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Cactus Wren Symposium

Event Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014

Street: 15600 San Pasqual Valley Road
City: Escondido
State: California

The Conservation Biology Institute and The Nature Conservancy will be hosting a Coastal Cactus Wren Symposium to be held on March 13, 2014 at the San Diego Zoo Beckman Center at The Safari Park in Escondido, California from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The symposium has been made possible through a Local Assistance Grant provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Thank you to the Institute for Conservation Research for providing a venue for this symposium!


Participation in this symposium is limited to 100 invited attendees due to space limitations and therefore is by invitation only.  Lunch will be provided.


Presentation topics include:

·        Update on Nature Reserve of Orange County Cactus Wren Translocation Study: Milan Mitrovich [11.5MB]

·        Ventura Coastal Cactus Wren Survey Results: Dan Cooper [5.4MB]

·        Southern California Coastal Cactus Wren Genetics Study: Barbara Kus/Amy Vandergast [6.9MB]

·        Nature Reserve of Orange County Cactus Wren Reproductive Study: Kris Preston/USGS [5.1MB]

·        Best Management Practices for Cactus Scrub Restoration: Sara Motheral/ICR [4.5MB]

·        Using Spatially Explicit Modelling to Plan Restoration/Connectivity for the Coastal Cactus Wren: Erin Conlisk, Brian Endress/ICR [2.6MB]

·        Nest Habitat Characteristics for the Coastal Cactus Wren: Angelita C Ashbacher [7.6MB]

·        Panel Discussion: Ensuring Persistence of Coastal Cactus Wren in Southern California

Contact Info:
Trish Smith
Email: trish_smith@tnc.org
Phone: 714-955-2810