“In addition to permanently protecting incredible natural resources, wildlife habitat and unique historic and cultural sites, and providing recreational opportunities for a burgeoning region, the monuments will support climate resiliency in the region … The designations will also connect those regions to other protected government land, including Joshua Tree National Park, the Mojave National Preserve and 15 other federal wilderness areas.
Mojave Trails National Monument, at 1.6 million acres, is by far the largest of the three new ones.
Live updates: Erskine fire »The fire began at the junction of Erskine Creek Road and Apollo Way shortly before 4 p.m.
Thursday and moved quickly, aided by extremely dry conditions, dead trees, high winds and low fuel moisture, said Kern County Fire Department Capt.
In a Facebook post, the Kern County Fire Department confirmed two fatalities.University Avenue leads into the neighborhood's "village" area designated by the historic, neon "Hillcrest" sign.On intersecting Fifth Avenue, you’ll find a concentration of new and established restaurants, as well as a few dessert-centric eateries.Castle Mountains National Monument, also in the Mojave Desert, links two mountain ranges as it covers nearly 21,000 acres that hold numerous important Native American archaeological sites.The area is also home to golden eagles, bighorn sheep, mountain lions and other wildlife.Drought—followed by famine—is one of the consequences for national disobedience. God makes this clear to Solomon and the same applies today since God has not changed (Malachi 3:6).