New Anza-Borrego Foundation Land Acquisitions — Natural History Wanderings

From the Anza-Borrego Foundation Land Acquisition: Tax Defaults Monitoring county tax default sales is an important means of land acquisition within Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Every year, ABF purchases tax defaulted properties from the County of San Diego as well as Riverside and Imperial counties. This year was no different with five properties, totaling 35 […]

New Anza-Borrego Foundation Land Acquisitions — Natural History Wanderings

Biden Administration Protects Desert Lands — Natural History Wanderings

Friends of the Inyo Commends Biden Administration’s Decision to Protect the DRECP, California Desert National Conservation Lands In an announcement today, the Department of the Interior says it would put a stop to efforts by the previous administration to reopen the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP). Proposed changes would have rolled back key conservation […]

Biden Administration Protects Desert Lands — Natural History Wanderings

New Land Acquisition For Anza-Borrego — Natural History Wanderings

from the Anza-Borrego Foundation As most of you know, as part of our mission, Anza-Borrego Foundation acquires privately owned parcels within the Park boundaries to make the Park ‘whole’. The transfer of 17,597 acres from the Anza-Borrego Foundation (ABF) to the Park, one of the largest land transfers by a nonprofit cooperating association in California State Parks’ history, was approved in a session […]

New Land Acquisition For Anza-Borrego — Natural History Wanderings

Human Wrongs Watch By Baher Kamal* ROME, Nov 20 2016 (IPS) – Desertification, land degradation, drought, climate change, food insecurity, poverty, loss of biodiversity, forced migration and conflicts, are some of the key challenges facing Africa—a giant continent home to 1,2 billion people living in 54 countries. Tera, Bajirga, Niger – Women at work for […]

via Battle of the Desert (II): A ‘Great Green Wall for Africa’ — HUMAN WRONGS WATCH