“Oswit Land Trust (OLT) has acquired one of multiple Palm Springs golf courses it hopes to turn into a nature preserve, it was announced during an event Tuesday morning at Demuth Park.

The acquisition comes in the form of a donation from Brad Prescott, who announced during the event he purchased 180 acres of land used for the Mesquite Golf and Country Club and is turning it over to OLT. The golf course has languished for years, leading to speculation that it would eventually become land for much-needed housing in the city. Its current owner will reportedly retain the golf course’s clubhouse and parking lot area…”

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