About Friends of the Joshua Tree Forest

Friends of the Joshua Tree Forest is a dedicated group of people who are working to protect the Grapevine Mesa-Joshua Tree Forest, the largest and densest forest of its kind in the world. One of the group’s goals is to protect and preserve the forest and its existing trails and roadways to be enjoyed by all, in the least invasive way. They are also working on providing informational materials, such as a history of the area, facts on the Joshua tree’s lifecycle and maps of the existing roads and trails for public use.

From the blog

  • 08.22.17

    Don’t Change Our Monuments – Friends Grassroots Network Open Letter To Secretary Zinke

    Dear Secretary Zinke, We are community leaders representing thousands of local citizen-advocates and volunteer stewards of America’s land-based national monuments. We live in and represent the gateway communities to these treasured places–most of which are part of America’s National Conservation Lands, protected lands that stands proudly alongside our national parks … read more

  • 04.20.16

    The incredible accomplishments of the Friends Grassroots Network

    Let’s Begin With Thank You In honor of National Volunteer Week, the staff of the Conservation Lands Foundation would like to say thank you to the people who are part of the Friends Grassroots Network, made up of 63 of the best, most effective non-profit conservation organizations working in the U.S. today. … read more

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