May 06, 2015
Todd Suess assumes superintendency at Mojave National Preserve
Todd Suess, a veteran of federal land management agencies in the western U.S., has begun service as Superintendent of Mojave National Preserve.
April 24, 2015
Report shows visitor spending supports 451 jobs in local economy
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 554,560 recorded visitors to Mojave National Preserve spent $31,092,700 in communities near the park in 2014. That spending supported 451 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $39,283,700.
April 13, 2015
New Art Exhibition Opens at Kelso Depot Visitor Center
Mojave National Preserve invites desert travelers to a new exhibit, the sculpture and design of Mary Olin Geiger, in the Desert Light Gallery at the Kelso Depot Visitor Center. The exhibition runs from April 11, 2015 to June 30, 2015.
April 03, 2015
Pavement Resurfacing Contract Awarded for Mojave National Preserve
Under an agreement with the National Park Service, the Federal Highway Administration has awarded a $4.1 million contract to resurface a quarter of the paved roads within Mojave National Preserve. The award marks the start of the first large-scale effort to address major reconstruction and resurfacing needs since the park took over management of the roads from San Bernardino County two years ago.
March 31, 2015
Mojave National Preserve Deferred Maintenance Backlog Identified: Part of $11.49 Billion Backlog at the National Park Service
The National Park Service released its Fiscal Year 2014 deferred maintenance statistics for national parks last week. The $11.49 billion nationwide total was up from the $11.3 billion reported at the end of fiscal year 2013. Mojave has a backlog of deferred maintenance projects totaling $108,985,477.
September 05, 2014
Mojave National Preserve celebrates dedication of Ivanpah Desert Tortoise
Local students learn about research efforts to recover the desert tortoise in an event sponsored with the National Park Trust, Chevron and Molycorp