On June 16, 2022 the California Department of Fish & Game (CDFG) commission had a tie vote, in regards to warranting CESA listing of the Western Joshua Tree. The candidacy period has been extended until October 12 - 12, 2022.
Public comment has been opened once again, deadline is October 5th for the Western Joshua Tree. If you have already signed petitions or written DFG, please do so again. If you have not done so, please do so now! There is an example letter HERE
Ms. Samantha Murray, President California Fish and Game Commission
P.O. Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244-2090