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Project 1: Two advisory team meetings were attended this year; technical input was provided as appropriate; and summaries were prepared and delivered to Kent Turner. The SCOP Selenium Management Plan has been reviewed with two reports provided.

Project 2: Whitepapers on the carp die-off due to Koi Herpes Virus (KHV) and on lead-base paint use on launch ramps were finalized and delivered to Mr. Turner.

Project 3: The Interagency Monitoring Action Plan (I-MAP) for Quagga Mussels has been approved for implementation.

Project 5: Seven articles based on presentations at the Lake Mead Science Symposium have been approved by the technical committee for submission to Lake and Reservoir Management; these manuscripts have been entered into the journal’s peer review process.

Project 6: Progress has been made on the Ecological Monitoring and Research Plan for Lakes Mead and Mohave. Key monitoring and research questions have been collected in the categories of “Sediments,” “Limnology and Water Quality,” “Fish and Aquatic Biota,” and “Riparian Resources.” Background content on existing programs has been drafted and a draft map of all monitoring sites in Lake Mead has been created.


Carp; Dreissena; Freshwater ecology; Introduced aquatic organisms; Limnology; Quagga mussel; Selenium; United States – Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Water quality


Desert Ecology | Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Monitoring | Fresh Water Studies | Natural Resources and Conservation | Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology




Cooperative Agreement Number H8R07060001

Task Agreement Number J8R07070010

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