Joshua Tree

Landfill Development Finally Defeated at Joshua Tree National Park

No Trash, Just Treasure

Landfill Development Finally Defeated at Joshua Tree National Park

By David Lamfrom, California Desert Senior Program Manager We’ve been treated to quite a spring here in the California desert. […]

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of “Death Valley Dreamlapse”

Last week, staff at NPCA escaped for a few minutes into the desert—virtually, at least—as we marveled at the latest […]

The author's husband shows a Joshua tree at Joshua Tree National Park some love.

Why This Election Matters for National Parks

Note: This is the first of several stories on the upcoming presidential election. You can sign NPCA’s petition urging the […]

The endangered desert tortoise.

Valley on Fire

A Rallying Call to Save the Desert from Solar Sunburn

We are driving east on a rugged powerline road in Clark Mountain’s shadow. The 8,000-foot peak is covered in snow. […]

Volunteers help out at Joshua Tree National Park.

Restoring Land to Protect Joshua Tree National Park

What are the ingredients for a successful restoration event? Ours started with volunteers from the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), […]