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Protecting Our Land, Water, and Heritage: Pima County's Voter-Supported Conservation Efforts

Multi-Species Conservation Plan - Administrative Draft
MSCP Appendices

 

Ecological Impacts of Climate Change on Natural Resources in Pima County

 

Progress Report: Measuring Effectiveness of Open Space Land  Acquisitions in Pima County, Arizona in Relation to the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan

MULTIPLE SPECIES CONSERVATION PLAN MONITORING PROGRAM

 

Ecological Monitoring Background Reports

 

Title

Date

Size

Adaptive Management Workshop Feb-02 170,474 KB
Additional Correspondence on the Draft Preliminary SDCP & Scope of the EIS Jan-01 63,557 KB
Air Quality in Pima Co. (Primer) Feb-01 2,174 KB
Air Quality Strategies for the ComprehensivePlan Sep-01 25,444 PDF
Analysis of Racial & Economic Disparities in Home Purchase Mortage Lending Nationally & in 60 Metropolitan Areas Oct-01 7,611 KB
Applications for the SDCP and Comprehensive Plan Land Use Panels May-01 21,142 KB
Aquatic Species Threat in Pima County (workshop) May-01 17,273 KB
Aquatic Vertebrate Conservation in Pima Co. Jul-00 95,374 KB
AQUIFER MONITORING FOR GROUNDWATER-DEPENDENT ECOSYSTEMS, PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA  May-08 6.50 MB
Arivaca Resources Mar-00 7,245 KB
Arivaca Resources Management Zone Sept-01 31,171KB
AZ Game & Fish: Memorandum of Understanding Mar-02 453 KB
AZ Shared Transaction Privilege & Affiliated Excise Taxes Jul-02 11,470 KB
Bar V Ranch Acquisition Dec-04 7.36 MB
Bingham Cienega Restoration **** Oct-01 176,135 KB
Bingham Cienega Source Water Study Feb-01 25,903 KB
Biological Stress Assessment Mar-00 175,195 KB
Biological Values of the West Branch **** Oct-01 80,848 KB
Buckelew Farms 2004 7.9MB
Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl Investigations in Pima & Pinal Co., AZ Jul-00 14,530 KB
Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-owl: Issue in Perspective & Historical Context Jun-99 1,538 KB
Canoa Ranch Sep-00 7,318 KB
Cienega Creek Storm Flow Frequency Analysis Feb-01 1,296 KB
City of Tucson 2000: Resolution No. 2000-64 Mar-00 910 KB
City of Tucson 2002: Resolution No. 19435 Nov-02 962 KB
Classic Period Landscape, Ancient Cultural Lanscapes of Southern AZ Aug-00 19,758 KB
Climate Variability in Pima Co., AZ , & Its Significance to the SDCP Sep-01 64,934 KB
Cocio Wash & the Gila Topminnow Apr-00 26,302 KB
Committed Lands in E. Pima Co. Apr-00 174,310 KB
Comparison of Multi-Species Conservation Plans & Implementing Agreements Mar-02 62,930 KB
Comparison of Pima Co. Expenditures per Capita to Other Co. & City Governments Jun-99 173,119 KB
Comparisons of Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl mtDNA at Local & International Scales Jan-01 2,164 KB
Comprehensive Plan Staff Report Jan-02 27,399 KB
Comprehensive Plan Staff Report: Board of Supervisors Public Hearing 04/23/02 Apr-02 36,588 KB
Concept Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan Oct-98 124,364 KB
Concurrency & Urban Development Study Oct-01 22,436 KB
Conservation Biology: Modeling & Application Sep-99 2,489 KB
Conservation Biology: The Science of Conservation Planning Sep-99 1,824 KB
Conservation Easement Workshop Dec-01 4,698 KB
Cooperative Agreement: Water, Reclamation, BLM, NPS, USFW Dec-00 1,561 KB
Cooperative Efforts with the City of Tucson Aug-01 10,716 KB
Correspondence Received in Response to the Draft of the SDCP Jan-99 28,431 KB
Cost Model for Section 10 Endangered Species Act Compliance for All Impacts in the Unincorporated Area of Pima Co. May-02 42,750 KB
Cultural & Historic Preservation (five presentations) Oct-99 4,434 KB
Cultural Landscapes of History in Southern AZ May-00 24,009 KB
Cultural Landscapes of Prehistory in Southern AZ May-00 38,487 KB
Cultural Resource Element (PowerPoint presentation) Mar-02 121,019 KB
Cultural Resource Sites Depicted on Early Maps of Pima Co., AZ Apr-00 13,843 KB
Cultural Resources E.I.S. Issue Paper Jul-02 63.5 MB
Cultural Resources Element Report to the SDCP Steering Committee Mar-02 71,486 KB
Desert Ironwood Primer: Biodiversity & Uses Associated with Ancient Legume & Cactus Forests in the Sonoran Desert Feb-00 37,338 KB
Determining Species of Concern within Pima Co., AZ Apr-99 9,211 KB
Determining Vulnerable Species within Pima Co., AZ Nov-99 17,111 KB
Direction of Regional Habitat Conservation Planning May-99 817 KB
Distribution of Fiscal Resources Oct-01 214,831 KB
Draft Master Plan for Pima Co., AZ Segment Juan Bautista DeAnza National Historic Trail: Part A Dec-01 511,494 KB
Draft Master Plan for Pima Co., AZ Segment Juan Bautista DeAnza National Historic Trail: Part B Dec-01 650,599 KB
Draft Preliminary Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan Sep-00 145,661 KB
Draft Reserve Design Guidelines, Goals, Opportunities & Constraints Oct-00 34,232 KB
Ecological Opportunities In The Lower Santa Cruz Valley Of Avra Valley And The Santa Cruz Flats Dec-04 144 KB
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change on Natural Resources in Pima County Feb-10 2.7 MB
Economics of Large Scale Conservation Apr-02 7,344 KB
Effects of Roads on Natural Resources Feb-02 27,814 KB
Endangered Species Act and the Constitution May-99 620 KB
Environmental Justice  E.I.S. Issue Paper Yr-02 9.5 MB
Environmental Justice in Pima Co. Jul-02 39,244 KB
Environmental Restoration in Pima Co. Dec-99 93,433 KB
EPA: Memorandum of Understanding Apr-01 324 KB
Evaluation of Hydrologic & Riparian Resources in Saguaro National Park, Tucson, AZ Jun-01 9,975 KB
Evaluation of Mesquite Mouse Status in Pima Co. May-06 9,500MB
Fire Management E.I.S. Issue Paper Aug-02 39.7 MB
Floodplain Primer Feb-01 223,284 KB
Geological & Ecological Diversity in the Proposed Ironwood Preserve May-00 36,261 KB
GIS Coverage of Perennial & Intermittent Streams & Areas of Shallow Groundwater Jan-00 16,238 KB
GIS Primer Aug-00 16,062 KB
Groundwater Level Changes in the Tanque Verde Valley Jan-01 37,702 KB
Groundwater Model of the SANTA RITA ROSEMONT PROJECT SITE Apr- 08 6.9 MB
Habitat Mitigation in the Pima County Multiple Species Conservation Plan Oct-
09
500KB
Habitat Selection by Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy-Owls in S. AZ Preliminary Results  Jul-00 3,323 KB
Historic Summary of Pima Co. Sep-01 88,905 KB
Historical Occurrence of Native Fish in Pima Co. Nov-00 35,536 KB
History of Archaeological, Historical & Ethnographic Research Apr-00 9,749 KB
History of Land Use in Pima Co.: A Discussion Paper on Historical Population Growth & Land Use Planning in E. Pima Co. Jan-00 209,732 KB
Housing in Pima Co. Oct-01 15,254 KB
Housing in Pima Co., Issue Paper No. 1 May-01 16,439 KB
Huachuca Water Umbel Surveys Report Sep-01 26,069 KB
Hydrogeology of the Santa Rita Rosemont Project Site Sep-07 9,300 KB
Imapact Fee & Affordable Housing Study Oct-01 8,793 KB
Impact of Unregulated Development at the Community & Watershed Level Mar-00 44,524 KB
Impact of Unregulated Development on the Pima Co. Tax Base, Service Demand and Future Infrastructure Liability Feb-00 47,558 KB
Importance of Conserving Resources in the Altar Valley Aug-00 53,570 KB
Importance of Conserving Resources in the Cienega Creek Watershed Jul-00 77,105 KB
Inclusionary Housing Study Oct-01 21,842 KB
Invasive Species E.I.S. Issue Paper Yr-02 10.9 MB
Invasive Species Management Program for Pima County Yr-02 4,011 KB
Investigation of Wetland Deposits at Agua Caliente Park, Tucson AZ Jul-02 28,509 KB
Ironwood Preserve: Resolution No. 2000-63 (Interior) Mar-02 322 KB
Issues of Non-Native Species in Public Reserves Jun-00 12,107 KB
Land Cover Data Assessment in Pima Co. Apr-00 59,223 KB
Land Stewardship in Pima Co. Feb-00 12,682 KB
Level of Service Study Dec-01 1,564 KB
Links to Our Past: Ghost Towns & Mining Towns of Pima Co. Sep-01 26,866 KB
Listed Species Reserve Analysis Apr-02 78,934 KB
Lord's Ranch Recovery Land Acquisition Sep-02 116,047 KB
Lower Cienega Basin Source Water Study May-01 2,744 KB
Map Revisions for the Riparian Habitat Mitigation Ordinance Nov-02 11,218 KB
Mapping & Modeling: The Making of the Cultural & Historical Resources Element Report Aug-00 8,900 KB
Mapping Pima Co., AZ Aug-02 105,287 KB
Mitigation Land Banking (workshop) Apr-02 3,954 KB
Mixed Use Development Feb-02 9,704 KB
Mountain Parks & the Sonoran Desert Conservation Concept Plan Aug-99 283,899 KB
Multi-Species Plan Comparison Yr-02 251 KB
MULTIPLE SPECIES CONSERVATION PLAN MONITORING PROGRAM Aug-08 6.26 MB
Native Plant Program Report Jan-01 25,851 KB
Natural & Cultural Resources of the Bukelew Farm Lands Sep-02 201,323 KB
Natural History of the Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl in Texas Jun-99 1,210 KB
Neighborhood Conservation Plan Yr-02 5,430 KB
Open Space Funding Options (white paper) Jan-02 678 KB
Open Space Property Tax Revenue Tax Base Impacts Feb-04 3 MB
Origins of Habitat Conservation Plans May-99 586 KB
Origins of the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan May-99 560 KB
Oro Valley: Memorandum of Understanding Jan-03 713 KB
Overview of the Biological Reserve Design Process Nov-01 608,855 KB
Overview of the Draft Preliminary Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan Oct-00 208,820 KB
Overview of Traditional Cultural Places & Traditional Cultural Uses Pima Co. & Coronado National Forest: Parts I & II May-00 15,489 KB
Paseo de las Iglesias Apr-99 55,009 KB
People & Places: Cultural Landscapes and Pima Co. Nov-01 51,163 KB
People of Southern Arizona, Past & Present May-00 20,202 KB
Pima Co. Comprehensive Plan Update Dec-01 87,563 KB
Pima Co. Economy Jul-99 1,141 KB
Pima Co. Land Jul-99 923 KB
Pima Co. Planning & Zoning Primer Mar-01 29,878 KB
Pima Co. Reserves, A Summary of Existing Management & Master Plans May-01 18,094 KB
Pima Co. Riparian Habitat Mitigation Ordinance: Effectiveness Review Oct-00 6,994 KB
Pima Co. Social Demographics Jul-99 1,371 KB
Pima Co. Water Jul-99 406 KB
Pima Co. Watersheds & Watercourses Apr-00 19,762 KB
Pima County's Withdrawal from Its Past 2003 1,611 KB
Pima County Comprehensive Plan Udate Oct-01 80,640 KB
Pima County Economic Analysis Section 10 Permit May-03 8,068 KB
Pima County Tax Base History (& property valuation) Jun-01 40,817 KB
Potentially Problematic Species in Pima Co.: Ecological Effects & Management Strategies Oct-00 39,887 KB
Preliminary Cultural Resources Element: Saving the Past for the Future Aug-00 210,210 KB
Preliminary Mountain Parks Element Aug-00 225,520 KB
Preliminary Ranch Conservation Element: Our Common Ground Oct-00 356,782 KB
Preliminary Ranch Conservation Element: Our Common Ground -- Ranch Lands in Pima Co. a Conservation Objective of the SDCP Oct-00 359,758 KB
Preliminary Riparian Protection, Management & Restoration Element Sep-00 67,528 KB
Preserving Cultural & Historic Resources May-99 54,169 KB
Preserving Ranch Lands in Pima County Oct-00 9,173 KB
Preserving the Santa Rita Rosemont Ranch Dec-04 2.62 MB
Prioritization of Streams for Conservation in Pima Co. Apr-00 12,927 KB
Priority Conservation Areas May-01 112,594 KB
Priority Cultural Resources in Pima Co., AZ Jan-02 88,278 KB
Priority Vulnerable Species Fact Sheets Sep-02 68,664 KB
Priority Vulnerable Species Habitat Data Analysis Jul-00 134,873 KB
Priority Vulnerable Species: Analysis & Review of Speciess Proposed for Coverage by the Multiple-Species Conservation Plan May-01 213,749 KB
Priority Vulnerable Species: Data Compilation & Synthesis Jun-00 266,933 KB
Progress Report: Measuring Effectiveness of Open Space Land Acquisitions in Pima County, Arizona in Relation to the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan Oct-09 1 MB
Proposal in Support of the Ironwood Preserve Mar-00 35,737 KB
Proposal to Create the Arivaca Resource Management Zone Sep-01 31,171 KB
Protecting Our Past: Cultural Resource Management in Pima Co. May-01 33,463 KB
Pumas & Pollinators: Restoring Connectivity in the Sky Islands Sep-02 22,572 KB
Purchase of Development Rights Program Discussion Paper May-01 8,555 KB
Pygmy Owl Update Nov-99 103,382 KB
Pygmy-Owl Conservation & Recovery Bank Mar-01 60,487 KB
Pygmy-Owl in Arizona Jun-99 2,886 KB
Ranch Tradition & Conservation in the Altar Valley Area Aug-99 806 KB
Ranch Tradition & Conservation in the Empire-Cienega Valley Aug-99 772 KB
Ranch Tradition & Conservation on the Santa Rita Experimental Range Aug-99 533 KB
Ranching & Agriculture E.I.S. Issue Paper Jul-02 67.1 MB
Ranching in Pima County Nov-99 116,192 KB
Ranching within Pima Co.: An Overview of Ranch Conservation Aug-99 1,050 KB
Rancho Seco Acquisition 2004 7.6MB
Reclassification of Vegitation Mapping Units from the Pima Association of Governments Land Cover Maps May-01 17,079 KB
Recreation E.I.S. Issue Paper Aug-02 32.3 MB
Recreation Impacts in E. Pima Co. Mar-01 9,487 KB
Regional Plan Policies & the Development Policy in the Conservation Lands System Nov-01 6,077 KB
Relationships between Land & People: The Cultural Landscapes Approach in Archaeology & History May-00 14,210 KB
Report of Independent Peer Reviewers: Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan Oct-01 1,421 KB
Report on Public Comment, Update & Recommendations on the Draft Sonoran Desert Conservation Concept Plan Mar-99 37,283 KB
Report to Pima Co. BOS on Urban Growth & Development in E. Pima Co. Feb-98 3,558 KB
Report, Comment & Analysis of the Canoa Ranch Conservation Proposal Jun-00 64,995 KB
Representation of Vegetation Communities & Special Elements in Reserve Design Mar-01 50,057 KB
Reserve Design Process Update May-01 211,985 KB
Resources of the Ajo/Why Subregion: Sonoran Desert Conservation & Comprehensive Land Use Plan Oct-01 121,856 KB
Resources of the Altar Valley. Includes information on: Historic conditions, survey & assessment, watershed protection Mar-00 137,985 KB
Resources of the Avra Valley Subarea. Includes information on:Fiscal resources (mining) & proposals for the Ironwood Monument Apr-00 99,369 KB
Resources of the Catalina Foothills Subregion Mar-02 149,644 KB
Resources of the Cienega Rincon Subarea May-00 122,415 KB
Resources of the Middle San Pedro Subarea.  Includes: Middle San Pedro River Subarea Concept Plan (TNC) and other resources Mar-00 63,942 KB
Resources of the Middle Santa Cruz Subarea May-00 147,526 KB
Resources of the Northwest Subregion Jul-01 289,652 KB
Resources of the Rincon/Southest Subregion Mar-02 128,797 KB
Resources of the Southwest Subregion Mar-02 81,841 KB
Resources of the Tortolita Subarea May-00 220,031 KB
Resources of the Tucson Mountains/Avra Valley Subregion Mar-02 86,428 KB
Resources of the Upper Santa Cruz Subarea May-00 132,085 KB
Resources of the Upper Santa Cruz Subregion Jul-01 167,238 KB
Resources of the W. Pima Co. Subarea May-00 110,651 KB
Response to Tucson Water -- Tanque Verde Jun-01 4,719 KB
REVIEW OF MONITORING IN SOUTHERN ARIZONA Jan-08 18,000 KB
Review of Vulnerable Species List Apr-00 11,268 KB
Rezoning from SR, RH, & GR 1 May-01 29,776 KB
Riparian Habitat & Riparian Vegetation Mapping Efforts for the SDCP May-00 77,380 KB
Riparian Priorities Aug-02 40,435 KB
Riparian Vegetation Mapping and Classification Jan-01 107,716 KB
Role of Adaptive Management in the SDCP Jan-01 95,819 KB
     
Science & GIS Update Nov-99 26,738 KB
Six Bar Ranch 2004 9.5MB
SDCP Alternative Development May-01 92,757 KB
SDCP Progress Report and Update Oct-01 31,041 KB
SDCP Project Summary (slide show) Mar-02 384,633 KB
Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan Steering Committee Report to the Pima County Board of Supervisors Jun - 13 19,500 KB
SDCP Update: Focus on Riparian Areas Jul-99 96,516 KB
Smart Growth Audit Nov-01 9,963 KB
Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan Update Jul-00 30,938 KB
Species Re-establishment within Pima County Sep-01 11,200 KB
Springs in Pima Co. May-00 37,227 KB
Stakeholder Perspectives on Economic Impact of the SDCP Apr-02 4,674 KB
State of the Environment Reporting Nov-02 10,220 KB
Status of Specific Plans Jun-01 12,771 KB
Suitability Analysis & Representation Goals for Cottonwood-Willow Forest Habitat Oct-01 46,550 KB
Tanque Verde II **** Feb-02 40,672 KB
Tax & Estate Tax Planning Workshop Jan-02 5,537 KB
Threatened & Endangered Species Fact Sheets Sep-02 61,709 KB
Tohono O'Odham Nation: Declaration of Intent to Cooperatively Participate in the SDCP Dec-99 629 KB
Tortolita Alluvial Fan Study Sept-07 12,080KB
Town of Marana: Memorandum of Understanding Sep-02 1,054 KB
Trails, Rails & Roadways in Pima County Jan-02 144,487 KB
Transportation Primer Sep-01 182,091 KB
Trends in Circulation Oct-01 1,733 KB
Trends in Housing Affordability (1975-2001) Oct-01 5,825 KB
Trends in Housing Costs & the Affordable Housing Development Policy Dec-01 2,689 KB
Universal Design Adaptations for Housing Sep-01 21,772 KB
Uphold the Endangered Species Act: Resolution No. 1998-250 (Interior) Dec-98 126 KB
US Forest Service: Cooperative Agreement Dec-00 509 KB
Utility & Right of Way  E.I.S. Issue Paper Aug-02 34.6 MB
Water Conservation in Pima Co. Mar-01 22,725 KB
Water Quality in Pima Co. (Primer) Sep-01 15,528 KB
Water Quality in Pima Co., Priority Streams, Requirements of Native Aquatic Species Aug-02 26,688 KB
Water Quality Issues (element summary & recommended policies) Nov-01 9,319
Water Quality of Priority Streams in Pima Co. Oct-01 44,617 KB
Water Quality Requirements of Native Aquatic Species in Pima Co. Oct-01 6,158 KB
Water Resources & the SDCP Jul-99 86,000 kb
Water Resources E.I.S. Issue Paper Aug-02 13 MB
Water Resources in Pima Co. Memorandum Oct-01 508 KB
Water Resources in Pima Co.: A Report for the SDCP and for Update of the Pima Co. Comprehensive Plan Jun-01 97,751 KB
Water Usage along Selected Streams in Pima Co. Jul-00 43,661 KB
Wetland Plant Evaluations **** Jan-02 39,461 KB
Wildcat Subdivision Study Apr-98 114,631 KB

 

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