The Bureau of Land Management strictly prohibits the use of any firewood materials containing nails, screws or other metal hardware in the Jawbone Canyon area. The use of wood pallets as firewood has become increasingly bothersome. These pallets have been found lying around areas of Jawbone and it is potentially dangerous to riders.
Read more: Wood Pallets Prohibited In Jawbone
Two new desert tortoises have been adopted by the Friends of Jawbone. Unfortunately, the reason behind this adoption was that they had once been removed from their homes in the desert and had to be nursed back to health.
Desert tortoise populations in the wild are dwindling and are threatened by a respiratory disease believed to be spread by captive tortoises release back into the wild. Therefore, as a precaution, Mr. Ed and Ms. Emily could not be returned to their natural habitat.
Read more: Welcome, Mr. Ed and Ms. Emily!