Eblasts

  • E-Blast February 14, 2017

    • Return Eagle Mountain lands to JTNP
    • Stop 2,220 home development - Mission Creek
    • Black Rock Symposium: "How to Make Your Voice Heard on Conservation Issues in an Uncertain Political Climate."
    • UCR Conference: Solar Energy Directions for Inland Southern California: Where is it going?
    • Renewal energy Moratorium request - San Bernardino Co.
    • Ruth Denison Environmental Conservation Scholarship
    • Refreshed and renewed website - mbconservation.org

     First of all, I want to remind you of several deadlines and events in coming days:

    1) Return Eagle Mountain Lands to JTNP

    WHEN: Comment letters due February 16, 2017 – this Thursday!

    Support returning BLM Eagle Mountain lands back to Joshua Tree National Park. Take a minute to express your support to BLM for the Final Boundary Study recommendation to add approximately 20,000 acres of federal, state, and private lands to the boundary of Joshua Tree National Park that were withdrawn from the Monument in 1950. Click here for background info from JTNP Superintendent David Smith.

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  • E-Blast: January 15, 2017

    • MBCA Annual Meeting and Water Symposium – Jan. 28, 2017
    • Return Eagle Mountain Lands to JTNP
    • Stop 2,220 home development - Mission Creek
    • Apple Valley’s Habitat Conservation Plan
    • Renewable Energy News – CA.’s RE Transmission Initiative
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  • Eblast: October 26, 2016

    • Eagle Mountain Still at Risk
    • Send Email to BLM by Nov. 6

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  • Eblast: October 31, 2016

    County Planning Commission Meeting
    • Draft Renewable Energy and Conservation Element (RECE)
    • Community Plan Workshop (Land-Use Map)
    IMPORTANT COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING 
    WHEN: Thursday, November 3, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
                      (break for lunch 12-1:30)
    WHERE: San Bernardino & Joshua Tree (videoconference)
    • SB Co. Govt. Center - 385 N. Arrowhead Ave., 1st Floor, SB
    • Burke Co. Govt. Center, 6427 White Feather Rd., Joshua Tree
    The meeting this Thursday will include a Public Hearing for the Draft Renewable Energy and Conservation Element (RECE) followed by a Community Plan Workshop. Both topics are especially important to Joshua Tree & Lucerne Valley. (Planning Commission Mtg Agenda.) 
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  • Eblast: September 26, 2016

    • Eagle Crest Pumped Storage Transmission Line Alert

    Please read this important alert provided by MBCA Board member Seth Shteir.  MBCA loves our National Park and this issue is critical for the healthy future of the Park.

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  • Eblast: September 12, 2016

    • Altamira Gated Housing Appeal hearing - Sept. 13 
    • DRECP Record of Decision (ROD) Event – Sept. 14 

    We are all welcome to attend an event this Wednesday to mark the Record of Decision (ROD) that initiates the long anticipated DRECP (Desert Renewable Conservation Plan). Apologies for the late notice – MBCA just learned of it. Find the Department of Interior’s invitation below with details. 

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  • Eblast: August 29, 2016

    • Altamira Gated Housing Project
    • Joshua Tree Solar Farm
    • Soda Mountain Solar Project 
    • Dollar General Store vs. Joshua Tree
    • Homestead Valley & Pioneertown Community Plans
    • MBCA Desert Wise Living fall lecture 


    SAVE THE DATES:
    • Alta Mira Gated Housing Appeal hearing preparation – Sept. 1
    • Alta Mira Gated Housing Appeal hearing - Sept. 13
    • Homestead Valley & Pioneertown Community Plans – see below
    • MBCA Desert Wise Living fall lecture – Sept. 24  

    Recent decisions were made on a couple long standing issues of concern to MBCA and our conservation partners. Opposition wages on as several others continue to wind their way through decision makers. We can however finally celebrate one wonderful victory. 

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  • Eblast: August 15, 2016

    • Joshua Tree Solar Farm – video broadcast TOMORROW in JT
    • Soda Mountain Solar – comment deadline 8/22/16
    • MBCA Desert Wise Living fall lecture 9/24/16  
    • Joshua Tree Airport Solar Farm - Appeal Hearing decision
      • Broadcast live via videoconference at the JT Burke Government Center tomorrow, Tuesday, August 16th, starting at 1:00PM.

    Hear each of the three Appellants will have 3 minutes each to speak, the developer NextEra’s 5 minutes in defense of the project, and the Supervisors vote and final decision. The public will not be given opportunity for additional spoken comment.

    (NOTE: This special BOS meeting will NOT be available on the internet via a link – only at the Burke Center videoconference.)

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  • Eblast: August 1, 2016

    NEXT TUESDAY - OPPOSE JOSHUA TREE AIRPORT SOLAR FARM

    REMINDER:
    NEXT TUESDAY - OPPOSE JOSHUA TREE AIRPORT SOLAR FARM
    August 9th; 10:00 AM (open session begins) – 2:00 PM
    Supervisors Appeal Hearing
     
    Attend via videoconference: Bob Burke Government Center,
    6427 Whitefeather Road, Joshua Tree – just East of the Courthouse.
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  • Eblast: July 30, 2016

    SPARC/ RECE Workshop - August 4th, Thursday

    THERE IS AN IMPORTANT COUNTY RENEWABLE ENERGY MEETING THIS THURSDAY!

    SPARC/ RECE Workshop - August 4th, Thursday

    DRAFT Renewable Energy and Conservation Element (RECE)
    * San Bernardino Co. Planning Commission Study Session Workshop
    Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Location: ATTEND VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE at the County Government Burke Center - 6427 White Feather Road, JT
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