about the wonders of the desert.
Posted by Indy Quillen on February 20, 2016
We have plenty to celebrate on behalf of the desert this month.
President Obama used the 1906 Antiquities Act to designate three new national monuments in the California desert….and Death Valley National Park already has a profusion of wildflowers covering the washes and hillsides!
Posted by Indy Quillen on January 7, 2016
The Searchlight Desert and Mountains is a pristine area containing one of the largest concentrations of desert tortoises and golden eagles in Nevada.
Please take a moment to sign this petition requesting the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to designate the desert and mountains around Searchlight, Nevada as an Industrial Wind Energy Free Zone in the Southern Nevada Resource Management Plan.