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
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.0.1 Complete NEPA for C.C. Cragin Reservoir Renovation Discontinued FY 2010 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, Private groups, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Planning Volunteer, Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Identified as priority action in 2010 Action Plan. Due to issues with implementation of AGFD's Rotenone policy, politics, and timing of reservoir lowering, we were unable to complete this project. There will not be another opportunity to use rotenone at this site as it is scheduled to become the City of Payson's drinking water source in 2014. 1.0.1-1 Obtain funding for NEPA Complete 2009 2009 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Funding obtained
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.0.1 Complete NEPA for C.C. Cragin Reservoir Renovation Discontinued FY 2010 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, Private groups, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Planning Volunteer, Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Identified as priority action in 2010 Action Plan. Due to issues with implementation of AGFD's Rotenone policy, politics, and timing of reservoir lowering, we were unable to complete this project. There will not be another opportunity to use rotenone at this site as it is scheduled to become the City of Payson's drinking water source in 2014. 1.0.1-2 Initiate NEPA with scoping letter and develop environmental assessment for treatment. Ongoing Current 2013 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Unable to send out NEPA scoping letter due issues with AGFD rotenone policy and politics around treatment.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.0.1 Complete NEPA for C.C. Cragin Reservoir Renovation Discontinued FY 2010 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, Private groups, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Planning Volunteer, Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Identified as priority action in 2010 Action Plan. Due to issues with implementation of AGFD's Rotenone policy, politics, and timing of reservoir lowering, we were unable to complete this project. There will not be another opportunity to use rotenone at this site as it is scheduled to become the City of Payson's drinking water source in 2014. 1.0.1-3 Develop MOU between parties Ongoing Current 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.0.2 Implement C.C. Cragin Reservoir Renovation. Discontinued FY 2011 FY 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, Private groups, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Predator and Competitor Control Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Identified as a priority action in 2010 Action Plan. Unable to conduct due to inability to navigate politics of rotenone application in time to conduct NEPA.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.0.3 Begin planning and initiate NEPA for renovation of upper Chevelon Creek. Ongoing Current FY 2010 FY 2014 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, Private groups, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Planning Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Identified as priority action in 2010 Action Plan. Have been working to set-up a meeting with Arizona Game and Fish to develop initial plan outline. Plan is to meet in October/November 2012 as AGFD was not able to meet to discuss this prior to this date.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.1 Prioritize populations for protection needed. Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected We prioritized populations for protection at the 7/29/03 Recovery Team Meeting and continue to evaluate this ranking on a yearly basis.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.3 Acquire and protect land and water rights Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Acquisition: Management Agreement Labor type not yet selected In addition to funds required under task 1.2. Date indicates when AGFD purchased Wenima Wildlife Area. Sipe White Mountain Area purchased on 10/08/1993 and Grasslands Wildlife Area purchased on 06/25/1999.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.4.1 Inform agencies/individuals of responsibilities/opportunities Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Law Enforcement Division, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected Ongoing and within budget
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.4.2 Ensure compliance with Section 7 and 9 of the Endangered Species Act Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Law Enforcement Division, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Other: Law Enforcement Labor type not yet selected Ongoing and within budget
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 1.5.1 Ensure fish stocking plans are consistent with recovery plan goals and objectives Ongoing Current FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected Ongoing and within budget. AGFD reinitiated with FWS on their statewide sportfish stocking plan, but spinedace is not a Conservation And Mitigation Species. However, AGFD continues to work with us to minimize effects to spinedace from stocking nonnative fishes.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 2.2.1 Remove non-native fish in areas where continued spinedace survival is threatened Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected Note (not in plan): Added agency to whom this is also a responsibility (AZESFO). Working with AGFD, FS, SRP, and Phelps Dodge to try to renovate C.C. Cragin(Blue Ridge Reservoir).
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 2.2.2 Install barriers to prevent introduction of non-native species Ongoing Current FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY5 =$30,000. Note (not from plan): Cost estimate is too low to pay for even one barrier. Minimum cost is $100,000.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 3.1.2.1 Begin development of novel pesticides for control of nonnative fish and crayfish. Ongoing Current FY 2010 FY 2016 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, Private groups, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Research Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Identified as priority action in 2010 Action Plan. Working with Bureau of Reclamation and USGS to find funding to move proposal forward. USGS currently testing Supraverm. Locally, FWS and USGS working to determine efficacy of using liquid ammonia to remove nonnative aquatic species.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 3.2.1.1 Develop genetic pedigree Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Taxonomic Studies Labor type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 3.2.1.2 Maintain maximum genetic variability Ongoing Not Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Taxonomic Studies Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$7,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 5.1.1 Examine direct interactions with other species Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Predation Labor type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 1 5.1.2 Examine indirect interaction with other species Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Predation Labor type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.2.1.1 Develop refugium above Blue Ridge Reservoir Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected Per the East Clear Creek Recovery Strategy, we continue to stock spinedace in Bear, Dane, and Yeager Canyons to try to develop a secure population. However, drought continues to impact these sites (e.g., pools drying).
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.2.2 Develop refugium below Blue Ridge Reservoir Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.2.2 Develop refugium in Silver Creek Drainage Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.2.3 Develop refugium in Rudd-Nutrioso Creek Drainage Not Started Other Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected Note (not in plan): Added agencies to whom this is also a responsibility (AZFRO & AZESFO). Working with Jim Crosswhite (summer/fall 2014), private landowner on Nutrioso Creek, to aquire his land and water rights to create instream refugium in Nutrioso Creek.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.2.4 Develop refugia in Chevelon Creek Ongoing Current FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, Private groups, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Administrative Note (not in plan): Added agencies to whom this is also a responsiblity (AZFRO & AZESFO). On July 23, 2007, AGFD stocked spinedace in West Chevelon Creek.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.2.5 Maintain refugium at Flagstaff Arboretum Discontinued FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$70,000 Note (not in plan): Added agencies to whom this is also a responsibility (AZESFO & AZGF). We are having issues with the mangagement of this refugium site and are not likely to manage it into the future. Working with AGFD to develop another site at Raymond Ranch which we hope will be completed in FY2015. This site should replace the Arboretum site, which is not functional at this time. 1.2.5-1 Build new refugia pond for ECC spinedace at AGFD's Raymond Ranch Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected We were able to assist with funding to build this pond in FY2012 and it has been completed.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.2.5 Maintain refugium at Flagstaff Arboretum Discontinued FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$70,000 Note (not in plan): Added agencies to whom this is also a responsibility (AZESFO & AZGF). We are having issues with the mangagement of this refugium site and are not likely to manage it into the future. Working with AGFD to develop another site at Raymond Ranch which we hope will be completed in FY2015. This site should replace the Arboretum site, which is not functional at this time. 1.2.5-2 Collect spinedace from East Clear Creek population to stock into Raymon Ranch Pond. Complete 2012 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Collected fish
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.2.5 Maintain refugium at Flagstaff Arboretum Discontinued FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$70,000 Note (not in plan): Added agencies to whom this is also a responsibility (AZESFO & AZGF). We are having issues with the mangagement of this refugium site and are not likely to manage it into the future. Working with AGFD to develop another site at Raymond Ranch which we hope will be completed in FY2015. This site should replace the Arboretum site, which is not functional at this time. 1.2.5-3 Care for refuge fish until they can be released into pond at Raymon Ranch Ongoing Current 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected AESO staff caring for ECC spinedace in captive facility until pond develops food source for fish.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.2.6 Develop refugium in Little Colorado River Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected AGFD manages two properties along the Little Colorado River that contain spinedace (Wenima and Becker Wildlife Areas). Though these are not entirely protected sites, they do aid in protecting the habitat area for the spinedace.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 1.3.1 Purchase of base property for Buck Springs Range Allotment by Arizona Game and Fish Department. Complete FY 2008 FY 2010 Other Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, Private groups, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Acquisition Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative Identified as a priority action in the 2010 Action Plan. 1.3.1-1 Develop management plan for area with partners Ongoing Current 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Working with partners to develop land management plan for Buck Springs and spinedace habitat.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 2.1 Identify habitats Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected Note (not in plan): Added agency to whom this is also a responsibility (AZESFO). We intend to stock spinedace in new habitat (Gentry Creek) in Fall 2013.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 2.3 Manage ecosystems to enhance biodiversity of native species Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$52,500 Attempting to do this in the ECC Watershed per the Recovery Strategy and ECC Watershed Health Project.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 3.0.1 Stock spinedace in Kehl Canyon, Beaver Creek, Turkey Creek, Willow Creek, and Gentry Creek Ongoing Current FY 2010 FY 2016 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Identify/Protect Foraging, Breeding and Mig Habitats, Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Identified as priority action in 2010 Action Plan. See action items under 3.1.4
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 3.1.1 Identify areas for reintroduction Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected Note (not in plan): Added agency to whom this is also a responsibility (AZESFO). 3.1.1-1 Stocking fish in Gentry Creek Ongoing Current 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 3.1.2 Remove non-native competitors/predators Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Predator and Competitor Control Internal Technical Assistance Note (not in plan): Added agency to whom this is also a responsiblity (AZESFO). Worked with Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, AGFD, FS and many volunteers to remove crayfish from Dines Tank (occupied spinedace habitat in Leonard Canyon). Had hoped to renovate CC Cragin and remove LECY and other nonnatives, but unable to conduct action due issues beyond our control.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 3.1.3 Prevent reentry of non-native competitors/predators Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$17,500 Note (not in plan): Added agency to whom this is also a responsibility (AZESFO).
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 3.1.4 Reintroduce Spinedace Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management Species Expert FY4-FY7 =$12,000 Note (not in plan): Added agency to whom this is also a responsibility (AZESFO). Reintroduced spinedace to Willow Creek in October 2103 and August 2015. 3.1.4-1 Complete planning for introductins of spinedace into Willow, Gentry, and Turkey Creeks Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Planning completed
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 3.1.4 Reintroduce Spinedace Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management Species Expert FY4-FY7 =$12,000 Note (not in plan): Added agency to whom this is also a responsibility (AZESFO). Reintroduced spinedace to Willow Creek in October 2103 and August 2015. 3.1.4-2 Introduce spinedace into Willow, Gentry, and Turkey Creeks Ongoing Current 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Working with AGFD to plan these introductions. Introductions planned for Fall 2013.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 3.1.5 Monitor success of reintroductions Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Management: Other Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY7 =$14,000 Monitored site in Willow Creek where spinedace were stocked in fall 2013. Monitoring on July 16, 2015, found four size classes of spinedace (evidence of reproduction)!
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 3.1.6 Determine status of reintroduction Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Management: Other Labor type not yet selected FY7=2,000 and FY10=2,500 Track surveys conducted by AESO, AZFWCO, AGFD, and USFS
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 4.1 Establish and implement monitoring for extant location Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected FY10=1,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 4.2 Establish and implement standard sampling procedures and techniques Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$35,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 4.4.1 Develop methods to quantify abundance Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Management: Other Labor type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 6.1.1 Determine self-sustaining population numbers Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY5 $50,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 6.1.2 Determine self-sustaining population structure Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY5 =$50,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 6.1.3.1.1 Determine physical characteristics for spawning Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY5 =$20,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 6.1.4 Determine recruitment numbers required for self-sustaining populations Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected FY04-FY05 =$40,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 6.1.5 Determine minimum population size required to maintain self-sustaining populations Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY5 =$40,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 6.1.6.1 Determine physical characteristics required to maintaining self-sustaining populations Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 6.1.6.2 Determine chemical characteristics required to maintain self-sustaining populations Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 6.1.6.3 Determine biological characteristics required to maintain self-sustaining populations Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY5 =$50,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 2 7.2 Rear and supply fish for recovery purposes Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Management: Propagation Species Expert FY4 to FY10 $70,000 Spinedace are being reared at RMRS lab by AESO staff as refugia population and for reintroduction. Spinedace also being held at AGFD's Grasslands Wildlife Area in a pond. 7.2-1 Rearing fish in Flagstaff Aquatics Lab Ongoing Current 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected FWS staff responsible for care and rearing of these fish. Fish currently on station (Aug 2013) will be released to wild in October 2013 and new YOY will be added to lab stock in September 2013.
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 3 8.1.1 Outreach efforts with Arizona Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$35,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 3 8.1.2 Outreach efforts nationally Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$7,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 3 8.1.3 Outreach efforts in local communities where spinedace occurs Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Other: Administration Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$7,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 3 8.1.4 Coordinate communications among federal, state, and local community efforts Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Other: Administration Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$7,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 3 8.2.1 Inform scientific community through outreach efforts Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$7,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 3 8.2.2 Inform professional community at meetings Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$7,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 3 8.2.3 Inform by giving presentations at meetings Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$7,000
Little Colorado Spinedace F 2 Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (928) 338-4288 Little Colorado spinedace Lepidomeda vittata 3 8.2.4 Publish research findings in professional journals Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Department of Game and Fish, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Fisheries Resource Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, AZ Ecological Services Field Office Other: Administration Labor type not yet selected FY4-FY10 =$7000 See Bryan et al. (2002).