California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Mohave Ground Squirrel Technical Advisor Group Meeting (Wednesday, September 17, 2008)

Meeting Location:
BLM - Ridgecrest Field Office
300 South Richmond Road
Ridgecrest, CA

Time: 10:00 AM


  1. Introductions
  2. Any Additions to Agenda
  3. Discussion on group dynamics
    • Mission Statement?
    • Does someone want to take notes
    • Expanding the audience
  4. Update on Genetic Analyses - Dr. Matocq
  5. Large scale MGS surveys planned for 2009
  6. MGS and Energy Projects (Large projects)
    • Energy projects proposed in MGS Habitat Conservation Areas
    • Loss of information on large projects because they are not performing surveys
    • Compatibility of MGS with photovoltaic solar projects
  7. Any additional issues or Action items/Questions
  8. Items for/Schedule Next Meeting
  9. Adjourn