We recommend the following links for their relevance to dates or date products, the unique environment of the eastern Mojave desert, or simply because we find them to be worth taking a look at:
The Amargosa Conservancy
Amargosa Conservancy is a Death Valley area conservation organization created to raise awareness of the Amargosa
River Basin of Western Nevada and Eastern California which features a unique
free flowing river in the Mojave Desert and supports a world class
array of rare and endangered species dependent upon its water.
The Mojave Desert Land Trust
The Mojave Desert
Land Trust (MDLT) is a 501(c)(3) public charity, founded in
2005. Its mission is to protect
the Mojave Desert ecosystem and its scenic and cultural resource
Death Valley National Park
Death Valley National Park has more than 3.3 million acres of spectacular desert scenery, interesting and rare desert wildlife, complex geology, undisturbed wilderness, and sites of historical and cultural interest. Bounded on the west by 11,049 foot Telescope Peak and on the east by 5,475 foot Dante's View, Badwater is the lowest point (-282 feet) in the western hemisphere.
The only statewide television series in California about California. This series airs on all 13 PBS affiliates in the state and is used in over a thousand schools and libraries as a resource for people to learn more about our state's rich history, cultural diversity and natural wonders.
DesertUSA is an online travel and adventure guide to the American Southwest. Be sure to check out their Desert Date Delights.
Pahrump Information and Welcome Center
The Town of Pahrump is located in the peaceful Pahrump Valley of Southern Nevada approximately 60 miles West of Las Vegas and 60 miles East of Death Valley. The word Pahrump is a Paiute Indian expression interpreted to mean "water rock" or "place where big waters flow". Pahrump offers a rural, country-like atmosphere with clean fresh air, plenty of good water and a temperate desert climate second to none. The surrounding majestic mountain ranges and breathtaking sunsets are truly awesome. People are friendly, housing is very affordable, property taxes are low and there are no personal or corporate taxes. With a population of about 30,000 there is no traffic to fight and very little crime.
Pahrump Chamber of Commerce
If you are looking for a touch of rural life with the convenience of Las Vegas just 63 miles away, then Pahrump is the answer. Visit the country-like atmosphere with clean, fresh air, plenty of good water and friendly people who are glad to call you neighbor. We have low taxes, no personal or corporate taxes, very affordable housing and an easy-flowing lifestyle.
A wonderful collection of date recipes to try at home (with China Ranch dates, of course).
Dates Are Great
date history, see how you can use Dates in your
favorite recipes and catch up on all of the latest
news of the fruit that grows from the Tree
of Life. California Dates have been a longtime
favorite holiday food enjoyed by many
consumers. The California Date
Administrative Committee actively educates
consumers about the tremendous nutritional
value of Dates and promotes their inclusion
into your everyday diet.
Birdwatching Dot Com
Birdwatching Dot Com is about wild birds and the sport of birding. It's for everyone who is interested in birdwatching and enjoying nature. We hope you'll find some good ideas here to help you have fun watching birds.
Las Vegas Farmer's Market
The Las Vegas Farmers Market features the freshest fruits and vegetables from the South West, authentic hand crafted European style breads and cakes as well as local fresh breads and pastries. Blood oranges and many varieties of citrus, asparagus, beets, leaf greens, nuts, salad mix, fresh cut flowers, bedding plants, avocados, squash, pomelos, bok choy, strawberries, and more. Visit local artisans with hand made arts & crafts including corian and hand creative custom jewelry plus so much more. Bring your family, tell your friends and make sure to stop by and visit all the friendly farmers.
Thank you for showing an interest in China Ranch. We hope you'll stop by if you're in the area.