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

  • All milestones and deliverables are on schedule
  • Translocation program completed for this year
  • Completed spring-season nocturnal monitoring surveys
  • Completed spring-season mark-recapture efforts at Blue Point Spring
  • Hosted RLFCT meeting

Project 2. Bald Eagle Winter Monitoring and Evaluation

  • This project has been completed and all associated deliverables have been met

Project 3. Peregrine Falcon Monitoring and Evaluation

  • This project has been completed and all final report deliverables have been met
  • 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

  • Milestones and deliverables are on schedule
  • Targeted historical field surveys are ongoing, and analysis of these data have been initiated
  • Habitat modeling of the nine bird species continues to be a major focus

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

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

  • This project has been completed


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

Signatures have been redacted for privacy and security measures.