Document Type

Report

Publication Date

3-31-2006

First page number:

1

Last page number:

8

Abstract

  • Research Assistant Professor hired to oversee NPS wildlife monitoring programs and serve as overall program coordinator for UNLV monitoring programs at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
  • Final report completed for 2004-2005 desert tortoise monitoring project.
  • Final report completed for 2004-2005 relict leopard frog management.
  • Recommendations for vegetation management research to improve relict leopard frog habitats at North Shore springs made to NPS Management Team
  • Breeding surveys for relict leopard frog and egg collections for head-starting program completed.
  • Final report completed of 2004-2005 monitoring efforts on peregrine falcons.
  • Final report completed on 2004-2005 bald eagle monitoring.
  • Bald eagle survey for 2006 successfully conducted.
  • Final report completed on 2004-2005 monitoring efforts on upland, lowland, and riparian bird species, including monitoring of southwestern willow flycatchers
  • 22 monthly site surveys of shorebirds conducted.
  • Point counts for research project on several bird species of concern conducted at 84 sites across Clark County.
  • Coordination and consultations to refine field methods for bird monitoring and research conducted.

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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