Mojave Desert

Photo: Outdoor Classroom, Clark County Museum 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 to the west, and the San Gabriel Mountains and San Bernardino Mountains to the south. The Mojave Desert is often referred to …

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 Wikipedia California_Desert_Protection_Act_of_1994 Planeta.com Joshua Tree National Park Mojave Desert California Los Angeles Las Vegas, Nevada Wild USA

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. …