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. In 2019 we celebrate our 50th Anniversary! If you share that vision, join us.
Riverside County Supervisors have denied the Paradise Valley project on a 5-0 vote despite the project applicant's request for the typical 90-day continuance. A number of MBCA representatives attended the November 5th meeting and were among those cheering the result. Read more details in the Desert Sun's November 6 story on the vote, and for background, read our News Update from August 21st when the Riverside County Planning Commission recommended that the Supervisors deny the project.
The UC Riverside reserves and satellite properties serve as a library of ecosystems that preserve important habitats. Learn about these southern California locations from Reserve directors. The lecture is free, but please reserve a space at this website link.
Sky's the Limit Observatory hosts retired Air Force Academy professor, systems engineer, and astronomer Jim O’Connor for a fascinating trip through the cultural development of astronomy, from Stonehenge through Greek, Arab, and European cultures until the modern era. Read more details at the Observatory's Special Events webpage. Tickets are $10 and can purchased at the Events page. The venue is not large, so pre-registration is recommended.
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