Western Joshua Tree CESA Update.
On June 15 and 16, 2022 the California Department of Fish & Game (DFG) had a hybrid meeting regarding the Western Joshua Tree CESA listing. We spent a long day in-person with the last of public comments ending around 6:00pm. I thank the staff at the hearing and commissioners. They postponed to make a decision until the next day, which there was a tie vote on listing the Western Joshua Tree as a threatened species under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) and postpone