The Western Joshua Tree was granted temporary protection of one year under  the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) on September 20, 2020

 

If you witness the removing, cutting, transplanting of the Western Joshua Tree report the incident to California Department of Fish & Wildlife - CalTIP number 1.888.334.2258. Take photos, videos include license plates on vehicles.If you are brave inquire if they retained a permit from the state. 

If you are trying to obtain a permit to trim a live Western Joshua Tree or remove a dead Western Joshua Tree visit here under the California Code of Regulation, Title 14, Section 749.11. 

Permit application CLICK HERE

 

Special Order TAKE (remove) click here 

Check out our NATIVE PLANT ADOPTION PROGRAM 

For further questions contact our group of Voices of Stewards