Desert Managers Group (DMG)

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The Desert Managers Group would like you to view the following organizations and web sites for additional information about the desert.

Mojave Desert Ecosystem Program - The technical liaison of the DMG. MDEP is a data repository for federal agencies in the Mojave Desert

USGS Mojave Web Sites - USGS scientists are taking an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the physical and biological processes that influence vulnerability of the desert ecosystem to disturbance and its subsequent ability to recover.

Desert Tortoise Recovery Office - The USFWS office coordinating the recovery of the Desert Tortoise.

Redlands Institute (Non-Federal Government) - The Redlands Institute is working with the DMG and MDEP to develope data criteria and standards for Desert Tortoise science in the California Deserts.

Wind Energy Development Programmatic EIS Information Center - This web site is the online center for public information and involvement in the Wind Energy Development Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Wind Energy Programmatic EIS).

Solar Energy Development Programmatic EIS Information Center - This Web site is the online center for public information and involvement in the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States (Solar Energy Development PEIS).

Implementing the Renewable Energy Executive Order - To implement and track the progress of the Executive Order, the California Energy Commission and the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding formalizing a Renewable Energy Action Team (REAT).

Mojave Desert I&M Network Inventory and Monitoring Program - The MOJN is composed of seven units managed by the National Park Service (NPS) in Arizona, California, and Nevada. The majority of network parks are within the Great Basin-Mojave Desert region, which forms a broad wedge between the Sierra Nevada, the Transverse ranges, the Southern Rocky Mountains, and the Columbia and Colorado plateaus.

Californian Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (Non-Federal Government) - The mission of the Californian CESU is to provide research, technical assistance and education across the biological, physical, social and cultural sciences to address natural and cultural resource management issues at multiple scales and in an ecosystem context in California and nationally as appropriate.

DOI Climate Change web site (Archive) - The impacts of climate change are forcing us to change how we manage these resources. Climate change may dramatically affect water supplies in certain watersheds, impact coastal wetlands and barrier islands, cause relocation of and stress on wildlife, increase wildland fires, further spread invasive species, and more.

Southern Nevada Agency Partnership - SNAP is a partnership of stewardship professionals from the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the USDA Forest Service who work together to coordinate the protection, conservation and use of the public lands of Southern Nevada.

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