San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Southern California Mountains and Foothills Assessment

Type: report

Article abstract: The Southern California Mountains and Foothills Assessment: Habitat and Species Conservation Issues provides detailed information about current conditions and trends for ecological systems and species in the region. This information can be used by land managers to develop broad land management goals and priorities and provides the context for decisions specific to smaller geographic areas. The assessment area covers 6.1 million acres, of which 56 percent are national forest system lands. Over eighteen million people live in the coastal basin bordering the assessment area.

Number of pages: 424

Authors: U.S. Forest Service;

Day: 1

Month: December

Year: 1999

Publisher: Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Center

Purpose: The Southern California Mountains and Foothills Assessment: Habitat and Species Conservation Issues

Prepared for: US Department of Agriculture;

Prepared by: Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Center;

Keywords: American badgers; Badger; biodiversity; ecosystem management; Southern California; U.S. Forest Service;

Species: American badger

Vegetation communities: oak woodland; conifer; montane; dunes and coastal bluffs; grassland; chaparral; freshwater marsh; riparian forest & scrub

Threats: Climate change; Human uses of the Preserves; Pesticides; Urban development