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Youth Experience Native Culture in the Desert Monuments

On May 15, Cahuilla and Chemehuevi tribal youth joined local community members for a night of camping and cultural learning at the Old Woman Mountains Preserve situated in the newly declared Mojave Trails Monument.

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How one tireless advocate protected Joshua Tree National Park

Great-great-granddaughter of activist behind @JoshuaTreeNPS says we still have responsibility to #protectCAdesert

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Discover the Deserts, California's New Desert Monuments 

In February 2016, three new national monuments were created, protecting a combined total of 1.8 million acres of California desert. 

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3rd Annual Latino Conservation Week a Success

Earlier this year, President Obama created three new national monuments in the desert: the Mojave Trails National Monument, the Sand to Snow National Monument and Castle Mountains National Monument.

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Coyote Hole Graffiti Clean-up

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians are founding members of the Native American Land Conservancy and invite you to participate in Graffiti Clean-up at Coyote Hole in Joshua Tree on July 16, 2016.  

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Support For California Desert National Monuments

Senator Dianne Feinstein to request President Obama to designate Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow, and the Castle Mountains as National Monuments.

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Upcoming: Learning Landscapes Program - See this year's Photos

Next Tour of the Old Woman Mountian Preserve - Spring 2016

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NALC Golf Tournament - Sharp Shooters!

NALC Congratulates Kris Long and Steven Stiles for a Hole in One at our Golf Tournament!

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Bobcat Trapping Ban Passes

The NALC celebrates the passage of the statewide ban on bobcat trapping, and supported this ban through a support letter. We hope to continue to protect bobcats both on and off the Old Woman Mountains Preserve.

2015 Totem Pole Journey

The NALC is assisting the coordination of the 2015 totem pole journey. The 2,600 mile journey across the Pacific Northwest will continue to bring attention to threats to Native American sacred waters, lands, and landscapes.

Blessing Ceremony at OWMP- May 23, 2015

The NALC celebrated new partnerships and restoration work at the Old Woman Mountains Preserve.

2015 Fashion Show a Success!- May 2, 2015

NALC congratulates its partner, the Theresa A. Mike Scholarship Foundation, on its successful May 2, 2015 fashion show fundraiser.

Talk at George Wright Society – April 1, 2015

NALC research fellow gave a talk in a panel entitled: “Philanthropy, Place, Conservation, and Culture”  alongside Morning Star Gali and Angela Mooney D’Arcy.

Presentation at 2014 California Indian Conference at CSU-SB

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Cahuilla Continuum exhibit

NALC celebrates opening of Cahuilla Continuum exhibit at Riverside Metropolitan Museum.

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