Translocation of Desert Tortoise in the Western Training Area, Fort Irwin, California

Summary

SCH Number
2024061040
Lead Agency
United States Army
Document Title
Translocation of Desert Tortoise in the Western Training Area, Fort Irwin, California
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Received
Present Land Use
Department of Defense Military Use
Document Description
The Proposed Action is to implement the Desert Tortoise Translocation Plan, which includes translocation and monitoring of Mojave desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) from the Western Training Area (WTA) to the WTA Translocation Site to avoid adverse impacts from training if desert tortoises were to remain in the WTA.

Contact Information

Name
Eric Webb
Agency Name
Vernadero Group Inc.
Job Title
Project Manager
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Location

Cities
Fort Irwin, San Bernardino County
Counties
San Bernardino
Regions
Southern California
Cross Streets
Nearest is Paradise Springs Road and Fort Irwin Road
Zip
92310
Total Acres
71,249
Parcel #
Not Applicable
State Highways
None
Railways
None
Airports
None
Schools
None
Waterways
None
Township
NA
Range
NA
Section
NA
Base
NA
Other Location Info
Western Training Area at Fort Irwin and military-owned mitigation lands south of Fort Irwin.

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California Department of Transportation, District 8 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Other (Mojave Desert Tortoise Mitigation)
Local Actions
Conservation Requirement
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Geology/Soils, Land Use/Planning, Transportation, Wildfire

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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