On Saturday May 18, 2018 nine very hardy volunteers worked together for 4 hours to help improve the safety and visual experience of visitors to Arrastre Waterfall (the "Falls" as it is often affectionately called). A sharp turn along Powerline Rd (JF3330) has not only become an eyesore, but also a safety issue. Recently the … Continue reading Successful Restoration Project
Friends of Juniper Flats respect and admire the beauty in the Mojave Desert, and our volunteers make a difference. In addition to cleaning up trash left by others and blown in, volunteers do "restoration" projects. Last year we completed several projects including the Restoration Workshop April 8, 2017 and the National Public Lands Day Project. … Continue reading Safety, Habitat and Visual Resource Improvement Project
The Friends of Juniper Flats will host the 2018 High Desert Annual Conservation Coalition Meeting on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Come join us at the Sterling Inn, Regency Room, 11738 Francesca, Victorville, CA. The event will provide a wonderful networking opportunity for conservation organizations and the general public. Benefits of the … Continue reading 2018 High Desert Annual Conservation Coalition Meeting
The Mojave Group of the Sierra Club and The Friends of Juniper Flats kicked off the new year with a group hike to Arrastre Falls on January 6, 2018.
In 2017 the Friends of Juniper Flats continued to work through many challenges including restoration of closed routes, installing open route signs, and mapping proposed hiking trails. With support from our members, we were able to increase awareness of the area and its resources. Friends of Juniper Flats worked with the Bureau of Land Management … Continue reading 2017 Year in Review
Several Bureau of Land Management (BLM) staff members set up a registration table in the early hours of the morning on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in the Juniper Flats Area. Under a shade canopy, the table was stacked with a hundred National Public Lands Day (NPLD) t-shirts, some information about the area and 3 sign … Continue reading National Public Lands Day Success
The theme for this year's Annual Meeting is "The Future of the Juniper Flats Area". On Saturday, September 30 the Friends of Juniper Flats will celebrate successes from another year of work for the Juniper Flats Area and discuss the future of the area. Everyone who is interested in this area is encouraged to attend. … Continue reading The Future of the Juniper Flats Area