Are others collecting demographic data from reintroduced populations?

I'm interested in comparing reintroduced populations to wild populations of the same species to assess reintroction "success" relative to wild sites.  Are others collecting this kind of data?

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Philip Gonsiska's picture
Submitted by Philip Gonsiska on Fri, 05/03/2019 - 11:45am

At Bok, we're working on short-term demographic monitoring of natural and introducted populations of Chrysopsis floridana.  We've collected two years' worth of data, with at least one more to go (depending on funding).  What species are you considering studying?  Do you have any specific issues in mind?

Michael Kunz's picture
Submitted by Michael Kunz on Fri, 05/03/2019 - 11:59am

We recently wrapped up a project with some partners that used demography of natural populations to assess the reintroduction of 4 species (multiple populations of each species).  Nothing has been analyzed yet, but it needs to be on the horizon.  The species cover serveral different habitat types and life histories. 

Joyce Maschinski's picture
Submitted by Joyce Maschinski on Tue, 05/21/2019 - 3:54pm

Fairchild has demographic data from reintroduced and wild populations of Dalea carthagenensi var. floridana.  The Arboretum at Flagstaff has data for Purshia subintegra.

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