About

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

   

Robin K at booth

Author/Botanist Robin Kobaly and guests at the 2020 MBCA Annual Meeting

Annual Events
January
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. 
 
April
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!
cactus flowers
 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

 

    

 


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