San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

Threats and Stressors
Crest Canyon Invasvive Plant Control Project

Project description

The Crest Canyon lnvasive Plant Control Project would control the highly invasive exotic purple veldt grass (Ehrharta calycina) in the Crest Canyon Preserve in Del Mar Heights. The project would conduct thorough and systematic herbicide treatment of purple veldt grass and any other encountered invasive plant species in an attempt to significantly reduce the spread of veldt grass in the Crest Canyon Preserve.

Project focus

Project type: Habitat restoration

Target species: perennial veldtgrass, veldtgrass

Main implementing entity: The Chaparral Lands Conservancy

Point of contact: Dave Hogan

Project Page manager: Sarah McCutcheon

SDMMP lead: Sarah McCutcheon

Study lead: Dave Hogan

Strategic elements

MSP Objectives and actions:INVPLA-1