Distance learning activity: Show us what you love about Our Desert!

We’re committed to attaining and maintaining healthful air quality while supporting strong and sustainable economic growth.

The Mojave Desert Air Basin encompasses the High Desert of San Bernardino County stretching from the top of the Cajon Pass to the Nevada border, north to Trona and south to the Palo Verde Valley in Riverside County including the city of Blythe.

The Mojave Desert Air Basin enjoys some of the clearest air in the state. But with its proximity to the South Coast Air Basin — which produces some of the worst air quality in all of California — our need to be vigilant in protecting our desert air is ever-growing.

OurDesertAir.com is intended to be a one-stop resource center for individuals who live, work and play within the geographical Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District. When you need to learn and know about air quality in our desert, check here first.

Please use the resources provided here as needed, and please let us know if there’s information you want but can’t find. Email us at info@ourdesertair.com.

Click here to read the official news release announcing the launch of Our Desert Air here.

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2 days ago

Mojave Desert AQMD

Trade in and trade up!

Get rid of that gas-powered leaf blower by exchanging it for a new, battery electric, zero-emission BGA 57, powered by STIHL. Residents in MDAQMD's jurisdiction pay $75! (Taxes, fees, accessories and delivery not incl.) Learn more at https://mdaqmd.ca.gov/STIHL
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7 days ago

Mojave Desert AQMD

Barstow! Get ready to trade in and trade up!

MDAQMD and STIHL have planned a SPECIAL ONE-DAY ONLY EVENT to bring the annual Electric Lawn & Garden Equipment Exchange into Barstow.

Residents in that area may take their gas-powered equipment to trade for discounted electric versions to Robert A. Sessions Sports Park from 8 am. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 10. Preregistration is REQUIRED by calling Jeanna Mills at Mills Hardware, 760-662-3737.

Get more info on the exchange program here: https://MDAQMD.ca.gov/STIHL

Video screengrab courtesy of City of Barstow - Crossroads of Opportunity at https://www.barstowca.org/.
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1 week ago

Mojave Desert AQMD

We're open! This week, the Mojave Desert AQMD reopened its front doors at our headquarters: 14306 Park Ave., Victorville.

Face coverings are required for all persons entering this building. We appreciate your patience and vigilance as we continue to navigate this period along with the rest of our communities.

Our hours remain the same: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays (closed alternating Fridays).

We remain ready and willing to assist the public by phone at 760-245-1661, and we encourage those who have questions to visit our website at https://mdaqmd.ca.gov as you may find many of the answers you need.

Remember: Clean air is everybody's business!
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