UC Irvine will perform a three-year project to improve understanding of, and inform mitigation efforts related to particulate matter air quality issues in and around Borrego Springs. The project will evaluate current and historical air quality trends, develop and calibrate a particulate matter air quality model of the region, and attribute likely sources of air quality degradation.

Community members are encouraged to report air quality changes and dust events by using this Citizen Science Pollution and Dust Event Submission Form. The information you submit will be sent directly to the UCI researchers who are running the Air Quality study. Thank you for your participation in this important work. Year 1 and Year 2 reports are below.

To date, the Fund has contributed $44,650

Click here for the Dust Submission form.


Borrego Valley Endowment Fund (BVEF) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization operating in the Borrego Valley in Southeastern California. Begun in 1996, it now manages a 7+ million dollar portfolio.


Borrego Valley Endowment Fund P. O. Box 2714 Borrego Springs, CA 92004