CMC Tortoise Documentation
The tortoise population in the Translocation Area at Copper Mountain College are monitored closely to determine effects of construction and other activities. The comprehensive monitoring efforts entail ecological surveys of tortoise population growth, survival and reproduction, as well as the health status of individual tortoise. Reports relating to these matters can be found here, and if you have any questions relating to these matters you can contact Biologist Dr. Paul Delaney at 760-366-3791 extension 0257.
2015 Seventh Annual Report of Monitoring Activities in CMC Translocation Area
2014 Sixth Annual Report of Monitoring Activities in CMC Translocation Area
Issues Facing Tortoise Translocation in an Urbanizing Area 2014
Dr. Paul Delaney's Presentation at Desert Tortoise Council 2014 Symposium.
2013 Fifth Annual Report of Monitoring Activities in CMC Translocation Area
2012 Tortoise Documentation
2011 Tortoise Documentation
2010 Tortoise Documentation
2009 Tortoise Documentation
2008 Tortoise Documentation
Tortoise Training Presentation