Monitoring Desert Tortoise-Johnson Valley Area


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Monitoring Desert Tortoise-Johnson Valley Area
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project continues periodic long-term desert tortoise field monitoring undertaken by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U. S. Geological Survey in Johnson Valley OHV Open Riding Area. The USGS and BLM would also analyze direct and indirect anthropogenic impacts on the types and causes of desert tortoise mortality, based on the time-series data collected over three decades. The analysis examines areas both within and adjacent to popular high-use motorized recreation areas in the western and soutern Mojave Desert.

Contact Information

California Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 985-8521


Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Proposed activities described above do not have the potential for causing a significant effect on the environment.

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