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What is the MC?

The Mojave Center

is an environmental educational non-profit 501(c)(3) that provides the southwestern United States with skills essential to creating sustainable human settlements and authentic experiences in the natural world.

We are a demonstration site showcasing a balance of Sustainable desert living systems

 

 Affordable Earthen Building

Earthbag Domes

Strawbale 

Cob

Rammed Earth

Vaults

Natural Plasters & Finishwork

 

Off Grid Desert Living

Water Catchment

Grey water Basins

Composting Toilet Systems​​

Solar power

Appropriate Native Planting

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Who is the MC?

The MC is in all of us.

 

We are a collective of individuals from different cultures, perspectives and representations of life. Together we share the natural world as our common denominator. Together we manifest a unique representation of life on planet earth.

 

we are teachers, builders, gardeners. wilderness guides. medical first responders, Adventurers, photographers, friends and family

Meet the MC Staff

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Ian Zatarain

Executive Director: 

Outdoor Educator, Permaculture Designer, Wilderness First Responder, BS Tourism + Outdoor Leadership, AA Cultural Anthropology/Archaeology

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Nicolette Wagner

Program + Marketing Director: 

Creative Designer, BS in Drafting & Design and Staff Photographer

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Jared Posey

Natural Builder Lead:

Apprenticed at the Mojave Center & Permaculture Design Graduate from Rancho Mastatal

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Rachel Barnes

Logistics Support:

Your Culinary Chef & Natural Builder

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where is the mc?

 

 

THE MOJAVE CENTER

is located in a quiet area on the Nevada & California Border IN THE HEART OF THE MOJAVE DESERT.

We are 1 hour West of Las Vegas, NV & 30 minutes south of Pahrump, NV

We live right ON THE OLD SPANISH TRAIL, a time capsule of the westward expansion in 1776.

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PLEASE CONTACT BEFORE VISITING!