Document Type

Report

Publication Date

12-31-2005

First page number:

1

Last page number:

7

Abstract

  • Topsoil replacement monitored at Willow Beach Wastewater Rehabilitation Project
  • Desert tortoise surveys and monitoring conducted for Northshore Road reconstruction projects, and desert tortoise training provided to 9 construction contractors.
  • Field work associated with the project to remove desert tortoise radio transmitters from animals on Mormon Mesa completed.
  • Weekly data processing for Desert Bighorn Sheep monitoring associated with the Hoover Dam Bypass Project continued.
  • Fall field surveys for relict leopard frogs completed (11 sites surveyed); last of this year’s head-started animals released; RLFCT meeting held.
  • Work started on a digital database (GIS) of Peregrine falcon observations.
  • Monthly shorebird surveys conducted (22 site surveys total); Access database of shorebird survey data was developed.
  • Upcoming southwestern willow flycatcher surveys were planned and coordinated with other agencies.
  • Point counts for several sensitive songbird species conducted (37 sites total); coordination and consultations to refine field methods for songbird study conducted.
  • Upcoming bald eagle survey/census organized.

Keywords

Bald eagle--Geographical distribution; Bighorn sheep--Behavior; Desert tortoise--Protection; Empidonax traillii; Falco peregrinus; Gopherus agassizii; Habitat (Ecology)--Protection; Haliaeetus leucocephalus; Ovis canadensis; Peregrine falcon--Habitat; Southwestern willow flycatcher; United States--Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Wildlife monitoring

Disciplines

Desert Ecology | Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Monitoring

Language

English

Comments

Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07010001

Task Agreement Number J8R07050011


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