Annual Business Meeting: 23 February, 8:00 a.m.

The Board of Directors is recommending a minor modification to the Bylaws to further clarify the responsibilities of the Grants Committee. For context, the entire Bylaws can viewed by clicking DTC Bylaws. The general membership of the Council will vote to accept or reject this modification to the Bylaws during the Annual Business Meeting held beginning at 8:00 AM on February 23, prior to the opening of the annual symposium held at Sam’s Town. Please click Recommended Changes to Bylaws to view the proposed changes.

Last updated: 12-Feb-2018


Restoration plan for site within the Eastern Expansion Area of Desert Tortoise Research Natural Area

This restoration plan, developed by a team from the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California Santa Barbara, lays out a framework of goals, actions, and expected outcomes for beginning restoration for approximately 460 acres at the eastern Expansion Area of the DTRNA. Click Restoration Plan to download a copy of the Plan.


The Desert Tortoise Council Board of Directors has approved the Desert Tortoise Council Five-year Strategic Plan and Implementation Strategies 2015-2020. This document will guide the actions undertaken by the Board to expand on the Council’s efforts to achieve desert tortoise recovery. Click 5-year Plan to view the strategic plan.