Conservation Groups Petition for Stronger State of California Protection of the Desert Tortoise

The Defenders of Wildlife, along with the Desert Tortoise Preserve Committee and Desert Tortoise Council, submitted a petition on March 23, 2020 to the California Fish and Game Commission to change the listing status of Agassiz’s desert tortoise from threatened to endangered. For more background or to read the petition visit:

https://defenders.org/newsroom/conservation-groups-petition-stronger-agassizs-desert-tortoise-protections

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