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

  • All milestones and deliverables associated with this MSHCP project are on schedule
  • Mark-recapture surveys scheduled for fall have been initiated
  • Two potential sites for translocations were visited to assess water availability
  • Coordination continues on an upcoming translocation

Project 2. Bald Eagle Winter Monitoring and Evaluation

  • All MSHCP milestones and deliverables are on schedule
  • An annual project review presentation was given to Clark County

Project 3. Peregrine Falcon Monitoring and Evaluation

  • This MSHCP project is on schedule for all milestones and deliverables
  • Monitoring of Peregrine falcon 2009 breeding activities has been completed
  • Annual project review and presentation given to Clark County

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

  • Project is on schedule for all associated MSHCP milestones and deliverable
  • Field surveys completed for targeted species at historical sites for the 2009 season
  • Field surveys completed for intensive area searches for the 2009 season
  • Draft conceptual models completed for the nine bird species, currently in review
  • Annual project review and presentation given to Clark County

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

  • Ten surveys were conducted on Lakes Mead and Mohave
  • Surveys efforts under the shorebird project have been completed

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

  • Data processing and field components have been completed under this task agreement

Other Activities.

  • Assistance provided for bighorn sheep captures in the River Mountains.


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




Cooperative Agreement Number: H8R07060001

Task Agreement Number: J8R07060012

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