About Friends of the Desert Mountains
Friends of the Desert Mountains is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization formed in 1987 by concerned citizens in the Coachella Valley In California. The group’s mission is to acquire and preserve land in the Coachella Valley and surrounding mountains, and to support education, conservation and research in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument.
From the blog
The staff and board members of the Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF) are pleased to announce Edison International as our 2016 Corporate Partner of the Year. Douglas Bauder, Vice President, Operational Services, Chief Procurement Officer, accepted the award at a special dinner November 16 in Palm Springs, California. The award, given for the first time this … read more
NEWS RELEASE: Balanced California Desert Management Plan Promotes Renewable Energy While Permanently Protecting Key Landscapes
New California Desert Conservation Lands ensure the public can continue to explore and experience the best of the unspoiled California Desert Palm Desert, Calif. (September 14, 2016) — The Conservation Lands Foundation praised the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) release of the Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan (DRECP) today. … read more
Sledge hammers, shovels, crow bars and pure muscle were the tools used by 21 community volunteers and 13 members of a Veterans Conservation Corps—as they worked side-by-side today on a trail restoration project in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, just outside Palm Springs, CA. As we … read more