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- Research assistant hired for Relict Leopard Frog conservation project.
- High school minority intern hired to assist with research efforts.
- Nocturnal visual encounter surveys for Relict Leopard Frogs conducted at all established natural sites and at 6 of 7 translocation sites.
- Vegetation management conducted to decrease tamarisk cover along the stream at the Pupfish Refuge Spring – a Relict Leopard Frog translocation site.
- New draft guidelines and field count protocols developed for midwinter bald eagle count.
- Preliminary analysis and modeling of thrasher habitat selection conducted and sampling assessed
- Call-broadcast surveys for thrasher species conducted at 43 points countywide, focusing on vegetation assemblages under-represented in the initial survey design.
- Monthly aquatic bird surveys conducted at 7 intensive monitored sites on Lakes Mead and Mohave, and 9 additional surveys conducted at exploratory sites – 30 surveys total.
- 651 bighorn sheep point locations were processed.
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
Desert Ecology | Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Monitoring
Rees, M. N.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area Sensitive Wildlife Species Monitoring and Analysis: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending December 31, 2006.
Available at: http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/pli_lake_mead_wildlife/5