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Desert Managers Group

Desert Managers’ Group Members

The DMG is comprised of managers from agencies with land, management, or regulatory responsibilities in the California Deserts, and the U.S. Geological Survey, which serves in a scientific support role to the manager.  Current members of the DMG include:

Department of Agriculture

  • Forest Service

Department of the Interior

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Fish and Wildlife Service
  • National Park Service
  • Geological Survey

State of California

  • Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Department of Transportation

Department of Defense

  • Weapons Division, Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake 
  • Naval Air Station El Centro                                                    
  • Edwards Air Force Base
  • National Training Center, Fort Irwin
  • Marine Corps Installations West
  • Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms
  • Marine Corps Logistics Base, Barstow
  • Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma

Counties for State of California

  • Imperial
  • Kern
  • Riverside
  • San Bernardino

Additional members may be added to the DMG based on the consensus of the voting members of the group.  Federal, State, local, and tribal government agencies that are not members of the DMG may serve as members of the DMG Work Groups, subject to approval of the DMG.  The DMG will provide appropriate opportunities for public involvement.