California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Natural Community Conservation Planning (NCCP)

Grant Funded Projects

Local Assistance Grants for NCCPs
Award
Year (FY)
NCCP Name
Coachella Valley MSHCP
2009 NCCP Implementation Workshop and Land Acquisition Module
2008 Inventory and Monitoring of Western Burrowing Owls (Athene cunicularia hypugaea) for the Coachella Valley MSHCP
2007 Identifying Habitat Corridors for Palm Springs Pocket Mouse Populations
2006 2007-2008 Coachella Valley MSHCP Monitoring Framework Priorities
2005 2005-2006 Coachella Valley MSHCP Monitoring Framework Priorities: Impacts of Exotic Weed Species Including Saharan Mustard (Brassica TournefortiiI)
2002 Coachella Valley Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan Monitoring Project
East Contra Costa County
2012 Ang Riparian Habitat and Pond Restoration
2011 Baseline Inventory for Wetlands and Special Status Plants
2011 Monitoring Constructed Wetland and Riparian Projects: Lentzner Spring | Vasco Souza I | Irish Canyon | Souza II | Upper Hess Creek
2011 Development of Preserve Management Plan
2010 Baseline Inventory for: Covered Plant Species | Wetland Assessment and Mapping
2010 Development of Effectiveness Monitoring Program
2010 Monitoring Constructed Wetland and Riparian Projects: Lentzner Spring | Vasco Souza I | Irish Canyon | Souza II
2009 Upper Hess Creek Habitat Restoration Project Biological As-Built Report
2008 Wetland Restoration Feasibility Analysis, Site Selection, Design, Compliance and Initial Construction
2008 Agency Coordination to Initiate Plan Implementation
2007 HCP Pond As Built Report: East Contra Costa Habitat Conservancy Vasco Souza I, HCP Pond Vasco Caves Regional Park, Byron, California
2006 The Historical Ecology of Contra Costa County
2006 Creation of Local Ordinances, Drafting of the Implementing Entity JPA, and Summarizing of Implementation Responsibilities
Orange County (Central/Coastal)
2012 Orange County Vegetation Mapping Update, Phase II
2012 Assessing Effectiveness of Management Actions on Recovery of CSS Plant Communities Over Time
2010 Focused Surveys for the Pacific Pocket Mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus) in Orange County, California
2010 2012 Monitoring for the Pacific Pocket Mouse on the CNLM Dana Point Preserve (S033), Orange County California
2010 Vegetation Classification Report for Orange County
2009 Monitoring Cactus Wren Reproduction, Dispersal, and Survival
2009 An Efficient Monitoring Framework and Methodologies for Adaptively Managing Human Access on NCCP Lands and Other Reserves in Southern California
2008 Coastal Subregion Cactus Scrub Restoration Project
2008 Invasive Plant Removal in Santiago Fire Area
2008 Cactus Wren Habitat Linkage Restoration
2007 Increasing Reproduction of Cactus Wrens (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) through the Strategic Placement of Artificial Nesting Sites in the San Joaquin Hills, Orange County, California 2008-2010
2007 Central Reserve Cactus Wren Habitat Assessment and Survey 2008
2007 Santa Ana Mountains Tecate Cypress (Cupressus forbesii) Management Plan
2004 El Toro Habitat Management Plan
2001 Evaluating Landscape Connectivity in Coastal Southern California Using Individual-Based Movement Models
2000 Vegetation Mapping Update - Coastal Orange County
2000 Monitoring for Reptiles, Amphibians, and Ants in the Nature Reserve of Orange County (NROC) 2002
2000 Target Bird Monitoring Study, Nature Reserve of Orange County
2000 Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Program at the Nature Reserve of Orange County
2000 Pitfall Trapping of Ants at the Biospecies Sites in the Nature Reserve of Orange County, California
2000 Artichoke Thistle Control
2000 Native Plant Salvage and Relocation
1999 Target Bird Monitoring Study, Nature Reserve of Orange County
1999 Monitoring Program for Mammalian Carnivores in the Nature Reserve of Orange County
1999 Pitfall Trapping of Ants at the Biospecies Sites in the Nature Reserve of Orange County, California
1999 Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Program at the Nature Reserve of Orange County
1999 Artichoke Thistle Control
1999 Monitoring for Reptiles and Amphibians in the Nature Reserve of Orange County
1998 Artichoke Thistle Control
1998 Veldtgrass Monitoring Program
1998 Native Plant Salvage and Relocation
1998 Herpetofaunal Monitoring
1996 Artichoke Thistle Control, NCCP Implementation Tasks and Cactus Scrub Enhancement
Rancho Palos Verdes
2009 Wildfire Recovery:  Restoration and Monitoring for Portugese Bend Reserve
2007 Vegetation Mapping of the Rancho Palos Verdes NCCP Preserve
2007 Research to Support Captive Rearing and Release of Palos Verdes Blue Butterfly
2005 2007 Preserve Habitat Management Plan for the Portuguese Bend Nature Preserve
1996 Implementation of Urgent NCCP Tasks
San Diego MSCP or MHCP
2012 Population Genetic Connectivity in the California Gnatcatcher in Southern California
2012 Badger Connectivity Phase 2
2011 A Field Study of Small Vertebrate Use of Wildlife Underpasses in San Diego County
2011 Development of Scientific Tools and Frameworks for Adaptive Management of NCCPs
2011 Social Structure and Genetic Connectivity in the Southern Mule Deer: Implications for Management
2011 Adaptive Management of Wildlife Undercrossings for Small Animals
2011 Wildlife Response to Human Recreation on NCCP Reserves in San Diego County
2011 Improving California Least Tern Habitat at FAA Island
2010 Wildlife Reactions to Human Use in Reserves
2010 Genetic Structure in the Cactus Wren in Coastal Southern California | 2013 Addendum
2010 Rapid Assessment of the Distribution of American Badgers Within Western San Diego County
2010 Evaluating Sensitivity of Quino Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) to Two Herbicides Commonly Used for Habitat Restoration and Management
2009 Development of Reserve-Level Species and Habitat Monitoring Strategies: Workshops and Scientific Support for Monitoring in an Adaptive Management Context
2009 Vegetation Classification and Mapping for Western San Diego County
2006 Using Variance Components Analysis to Improve Vegetation Monitoring for the San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP)
2005 Revision of Animal Protocols in the the MSCP Monitoring - Biological Plan
2005 Mission Trails Management Plan
2004 Assessment of the Biological Monitoring Plan for San Diego's Multiple Species Conservation Program
2004 San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program Covered Species Prioritization
2004 Grouping and Prioritizing Natural Communities for the San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program
2004 Developing Conceptual Models to Improve the Biological Monitoring Plan for San Diego's Multiple Species Conservation Program
2004 Vegetation Community Monitoring Recommendations for the San Diego MSCP
2003 San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) Rare Plant Monitoring Review and Revision
2003 Raptor Monitoring Program for the MSCP: Raptor Techniques Workshop
2003 Raptor Techniques Workshop: Raptor Monitoring Protocols for Golden Eagle and Other Raptors
2003 Marron Valley Quino Checkerspot Butterfly Habitat Enhancement and Restoration
2003 Marron Valley Preserve Wildland Fire Management Plan
2003 Emergency Habitat Protection - Spring Canyon Vernal Pool Fencing
2003 HabiTrak Redesign
2002 Creating an Index of Biological Integrity for Coastal Sage Scrub: A Tool for Habitat Quality Assessment and Monitoring
2002 Burrowing Owl Management and Monitoring Plan for Lower Otay Lake Burrowing Owl Management Area
2002 Tecolote Canyon Natural Park Natural Resource Management Plan
2002 GIS Management and Monitoring Database for City of San Diego: Phase 2
2002 HabiTrak Enhancements
2001 Baseline Biological Resources Report for the Chula Vista Central City Preserve Baseline Biological Survey, City of Chula Vista
2001 Creating an Index of Biological Integrity for Coastal Sage Scrub: A Tool for Habitat Quality Assessment and Monitoring
2001 Refinement of Herpetofauna Monitoring and Management Protocols Within the MSCP
2001 Distribution and Status of the Arroyo Toad (Bufo californicus) and Western Pond Turtle (Emys marmorata) in the San Diego MSCP and Surrounding Areas
2001 Bat Inventory of the Multiple Species Conservation Program Area in San Diego County, California, 2002-2004
2001 Chula Vista Central City Preserve Area Specific Management Directives (ASMDs) for Preserve Management Area 1 (PMA 1)
2001 Chula Vista Central City Preserve Area Specific Management Directives (ASMDs) for Preserve Management Area 2 (PMA 21)
2001 Chula Vista Central City Preserve Area Specific Management Directives (ASMDs) for Preserve Management Area 3 (PMA 31)
2001 Chula Vista Central City Preserve Area Specific Management Directives (ASMDs) for Preserve Management Area 4 (PMA 4)
2001 San Diego Thornmint Weed Eradication
2001 San Diego River Natural Resource Management Plan
2001 Area Specific Management Directives for San Vicente Open Space Preserve, San Diego County
2001 Bird Atlas of San Diego County - Web Site to Provide Public Access to Data, Maps, Interpretations, and Analyses
2001 Volunteer and Teacher Training and Website Development, San Diego Natural History Museum
2000 Rare Plant Survey and Monitoring
2000 Burrowing Owl Monitoring
2000 Monitoring Herps and Ants at New Sites (Carmel Mountain and Del Mar Mesa)
2000 Sensitive Plant Monitoring (Boulder Oaks, Hollenbeck Canyon, Boys and Girls Club)
2000 Report of Coastal California Gnatcatcher Juvenile Dispersal Across Interstate-8 at the MSCP Southern Lakeside Archipelago Lands, San Diego County California
2000 NCCP/MSCP Raptor Monitoring Project: Golden Eagles of the San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Plan Area (2001-2003)
2000 NCCP/MSCP Raptor Monitoring Project (January 1, 2001 - December 31, 2003)
2000 Strategic Framework for MSCP Monitoring Program
2000 Coastal Sage Scrub Response to Disturbance: A Literature Review and Annotated Bibliography
2000 Assessing Habitat Quality and Disturbance in Coastal Sage Scrub Using an Index of Biological Integrity
2000 Lopez Canyon Willowy Monardella Protection
2000 Habitat Management Plan: Lake Hodges / San Pasqual Valley Open Space
2000 Coastal Sage Scrub Restoration - San Pasqual Brammer Lease
2000 Maintenance and Enhancement of Habitrak
2000 Website for San Diego MSCP
2000 Wildlife Corridor Monitoring Study for the Multiple Species Conservation Program
2000 Review of Regional Habitat Linkage Monitoring Locations, Multiple Species Conservation Program
2000 Wildlife Corridor Monitoring Study, Multiple Species Conservation Program
1999 San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program (MSCP) Rare Plant Monitoring Review and Revision
1999 Monitoring Sage/Scrub Birds at Lakeside Linkages
1999 Sensitive Plant Species Monitoring
1999 Inventory of Biological Survey, Research, and Monitoring Efforts in Western San Diego County
1999 MHCP Biological Monitoring and Management Plan
1999 Carmel Mountain and Del Mar Mesa Management Plan
1999 Habitat Management and Monitoring Plan for the Crestridge Ecological Reserve
1999 Carlsbad Open Space Management Plan
1999 Otay Mesa Vernal Pool Restoration
1999 Implementation of Digital Imaging Technologies to Enhance Field Mapping and Monitoring in MSCP/NCCP Reserves
1999 GIS Management and Monitoring Database
1999 Critical Corridor for Gnatcatcher (3.3 acres)
1999 Funds Towards Acquiring 50 Acres of Habitat Supporting California Gnatcatcher and Cactus Wren
1999 Recommendations for Tracking Covered Species and Annual Reporting
1998 Ecoregional Monitoring - Biological Startup
1998 Herpetofaunal Monitoring in MSCP Region of San Diego
1998 Application of Digital Imaging Technologies for Monitoring and Managing MSCP/NCCP Reserves
1998 Boden Canyon Interagency Preserve Management Plan (2,068 acres)
1998 Otay River Valley Resource Management Plan (2,000 acres)
1998 Biological Reference Evaluation and Management Recommendations for the County-owned MSCP Lakeside Archipelago Lands, San Diego County, California
1998 Restoration of Coastal Sage Scrub in the San Pasquel Valley (15 acres)
1998 Boden Canyon Exotic Plant Control
1998 Digitizing of Previously Recorded Open Space Easements into GIS for MSCP
1998 Hardware and Software for Habitat Tracking
1998 Funds Towards Acquiring 50 Acres of Habitat Supporting California Gnatcatcher and Cactus Wren
1998 Funds Towards Acquiring 80.55 Acres of High Priority Habitat Identified in San Diego MSCP Poway Subarea Plan
1998 Coastal Sage Scrub in California Gnatcatcher Corridor (4 acres)
1996 Land Acquistion
1996 Implementation of Urgent NCCP Tasks
1996 Otay Mesa Vernal Pool Restoration and San Diego Ambrosia Management
1996 County of San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Program Subarea Plan - Framework Management Plan
1996 NCCP Safe Harbor Program
Western Riverside MSHCP
2012 Western Riverside County Vegetation Mapping Update
2007 Burrowing Owl Habitat Enhancement CNLM's Johnson Ranch (S015) and Skunk Hollow (S028) Preserves
2004 Immediate Management of Newly Acquired NCCP Preserve Lands
2004 Western Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Guidance Manual
2003 Acquired Lands Interim Management and Maintenance
2002 Re-engineering and Implementation of HabiTrak, a GIS Habitat and Tracking Tool, to Monitoring Habitat Losses and Gains in the Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Planning Area
2001 Testing & Evaluation of Alternate Methods of Restoring Wildlife Habitat on Previously Farmed Portions of the Johnson Ranch Conservation Property
2001 Investigating the Use of HabiTrak, a GIS Habitat Tracking Tool, To Monitor Habitat Losses and Gains in the Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Planning Area
Conservation (Traditional Section 6) Grants for NCCPs
East Contra Costa County
2004 - 2006 (Segment 11) Table for Final Plan Document Summarizing Species Conservation Goals, Impact Acreages, and Habitat Acreages
Orange (Central/Coastal)
2007 - 2009, extended to 2011 (Segment 13) 2008 Coastal Cactus Wren Symposium
2007 - 2009, extended to 2011 (Segment 13) Measuring the Sustainability of Artichoke Thistle (Cynara cardunculus) Control Efforts Following Suspension of Control Activities in Historic Southern California Rangeland
Placer County Conservation Program
2002 - 2007 (Segment 10) Creation of Envirograms for Modeling Species and Natural Community Interactions for the Conservation Strategy
San Diego MSCP or MHCP
2010 - 2013 Evaluating the Sensitivity of Quino Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas editha quino) to Two Herbicides Commonly Used for Habitat Restoration and Management
2007 - 2009, extended to 2011 (Segment 13) Initiation of TransNet Monitoring Program
2007 - 2009, extended to 2011 (Segment 13) The Relationship of Monardella viminea to Closely Related Taxa Based on Analyses of ISSRs
2007 - 2009, extended to 2011 (Segment 13) Development of Statistically Defensible Methods for Estimating Population Size of San Diego Fairy Shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis)
2004 - 2007, extended to 2008 (Segment 12) Design and Development of HabiTrak, a Habitat Protection and Loss GIS Tracking Program
2004 - 2007, extended to 2008 (Segment 12) Data Summary for the 2007 and 2008 Pacific Pond Turtle (Actinemys marmorata) Surveys Conducted in the County of San Diego; Boulder Oaks, Lusardi Creek and Los Penasquitos Canyon
2004 - 2006 (Segment 11) 2004 Monitoring Study of the Pacific Pocket Mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus) at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, San Diego County, California
2002 - 2007 (Segment 10) Inventory of Biological Resources at the Hollenbeck Canyon Wildlife Area, San Diego County
2002 - 2007 (Segment 10) Monitoring of Arroyo Toad Populations at Marron Valley, San Pasqual Valley, and Boden Canyon Ecological Reserve in Southern San Diego County
2002 - 2007 (Segment 10) Soil and Community Characteristics Associated with HAZARDII ORCUTTII (Asteraceae)
Western Riverside MSHCP
2002 - 2007 (Segment 10) Quino Checkerspot Butterfly Habitat Restoration at Johnson Ranch in Riverside County
Yolo Natural Heritage Program
2007 - 2009, extended to 2011 (Segment 13) Yolo Natural Heritage Program (HCP/NCCP) Pollinator Conservation Strategy
2002 - 2007 (Segment 10) Report of Independent Science Advisors for the Yolo County NCCP/HCP