S1E20: California still doesn't know what to do about the western Joshua tree

S1E20: California still doesn't know what to do about the western Joshua tree

Alicia PikeAlicia PikeHost
Chris ClarkeChris ClarkeHost
Alicia PikeAlicia PikeCo-Host
Chris ClarkeChris ClarkeCo-Host
Brendan CummingsBrendan CummingsGuest

On October 12, the California Fish and Game Commission postponed a decision yet again on whether to grant the western Joshua tree protection under the California Endangered Species Act. Chris and Alicia speak to Brendan Cummings of the Center for Biological Diversity about what happened, and what the future holds for the beleaguered tree. Plus news!

Learn more about the Center for Biological Diversity: https://biologicaldiversity.org/

Listen to the California Fish and Game Commission's October 12 meeting: https://cal-span.org/meeting/cfg_20221012/

Read the Salt Lake Tribune article on Steven Lund's crackpot nuclear idea to "save" the Great Salt Lake: https://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2022/10/19/another-wild-idea-save-great/

Comment on the Rough Hat Clark County solar project: https://www.blm.gov/press-release/blm-seeks-comments-proposed-rough-hat-clark-county-solar-project-near-pahrump

Basin and Range Watch has more about Rough Hat Clark County solar: https://www.basinandrangewatch.org/RoughHat-Solar.html 

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