Joshua Trees

Photo: Mojave Preserve Joshua Tree = a yucca which grows as a tree and has clusters of spiky leaves, native to arid regions of southwestern North America Embedded Tweets Scientists have found Joshua trees are no longer producing seedlings at the drier, lower limits of their range. The federal gov’t rejected a request to list …

Yucca Mountain

Yucca Mountain is located in the Great Basin, Yucca Mountain is east of the Amargosa Desert, south of the Nevada Test and Training Range and in the Nevada National Security Site. It is the site of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, which is currently identified by Congressional law as the nation’s spent nuclear waste …