San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Vegetation Community
Blue Sky Ecological Reserve Fire Restoration and Invasive Removal

completed

Project description

Blue Sky Ecological Reserve burned in 2007. In 2008, restoration focused on the removal of Castor bean, mustard, tree tobacco palms, dittrichia, fountain grass, acacia, cape ivy, tamarix and pampas grass. Major restoration efforts concluded after 3 years. Maintenance has continued with the treatment of Castor bean and Italian thistle.


Project Data - Online Map

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Project focus

Project type: Habitat restoration

Target vegetation: coastal sage scrub, riparian forest & scrub


Implementing entities

Main implementing entity: Glen Laube

Partner: California Department of Fish & Wildlife; Friends of Santa Fe Valley; The Blue Sky Docents

SDMMP lead: Emily Perkins

Study lead: Arne Johanson