Greetings California Mojave RIT members. Below is the information you will need for making your travel arrangements for your first in-person RIT meeting.
Meeting Dates: December 4-5, 2012
Meeting Times: Meeting begins PROMPTLY at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, so please be ready to start at that time; meeting will end at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5.
Meeting Venue: National Park Service, Mojave National Preserve, 2701 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA 92311; (760) 252-6100 Directions
Lodging: The Holiday Inn Express, 2700 Lenwood Road, Barstow, CA 92311; (760) 253-9200 ($96.00/night); http://www.hiexpress.com/hotels/us/en/barstow/bstld/hoteldetail
The Quality Inn, 1520 E. Main Street, Barstow, CA 92311; (760) 256-6891 ($79.00/night); http://www.qualityinn.com/hotel-barstow-california-CA183
NOTE: We are in the process of reserving blocks of rooms in both of these hotels, but since the paperwork is taking longer than normal we advise that you go ahead and make your reservations, and we will make sure that you receive the government rate.
If you have ANY questions or need assistance, please call me. I will be in Barstow on December 3, and can be reached on my cell phone at: 760-277-5157.
We're looking forward to seeing you all! Travel safely.
Christine Owen Mullen, Ph.D.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Desert Tortoise Recovery Office
777 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 208
Palm Springs, CA 92261
Phone: 760-322-2070 x214