San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

Sweetwater Reservoir Vernal Pool and Otay Tarplant Restoration Status Report-Performance Period (August 2004 to August 2007)

Type: report

Article abstract: This document summarizes maintenance and monitoring activities from August 2004 to August 2007 for the vernal pool and Otay tarplant (Deinandra conjugens) restoration project at the Sweetwater Reservoir. The mitigation project includes 2.70 acres of vernal pool complex (vernal pools and associated uplands) restoration and enhancement, and 4.36 acres of Otay tarplant restoration and enhancement. Approximately 8,201 ft2 of vernal pool surface area has been restored or enhanced, including 3,929 ft2 of restored vernal pools. All areas restored and enhanced as part of this mitigation effort are becoming established and are progressing toward the Year 5 final success criteria standards.

Number of pages: 39

Authors: RECON Environmental Inc.; MacAller, Robert;

Day: 29

Month: April

Year: 2008

Notes: Also included in the report is the Sweetwater Reservoir Burrowing Owl Recovery Project Summary under Appendices.

Prepared for: Sweetwater Authority;

Prepared by: RECON Environmental Inc.;

Keywords: Habitat Enhancement; habitat restoration; mitigation; Otay Tarplant; restoration; Sweetwater; vernal pools;

Species: Otay tarplant