Giving Back

MBCA financially supports community conservation efforts in the Morongo Basin and beyond. Here are some of our past and current recipients:
  • Yucca Valley High School – Funded Field Ecology class activities and equipment (Julia with sleeping bag pictured). Here is the latest thank-you letter from teacher Cindy Zacks describing how the program used MBCA's most recent donation.MBCA_grant_recipient_Julia2.jpg
  • Save Our Desert - Contributed to Archaeology Study for Black Lava Buttes.
  • National Park Service/Mojave National Preserve – Supported Tortoises Through the Lens book.
  • National Parks Conservation Association – Contributed to hydrology research on the Cadiz Water Project. 
  • Twentynine Palms Water District – Funded prizes for a School Poster Contest. 
  • Joshua Basin Water District – Contributed to the Water Tank Mural Painting.
  • Rose Foundation – Provide maintenance support for the Interactive Conservation Priorities map.
  • Sunrise Movement – Contributed via support of Hannah Bacon’s cross-country walk (pictured).
  • Joshua Basin Water District – Supported their Celebration of Victoria Fuller’s life.
  • Community ORV Watch – Printed educational materials.hannah-bacon.jpg
  • Tribal Members Transportation – Supported transportation costs for desert tribal members to attend public comment meetings.
  • California Desert Coalition – Supported several desert advocacy workshops.
  • Basin & Range Watch – Supported their conservation work.
  • Morongo Basin Dark Sky Alliance – Helped fund GIS mapping overlays.
  • Native American Land Conservancy – Helped to organize and fund a Gathering of Tribes event.
  • Desert Protection Society – Supported their work on the Eagle Crest Project.
  • ALS Foundation – Donated in memory of former Board member DebNALC logo Bollinger’s husband Ron Cone.
  • The Ruth Denison Scholarship of $500 for a Morongo Basin student pursing higher education in a conservation-related field.

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