Chris Clarke | KCET
Chris Clarke was KCET's Environment Editor until July 2017. He is a veteran environmental journalist and natural history writer. He lives in Joshua Tree.
Post date: 2011-05-11T03:00:00-07:00
he EPA has taken action to close a Mecca, CA waste processing facility after months of complaints from neighbors.
Post date: 2011-05-04T03:00:00-07:00
Since the 1980s or so we've learned that fire is a natural part of many Western landscapes, and that suppressing it can cause more injury to the ecosystem than letting it burn. But that's not true of the desert.
Post date: 2011-04-27T03:00:00-07:00
You wouldn't think that something like sand would be vulnerable to human activity, but the great system of sand rivers and dunes actually faces significant threats from the way we behave.
Post date: 2011-04-20T03:00:00-07:00
The desert spring bloom this year isn't as spectacular as it was back in Ought-Five. But even an “unspectacular” desert bloom can be pretty darned good, and now's the time to go see it.
Post date: 2011-04-13T03:10:00-07:00
Riverside County officials voted unanimously to scrap a controversial proposed 7,200-bed county jail near the entrance to Palm Springs.
Post date: 2011-04-06T03:00:00-07:00
Will there be any Joshua trees left in Joshua Tree National Park in 2111? That depends on who you ask.