San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

Invasive plants

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MSP Threat/stressor information

MSP Threat/Stressor Background

Goals & Objectives

MSP Goals and objectives
Prioritized and Available Objectives


2017-2019 Developing a Map of Ecological Integrity Using Remote Sensing
Adaptive Management of Coastal Sand Dunes in Mission Bay to Benefit Native Plants and the CA Least Tern
An Adaptive Management Approach to Recovering Burrowing Owl Populations and Restoring a Grassland Ecosystem in San Diego County
Artesian Creek Restoration
Arundo Treatment in San Luis Rey, Santa Margarita, and San Dieguito Watersheds
Blue Sky Ecological Reserve Fire Restoration and Invasive Removal
Brachypodium Control - Phase I and II
Coastal Cactus Wren Conservation Network
Covered and Invasive Species Management: Crestridge Ecological Reserve and South Crest Properties
Crest Canyon Invasvive Plant Control Project
Fairbanks Ranch/Rancho Santa Fe Invasive Removal and Stream Enhancement
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) Monitoring and Management Plan
Habitat Restoration and Invasive Control in Carlsbad HU
Hodges Reservoir-Bernardo Bay Cactus Wren Habitat Restoration Grant Project
Invasive Plant Control - Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary
Lusardi Creek Restoration and Invasive Plant Removal
North County Cactus Nursery and Coastal Cactus Wren Habitat Restoration (2015-2018)
Oncosiphon Pilulifer (Stinknet) Management
Otay River Valley Cactus Wren Habitat Restoration and Enhancement
Pollinator Monitoring Plan
Quino Habitat Restoration
Quino Herbicide Study
Rare Butterfly Management and Conservation Planning- 2016 Harbison's Dun Skipper Flight Season Surveys
Rare Plant Inspect and Manage Monitoring 2014-2026
Rarest Plants Project: San Diego Thornmint, Short-leaved Dudleya, Orcutt's Spineflower, Orcutt's Brodiaea, and California Orcutt Grass
Regional Grazing Monitoring Plan
Regional Invasive Plant Management
Riparian Restoration and Arundo Removal
San Diego RiverBlitz
San Diego Thornmint Restoration
San Dieguito Citizen Science Monitoring Program
Shinohara Vernal Pool Restoration
South San Diego County Grassland Project
Tijuana River Invasive Plant Control
Veldt Grass Removal - San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve
Ward's Weed (Carrichtera annua) Management

Files and Documents

2017 2015-2016 Final Report & 2017-2018 Work Plan

Author(s):Giessow, Jason

2019 February 2019 Wards Weed Update

Author(s):Giessow, Jason

2018 July 2018 Update - Invasive non-native plant EDRR targets in western San Diego County

Author(s):Giessow, Jason; Martinez, Mark; Vinje, Jessie

2013 MCBCP Arroyo Toad Monitoring Results for 2012 and Multi-Year Trend Analysis from 2003 to 2012

Author(s):Brehme, Cheryl; Matsuda, Tritia; Fisher, Robert N.

2014 MCBCP Arroyo Toad Monitoring Results for 2013 and Multiyear Trend Analysis from 2003 to 2013

Author(s):Brehme, Cheryl; Matsuda, Tritia; Fisher, Robert N.

2018 Nuttall's Lotus: Final Report

Author(s):Redfern, Chris; Flaherty, Megan

2012 Plant Assessment Forms (PAFs) for the Invasive Plant Strategic Plan (IPSP)

Author(s):Giessow, Jason; Gordon-Reedy, Patricia

2012 Progress Report Invoice 9

Author(s):Gibson, Doug

2017 Regional Occupancy and Post-Fire Recovery of California Gnatcatcher in Southern California

Author(s):Kus, Barbara; Preston, Kris; Houston, Alexandra

Responses of Arroyo Toads to Wildfires

Author(s):Brown, Chris; Brehme, Cheryl; Hathaway, Stacie; Fisher, Robert N.

2020 Stewarding California's Biodiversity: Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) for Invasive Plants

Author(s):Johnson, Doug; California Invasive Plant Council ; California Landscape Stewardship Network

2010 Tijuana River Valley Invasive Plant Control Program Phase 4: Final Report

Author(s):Southwest Wetlands Interpretive Association

2019 Ward's weed flyer

Author(s):Giessow, Jason

2019 Wards weed update 2019-3-6

Author(s):Giessow, Jason