Document Type

Report

Publication Date

10-1-2009

First page number:

1

Last page number:

4

Abstract

Executive Summary

  • Weed Sentry staff surveyed over 55 miles and 311 acres (most of which was conducted by foot) this quarter.
  • Planning for future Brassica tournefortii research projects has been implemented through collaboration between PLI and NPS staff.
  • Preliminary results from ongoing Brassica tournefortii projects indicate little effect of disturbance on abundance of the species, but, as expected, the species benefitted with increased water availability
  • Rare plant data monitoring and data entry for this season is complete.
  • Pre-planning activities for the upcoming Northshore Road restoration plantings and evaluation were initiated.
  • Gypsum restoration research is ongoing, data are being analyzed and compiled.

Keywords

Endemic plants; Invasive plants; Rare plants; United States – Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Vegetation monitoring; Weeds – Control

Disciplines

Desert Ecology | Environmental Monitoring | Environmental Sciences | Natural Resources and Conservation | Natural Resources Management and Policy | Plant Sciences | Systems Biology | Weed Science

Language

English

Comments

Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07060001

Task Agreement Number J8R07060011

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