Who We Are
The Morongo Basin Conservation Association is a totally volunteer 501(c)3, community-based, California Nonprofit Corporation, incorporated in 1969 and dedicated to preserving the economic and environmental welfare of the Morongo Basin. We have a vision that many Basin residents share:
- Healthy environment
- Rural Character
- Prosperous communities
- Cultural wealth
How We Do It
We focus on:
- Education and information
- Collaborative efforts with citizens, officials, and other organizations
- Support of community-based organizing and solutions
Author/Botanist Robin Kobaly and guests at the 2020 MBCA Annual Meeting. Photo by Stacy Doolittle
MBCA's Annual Meeting is held each year in late January and includes both a review of MBCA's accomplishments and goals and a content program about relevant current issues. Screen a video of the 2021 Annual Meeting which was focused on Carbon in the Earth's Atmosphere with
JPL Scientist Dr. AnnMarie Eldering.
MBCA's premier event, the Desert-Wise Living Landscape Tour, takes place during a weekend in late April. Check out our 2020 virtual tour video! And stay tuned for virtual landscape tour 2021!
Photos (c) 2020 Heather Sommerfield
September or October
A Desert-Wise Living Program (lecture or workshop) is presented on a Saturday during one of these fall months. Here is a report about the October 2019 fall lecture about the future of water in the Basin.