Should have posted this sooner, but the holidays sort of messed up my posting schedule.
In a nutshell, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Sierra Club want the California Department of Fish and Game to ban or restrict (depending on species) hunting in the Mojave National Preserve.
I suspect nothing more than "desert tortoise" = "condor" in the 'lead poisoning' sense, i.e. fake 'science'.
Let DFG know your thoughts. More information here: