Survey and Monitoring Protocols and Guidelines

The protocols and guidelines available here are from various sources and are recommended as tested and reviewed methods for their intended purposes. These purposes include determining the presence or support for a negative finding for a particular species or its local status. In some cases, these protocols and guidelines represent what the Department believes to be the best available methodology for the intended purpose.

Plants Plants

Invertebrates Invertebrates

Amphibians Amphibians

Reptiles Reptiles

Birds Birds

Mammals Mammals


Wildlife Branch - Wildlife Diversity Program
1010 Riverside Parkway, West Sacramento, CA 95605