Drive Like a Tortoise

Road Tripping in Mojave National Preserve by Superintendent Mike Gauthier and Deputy Superintendent Debra Hughson Roads in Mojave National Preserve provide convenient routes between Palm Springs, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada, as well as between Interstates 40 and 15. They travel through some breathtaking landscapes which are popular for many travelers. The Preserve provides a … Continue reading Drive Like a Tortoise

Ice Age Fossils in the Nevada Desert

Threatened by Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects by Laura Cunningham, Basin & Range Watch Clark County, Nevada - Two proposed large-scale energy projects could significantly damage Ice Age fossils on public lands in southern Nevada. Both the Greenlink West Transmission Project and Golden Currant Solar Project would be built on significant Pleistocene fossil beds representing a … Continue reading Ice Age Fossils in the Nevada Desert


Permanently Protecting an ‘Island in the Sky’

Conglomerate Mesa Is Still in Dispute by Kayla Browne, Conglomerate Mesa Coalition Campaign Manager Over the last year, the Conglomerate Mesa Coalition1 has been hard at work protecting the Mesa. In the lull between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) decision requiring an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for K2 Gold's expanded exploration project and the … Continue reading Permanently Protecting an ‘Island in the Sky’