• Red Rocks with water in front of them in the desert.
  • Clouds behind Joshua Tree and bushes.
  • Desert flowers blooming in bushes in front of mountains in the desert.
  • Setting sun reflecting of clouds of orange and blue behind a joshua tree.
  • Hoover Dam intake towers with water behind the dam showing that it is not full.


The mission of the Desert LCC is to provide scientific and technical support, coordination, and communication to resource managers and the broader Desert LCC community to address climate change and other landscape-scale ecosystem stressors through collaborative partnerships.

The Governance Document outlines the mission and goals of the Desert LCC along with its governance structure. Separate Operations and Annual Work Plans outline strategies for meeting the goals, key partnerships, monitoring measures, tasks, and timelines.

DLCC Governance Document

DLCC Operations Plan

Last Updated: June 18, 2013