Community Leaders Support Sen. Feinstein's California Desert Protection Bill

Bill would expand Death Valley, Joshua Tree and protect lands for recreation, tourism and wildlife

MOJAVE DESERT - Businesses, community leaders and military vets are endorsing Senator Dianne Feinstein’s proposal to protect about 1.6 million acres of spectacular desert lands because it will preserve one of America’s most treasured landscapes of the Old West and also boost the local economy.

Regional Leaders Express Support for the California Desert Protection Act as it Heads to May 20 Senate Hearing

Community, business, and conservation leaders from the California desert region are expressing support and optimism that an important regional conservation measure will take a significant step forward in Congress.

Tomorrow (May 20th) the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources will hear testimony from diverse stakeholders about the California Desert Protection Act (CDPA) of 2010, introduced by U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein last December. This bill would protect approximately 1.6 million acres of desert landscapes celebrated for their contributions to America’s natural and cultural heritage and to the regional economy.

Solar Energy and Desert Protection

Do we really have to choose between solar energy and preserving what is best about the California Desert? Watch this short film from filmmaker Peter Rhalter to find out.

The Off-Road Business Association and the American Motorcyclist Association, District 37 Announce Their Support for S 2921

This Piece of Legislation Permanently Protects OHV Use on Designated Trails in Over 1 Million Acres of BLM Limited Use Area and Has Congress Officially Designate Five Open Areas in San Bernardino County, CA as Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Areas

BAKERSFIELD, CA

On December 21, 2009 U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced S.2921 the California Desert Protection Act of 2010. After careful analysis of all aspects of this bill both ORBA and AMA D37 are going on record as supporting the bill in its current form. This legislation creates two new National Monuments, new Wilderness areas, sets siting guidelines for renewable energy projects and gives five BLM open areas in San Bernardino County, CA official Congressional designations as OHV areas.

Regional Leaders Applaud Feinstein Effort to Protect California's Spectacular Desert Heritage for Future Generations

Bill would expand Death Valley, Joshua Tree N.P. and protect lands for recreation, wildlife and tourism

Community, business and conservation leaders from the California desert region are applauding a new proposal by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would increase protections for approximately 1.6 million acres of desert landscapes celebrated both for their contributions to America’s natural and cultural heritage and to the regional economy.

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