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 Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 1 1 Map/identify watersheds or wetland systems of occurrences Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Management: Planning Internal Field Assistance
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 1 2 Protect bog turtle sites through purchase and conservation easements Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Nongovernmental Organizations , State Wildlife Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges and Wildlife Acquisition: Easement, Acquisition: Fee Title Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative TBD 2-1 Enrolled the ABC farm in WRP. Site is 5 acres of bog turtle habitat (EO #123). Complete 2011 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 1 3 Monitor the status of and threats to extant populations Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges and Wildlife Research: Habitat Status Volunteer, Species Expert Continue until delisted. Implementation includes tasks 1.3 & 7.1.1
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 1 4 Identify methods to prevent adverse hydrological changes to bog turtle habitat, and restore hydrology at altered sites Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Geological Survey Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 1 5 Control succession and invasive exotic plants Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Private landowners, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Partners for Fish and Wildlife, Nongovernmental Organizations , State Wildlife Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges and Wildlife Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract, Internal Field Assistance
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 1 6 Determine and implement effective strategies for preventing and prosecuting offenses relating to the illegal collection, trade, and possession of bog turtles Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Other: Law Enforcement Internal Field Assistance No additional costs
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 10 Identify project/permit categories that may adversely affect bog turtles and their habitat Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Federal or State departments of transportation, Environmental Protection Agency , State Wildlife Agency Management: Planning Internal Field Assistance
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 11 Train appropriate federal, state, and local agency staff in the recognition of bog turtle habitat, and threats to habitat and species Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Other: Information and Education Internal Field Assistance Continue at 2K level indefinitely
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 12 Avoid and minimize direct and indirect adverse effects to bog turtles and their habitat Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Federal or State departments of transportation, Environmental Protection Agency , State Wildlife Agency Management: Planning, Management: Land Use Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance No separate cost
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 13 In each RU, identify and priority sites for appropriate conservation efforts Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Volunteer, Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance RU teams established in 2012 will meet annually to review
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 14 Develop voluntary, cooperative stewardship programs to conserve the bog turtle and it's habitat on private property Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Partners for Fish and Wildlife, Nongovernmental Organizations , State Wildlife Agency Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Intermittent there after as needed
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 15 Develop a model to identify potential bog turtle habitat and locate additional bog turtle sites Ongoing Current FY 2005 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected funding after year 1 is for model refinement
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 16 Develop and use a standardized bog turtle survey protocol Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Research: Population Surveys, Research: Other Information Contract Additional as needed; see Appendix B in this plan 16-1 The Phase 1 and Phase 2 bog turtle survey guidelines were revised in 2006. Not Started Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 17 Ensure that qualified searchers conduct bog turtle surveys Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Management: Identify/Protect Foraging, Breeding and Mig Habitats Internal Technical Assistance Additional 3K intermittently as needed
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 18 Investigate the effectiveness, risks and benefits of bog turtles at historical sites in the Prairie Peninsula/Lake Plain RU Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 19 Conduct surveys to re-evaluate the presence of bog turtles at historical sites in the Prairie peninsula/Lake Plain RU Ongoing Current Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Contract
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 20 Determine effective population size Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Geological Survey, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 21 Use available genetic data to assist conservation efforts Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No separate cost; planning task
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 22 Restore bog turtle population within Prairie Peninsula/Lake Plain RU through reintroductions Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected To be initiated after year 3 as needed
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 23 Use a standardized protocol to evaluate bog turtle sites Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Additional 7K per year as needed
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 24 Conduct research/studies to understand and ID the degree to which land-use activities alter bog turtle habitat Ongoing Not Current Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected TBD
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 25 Identify the safest and most effective methods for controlling invasive native and exotic plants, and setting back succession Ongoing Current FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 26 Determine the safest and most effective methods for using grazing to restore and maintain bog turtle habitat Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Private landowners, State Wildlife Agency Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Intermittent - 2K approx. every 3 years
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 27 Identify methods to reconnect fragmented habitat Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Subsequently as needed, cost TBD
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 28 Restore hydrology to altered bog turtle sites Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Private landowners, Federal or State departments of transportation, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Future $ depends on success of initial treatments
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 29 Reconnect fragmented habitats using methods identified in Task 6.3.4 Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Cost TBD
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 30 Develop a survey protocol to evaluate the population status of bog turtle sites Ongoing Current Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 31 Implement strategies developed in Task 7.1 Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected TBD - includes task 7.1.5
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 32 Train law enforcement personnel Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Law Enforcement Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 33 Create a repository of information that could assist LE personnel in identifying areas from which turtles have been taken Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Law Enforcement Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Continue with 2K per year as needed
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 34 Investigate the effectiveness, risks and benefits of PIT tagging wild and captive bog turtles as a research tool and deterrent to collection/trade Ongoing Not Current FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Law Enforcement Division, State Wildlife Agency Research: Population Assessment, Research: Other Information Contract, Internal Technical Assistance Ongoing coordination
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 35 Develop and use genetic markers to identify the origin of seized turtles Ongoing Not Current Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Law Enforcement Division, U.S. Geological Survey, State Wildlife Agency Research: Genetics Contract markers developed; 1K annually through recovery period
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 36 Inform and educate individuals/entities who own or manage bog turtle habitat about the species and threats to its existence Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 7 Map contiguous wetland habitat Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Nongovernmental Organizations , State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Continue as needed. Note, tasks 1.1.1-1.1.3 will be implemented as per task 1.1.4
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 8 Include all extant bog turtle sites on the state freshwater wetlands, maps, as appropriate Ongoing Not Current Other State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 5K additional in 2004-2005; some costs included under tasks 1.1.1 & 1.1.2
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 2 9 Ensure that adequate screening tools for early identification of projects that may affect bog turtles are used Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Management: Planning Internal Technical Assistance No separate cost
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 37 Amend and/or clarify the scope of state and municipal regulatory protections afforded to bog turtles and their habitat Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency, Local and Municipal Governments Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No separate cost
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 38 Conduct surveys to re-evaluate the presence of bog turtles at historical sites in other recovery units Ongoing Current Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Additional 2K in year four
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 39 Conduct surveys to locate additional populations of bog turtles Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Federal or State departments of transportation, State Wildlife Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges and Wildlife Management: Planning, Management: Land Use Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 10K total after year 3 - does not include survey's pursuant to project planning
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 40 Determine family size Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Geological Survey, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 41 Re-evaluate recovery criteria Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Following 11/11 recovery meeting recommendations, will be evaluated with 5 yr status review in 2012-13
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 42 Develop a protocol to assess the health of bog turtles prior to reintroduction Not Started Other Academic institutions Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Additional 1K in year four
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 43 Develop a strategy for reintroducing bog turtles into areas from which they have been extirpated Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 44 Restore bog turtle populations within the Prairie Peninsula/Lake Plain RU through reintroductions Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected To be initiated after year 3 as needed; funding TBD
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 45 Identify and map the groundwater recharge and supply zones associated with bog turtle sites Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Geological Survey Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Additional 20K in year four
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 46 Ensure that agency expertise is available to assist in the management, restoration and maintenance of bog turtle habitat Ongoing Current FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Cost will be part of operating budgets of agencies
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 47 Determine what constitutes a "viable" bog turtle habitat Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 48 Determine the baseline health parameters of free-ranging bog turtles Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Contract 2011 study in MA/NY completed, proposals to expand through out range submitted
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 49 Develop a protocol to assess the role of disease in wild bog turtle populations Not Started Other Academic institutions Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 50 Determine the effects of predation on population size, structure, and recruitment Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Nongovernmental Organizations , State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Intermittently, some costs incorporated into monitoring tasks. Nest predation monitoring underway at Great Swamp NWR and other NJ sites
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 51 Identify appropriate population management techniques Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Additional 3K per year as needed
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 52 Identify protocols to be followed as to the disposition of confiscated turtles Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Law Enforcement Division, Academic institutions Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 53 Investigate the potential for using neighborhood watches to monitor bog turtle sites for illegal collecting activity Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Law Enforcement Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected If deemed beneficial, coordinate an ongoing program
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 54 Promote the development and implementation of laws regulating intro-and inter-state commerce in state and federally species Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Law Enforcement Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected ES also includes Division of Endangered Species in Washington, D.C.
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 55 Develop and distribute education materials about the bog turtle Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Nongovernmental Organizations , State Wildlife Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuges and Wildlife Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected As needed including 9.2.2
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 56 Make effective use of the media in conducting outreach efforts Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Other: Information and Education Internal Technical Assistance Will involve staff time, no additional costs. ES webpage highlighting efforts throughout range.
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 57 Develop and implement programs targeted specifically at local decision makers Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Materials development and refinement
Recovery Plan for the Bog Turtle, Northern Population F 5 New York Ecological Services Field Office (607) 753-9334 bog turtle Clemmys muhlenbergii 3 58 Develop RU specific recovery tasks recognizing that each RU will require a different prioritization of approaches Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Academic institutions, State Wildlife Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected All but one RU teams established, met, and developed action plans in 2012.