San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Wildlife Movement
MSPA Linkage Evaluation Study


Project description

In support of the Connectivity Monitoring Strategic Plan (CMSP), the USGS conducted a preliminary assessment of the potential linkages between the core conserved wildlife areas within the MSCP area of San Diego County. Sixteen linkages identified in the CMSP were evaluated.


Project protocol

Name: No protocol available at this time


Project location

County: Baja California, San Diego

General: Central-central, Central-west, South-central, South-west

MU: 11, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Project spatial boundary

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Project focus

Project type: Monitoring

Target species: Bobcat, Coyote, Mountain lion, Southern mule deer


Implementing entities

Data steward: Carlton Rochester

Investigator: Robert Fisher

Main implementing entity: U.S. Geological Survey

Point of contact: Carlton Rochester

SDMMP lead: Sarah McCutcheon

Study lead: Carlton Rochester


Project funding agreements

Funding participants
Role Participants
funding source Environmental Mitigation Program

Strategic elements

Budget year: pre FY15-1 Work plan objectives number:


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