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The Mojave Max Assembly Applications are now closed.

The Mojave Max Assembly Applications are currently closed and will reopen in the Fall next year.  The Mojave Max Program provides educational assemblies in Fall and Winter of each year. The assemblies include appearances by a Ranger who discusses desert tortoise biology and conservation, an educator who discusses Mojave Desert weather which plays an important [...]

The Mojave Max Assembly Applications are now closed. 2017-11-03T17:07:56+00:00

The Mojave Max Emergence Contest Is Currently Open!

Mojave Max is a real live tortoise that lives at Springs Preserve. Every fall when the hot Las Vegas weather cools off, Max goes into his burrow to begin brumation (This is how Max hibernates). In the spring, when the weather begins to warm up, Max emerges. The person who guesses as closely as possible [...]

The Mojave Max Emergence Contest Is Currently Open! 2017-10-31T22:08:10+00:00

The Mojave Max Assembly Applications are currently open!

The Mojave Max Assembly Applications are currently open and will remain open until Friday, November 3, 2017. The Mojave Max Program provides educational assemblies in Fall and Winter of each year. The assemblies include appearances by a Ranger who discusses desert tortoise biology and conservation, an educator who discusses Mojave Desert weather which plays an [...]

The Mojave Max Assembly Applications are currently open! 2017-10-02T09:13:49+00:00

Mojave Max Program Moves to the Springs Preserve!

The Mojave Max education program is moving to a new location at the Springs Preserve on September 26, 2017! Mojave Max, the famous southern Nevada desert tortoise, will enjoy the Springs Preserve’s 15-acre desert tortoise habitat which is located at the property’s northwest corner. Mojave Max is a live tortoise that serves as the [...]

Mojave Max Program Moves to the Springs Preserve! 2017-09-26T09:45:13+00:00

Mojave Max Assembly Applications Will Open October 2nd!

The Mojave Max Assembly application will open back up on October 2, 2017. The Mojave Max Program provides educational assemblies in Fall and Winter of each year.  The assemblies include appearances by a Ranger who discusses desert tortoise biology and conservation, an educator who discusses Mojave Desert weather which plays an important part in Mojave [...]

Mojave Max Assembly Applications Will Open October 2nd! 2017-09-20T07:33:43+00:00

A’myah Cunningham Wins 2017 Mojave Max Emergence Contest!

Second-grade student A’myah Cunningham of Roger Gehring Elementary School is the winner of the 2017 Mojave Max Emergence Contest!  A'myah will be recognized as the winner on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 8:00 am at Gehring Elementary School located at 1155 E. Richmar Avenue. A’myah and her classmates will enjoy a visit by the Mojave [...]

A’myah Cunningham Wins 2017 Mojave Max Emergence Contest! 2017-09-26T09:18:39+00:00

Kicked off the Mojave Max Assembly Season!

We kicked off our Mojave Max Assembly season today at Gene Ward Elementary School. Today's assembly marks the first of a total of thirteen assemblies that we'll be conducting at various Clark County Schools throughout the valley.  Assemblies are an opportunity to teach students more about desert conservation, desert tortoise biology and how to [...]

Kicked off the Mojave Max Assembly Season! 2017-02-02T12:06:22+00:00