North County Cactus Nursery and Coastal Cactus Wren Habitat Restoration Final Report

Type: report

Article abstract: The primary goal of this three-year project was to support the restoration and recovery of coastal cactus wren (CACW) populations in the San Pasqual Valley/Lake Hodges region including locations identified under coordination with the South San Diego County Coastal Cactus Wren Conservation Implementation Plan. In pursuit of this goal, the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research aspired to accomplish two tasks: 1) establish and maintain a cactus nursery to supply cacti for habitat restoration to land managers in North County and 2) control invasive species and restore habitat in potential cactus wren nesting habitat.

Number of pages: 21

Authors: Heineman, Katherine; Maschinski, Joyce;

Day: 10

Month: September

Year: 2018

Notes: SANDAG contract number 5004728

Prepared for: SANDAG;

Prepared by: San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research;

Keywords: cactus; Coastal Cactus Wren; invasive plant removal; Management Strategic Plan (MSP); restoration;

Species: Cactus Wren


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File owner: San Diego Management and Monitoring Program