Welcome to the Morongo Basin Conservation Association. MBCA advocates for the healthy desert environment that nurtures the region's rural character, cultural wealth and economic well-being. If you share that vision, join us.
Posted by Laraine Turk · February 20, 2017 7:49 PM
On Monday, February 20, MBCA President Sarah Kennington presented to Supervisor James Ramos a copy of MBCA's letter to San Bernardino County Director of Land Use Services Tom Hudson, reconfirming MBCA's support for Highway 247/Old Woman Springs Road as a California Scenic Highway. Despite widespread support, the designation has been in limbo for 5 years. Read MBCA's letter outlining our support and concerns.
MBCA's Ruth Denison Environmental Conservation Scholarship is available for the first time for 2017 high school graduates entering a college or university in Fall 2017. The $500 scholarship is available through a generous bequest from Ruth Denison, a long-time supporter of the association.
The Black Rock Symposium is a panel-based discussion on relevant topics affecting Joshua Tree National Park and Gateway Communities. This month's topic is "How to Make Your Voice Heard on Conservation Issues in an Uncertain Political Climate." Read more on the Joshua Tree National Park Association webpage. The program is free, but please register in advance via the Association's webpage.