Bureau of Land Management

Federal authorities approve California tortoise removal

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP)(STL.News) — Federal authorities have approved a plan to move nearly 1,500 desert tortoises from a California Marine base. The Riverside Press-Enterprise (http://bit.ly/2mnGrVs ) says the Navy and the Bureau of Land Management have signed off on the proposal. The Marine Corps wants to remove the tortoises from about 88,000 acres of … Continue reading Federal authorities approve California tortoise removal