San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


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MSP Vegetation Information

MSP Vegetation Background

Goals & Objectives

MSP Goals and objectives
Prioritized and Available Objectives

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American badger
Bell's Sparrow
Blainville's horned lizard
Blochman's dudleya
Chaparral nolina
Coast range newt
Coast wallflower
Cooper's hawk
Dehesa nolina
Del Mar manzanita
Dunn's mariposa lily
Encinitas baccharis
Engelmann Oak
Felt-leaved monardella
Gander's pitcher sage
Gander's ragwort
Golden eagle
Heart-leaved pitcher sage
Jennifer's monardella
Lakeside ceanothus
Mexican flannelbush
Mountain lion
Northwestern San Diego pocket mouse
Nuttall's scrub oak
Orange-throated whiptail
Orcutt's birds-beak
Orcutt's hazardia
Orcutt's spineflower
Otay manzanita
Palmer's goldenbush
Parry's tetracoccus
Quino checkerspot butterfly
Rainbow manzanita
Red Diamond Rattlesnake
San Diego ambrosia
San Diego barrel cactus
San Diego goldenstar
San Diego thorn-mint
San Miguel savory
Short-leaved dudleya
Small-leaved rose
Snake cholla
Southern mule deer
Sticky dudleya
Torrey pine
Townsend's big-eared bat
Variegated dudleya
Wart-stemmed ceanothus
Willowy monardella


2005-2007 Prioritizing and Creating Conceptual Models for MSCP Species
2008-2010 Evaluating Vegetation Data Collection Methods
2008-2011 Evaluating Remote Sensing Methods for Vegetation Monitoring
2010-2012 Refining Research Objectives and Data Collection Methods
2017-2019 Developing a Map of Ecological Integrity Using Remote Sensing
American Badger Research and Monitoring
Blaineville's Horned Lizard Genetics Study
Dehesa Nolina Conservation and Management Strategy
Enhancing the Resilience of Edaphic Endemic Plants
Invasive Plant Control - Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary
Pollinator Monitoring Plan
Post-Fire Monitoring - Herpetofauna sampling
Post-Fire Monitoring - Terrestrial Biodiversity Vegetation Transects
Post-Fire Monitoring -Small Mammal Sampling
Rare Plant Inspect and Manage Monitoring 2014-2026
Reserve Connectivity for Focal Species: American Badger
San Dieguito Citizen Science Monitoring Program
Vegetation Mapping and Classification 2012
Veldt Grass Removal - San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve

Other resources

Reports library

Files and Documents

2016 MSP Roadmap Dec 31, 2016: VF Species and Vegetation Goals, Objectives, and Actions

Author(s):San Diego Management and Monitoring Program

2008 Responses in Bird Communities to Wildland Fires in Southern Calilfornia

Author(s):Mendelsohn, Mark; Brehme, Cheryl; Rochester, Carlton; Stokes, Drew; Hathaway, Stacie; Fisher, Robert N.

1999 Southern California Mountains and Foothills Assessment

Author(s):U.S. Forest Service

2008 Spatial ecology, habitat use, and survivorship of resident and translocated Red Diamond Rattlesnakes (Crotalus ruber)

Author(s):Brown, Tracey ; Lemm, Jeffrey; Montagne, J.P.; Tracey, Jeff; Alberts, Allison

2008 Using Variance Components Analysis to Improve Vegetation Monitoring for the San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) Final Report

Author(s):Deutschman, Douglas; Strahm, Spring; Bailey, David; Franklin, Janet; Lewison, Rebecca

Vegetation Mapping Western San Diego 2012

Author(s):Oberbauer, Thomas; Sproul, Fred; Dunn, Jonathan; Woolley, L.