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  • Multi-species Conservation Plan (MSCP) Reports, Plans, and Protocols

    This page serves as a clearinghouse for all published report, plans, and protocols associated with the Pima County Multi-species Conservation Plan. This page is update annually or as documents are finalized.

    Multi-species Conservation Plan and Appendices:

    Annual Reports:

    Management Plans:

     Management plans are listed as most recent to oldest.

    Cienega Corridor Management Plan (2022)

    The Cienega Corridor Management Plan addresses management for several County properties including the Cienega Creek Natural Preserve and Colossal Cave Mountain Park (excluding the commercial lease areas). This management plan covers 4140 acres of fee owned land and was finalized in March 2022. 

    See the Cienega Corridor Planning Webpage for additional background on plan development.

    Aquatic Species Management Plan (2019)

    Preparation of an Aquatic Species Management Plan is a requirement of the Pima County MSCP. The primary goals of the Plan include maintaining existing populations of target aquatic species and their habitats, and identifying areas with potential habitat for future releases of those species.

    Bingham Cienega Management Plan (2019)

    The Bingham Cienega Management Plan was completed in January 2019, and addresses management of the Bingham Cienega Natural Preserve and several adjacent parcels on the County's M Diamond Ranch, totaling approximately 385 acres. These parcels are located along the San Pedro river in northeast Pima County.

    Monitoring Protocols and Reports:

    Monitoring reports and protocols are organized by the five Ecological Monitoring Program elements shown below.

    Species Monitoring

    Habitat Monitoring:

    Landscape-pattern Monitoring:

    Threats Monitoring:

    Climate Monitoring:

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