The proposed study will provide data on whether coast horned lizard populations are genetically interconnected across the NCCP reserve system, or whether gene flow has occurred recently but is no longer possible due to habitat fragmentation.
Partner: California Department of Fish & Wildlife; California Department of Forestry; Center for Natural Lands Management; Irvine Ranch Conservancy; Nature Reserve of Orange County; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority
Point of contact: Jonathan Richmond
SDMMP lead: Chris Brown
Study lead: Jonathan Richmond
Budget year: FY15-16
Work plan objectives number: 3.1
County: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Tulare, Ventura