The Eastern Sierra. Death Valley. The Mojave desert and peaks. Wild, undeveloped and iconic.
Inyo County wants to put industrial-scale solar there.
These regions house the highest, lowest, hottest, and darkest places in the lower 48 states, as well as numerous unique and endemic species of plants and animals. Riparian zones in the Owens and Amargosa Valleys are the rare blend of water and desert, creating habitat found nowhere else on the planet.