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Welcome to the San Dieguito Citizen Science Biodiversity Project!

The San Dieguito River Watershed is one of our region’s most diverse and unique watershed areas. The watershed supports a variety of wildlife, includes large areas of open space/undeveloped lands, and supports numerous beneficial uses including recreational trails, agricultural lands, water supply reservoirs, Native American lands, historical cultural resources, and threatened and endangered species.

According to the 2006 San Dieguito Watershed Management Plan, the watershed supports at least 77 sensitive wildlife species (15 of which are threatened or endangered) and 54 sensitive plant species (6 of which are threatened or endangered). However, it is likely that more sensitive species actually occur than reported due to limited biological studies in many areas of the watershed. Additionally, these species are threatened by human disturbance, fire, and non-native species.

That’s why we need you! This project, as well as the larger San Dieguito Citizen Science ...more ↓

Posted on November 25, 2015 10:47 PM by sdrvc sdrvc | 0 comments | Leave a comment

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This project seeks to complement the on-going survey efforts of the larger San Dieguito Citizen Science Monitoring Program. It takes advantage of the fact that visitors to the San Dieguito River Park are constantly observing their surroundings as they hike, bike or ride their horse along park trails. It offers residents, volunteers, trail users and other outdoor enthusiasts a way to document ...more ↓

Mini sdrvc created this project on November 25, 2015

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