Vegetation Community completed

2010-2012 Refining Research Objectives and Data Collection Methods

A new phase of the vegetation monitoring program began in 2010. After several years focused on data collection and analysis, this project focused on closing the feedback loop as envisioned in Atkinson et al. 2004. Work involved a wide array of stakeholders to revise and update the goals and objectives of the monitoring and management plans, develop conceptual models for individual preserves, and adapt and apply management plans on individual preserves. One aspect of this work was a structured workshop. The workshop, based on the Dahlem model, was the first concrete step in facilitating collaborative decision making.
Project Groups

SDMMP31 Vegetation Monitoring Methods

Project Focus
Project type: Monitoring
Target vegetation: chaparral, coastal sage scrub
Main implementing entity: San Diego State University
SDMMP lead: Emily Perkins
Study lead: Spring Strahm
Project Protocol
Strategic Elements
Budget year: pre FY15-1
Project Location
County: Baja California, Riverside, San Diego
General: Central-central, Central-west, North-central, North-west, South-central, South-west
MU: 1, 10, 11, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Reports Available: Yes
Final Report Date: 2011-03-01
File name Lead Author Year Type
Evaluation and Refinement of Vegetation monitoring methods for the San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program Deutschman, Douglas; Strahm, Spring 2011 report
Monitoring Practices for Vegetation: Pilot Studies to Power Analysis Presentation Strahm, Spring; Deutschman, Douglas 2012 powerpoint presentation