San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Project Group: Southwestern Pond Turtle Recovery Project

Vertebrate Species
Southwestern Pond Turtle Re-establishment

In Progress

Project description

Release and telemetry of head-started SW pond turtles at Sycuan Peak ER 2. Upper watershed assessment for translocation of SW pond turtle in the Otay, San Diego, and Tijuana River Watersheds

Project location

County: San Diego

General: South-central

MU: 11, 3

Project focus

Project type: General management

Target species: Southwestern pond turtle

Implementing entities

Main implementing entity: U.S. Geological Survey

Partner: California Department of Fish and Wildlife; City of Carlsbad, Planning Department; San Diego Zoo; SANDAG

Point of contact: Robert N. Fisher

Principal investigator: Robert N. Fisher

SDMMP lead: Yvonne Moore

Study lead: Chris Brown

Strategic elements

Budget year: FY15-16; Work plan objectives number: 1.2

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