Desert Survivors Newsletter

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Spring 2018, Volume 37.1

•    Gold Exploration Proposal: A First Step To Destroying A Desert Wilderness, by Marc Eldridge
•    The Cosmos Motherhood & More, by Martina Koneitzny
•    Smile, You're On Amazon, by Stacy Goss
•    Solar Eclipse Adventure, by Charlene Daniels and Mike Wells
•    Nightmare On Cadiz Road, by Nicholas Blake
•    At The Top Of The Desert, photos by Lynne Buckner
•    Boundary Peak Bag, by Barb Bane
•    A Journey Through Distance, Space & Vastness, by David Oline
•    Those Who Protect These Lands, by David McMullen


Fall 2017, Volume 36.2


•    Service Projects: Experience, Share, Protect, by Stacy Goss
•    Neglect Is Not An Option, by Craig Deutsche
•    La Foot, by Bob Davis
•    A Region of Wildest Desolation, by Charlene Daniels and Michael Wells
•    Ganging Up On The Grouse, by Nicholas Blake
•    Accessing The Fox Range, by David Oline
•    The Grand Tour: Anza-Borrego, by Craig Evans
•    Studies From The Oregon Canyon Adventure, by Robin Rome

Spring 2017, Volume 36.1


•    Desert Survivors Sue U.S.F.W.S. Over Sage-Grouse Protection, by Nicholas Blake
•    The Dawn Of Desert Survivors, by Doug Kari
•    Trout Creek Car Camp, by Lynne Buckner
•    Three Desert Readings, by Len Finegold
•    A Drive On The Mojave Road, by Chuck McGinn
•    A Desert Fish Story, by Dave Oline
•    The Squaw Springs Backpack, by Rick Eldridge

Fall 2016, Volume 35.2


•    Anza Borrego Sampler, by Lynne Buckner
•    Historic Sites in Joshua Tree Closed Due to Theft of Artifacts, by David Halligan
•    The Winning of Barbara Worth: Book Review by Stacy Goss
•    Little Petroglyph Canyon Car Camp, by Barb Bane
•    Don't Look Now But We Are In Bears Ears, By Neil Cassidy
•    Baja By Backpack and Hitchhike, by Cathy Luchetti
•    Accute Mountain Sickenss, by Bob Davis

Spring 2016, Volume 35.1


•    Three New Desert National Monuments by Nicholas Blake
•    Take The Highway That's Best, By Neal Cassidy
•    Eagle Mountians Come One Step Closer to Permanent Proection, By David Halligan
•    Benton Trip 3, By Charles McGinn
•    Do we Desert Survivors Sleep Like Hunter-Gatherers?, by Leonard Finegold
•    Chemehuevi By Canoe, by Bob Davis
•    Gold Butte––More Than Just Forage For Bundy's Cows, by Stacy Goss
•    Adventure At Lee Flat, By Chuck McGinn
•    The Desert Has It All, By Cathy Luchetti
•    Driving Thru Desert, By Sam Moorman

Fall 2015, Volume 34.2



•    The Return to King Lear Peak, by Alice Oline
•    Snow On The 4th of July, By Nicholas Blake
•    The Other Desert Survivors, by Karen Rusiniak
•    Scrap Your Compass and G.P.S., By Leonard Finegold
•    Monitoring the Mojave, by Bob Davis
•    The Desert Bookshelf, by Deirdre Cerkanowicz
•    They Just Drive, by Nicholas Blake
•    El Immigrante, by Karen Rusiniak

Spring, 2015, Volume 34.1


•    The Dirty Stampede, by Nicholas Blake
•    Insect Eyes, by Karen Rusiniack
•    Redrock Canyon-Randsburg Car Camp, by Chris Spelcher
•    Burning Man leaves No Trace, by Darrell Hunger
•    The Marble Mountain/Trilobite Wilderness Backpack, by Bob Davis
•    Frack & Black, by David McMullen
•    On The Laughing River, by Cathy Luchetti
•    Icy Kisses and My Cold Weather Camp, by Leonard Finegold
•    Stillness and Secrets, by Martina Konietzny

Fall, 2014, Volume 33.2


•    The Trials of King Lear (Peak), by Cathy Luchetti
•    What They Left, by Barbara Bane
•    Mining Claim Markers = Death Traps for Wildlife, by Karen Rusiniack
•    Desert Survivors Ruth Bancroft Garden Tour, by Deirdre Cerkanowicz
•    My Walk In The Inyos, by Lynne Buckner
•    Mojave Service Trip, by Sam Moorman
•    The Search For The Hottest Place on Earth, by Leonard Finegold
•    Return to Survivor Canyon, by Martina Konietzny
•    Healthful Backpacking Fare, by Bob Davis

Spring, 2014, Volume 33.1


•    I Feel Naked Without My Earrings, by Janner Schraer
•    Things I have Seen, By David McMullen
•    The Center for Biological Diversity with Desert Survivors Go to Court…  By Nicholas Blake
•    One Woman’s Reminiscence of the Glass Mountain Backpack, By Martina Konietzny
•    The Anza-Borrego Artists. Car Camp, by Elaine Schwimmer
•    In Murietta’s Den, by Lynne Buckner
•    Backpacking Culinary Craft, by Bob Davis
•    Lee Flat Car Camp, by Chuck McGinn
•    Chemehuevi Wilderness Backpack, by Bob Davis

Fall, 2013, Volume 32.2


•    The Tick Magnet and the Rattlesnake Who Came to Dinner, by Nicholas Blake
•    Ever Got Stuck In The Sand? by Lynne Buckner
•    Ancient Longhand, by Charles McGinn
•    Desert Rattlesnake Bite Risk, by Bob Davis
•    Notes From The Inyo Mountains Backpack, by Lawrence Wilson
•    Owens Valley Cable Project Violates Desert Wilderness, by Nicholas Blake
•    The Desert as an Uncurated Collection of the Built Environment, by David Hull
•    Dispatches From The Desert Trail 3, by Buck Nelson
•    On The Road Less Traveled, by Darrell Hunger
•    A Case Against Industrial Wind Farming, by David McMullen

Spring, 2013, Volume 32.1


•    The Mount Whitney to Death Valley Backpack – Interview, by Nicholas Blake
•    Report From Our Annual General Meeting, by Judy Kendall
•    Clipper Mountain Monitoring Backpack, by Bob Davis
•    Is Death Valley The Hottest Place On Earth? by Leonard Finegold
•    The Things I Learned On The Mono Lake Kayak Trip, by Nicholas Blake
•    Ever Got A Car Stuck In Sand? By Len Finegold
•    Dispatches From The Desert Trail 2, by Buck Nelson
•    Allure of the Desert and Stimulus Hunger, by David Hull
•    Desert Survivors Joins Protest of BLM Plan for Algodones Dunes, by Jillian Blake

Fall, 2012, Volume 31.2


•    The Search For A Distant Cactus, by Bob Davis
•    Dispatches From The Desert Trail 1, by Buck Nelson
•    Proposal to Mow 17,000 Acres in Bodie Hills Continues, by Cactus Wren
•    The Fairy Castles of Mono Lake, By Nicholas Blake
•    Whipple Two Caves Trip, by Bob Davis
•    Death Valley National Park Management Plan for Saline Warm Springs, by Dave McMullen
•    Butt-Dam Falls: A Green River Adventure, by Michelle Bashin
•    Why The Turtles? by Bob Davis