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National Monuments Presentation Update

  • Sun, August 06, 2017
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Ace Hotel Palm Springs

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NOTES FROM THE DESERT: FRAZIER HANEY OF MOJAVE DESERT LAND TRUST    

A presentation about our three California Desert national monuments:  Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow, and Castle Mountains National Monuments. Come learn about why these public lands have been protected, the current efforts to keep them protected, and how you can be involved in their future. The presentation will tell the story of these landscapes through pictures, with a narration of their significant features and protection efforts by local communities. and protection efforts by local communities.

Frazier Haney, is the Conservation Director,  Mohave Desert Land Trust.

Sand to Snow National Monument is near Palm Springs and Joshua Tree and includes the highest point in southern California – Mount San Gorgonio – as well as winding canyons, hidden oases, and abundant wildlife.  Mojave Trails National Monument contains the story of western expansion – the longest intact stretch of Route 66, World War II Training Camps, ghost towns, and vast undisturbed views. Castle Mountains National Monument protects one of the most biologically interesting and scenically diverse areas anywhere in California’s desert.  

Location:  Ace Hotel & Swim Club's Palm Springs Clubhouse 

Open to the public. 


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