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- The Weed Sentry program surveyed 104 miles of transportation corridors on federal land in Clark County for incipient populations of exotic plants.
- Seven manuscripts attained in-press or published status and two manuscripts were submitted for review this quarter. Among other in-press manuscripts, are one documenting Sahara mustard germination patterns (Western North American Naturalist), one assessing exotic species distributions in Clark County (Environmental Monitoring and Assessment), and another is a synthesis of burro effects on Mojave Desert vegetation (Environmental Management).
- Staff delivered four presentations this quarter at conferences or at agency meetings. Twenty-six Las Vegas bearpoppy sites were assessed as part of rare plant monitoring efforts through the MSHCP program.
- Twenty-six Las Vegas bearpoppy sites were assessed as part of rare plant monitoring efforts through the MSHCP program.
- A total of 14 fires have been sampled to date as part of a county-wide survey effort of burn succession and exotic grass distributions.
- UNLV M.S. candidate Chris Roberts has sampled approximately 100 plots as part of a major effort remeasuring plots established in 1979 in the Newberry Mountains.
Endemic plants; Fire ecology; Grasses; Invasive plants; Plant succession; United States – Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Vegetation monitoring; Weeds – Control
Desert Ecology | Environmental Monitoring | Environmental Sciences | Natural Resources and Conservation | Natural Resources Management and Policy | Plant Sciences | Systems Biology | Weed Science
Rees, M. N.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area Vegetation Monitoring and Management: Quarterly Progress Report, January 1— March 31, 2008.
Available at: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/pli_lake_mead_vegetation/8