San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

Vegetation Community
Chula Vista Cactus Wren Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Program


Project description

A 5-year restoration and enhancement project designed to maintain and increase suitable habitat for the cactus wren in the City of Chula Vista's Central City Preserve. The goal of this program is to ensure the prolongation of the coastal cactus wren through active management of suitable cactus wren habitat, restore degraded and/or fragmented cholla patches, and initiate activities to reduce edge effects associated with invasive species, uncontrolled access and risk of fire.

Project groups


Project Group: Central City Preserve Cactus Wren Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Program

Project location

County: San Diego

General: South-west

MU: 3

Project focus

Project type: Habitat restoration

Target species: Coastal cactus wren

Target vegetation: coastal sage scrub

Investigator: Cheryl Goddard

Main implementing entity: RECON Environmental, Inc.

Point of contact: Cheryl Goddard

SDMMP lead: Kris Preston

Study lead: Kyle Ince

Strategic elements

Budget year: pre FY15-1; Work plan objectives number: 2.7

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