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Plan Title Plan Stage Plan Lead Region (FWS) Plan Lead Office (FWS) Species Common Name Species Scientific Name Action Priority Action Number Action Description Action Status Estimated Initiation Date Estimated Completion Date Action Lead Agencies Responsible Parties Work Types Labor Types Comments Implementation Activity Number Implementation Activity Description Implementation Activity Status Implementation Activity Estimated Initiation Date Implementation Activity Estimated Completion Date Implementation Activity Labor Types Implementation Activity Work Types Implementation Activity Responsible Parties Implementation Activity Comments Implementation Activity Species
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 1.1 Develop guidelines for watershed use and maintenance Not Started FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2008 Other Participation Team Management: Planning Internal Administrative
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 1.2 Implement watershed use and maintenance guidelines Not Started FY 2008 FY 2013 Other Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Arizona State Parks Board, Participation Team, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Land Use Internal Administrative
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 1.3 Implement guidelines for cattle pond use and maintenance Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 FY 2013 Other Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Arizona State Parks Board, Participation Team, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Guidelines implemented at Peterson Ranch Pond cleanout. Guidelines will be implemented as part of San Rafael Ranch HCP and Arizona State Parks HCP.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 1.4 Develop cleaning and maintenance program for cattle ponds Ongoing Current FY 2008 FY 2013 Other Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Arizona State Parks Board, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Planning Internal Administrative Included in San Rafael Ranch HCP and potential San Rafafel Ranch HCP.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 1.5 Enforce cattle pond and watershed use and maintenance guidelines Ongoing Current FY 2012 FY 2032 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Law Enforcement Internal Administrative Included in San Rafael Ranch HCP and potential Arizona State Parks HCP.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 1.8 Develop cooperative agreements with private landowners to protect habitat Ongoing Current FY 2006 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Participation Team Management: General Internal Administrative Developed Habitat Conservation Plan with the San Rafael Ranch that covers the salamander. Ranch is majority of private land within range of the salamander. HCP has been finalized; FWS completing BO, findings, and permit language. Still awaiting permit to be signed by applicant; project reinvigorated in 2014. Arizona State Parks also interested in developing similar HCP for lands south of San Rafael Ranch and made request for assistance to develop HCP to AZESO in 2014.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 2.1 Explore with AGFD opportunities and mechanisms to minimize or eliminate introduction of crayfish Not Started FY 2008 FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: General Internal Administrative Unfunded. AGFD submitted a NFWF proposal this year but it was not funded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 2.2 Enforce regulations prohibiting nonnative predator introduction Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Law Enforcement Internal Administrative The current wildlife manager in the San Rafael Valley is taking a more active role in enforcing nonnative predator introduction on pubic lands.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 2.3 Remove introduced predators Ongoing Current FY 2008 FY 2020 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Participation Team, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Management: Predator and Competitor Control, Management: Population Monitoring Volunteer, Contract, Internal Field Assistance The Coronado National Forest began a pilot project in 2010 to remove introduced predators from 10 cattle tanks within 5 miles of Peterson Ranch Pond. The Forest has received funding continue and expand this work through 2012. Sky Island Alliance received a NFWF grant in 2011 to work on bullfrog removal in the San Rafael Valley. Work continues in 2012.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 3.1 Enforce laws prohibiting introduction, transport, and collection of tiger salamanders in SRV Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Arizona State Parks Board Other: Law Enforcement Internal Technical Assistance Current Wildlife Manager in San Rafael Valley has taken a greater interest in this.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 3.2 Remove introduced salamanders Ongoing Current FY 2008 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Arizona State Parks Board Management: Predator and Competitor Control Internal Field Assistance Salamanders removed from Peterson Ranch Pond in Scotia Canyon in 2009 and a pond on Fort Huachuca in 2009 and 2010. Genetic testing of Peterson Ranch Pond salamanders revealed hybrid salamanders. Genetic testing has not yet been conducted on Fort Huachuca salamanders.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 5.1 Prepare monitoring schedule and protocol Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Participation Team, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Planning Internal Field Assistance Current protocol with 4 surveys annually has been successfully implemented since 2004 and will continue through 2013. Need to find funding source to analyze survey data in 2013.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 5.4 Develop interagency cooperation and data repository Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish Management: Planning Internal Field Assistance AZ Game and Fish developed a Sonora Tiger Salamander database in 2004. Data is shared with all agencies involved in salamander recovery. In 2010 the recovery team decided to add several fields to the database to improve communication with landowners (synonyms for tank tames, graziing allotment numbers, coordinates in decimal degrees).
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 5.5 Conduct monitoring Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Volunteer, Contract, Internal Field Assistance During 2012-2013 survey season, AGFD hired a contractor to survey 80 tanks per the survey protocol. Monitoring conducted only once in 2014. The 5-year interim report on monitoring is yet to be finalized by AGFD. 5.5-1 Applied for QRP grant to analyize 10 years of monitoring data collected from 2003-2013. Complete 2014 2014 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Awaiting to hear if grant awarded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 6.1.6 Develop PVA Not Started FY 2009 FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Contract Unfunded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 7.3 Participation team meetings Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Participation Team, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Planning Internal Administrative Annual recovery meeting took place on February 7, 2012 at the Arizona Ecological Servies Office.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 1 8.0 Practice adaptive management Not Started FY 2012 FY 2017 Other Arizona State University, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Participation Team Management: General Internal Administrative
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 1.6 Enhance aquatic and bank-line vegetation Ongoing Current FY 2009 FY 2019 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arizona State Parks Board, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Acquisition: Management Agreement Internal Administrative Partners for Fish and Wildlife funded a project to fence occupied habitat from grazing in 2008. Fencing remains functional in 2012.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 1.7 Control pH, if necessary Not Started FY 2008 FY 2013 Other Arizona State Parks Board, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Administrative Does not appear to be currently needed due to current inactive copper smelters in Sonora, Mexico within and adjacent to species range.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 1.9 Build new ponds, if needed Ongoing Current FY 2007 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arizona State Parks Board, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Administrative None in 2011.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 4 Develop approaches to minimize disease Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Planning Internal Administrative 196 dead salamanders discovered in Meadow Valley Tank in 2010, likely due to ATV. No dieoffs detected during 2011 surveys.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 5.2 Develop agreements with willing land owners to survey on private property Ongoing Current FY 2006 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Planning Internal Administrative AGFD is monitoring salamanders on the San Rafael Ranch from 2009-2013. USFWS has agreed to monitor salamanders as part of the San Rafael Ranch HCP.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 5.3 Survey for salamanders on private lands pursuant to agreements developed in 5.2 Ongoing Current FY 2006 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: General Internal Field Assistance 2009-2010 field season was first year the San Rafael Ranch was included in annual monitoring of the salamander. Annual monitoring conducted through 2012.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 6.1.5 Radiotelemetry Not Started FY 2008 FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Contract Unfunded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 6.3 Microsatellite analysis Not Started FY 2008 FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Neosho National Fish Hatchery Research: Genetics Contract Unfunded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 6.4 Investigate low pH Not Started FY 2008 FY 2009 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Research: Habitat Status Contract Currently seems to be unnecessary.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 7.1 Post and maintain signs Ongoing Current FY 2013 FY 2017 Other Arizona Department of Game and Fish, Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Arizona State Parks Board, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Administrative Signs are to be posted by Arizona Game and Fish Department at Parker Canyon Lake as part of conservation measures for Arizona statewide sportfish Section 7 consultation.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 2 7.2 Prepare brochures and make them available to the public Ongoing Current FY 2007 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Arizona State Parks Board, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Planning Internal Field Assistance Brochure completed in 2007 and continue to be available to the public.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 1.10 Develop 3 self-sustaining cienegas as salamander habitat Not Started FY 2007 FY 2012 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arizona State Parks Board, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract Unfunded. Habitat not likely to become available for this action.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 5.6 Survey potential habitats in Sonora Ongoing Current FY 2006 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Instituto del Medio Ambiente y El Desarrollo Sustentable del Estado de Sonora Management: General Internal Field Assistance Salamander found in Los Alisos drainage and a terrestrial salamander was found in the Santa Cruz River drainage below Pylon Tank. No surveys conducted in 2010 due to weather and 2011 due to inability to travel to Mexico.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 6.1.1 Determine age structure Not Started FY 2008 FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Contract Unfunded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 6.1.2 Obtain estimates of female fertility and proportion of females breeding Not Started FY 2008 FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Contract Unfunded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 6.1.3 Acquire life history transition probabilities Not Started FY 2008 FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Contract Unfunded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 6.1.4 Mark/recapture studies of dispersal Not Started FY 2008 FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Contract Unfunded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 6.2 Research spread & environmental triggers of disease Ongoing Current FY 2008 FY 2012 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Graduate Student Unfunded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 6.5 Survey to determine crayfish distribution Not Started FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Neosho National Fish Hatchery, Arizona State Parks Board, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Research: Habitat Status Contract
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 6.6 Research crayfish removal Not Started FY 2008 FY 2009 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Neosho National Fish Hatchery, United States Forest Service-Coronado National Forest Research: Predation Contract Unfunded.
Sonora tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi) Recovery Plan F 2 Arizona Ecological Services Field Office (602) 242-0210 Sonora tiger Salamander Ambystoma tigrinum stebbinsi 3 6.7 Investigate low genetic diversity and develop management recommendations Complete FY 2013 FY 2016 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona State University, Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Genetics Contract Unfunded. Will submit SSP grant in FY12