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
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 1 cuok-h1.1 Determine water regulation practices that promote recovery of cuok, assess the implications on an ecosystem-wide scale, and make recommendations to water managers. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 1 cuok-s1.1 Conduct regularly scheduled surveys for cuok. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS, WMD
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 1 cuok-s3.3 Through field surveys, determine dates of germination under natural conditions. Not Started Other Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Propagation Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): NGO
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 1 cuok-s3.4 Test the effect of seasonally rising water level on the survival of young cuok. Not Started Other Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): universities
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 1 cuok-s3.5 Conduct population viability and risk assessment studies for cuok. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Population Assessment Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 1 cuok-s4.1 Determine the most effective approach to monitor the condition of cuok and its habitat on an annual basis. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Population Surveys, Research: Habitat Status Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 1 cuok-s4.2 Conduct monitoring on an annual basis. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-h1.2 Control or remove exotic vegetation in wetlands in a manner that will avoid impacts to cuok. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected Cost is per acre (ex. 1.0/acre); Total cost dependent upon number of acres infested with exotics. Action lead(s): WMD, FWC
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-h1.4 Use controlled burns to open up areas of overly dense vegetation in lake littoral zones and marshes. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Private industry, landowners, etc. Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected Cost is per acre (ex. 0.03/acre); Total cost dependent upon number of acres burned. Action lead(s): WMD, FWC
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-h1.5 Prevent cultural eutrophication of lakes and marshes. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Water Management Districts Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): WMD, FWC
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-h2.1 Ensure that habitat needs of cuok are incorporated into restoration of Kreamer, Torrey, and Ritta Islands. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Water Management Districts Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected Task currently implemented and cost is included in managing agency's budget. Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-h3.0 Research the acute and long-term tolerance of cuok to herbicides used to control nuisance aquatic vegetation. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Water Management Districts, Private industry, landowners, etc., Public and private universities Research: Management Techniques Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-h4.0 Monitor habitat and ecological processes to determine effects on cuok. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Ecosystem Studies Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-s2.1 Ensure that spraying to control aquatic vegetation does not impact cuok. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Water Management Districts Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected Majority of cost included in WMD and spraying agency's budget. Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-s2.2 Assess the effect of Melaleuca and Brazilian pepper control efforts and use techniques to avoid direct impact to cuok. Not Started Other U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Ecosystem Studies Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): WMD, FWC
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-s2.3 Use provisions of section 7 of the ESA to protect cuok. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resources Conservation Service , United States Coast Guard , U.S. Air Force, US Forest Service Other: Regulations Internal Administrative Cost included in standard operating procedures of Federal agency's budget. Action lead(s): All Federal agencies
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-s2.4.1 Establish a protocol for translocation. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts Research: Reintroduction Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-s2.4.2 Locate potential translocation sites. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts Research: Reintroduction Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-s2.4.3 Translocate plants to selected sites. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts Management: Reintroduction Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-s3.1 Test the viability of cuok seeds submerged for long periods. Not Started Other Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): NGO
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 2 cuok-s3.7 Document the potential relationship between the American alligator and the cuok. Not Started Other Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Ecosystem Studies Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): universities
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 3 cuok-h1.3 Plant native trees or shrubs to replace exotics. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected Cost is per acre (ex. 10.0/acre); Total cost dependent upon number of acres restored. Action lead(s): WMD, FWC
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 3 cuok-h2.2 Coordinate translocation plans for cuok with the Kissimmee River restoration activities. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Water Management Districts Management: Reintroduction Labor type not yet selected Task currently implemented and cost is included in managing agency's budget. Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 3 cuok-h5.0 Increase public awareness of ecological relationships, environmental stressors, and restoration activities in South Florida. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 3 cuok-s1.2 Encourage individuals to provide information on sightings of cuok. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Water Management Districts Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 3 cuok-s3.2 Characterize range of soil conditions where cuok grows and provide detail mapping of soil types in southeastern Lake Okeechobee. Not Started Other Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Ecosystem Studies Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): universities
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 3 cuok-s3.6 Investigate the role of animals in dispersing cuok seeds. Not Started Other Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts, Public and private universities Research: Ecosystem Studies Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): universities
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 3 cuok-s3.8 Investigate the genetic distance between the two populations of cuok. Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Non-governmental organizations, Water Management Districts Research: Genetics Species Expert, Contract Action lead(s): NGO
South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) F 4 South Florida Ecological Services Field Office (772) 562-3909 Okeechobee gourd Cucurbita okeechobeensis ssp. okeechobeensis 3 cuok-s5.0 Increase public awareness of cuok. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Non-governmental organizations, Florida Division of Forestry, Water Management Districts Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected Action lead(s): FWS