A 600+-acre track of land near Joshua Tree National Park that was to become a housing development instead has been purchased by two conservation groups that intend to leave it undeveloped and used for educational and recreational purposes.
If you're heading to Joshua Tree National Park next week, you should know that about 11 miles of the Pinto Basin Road will be reconstructed, beginning Monday.
A 50th anniversary celebration is planned October 3 for the Joshua Tree National Park Association, which long has supported the park's education and interpretation mission.
When backcountry violations where discovered in designated wilderness in Joshua Tree National Park, The Access Fund and Friends of Joshua Tree jumped into action to correct them.
This coming weekend will be the perfect time to be camping in the backcountry of a national park, or at least visiting a national park that doesn't suffer from light pollution. That's because the annual Perseid Meteor Showers are scheduled to arrive Saturday, and a dark sky is the best sky to observe them.