Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Sonny Bono Salton Sea NWR Complex
906 W Sinclair Rd
Calipatria, CA 92233

Phone:760-348-5278
Fax:760-348-7245
Web: www.fws.gov/pacific/coach
Established: 1985.
Location:West of Indio, California.
Facilities:Trails.
Activities:Hiking, horseback riding.
Special Features:The refuge contains the majority of critical habitat within the Coachella Valley Preserve for the Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard. The area has the state's second largest grove of native fan palms and some Coachella Valley milk vetch, a plant with pinkish-purple flowers.
Habitats: 13,000 acres of palm oasis woodlands, perennial desert pools, and blow-sand habitat.
Access: Closed to the public except for a trail on the north part of the refuge.
Wild life: Coachella Valley fringe-toed lizard (threatened) and flat-tailed horned lizard.

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MATERIALS AND METHODS--All data reported were collected within a protected system of desert sand dunes (33[degrees]47'N, 116[degrees]20'W) in Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge, near Palm Desert, Riverside County, California.
My research was conducted under permits from the Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
Table 1--Pearson pairwise correlations of temporal patterns of abundance between species of macrodetritivores, as well as annual rainfall, including 1, 2, and 3-year lag-periods, in the Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Riverside County, California.