On June 25th, the second day of the two-day June 2020 Commission meeting, the topic of listing the western Joshua tree as threatened in California is scheduled as Item #27 (the day's agenda begins with Item #18). PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT THAT CONTAINS URGENT DETAILS ABOUT COMMENTING ON THE JOSHUA TREE ISSUE. Although the agenda indicates that "Staff will recommend this item be continued to the August 19-20, 2020 meeting based on conversations with the petitioner, other stakeholders, and the Department," public comments supporting the listing can be made via teleconference at this meeting. Here are instructions for participating in the webinar and teleconference. Through our most recent News Update on this topic you can link to prior posts and here is the Background and Talking Points document.
June 25, 2020 at 10am - 3pm