Panoche Hills Update

Accomplished:

– Seed trapping experiment, treatments are active, florescent dye acquired

– Herbivore exclosures erected. Dosed with putrescent egg to repel rabbits+ungulates

– Vegetation survey of gradient experiment and three aspect points

– Vegetation survey in Mojave of attitudinal gradient for shrub comparison of larrea and ephedra.

– Loggers updated and new ones placed.

Goals for the week:

– Create artificial burrows

– Run GUD trials with ephedra and millet seed.

– Triplicate camera experiment (shrub/annual/open)

– Create seed traps (sticky)

– Meet CNPS crew

– Catch lizards?

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