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Blue Sky Ecological Reserve Fire Restoration and Invasive Removal

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 Focus
Project type: Habitat restoration
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
Project Protocol
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