San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

Coastal Cactus Wren Working Group Goals and Objectives

Type: workshop summary

Article abstract: To identify, based on best available science, conservation actions to ensure the persistence of the coastal cactus wren throughout its range (Ventura, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside, and San Diego Counties). To document the historic and current distribution of coastal cactus wren in southern California, and update this information as new information becomes available. -Use data to inform acquisitions in Riverside MSHCP -Identify occupied habitat for focused conservation/management -Identify areas of suitable habitat for which data is lacking, and conduct surveys of those locations to document presence/absence of coastal cactus wren To identify and implement research actions that will best inform conservation of the species. To develop and implement a standardized long-term monitoring program for the coastal cactus wren range-wide; develop and maintain a regional CACW monitoring database that is readily accessible via the web. Ensure that conservation actions are integrated with established conservation plans that list the cactus wren as a target species.

Number of pages: 3

Day: 5

Month: May

Year: 2008

Purpose: Workgroup Goals and Objectives

Keywords: 1993 Laguna Fire; Coastal Cactus Wren; habitat restoration; MSCP; MSHCP; NCCP; restoration; USFWS;

Species: Coastal cactus wren