BIGHORN SHEEP PROJECT at 29 palms marine base Jan 3 & 4 2020. You must register by Tuesday dec 10 2019.

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Last call for Volunteers: SCBS Desert Bighorn Sheep water development project on 29-Palms Marine Corps Base. The dates for the new “Acacia” Wildlife Drinker (guzzler) are set for January 3rd and 4th. The last day to register is December 10th. We need your help if you can possibly make it out.

All volunteers must RSVP the following information by December 10th for access to the Base:
1. Last Name, first name and middle initial
2. Date of birth
3. Cell phone number
4. Email address
If you have 4x4 and will be driving on to base, we will also need the following information:
1. Vehicle make (i.e. Ford, Chevy, Subaru, etc.)
2. Vehicle model (i.e. F-250, Suburban, Forester, etc.)
3. Model year.
4. Color
5. License Plate #
6. Extra seats (can you help transport other volunteers from camp to the work site?)

To RSVP, send an email with the above information to [email protected]
You can also send me a message or ask any questions in this post.

Background Info: SCBS (Society for the Conservation of Bighorn Sheep) is California’s oldest non-profit for the benefit of our iconic Desert Bighorn Sheep. We were founded in 1964 and have done hundreds of projects over the years to benefit the species.
The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) at Twentynine Palms provides critical habitat for California’s Desert Bighorn Sheep. The base’s mountains are also important because they link isolated herds in the Sheephole range to the Ord ranges. Human development and other factors have negatively affected the Bighorns’ historically available water sources. These water development projects essentially replace what is no longer available, allowing sheep to again utilize their historic range. The base is also a critical link for sheep to pass their genetics between established herds in other ranges that have been isolated for decades.

This “Acacia” Wildlife Drinker installation will be virtually identical to the “Creosote” installation we completed last January 2019. These projects are a lot of fun and great learning experiences. We need more volunteers, hope you can help.

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