Document Type

Report

Publication Date

4-1-2010

First page number:

1

Last page number:

10

Abstract

Project 1. Relict Leopard Frog Monitoring, Management, and Research

  • All milestones and deliverables are on schedule
  • Translocation program initiated for this year with egg mass collections in early spring
  • Tadpole rearing underway, first releases schedule for the end of March 2010
  • Diurnal egg mass surveys were completed at all sites
  • Nocturnal surveys initiated and in progress
  • Continuing mark-recapture efforts at Blue Point Spring initiated for spring season
  • Data transferred to County completed

Project 2. Bald Eagle Winter Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Project has essentially been completed
  • All final report deliverables were completed
  • Although not specified in the scope of work for this project, an annual eagle count was successfully conducted on January 11, 2010

Project 3. Peregrine Falcon Monitoring and Evaluation

  • This project has essentially been completed
  • All final report deliverables were completed
  • Although not specified in the scope of work for this project, call-broadcast surveys were conducted this quarter to provide a limited assessment of territory occupancy at easily accessed sites along lakes Mead and Mohave

Project 4. Assessment of Six Covered and Three Evaluation Bird Species

  • All milestones and deliverables are on schedule
  • Targeted historical field surveys are ongoing
  • Completed compilation of historic observation data
  • Annual summary report provided to the County on modeling efforts
  • Habitat modeling of the nine bird species continues to be a major focus of recent efforts

Project 5. Desert Tortoise Monitoring and Management

  • Efforts for this project have been completed under this Task Agreement (as modified)

Project 6. Shorebird Monitoring on Lakes Mead and Mohave

  • Field efforts under the shorebird project have been completed
  • Data summary and analysis for the final report are currently being conducted

Project 7. Desert Bighorn Sheep Habitat Use Monitoring in Relation to Highway Development

  • This project has been completed

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: H8R07060001

Task Agreement Number: J8R07060012

Signatures have been redacted for privacy and security measures.


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