Photo Credit: Patricia Gordon-Reedy
January 2000 — Current

Crestridge Ecological Reserve & South Crest Preserve Complex

CBI provides science support for the Crestridge Ecological Reserve and South Crest Preserve Complex in San Diego County, CA. These lands support high value species and habitats, and function as a critical linkage between other conserved lands.


Patricia Gordon-Reedy, M.A.
Botanist | Vegetation Ecologist

The Crestridge Ecological Reserve (CER) is owned by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and managed by the Endangered Habitats Conservancy (EHC), while the South Crest Preserve Complex which is owned and managed by EHC.  Together these properties comprise approximately 4,000 acres of conserved land in San Diego County, CA.  They high value species and habitats, and function as a critical linkage between conserved lands in the San Diego National Wildlife Refuge to the south and the Cleveland National Forest to the north and east.

CBI has provided science support for these lands since 2000, including baseline surveys, vegetation mapping, rare plant monitoring, invasive species mapping and management, habitat restoration, and experimental programs to develop or refine Best Management Practices (BMPs) for adaptive management onsite and in the region.  In addition, CBI prepared the Habitat Management and Monitoring Plan for Crestridge and is currently preparing the Resource Management Plan for the South Crest Preserve Complex.  These activities are documented in reports. Please refer to Data Basin for spatial data:

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