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Mojave Max believes in enjoying his desert home and he wants everyone to learn how to keep it safe, how to Respect it, Protect it, and Enjoy it. To do that, he and his friends have collected many fun resources that will help you get started exploring his world.

The images below contain links to activities and resources for students and teachers. It includes activity sheets, suggested books, frequently asked questions, fun facts, glossary, links to other informative websites, Mojave Max news, and the Species Account Manual.

Best of all, there is a page with Fun Stuff just for kids!

We hope you enjoy exploring Max’s world!

Oh, and if you’re having an event that would benefit from having a Mojave Max educational tabletop, please feel free to complete this request form. Max is always eager to help folks learn more about desert tortoises and how you can help us protect them!

Activity Sheets

Download coloring pages and activity sheets for you, your friends, teachers, or students.

Activity Sheets >

Suggested Books

A world of information about desert animals and their habitats awaits you at your library or bookstore!

Suggested Books >


Mojave Max enjoys answering questions, especially about himself, from people of all ages!

FAQs >

Fun Facts

Learn some new things you may not know about the Desert Tortoise’s lifestyle

Fun Facts >

Trail going into Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area


Brush up on your desert buzz words. We’ll get you up to speed faster than you can say brumation!

Glossary >

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Mojave Max invites you to explore these online resources provided by other organizations.

Links >

Mojave Max News

Mojave Max is always on the go. We like to check in with him and post about what he’s been up to.

Mojave Max News >

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Species Account Manual

This is a companion document to the Clark County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MSHCP).

Species Account Manual >

Stay Social with Mojave Max

Brought to you by the Clark County Desert Conservation Program and its partners.

Emergence Contest

The Mojave Max Emergence Contest is currently open. To enter the contest, select the month, day, hour and minute you think Mojave Max will emerge from his burrow in the spring.

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