Article abstract: Introduction This annual report describes the methods and results of management and monitoring tasks that were conducted from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011 at the Otay Ranch Preserve (Preserve) by RECON Environmental, Inc. (RECON) as the Preserve Steward/Biologist (PSB). Management and monitoring activities included site visits to perform land stewardship tasks; general and focused biological surveys; meeting and presentation attendance; coordination with land managers; and report and work plan preparation and submittal. Two 2011 quarterly reports were previously submitted to the Preserve Owner/Manager (POM). The first 2011 quarterly report described management and monitoring activities that occurred from January 1, 2011 through March 31, 2011 (RECON 2011a); The second 2011 quarterly report described management and monitoring activities that occurred from April 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011 (RECON 2011b). Additionally, three baseline survey reports were previously submitted to the POM detailing methods and results of baseline surveys conducted in 2011 at the Jamul Mountains, Dulzura, Northern San Ysidro, McMillin, and Little Cedar Canyon parcel sets (RECON 2012a, 2012b, and 2012c). This 2011 annual report summarizes work performed from January 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011 which was previously described in detail in the 2011 quarterly and baseline survey reports. Activities that occurred between July 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011 have not been described in previously submitted reports and are discussed in detail in this 2011 annual report.
Number of pages: 49
Authors: Bennett, Anna; Dodero, Mark; O'Meara, Cailin;
Prepared for: City of Chula Vista;
Prepared by: RECON Environmental Inc.;
Keywords: invasive plants; Otay Ranch Preserve; Otay Ranch Resource Management Plan (RMP); Photo Point Monitoring; rare plants; San Ysidro Mountains;