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Regional Grazing Monitoring Plan

This project evaluates using grazing as a management tool for degraded grasslands and coastal sage scrub habitat. Pilot projects will be conducted to look at the efficacy of grazing as management tool and necessary monitoring techniques.
Project Focus
Project type: Monitoring
Data steward: Kaveh Motamed
Investigator: James Bartolome; Lynn Huntsinger
Main implementing entity: San Diego Management and Monitoring Program
Partner: California Department of Fish and Wildlife; City of San Diego Public Utilities; Conservation Biology Institute; County of San Diego, Department of Parks and Recreation; Endangered Habitats Conservancy; Escondido Creek Conservancy; National Resources Conservation Service; Resource Conservation District (RCD) of Greater San Diego; San Diego Habitat Conservancy; San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research; SANDAG; The Nature Conservancy; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; U.S. Forest Service; U.S. Geological Survey; University of California, Berkeley
Point of contact: Sarah McCutcheon
Project Page manager: Sarah McCutcheon
SDMMP lead: Sarah McCutcheon
Study lead: Felix Ratcliff
Project Funding
SANDAG
File name Lead Author Year Type
Can Grazing Management Enhance Conservation Values? Bartolome, James; Huntsinger, Lynn; Ford, Lawrence; White, Michael; Shapero, Matthew; Ratcliff, Felix; Motamed, Kaveh; Qiao, Joyce 2022 powerpoint presentation
History of Livestock Grazing at RJER and HCWA Nelson, Tracie; Austel, John 2021 powerpoint presentation
How useful is grazing in the restoration toolbox?: A Literature Review with a Focus on San Diego County Rangelands Motamed, Kaveh; White, Michael; Ratcliff, Felix; Bartolome, James 2021 report
Recording (Part 1) - August 2022 SDMMP Management and Monitoring Coordination Meeting Ratcliff, Felix; Bartolome, James; Huntsinger, Lynn; Shapero, Matthew; Ford, Lawrence; White, Michael; Motamed, Kaveh; Qiao, Joyce 2022 recording
Recording (Part 2) - August 2022 SDMMP Management and Monitoring Coordination Meeting Ratcliff, Felix; Bartolome, James; Huntsinger, Lynn; White, Michael; Ford, Lawrence; Shapero, Matthew; Motamed, Kaveh; Qiao, Joyce 2022 recording
Recording - February 2021 SDMMP Mgmt. and Mon. Coordination Meeting 2021 recording
SANDAG Grazing Study Progress and Next Steps Bartolome, James; Huntsinger, Lynn; Ford, Lawrence; White, Michael; Shapero, Matthew; Ratcliff, Felix; Motamed, Kaveh; Qiao, Joyce; Nygard, Chris 2022 powerpoint presentation
SANDAG Grazing Study Progress Report Bartolome, James; Huntsinger, Lynn; Ford, Lawrence; White, Michael; Shapero, Matthew; Ratcliff, Felix; Motamed, Kaveh; Qiao, Joyce; Nygard, Chris 2022 powerpoint presentation
SDMMP Grazing Monitoring Plan Objectives McCutcheon, Sarah 2021 powerpoint presentation
September 2022 Grazing Working Group Meeting Ratcliff, Felix; Bartolome, James; Huntsinger, Lynn; Shapero, Matthew; White, Michael; Qiao, Joyce 2022 recording
UCB Project Team- Grazing Monitoring Plan Huntsinger, Lynn; Bartolome, James; Ratcliff, Felix; Shapero, Matthew; Motamed, Kaveh; White, Michael; Ford, Lawrence 2021 powerpoint presentation