Conservation Plans and Agreements




Candidate Conservation Agreement

Data Definitions

Title
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
USFWS Region(s)
8
USFWS Field Office(s)
Nevada Fish And Wildlife Office
Status
C
Involved Agency
USFWS
  • Date Information
  • Date Assistance Initiated
    No info
    Date Agreement Received
    No info
    Date of Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS
    ---
    Date Agreement Signed
    04/13/1998
    Date Agreement Withdrawn
    ---
    Date Agreement Expired
    ---
  • Area Description Information
  • Location
    Spring Mountains National Recreation Area in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest; due west, northwest and southwest of the City of Las Vegas in Clark and Nye Counties of southern Nevada
    Species
  • Falcon, American peregrine - (Falco peregrinus anatum)
    Current ESA Status: DM
    ESA Status at time of signing: DM

  • Butterfly, Mount Charleston blue - (Icaricia (Plebejus) shasta charlestonensis)
    Current ESA Status: E
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • Flycatcher, southwestern willow - (Empidonax traillii extimus) Entire
    Current ESA Status: E
    ESA Status at time of signing: E

  • Bat, Townsend's western big-eared - (Corynorhinus townsendii pallescens)
    Current ESA Status: none
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • Butterfly, Spring Mountains icarioides blue - (Icaricia icarioides austinorum)
    Current ESA Status: none
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • Springsnail, Southeast Nevada - (Pyrgulopsis turbatrix)
    Current ESA Status: none
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • Springsnail, Spring Mountains - (Pyrgulopsis deaconi)
    Current ESA Status: none
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • Greasebush, Pungent dwarf - (Glossopetalon pungens var. pungens)
    Current ESA Status: none
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • Beardtongue, [unnamed] - (Penstemon leiophyllus)
    Current ESA Status: RT
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • Goshawk, northern - (Accipiter gentilis)
    Current ESA Status: RT
    ESA Status at time of signing: RT

  • Blue, Baking Powder Flat - (Euphilotes bernardino minuta)
    Current ESA Status: RT
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Kittentails, [unnamed] - (Synthyris ranunculina)
    Current ESA Status: RT
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Egg-vetch, Clokey's - (Astragalus oophorus clokeyanus)
    Current ESA Status: RT
    ESA Status at time of signing: RT

  • Butterfly, Spring Mountains acastus checkerspot - (Chlosyne acastus robusta)
    Current ESA Status: RT
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Thistle, Clokey's - (Cirsium clokeyi)
    Current ESA Status: RT
    ESA Status at time of signing: RT

  • No common name - (Draba paucifructa)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Tansy, [unnamed] - (Sphaeromeria compacta)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Bat, spotted - (Euderma maculatum)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Chipmunk, Palmer's - (Tamias palmeri)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Silverspot, Carole's - (Speyeria zerene carolae)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Arenaria kingii rosea)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Checkerspot, Morand's - (Euphydryas anicia morandi)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • greasebush, Clokey - (glossopetalon clokeyi)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • butterfly, Spring Mountains comma skipper - (hesperia comma ssp. mojavensis)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • Gila monster, banded - (Heloderma suspectum cinctum)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Botrychium crenulatum)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Bat, Allen's big-eared - (Idionycteris phyllotis)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Ivesia cryptocaulis)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Admiral, Nevada - (Limenitus weidemeyerii nevadae)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Ivesia jaegeri)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Townsendia jonesii tumulosa)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Forsellesia, smooth pungent - (Glossopetalon pungens glabra)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Myotis, long-legged - (Myotis volans)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Myotis, long-eared - (Myotis evotis)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Antennaria soliceps)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Owl, western burrowing - (Athene cunicularia hypugea)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Penstemon, Amargosa - (Penstemon fruticiformis amargosae)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Myotis, small-footed - (Myotis leibii)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Angelica scabrida)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Chuckwalla - (Sauromalus ater)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Moonwort, Trianglelobe - (Botrychium ascendens)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Milk-vetch, curve-podded Mojave - (Astragalus mohavensis hemigyrus)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Salvia dorrii clokeyi)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Blue, dark - (Euphilotes enoptes ssp.)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Milk-vetch, [unnamed] - (Astragalus aequalis)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Wooly-pod, black - (Astragalus funereus)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Willowherb, Nevada - (Epilobium nevadense)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Silene clokeyi)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • No common name - (Draba jaegeri)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Milk-vetch, Spring Mountain - (Astragalus remotus)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Myotis, Yuma - (Myotis yumanensis)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Myotis, fringed - (Myotis thysanodes)
    Current ESA Status: SC
    ESA Status at time of signing: SC

  • Ant, Charleston - (Lasius nevadensis)
    Current ESA Status: SU
    ESA Status at time of signing: SU

  • Owl, Flammulated - (Otus flammeolus)
    Current ESA Status: SU
    ESA Status at time of signing: SU

  • Tortoise, desert - (Gopherus agassizii) Entire, except in Sonoran Desert
    Current ESA Status: T
    ESA Status at time of signing: T

  • Trout, Lahontan cutthroat - (Oncorhynchus clarkii henshawi) Entire
    Current ESA Status: T
    ESA Status at time of signing: T

  • Habitat
    Spring Mountains ecosystem includes: desert shrublands; low elevation conifer woodlands, montane shrublands and chaparral; high elevation conifer forest and woodlands; the alpine zone; steep slopes and clifflands; and riparian areas and springs.
    States
  • Nevada
  • Size (Total Area Covered, by State)
  • 316000 acres (Nevada)
  • Enrolled Size (Total Area Enrolled, by State)
    Data not available
    Encompassed Planning Area? (by state)
  • No
  • Acreage Protected
    No info
    Acreage Created/Enhanced/Restored
    125 acres
  • Other Information
  • Partner Type
    other
    Land Use
    utility/infrastructure
    recreational activities
    forest management activities
    water activities
    Duration
    10 years, 0 months
    Reporting Frequency
    Daily or weekly coordination on specific projects or issues; Annual coordination meetings; 5-year review plan
    Report Received Date(s)
    No info
    Effectiveness of Agreement on ESA/Candidate Status
    Precluded need to list
    Partners
    U.S. Forest Service - Humboldt-Toiyabe Nat'l Forest, NV Department of Wildlife, NV Natural Heritage Program, NV Division of Forestry, and The Nature Conservancy
    FWS Contact
    Janet Bair
    WO Copy of Agreement
    Yes
    Monitoring Notes
    No info
    Additional Notes
    Ecosystem-level CCA for an isolated mtn range in southern NV, containing 36 endemics. CCA removed the need to list Astragalus oophorus var. clokeyanus. Reclass notice pub 4/2/98.
    Plan/Agreement Documents
    The CCA
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    Federal Register Documents
    No info

    Report generated on: February 14, 2016
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