Cat.No: 263372 El Paisano. Summer 1962, Number 27. Randall Henderson.

El Paisano. Summer 1962, Number 27

Banning, CA: Desert Protective Council Educational Foundation, 1962. 8p., staplebound newsletter, very good. Singleton copy. Topics: Lloyd Parrett to speak on avians; appointments and promotions; bighorn sheep; wilderness bill; Udall policy for Colorado River (reprinted from Smoke Signals, newsletter of the Colorado Tribes); poison bad; coyotes good. - Randall Henderson was a longtime editor (he is the namesake of the Randall Henderson Loop Trail); others included Harry C. James, founder of the Trailfinders Organization, and Jane Pinheiro, founder of the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve.

"El Paisano" refers to the roadrunner, a bird often seen on desert highways. The organization was devoted to protection of desert wilderness. Its first major project was preventing development in Joshua Tree National Monument.

Cat.No: 263372

Price: $10.00