Recovery Plan Ad Hoc Report results

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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
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 1.1 Continue education to eliminate take, including disturbance of nests and ducklings, and eliminate the use of lead shot across the range of the Steller's eider Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 1.4
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 1.2 In concert with education efforts, continue law enforcement across the range of the Steller's eider to eliminate take and the use of lead shot Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Law Enforcement Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 1.13
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 1.26 Monitor frequency of collisions Obsolete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Other Labor type not yet selected In 2012, the recovery team merged this task with task 1.25; now Task ID is 2.20
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 1.27 Summarize survival rates of transmitter implanted eiders (include all sea duck species) Complete FY 2006 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected In 2012 the recovery team concurred that this task is complete and should be removed from the working list.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 1.8 Work toward the prohibition of the use of lead shot on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta (all seasons, all quarries) Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected The Recovery Team voted to officially remove this task from the list in 2012 but it was completed several years ago.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 1.9 Continue education, including non-toxic shot clinics and village visits to eliminate the use of lead shot for waterfowl across the range of the Steller's eider Obsolete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected This task was merged with Task 1.1.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 2.1 Continue fox control near Barrow Ongoing Current FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Depredation Control Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 1.1
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 2.10. Refine, implement and evaluate field techniques for enhancing egg survival with artificial incubation Complete FY 2005 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Management Techniques Labor type not yet selected Recovery Team determined that this task is complete at 2012 meeting
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 2.11 Opportunistically collect eggs on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta and North Slope to establish a flock of known-geographic origin Steller's eiders at ASLC Obsolete FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Propagation Labor type not yet selected In 2012 the Recovery Team merged this task with 2.9 because it is included in captive propagation protocols
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 2.5 Continue raven control near Barrow Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Depredation Control Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 1.9
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 2.7 Continue education at Barrow, including Eider Journey, Barrow Bird and Cultural Camp, Migratory Bird Calendar contest and North Slope Outreach Team meetings for Barrow residents to reduce disturbance of nests and ducklings Obsolete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected In 2012 the Recovery Team merged this task with task 1.1
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 2.8 Maintain captive flocks, develop techniques for artificial propagation, and investigate development of a second captive flock Ongoing Current FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Propagation Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 1.8
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 2.9 Develop a plan for re-introduction, including fully establishing a known-geographic origin flock of Steller's eiders At ASLC Partially Complete FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 1.6
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 3.6 Continue studies at Kuskokwim Shoals to understand how eiders using Kuskokwim Shoals relate to the listed population Obsolete FY 2006 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected In 2011, recovery team merged this task with Task 5.2 and removed this one
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 4.1 Continue intensive aerial surveys in the Barrow Triangle Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2012 priority is 1.2
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 4.12 Continue nest and brood monitoring at Barrow Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Priority is 1.5
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 4.13 Update and evaluate Population Viability Analysis with the most recent survey and demographic data Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Priority is 1.10
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 4.14 Continue Izembek adult survival monitoring until analytical and study design are evaluated Obsolete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Labor type not yet selected The Recovery Team merged this task with Task 4.16 in 2012
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 4.15 Evaluate analytical and study design of Izembek annual survival study Complete FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Assessment Labor type not yet selected Task considered complete by Eider Recovery Team in Dec. 2011
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 4.16 Conduct mark-recapture study on Steller's eiders molting at Izembek NWR to generate survival estimates Partially Complete FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected Recovery team revised task description in Dec 2011; 2012 Priority is 2.33
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 4.2 Continue standardized ground-based breeding pair surveys (formerly "Foot Surveys") at Barrow Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 1.3
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 4.5 Evaluate/reconcile North Slope Eider Survey vs. Arctic Coastal Plain Survey Complete FY 2007 FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Management Techniques Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team removed this task as complete in Dec. 2011
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 4.9 Continue spring Pacific population survey Discontinued FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 1.11
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 5.1 Determine female breeding area fidelity by capturing, marking and re-sighting hens at Barrow Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 task ID is 1.12
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 1 5.9 Determine post hatch-fledging survival Partially Complete FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 1.7
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.11 Screen/monitor for lead exposure throughout the range of the listed population Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.16
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.12 Monitor use of lead shot on the North Slope Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Law Enforcement Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.22
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.18 Incorporate eider conservation needs in spill response plan Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reduce Threats in/to Marine Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.8
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.20. Determine level of exposure in field by monitoring internal exposure in live birds Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.36
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.21 Evaluate physiological effects and sensitivity to oil exposure in Steller's eiders Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.43
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.25 Monitor the frequency of collisions, and develop and implement technology to reduce them. Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Management Techniques Labor type not yet selected In 2012, the recovery team merged this task with Task 1.26; Now task ID is 2.20
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.28 Continue to evaluate the effects of transmitters to survival, reproduction, behavior and physiology of Steller's eiders, and develop ways to minimize these effects through improved surgical techniques, capture methods and/or transmitter design. Partially Complete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.30; the recovery team merged this task with 1.29
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.29 Determine the physiological and behavioral effects and pre-screening methods of surgery and implants (captive study) 1/07 Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected In 2012 the recovery team merged this task with 1.28, and removed it from the list.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.3 Improve collection and analysis of information on harvest levels of Steller's eiders in Alaska Not Started FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.10. Task description revised in 2012.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.30. Measure changes in reproductive potential related to implanted transmitters (captive study) 1/07 Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected The recovery team merged this task with task 1.28, and removed this task from the list.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 1.31 Ensure consultation occurs for federal research Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Other Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.31
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 2.12 Determine the causes of infertile and inviable eggs in the listed population Partially Complete FY 2007 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.13. Task description was revised in 2012.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 2.13 Captive study: effects of pond salinity on STEI ducklings Ongoing Current Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Climate Change Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.26
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 2.2 Implement jaeger control (egg removal or adult removal as necessary) under certain circumstances near Barrow Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Depredation Control Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.15
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 2.3 Identify nest predators and monitor changes in their distribution and abundance Ongoing Current FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Predation Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.1. Task description was revised in 2012.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 2.4 Reduce availability of anthropogenic food sources to nest predators of Steller's eiders at Barrow Ongoing Current FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.12
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 2.6 Gull control Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Depredation Control Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.41
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 3.1 Barrow conservation plan Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acquisition: Management Agreement Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.25
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 3.3 Investigate potential for easements on YKD Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acquisition: Easement Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.39
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 3.4 Identify various components of important breeding habitat (foraging, roosting, nesting, brood-rearing) Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Identify/Protect Foraging, Breeding and Mig Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.38
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 3.5 Identify and protect important non-breeding habitats of the listed population, especially in the Chukchi Sea Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Identify/Protect Foraging, Breeding and Mig Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.4
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 3.7 Investigate habitat associations in Kuskokwim shoals for spring Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected 2012 priority is 2.35
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.10. Conduct aerial summer population survey in Russia Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2012 Priority is 3.11
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.11 Develop/explore additional means of monitoring Pacific wintering population (workshop) Partially Complete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2012 priority is 3.5
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.17 Initiate survival study at Kuskokwim shoals (during molting period) Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Priority is 3.9
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.18 Identify nest predators and monitor changes in their distribution and abundance Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Predation Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team revised this task description in 2012. 2012 Task ID is 2.1
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.19 Conduct studies on environmental processes on the YKD (such as changes in salinity, air and water temperature, pond productivity, and the rates and patterns of erosion) to guide management actions. Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Ecosystem Studies Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery team revised the task description in Dec 2011. The 2012 Task ID is 2.18.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.20 Synthesize results of management actions Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Planning Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team removed this task in Dec 2011.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.21 Monitor changes in lead exposure levels and/or rates Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team removed this task as it was redundant with Task 1.11.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.26 Standardize protocol to monitor body condition Complete Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: General Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team voted that this task was complete at the Dec 2011 meeting.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.3 Explore possibility of counting birds in the ice leads of the Chukchi Sea in spring before they arrive on the North Slope Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.17
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.4 Conduct a one-time marine survey (Barrow to Wainwright) after birds arrive at Barrow breeding grounds to see if there is a reservoir of non-breeding birds Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.28
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.6 Continue Arctic coastal plain survey (breeding pair survey) Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.2
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.7 Monitor Kuskokwim shoals for molting use (multiple surveys for different age classes) Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.27.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 4.8 Continue North Slope eider survey Obsolete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team removed this task from the list as the NSE survey has been merged with the ACP survey.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.10. Estimate first year survival Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 task ID is 2.7
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.11 Estimate survival of sub adults Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.11
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.13 Estimate age at first breeding Partially Complete FY 2007 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.19
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.15 Develop ways to determine recruitment for listed population Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.3
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.18 Continue studies on prevalence and effects of disease and causes of mortality Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Labor type not yet selected 2012 task ID is 2.6
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.2 Conduct study to link breeding, molting, wintering and staging areas Partially Complete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.9
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.21 Develop visibility correction factor for aerial surveys of Steller's eiders on the breeding grounds Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.21
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.22 Develop techniques for diet assessment Partially Complete FY 2005 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Dietary Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.40
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.23 Develop techniques to evaluate body condition and general health Partially Complete FY 2005 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.42
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.24 Determine spring and summer diet at Barrow Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Dietary Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.44
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.26 Correlate Barrow breeding effort with environmental variables Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Ecosystem Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.29
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.3 Further analyze breeding female fidelity at Barrow using genetic methods Ongoing Current FY 2009 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected Eider Recovery Team revised task description in Dec 2011. Task ID Is 2.5
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.4 Acquire genetic samples from Russia and Alaska Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Genetics Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.23
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.5 Document fidelity to breeding, molting, wintering, and staging areas Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.24
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.6 Determine distribution of non-breeders in breeding season Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.14
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.7 Female breeding site fidelity of Pacific population Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected Eider Recovery team merged this task with task 5.8 in Dec. 2011. 2012 Task ID is 2.32
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 5.8 Breeding female fidelity - satellite telemetry of Alaska breeders Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team merged this task with Task 5.7 in Dec 2011.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 6.1 Conduct an experiment to evaluate the ability of social attraction techniques (decoys/sound recordings) to attract Steller's eiders to the YKD or NS (added in Feb 2009) Not Started Other Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.37
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 2 6.1 Develop technique and identify information needs for evaluating cumulative effects of human development on the listed population of Steller's eiders Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 2.34
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.13 Education to eliminate use of lead in Russia Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected Team voted in 2012 to remove task from list
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.14 Study persistence of lead in Arctic Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.21
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.15 Evaluate grit selection Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.28
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.16 Assess effects of exposure on STEI from lead Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.16
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.17 Encourage prudent oil management Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reduce Threats in/to Marine Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.8
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.19 Monitor trends in oil concentrations near small boat harbors Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.6
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.22 Determine level of oil exposure in field by looking for dead birds Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.30
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.23 Expand assessment of hydrocarbon levels in STEI wintering areas Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.17
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.24 Develop plan for unusual mortality events Obsolete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected In 2012 the recovery team voted to remove this task from the list because it is ongoing responsibility of the Service
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.32 Summarize effects of all other research activities Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.29
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.33 Develop educational products for researchers (reduce researcher-induced mortality) Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.10
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.4 Gather & summarize information on harvest levels in Russia Partially Complete FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Contract 2012 Task ID is 3.27
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.5 Education to eliminate shooting in Russia Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Contract Recovery Team voted to remove this task from the recovery task list in 2012
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.6 Recommend law enforcement presence at Izembek Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Law Enforcement Internal Technical Assistance 2012 Task ID is 3.20
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 1.7 Evaluate feasibility of screening birds for embedded shot; conduct pilot study at Kodiak or Izembek Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.15
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 3.2 Investigate potential for additional easements on North Slope Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acquisition: Easement Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.2
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 3.8 Identify various components of important molting habitat (foraging, roosting, nesting, brood-rearing) Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected Removed, this task is a duplicate
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 3.9 More specific delineation of molting areas Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Genetics Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.13
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 4.22 Evaluate cumulative habitat loss from harbor and wind power development on wintering areas. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team revised this task description in Dec. 2011. 2012 Task ID is 3.23.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 4.23 Monitor researcher activity and impacts Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID 3.24
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 4.24 Assess tidal regime and currents in dispersing contaminants/effluents Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.25
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 4.25 Assess cumulative effects of harbor and wind power development in southwestern Alaska Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team merged this task with 4.22.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 4.27 Maximize data collection during banding drive at Izembek (monitor body condition) Discontinued FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.14
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 4.28 Determine variation in pre-breeding body mass and condition Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.7
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 4.29 Expand spatio-temporal scope of body condition sampling Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.26
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 5.12 Determine age and sex ratios on wintering grounds Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 task ID is 3.3
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 5.14 Develop techniques to determine age and sex Partially Complete FY 2005 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.1
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 5.16 Deal with potentially senescent females Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery team determined that this task should be removed in Dec 2011.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 5.17 Estimate frequency of breeding after first breeding Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.4
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 5.19 Review and update protocol for handling sick, injured, and dead eiders Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Stranding Response Labor type not yet selected The Eider Recovery Team determined this task is complete in Dec 2011 because the Service has an updated protocol in place.
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 5.20 Develop baseline hematology and serum chemistry Ongoing Current FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.19
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 5.25 Determine diet in SW Alaskan waters Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Dietary Studies Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.12
Recovery Plan for the Alaska-Breeding Population of the Steller's Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri 3 5.27 Further investigate local movements of STEI in wintering areas Partially Complete FY 2006 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Identify/Protect Foraging, Breeding and Mig Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2012 Task ID is 3.22