The Panoche Solar Farm, a 339 mega-watt solar photovoltaic energy facility, would destroy 2,506 acres in the heart of the Panoche Valley, an area home to an immense array of wildlife. For some endangered species in particular, this habitat is their last, best chance for survival. We cannot let this project take that away.
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Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains National Monuments all protect fragile landscapes in the California desert that are vital to wildlife.
The BLM’s latest plan takes a big step towards sustainable renewable energy planning. But there’s even more the agency can do to protect wildlife in the West Mojave desert.
Time is running out to create a plan to keep a massive California water transfer from destroying the Salton Sea, a key stop on the Pacific flyway.
Defenders of Wildlife has been working to promote “smart from the start” principles – carefully planned projects that keep wildlife in mind. The Panoche Solar Farm is the antithesis of this approach.