San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Grassland Symposium - Invite Only

March 22, 2012 0:00am

Location: Escondido, CA USA ( Google Maps)

Symposium on the Management of

Southern California Grasslands for Rare Species

Escondido, California

March 22, 2012

GOAL:

Share information and lessons learned on the adaptive management and restoration of grasslands for rare species, including burrowing owl, Stephens’ kangaroo rat, Otay tarplant, and Quino checkerspot butterfly.

DO TO LIMITED SPACE THIS IS AN INVITATION ONLY EVENT

Agenda:

finalPROGRAM3-22-12.pdf [384KB]

Materials: Grassland_attendeesFINAL.pdf [76KB]

RecommendedReading.pdf [119KB]

Links: HANDBOOK - Targeted Grazing: A natural approach to vegetation management and landscape enhancement.

Presentations:

Richard Minnich, UC Riverside Historical perspectives on California’s wildflower prairies (MinnichPrairiesLegacy2012part1.pdf [8386KB] MinnichPrairiesLegacy2012part2.pdf [7261KB] MinnichPrairiesLegacy2012part3.pdf [4397KB]) Lance Criley Cleveland National Forest Grazing management for conservation benefits (CrileyGrazingMgmt2012.pdf [1437KB]) Grey Hayes, Elkhorn Slough Nat’l Estuarine Research Reserve Adaptive management of grasslands: lessons from California’s coastal prairies (HayesAMPrairies2012.pdf [6497KB]) Stuart Weiss Creekside Center for Earth Observation Atmospheric nitrogen deposition and conservation of the Bay checkerspot butterfly (WeissCheckerspot2012.pdf [7069KB]) Debra Shier and Bryan Endress Inst. for Conservation Research Effects of grassland management on Stephens’ kangaroo rat − transloca􀆟on success and na􀆟ve plant establishment (EndressShierSKRTranslocation2012.pdf [6779KB]) Brian Shomo Riverside Habitat Cons. Agency Use of sheep in management of Stephens’ kangaroo rat, burrowing owl, and other species (ShomoSheepGrazing2012.pdf [7765KB]) Scott McMillan and Lindsey Cavall