Mojave National Preserve

Photo: Morningstar Mine Road Located between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the 1.6 million-acre Mojave National Preserve features a roadside Joshua tree forest, canyons, mesas, and sand dunes. Key Links nps.gov/moja/index.htm Camping Facebook Nearby Kelso Depot Google Maps Planeta.com Joshua Tree National Park Mojave Desert California Los Angeles Las Vegas Wild USA

Mojave Desert

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Milky Way over the Desert When you see many Joshua trees, you are in the Mojave Desert. – Joshua Tree National Park – JoshuaTreeNPS The Mojave Desert is bordered by the Great Basin to its north and the Sonoran Desert to its south and east. Topographical boundaries include the Tehachapi Mountains …

Lake Mohave

Photo: Ken Lund, Willow Beach When is your next trip to Lake Mohave? NPS: Lake Mohave is a reservoir on the Colorado River created in 1951 following the completion of Davis Dam near present-day Laughlin, Nevada, and Bullhead City, Arizona. Named for the Mohave Indians who previously inhabited this region of the Colorado River valley, …

Mojave Desert Birds

Photo: California 1917 New report (August 2018) – Mojave birds crashed over last century due to climate change http://news.berkeley.edu/2018/08/06/mojave-birds-crashed-over-last-century-due-to-climate-change Bird communities in the Mojave Desert straddling the California/Nevada border have collapsed over the past 100 years, most likely because of lower rainfall due to climate change, according to a new University of California, Berkeley, study. …