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Corner of Park BLVD. & 29 Palms HWY

PROTECT THE JOSHUA TREES FINAL RALLY

Join us for our final Protect The Joshua Trees Rally, June 15, 2022 the California Department of Fish & Game will decide if the Western Joshua Tree is warranted permanent state level protection. Click to learn more on how you can help be a VOICE for this imperiled specieS.

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PROTECT THE JOSHUA TREES FINAL RALLY
PROTECT THE JOSHUA TREES FINAL RALLY

Time & Location

Jun 11, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Corner of Park BLVD. & 29 Palms HWY, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, USA

About the event

Please join us for our final rally on June 11, 2022 for our Protect The Western Joshua Trees Rally. We will meet on the corner of Park BLVD. & Twentynine Palms HWY. We will be next to the  Joshua Tree Saloon, please bring plenty of water, hats, sunscreen. 

Bring your signs (MAKE THEM LOUD) and help us in amplifying this urgent message  as we rally others to join in for the DFG commission PUBLIC COMMENT on June 15, 2022.  The CDFG commission meeting will occur on June 15, 2022. This meeting will determine if the Western Joshua Tree will be warranted permanent protection under the California Endangered Species Act. The meeting will be held  in Los Angeles, if you cannot attend in-person please join via webinar via ZOOM and by phone.

CLICK HERE FOR THE AGENDA.

CLICK HERE ON HOW TO JOIN

We strongly urge for in-person public comments, we are organizing a caravn from the Morongo Basin to Los Angeles on June 15. If you are interested in joining send an email before June 14

To participate in person, the meeting will be at:

California Department of Transportation 

 100 S. Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90012

Conference Room 1.040 (1st Floor)

CLICK HERE FOR THE CDFG commission agenda. 

CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON JOINING THE MEETING VIA ZOOM OR BY PHONE

We started this grassroots Protect The Joshua Trees Rally back in the summer of 2020, our mission has been to bring awareness to the status and threats of the Western Joshua Tree, Yucca brevifolia. We have tabled in front of the Joshua Tree Health Food Store to now have a booth at the Joshua Tree Farmers Market. We have connected with both locals of the Morongo Basin to those visiting this tourist destination spot raising awareness of this timely issue. 

Documentarian Casey Kiernan and I were guests on the Z107.7 Podcast/radio show called UP CLOSE. Where we discussed the threats to the species, from climate change, wildfire, development and the upcoming documentary called I THOUGHT THEY WERE PROTECTED.  LISTEN HERE 

More on the threats to the species, and a link to the peer-reviewed paper and study by Dr. Lynn Sweet. https://news.ucr.edu/articles/2019/07/16/joshua-trees-facing-extinction

On another note, my Instagram account was hacked last month, I have created a new account, if you are on Instagram please give my new page a follow. NEW IG PAGE HERE 

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