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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 Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.1 Develop standardized vernal pool habitat site assessment guidance. Not Started Other California Native Plant Society, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Game Other Internal Technical Assistance 1.1-1 Documenting and predicting presence of vernal pool plants. Complete 2008 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Grant was provided by CVPCP to several vp specialists: Bob Holland, Steven Rae, Michael Barbour. 3 methods were compared: whole pool, transect, and community. Community-based sampling was the most accurate.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.2 Conduct data analysis using Geographic Information Systems, remote sensing, and other techniques to facilitate vernal pool habitat protection efforts. Not Started FY 2064 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Internal Field Assistance Assumes 58 years for delisting or downlisting
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.3.10 Conduct standardized vernal pool habitat site assessments for San Joaquin Valley vernal pool region Not Started Other U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Contractor Research: Habitat Status Contract Cost estimate for 8,792 hectares(21,725 acres)
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.3.12 Conduct standardized vernal pool habitat site assessments for Solano-Colusa vernal pool region Not Started Other County governments, California Native Plant Society, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Game, The Nature Conservancy, Landowners and Managers Research: Habitat Status Internal Field Assistance Cost estimate for 25,475 hectares ( 62,948 acres)
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.3.13 Conduct standardized vernal pool habitat site assessments for Southeastern Sacramento Valley vernal pool region Partially Complete FY 2011 Other To be decided Research: Habitat Status Contract Cost estimate for 37,621 hectares ( 92,960 acres). Project to map and quantify occupied habitat of 3 shrimp and one plant species in core areas in Sacramento and Placer Counties has been funded by CVPHRP.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.3.8 Conduct standardized vernal pool habitat site assessments for Northeastern Sacramento Valley vernal pool region Not Started Other California Department of Parks and Recreation, County governments, California Native Plant Society, Conservation Organizations, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Game, U.S. Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, Contractor, Landowners and Managers Research: Habitat Status Contract Cost estimate for 36,707 hectares ( 90,704 acres)
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.3.9 Conduct standardized vernal pool habitat site assessments for Northwestern Sacramento Valley vernal pool region Not Started Other California Department of Parks and Recreation, County governments, Conservation Organizations, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Game, Contractor, Landowners and Managers Research: Habitat Status Contract Cost estimate for 26,549 hectares ( 65,602 acres)
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.4.2.1 Ensure State and local agencies use their authority to protect species occurrences and their vernal pool habitat in Zone 1 core areas. Ongoing Current FY 2005 Other County governments Acquisition: Easement Internal Field Assistance 1.4.2.1-1 Butte County HCP Ongoing Current 2005 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected To implement section 10 and other obligations. Butte County is currently developing an HCP/NRCCP to cover Butte County meadowfoam and shrimp.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.4.3.1 Ensure existing conservation areas on private lands are managed to protect vernal pool species and habitat in Zone 1 core areas. Unknown Conservation Organizations, The Nature Conservancy, Landowners and Managers Conservation Organizations, The Nature Conservancy, Landowners and Managers Acquisition: Easement Internal Field Assistance To implement section 10 and other obligations
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.4.4.1 Protect remaining species occurrences and habitat, not currently protected on private land in Zone 1 core areas. Ongoing Not Current FY 2005 Other To be decided Acquisition: General Contract Maximum cost based on fee title acquisition for approximately 234,256 hectares (578,838 acres) 1.4.4.1-1 Protect vernal pool species and their habitat on Highway 41 in Madera Co. in a CalTrans mitigation bank. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected This bank was created only for mitigation of CalTrans projects that affect vernal pools. Opening date of the bank is unknown. Vernal pool habitat was created and restored.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.4.4.1 Protect remaining species occurrences and habitat, not currently protected on private land in Zone 1 core areas. Ongoing Not Current FY 2005 Other To be decided Acquisition: General Contract Maximum cost based on fee title acquisition for approximately 234,256 hectares (578,838 acres) 1.4.4.1-2 Porter Ranch Mitigation Bank Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.4.4.1 Protect remaining species occurrences and habitat, not currently protected on private land in Zone 1 core areas. Ongoing Not Current FY 2005 Other To be decided Acquisition: General Contract Maximum cost based on fee title acquisition for approximately 234,256 hectares (578,838 acres) 1.4.4.1-3 Meridian Ranch Mitigation Bank Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.4.4.1 Protect remaining species occurrences and habitat, not currently protected on private land in Zone 1 core areas. Ongoing Not Current FY 2005 Other To be decided Acquisition: General Contract Maximum cost based on fee title acquisition for approximately 234,256 hectares (578,838 acres) 1.4.4.1-4 SMUD Nature Preserve Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.4.4.1 Protect remaining species occurrences and habitat, not currently protected on private land in Zone 1 core areas. Ongoing Not Current FY 2005 Other To be decided Acquisition: General Contract Maximum cost based on fee title acquisition for approximately 234,256 hectares (578,838 acres) 1.4.4.1-5 Noonan Ranch Conservation Bank Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 1.4.4.1 Protect remaining species occurrences and habitat, not currently protected on private land in Zone 1 core areas. Ongoing Not Current FY 2005 Other To be decided Acquisition: General Contract Maximum cost based on fee title acquisition for approximately 234,256 hectares (578,838 acres) 1.4.4.1-6 Sycamore Ranch Conservation Bank Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 2.1.1.1 Ensure Federal agencies conduct interim habitat management on lands in Zone 1 core areas. Ongoing Current FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service Management Internal Field Assistance Assumes long term management plan is developed and implemented in 5 years
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 2.1.2.1 Ensure State and local agencies conduct interim habitat management on lands in Zone 1 core areas. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other California Department of Parks and Recreation, California State Lands Commission, County governments, California Department of Fish and Game Management Internal Administrative Assumes long term management plan is developed and implemented in 5 years
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 2.3.2.2 Ensure State and local agencies develop or improve existing management and monitoring plans. Partially Complete FY 2006 Other California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources, County governments, Flood control districts, Irrigation Districts, California Department of Fish and Game, Utilities Management: Planning Contract Concurrent with interim management 2.3.2.2-1 Phoenix Field Preserve Management Plan Complete 2006 2007 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Funded with traditional section 6 grant
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 2.3.2.2 Ensure State and local agencies develop or improve existing management and monitoring plans. Partially Complete FY 2006 Other California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources, County governments, Flood control districts, Irrigation Districts, California Department of Fish and Game, Utilities Management: Planning Contract Concurrent with interim management 2.3.2.2-2 Greater Jepson Prairie Ecosystem Regional Management Plan Complete 2003 2007 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 2.5.2.1 Review existing shrimp cyst collections, as needed, to determine need to collect cysts and the number of cysts necessary. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, University Management: Land Use Internal Field Assistance
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 2.5.5.1 Determine appropriate locations for reintroduction/introduction of shrimp. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Research: Habitat Requirements Internal Field Assistance Sites identified by recovery team
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 3.1.1 Review existing species survey guidance to determine whether such guidance is adequate Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other Internal Technical Assistance Assumes cost of one biologist for 1/4 time
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 3.1.2 If necessary, revise existing guidance or develop new standardized, scientifically based, and species-specific survey guidance. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Status Contract Assumes cost of one biologist for 1/4 time
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 3.2.1 Identify and prioritize areas within each vernal pool region, starting with core areas, to conduct standardized status surveys. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service To be decided Other Contract Assumes cost of one biologist for 0.5 time
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 4.1.3.3.1 Implement research on dispersal mechanisms of listed fairy shrimp and vernal pool tadpole shrimp. Not Started Other Contractor Research: Migration Graduate Student
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 1 5.1 Form a single vernal pool recovery implementation team. Complete FY 2008 FY 2009 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Planning Volunteer, Species Expert Original Team was formed in 2009. Member turnover has occurred and new member have joined. Chair position is generally for 2 years. Assumes staff time cost to organize implementation team meetings
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 1.4.1.2 Ensure Federal agencies use their authority to protect species occurrences and their vernal pool habitat in Zone 2 core areas. Ongoing Current FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service Acquisition: Easement Internal Field Assistance To implement 7(a)(1), 7(a)(2) and other obligations
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 1.4.2.2 Ensure State and local agencies use their authority to protect species occurrences and their vernal pool habitat in Zone 2 core areas. Ongoing Current FY 2005 Other California State Lands Commission, State of Oregon, California Department of Fish and Game Acquisition: Easement Internal Field Assistance To implement section 10 and other obligations
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 1.4.4.2 Protect remaining species occurrences and habitat, not currently protected on private land in Zone 2 core areas. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other To be decided Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Maximum cost based on fee title acquisition for approximately 259,434 hectares (641,052 acres) 1.4.4.2-1 Toad Hill Ranch Mitigation Bank Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 2.1.1.2 Ensure Federal agencies conduct interim habitat management on lands in Zone 2 core areas. Ongoing Current FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service Management Internal Field Assistance Assumes long term management plan is developed and implemented in 5 years
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 2.1.2.2 Ensure State and local agencies conduct interim habitat management on lands in Zone 2 core areas. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other California State Lands Commission, State of Oregon, California Department of Fish and Game Management Internal Field Assistance Assumes long term management plan is developed and implemented in 5 years
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 2.3.3.1.2 Ensure Federal agencies implement long-term, comprehensive habitat management and monitoring plans on lands in Zone 2 core areas. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service Management: General Internal Field Assistance Based on assumed time in field to conduct habitat management each field season
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 2.3.3.2.2 Ensure State and local agencies implement long-term, comprehensive habitat management and monitoring plans on lands in Zone 2 core areas. Not Started Other California State Lands Commission, State of Oregon, California Department of Fish and Game Management: General Internal Field Assistance Based on assumed time in field to conduct habitat management each field season
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 2.5.2.3 Conduct Priority 2 cyst collection as identified in Table IV-4, if necessary. Not Started Other University Management: Land Use Internal Field Assistance
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 2.5.5.3 Conduct Priority 2 reintroductions and introductions of shrimp as indicated in Table IV- 4 Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Contract Cost will vary depending on no. of sites
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 2.5.5.6 Monitor Priority 2 reintroductions and introductions of shrimp Not Started University University Research: Population Surveys Contract Cost will vary depending on no. of sites; may be added to 2.5.4.5
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 3.3.1 Compile most recent status reviews, or comparable evaluations, for each species and develop a prioritized list for status reviews of the species addressed in this recovery plan. Ongoing Current FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service To be decided Research: Population Surveys Contract Assumes data compilation can be completed for all species can be completed in 3 months
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 3.3.2 Conduct status reviews of listed species by vernal pool region. Ongoing Current FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Regulations Contract Assumes 6 months review based on cost per species
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 4.1.1.3 Conduct genetic research on remaining vernal pool species, as necessary. Ongoing Current FY 2010 FY 2012 Other Contractor Research: Genetics Graduate Student, Species Expert Genetic study of vernal pool tadpole shrimp throughout their range will start in August 2010. This study is being conducted by Brent Helm, private consultant and by Andy Aguilar from UC Merced. Also a range wide study of vernal pool fairy shrimp genetics is ongoing at UC Davis by Kristy Deiner.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 4.1.4.1 Determine and prioritize biology and ecology research needed to inform management and habitat protection decisions. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other Internal Technical Assistance Assumes staff time costs to review and prioritize
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 4.1.5.1 Determine and prioritize research on effects of environmental factors needed to inform management and habitat protection decisions. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service To be decided Other Internal Technical Assistance Assumes staff time costs to review and prioritize
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 2 4.3.1 Research the effects of environmental contaminants on vernal pools, ecosystem function, and individual species. Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Management Techniques Contract Based on comprehensive contaminants research
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 1.4.1.4 Ensure Federal agencies use their authority to protect species occurrences and their vernal pool habitat that do not occur within a core area, but do occur within a vernal pool region. Ongoing Current FY 2005 Other U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service Acquisition: Easement Internal Field Assistance To implement 7(a)(1), 7(a)(2) and other obligations
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 1.4.2.4 Ensure State and local agencies use their authority to protect species occurrences and their vernal pool habitat that do not occur within a core area, but do occur within a vernal pool region. Ongoing Current FY 2005 Other California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources, California State Lands Commission, County governments, Flood control districts, Irrigation Districts, State of Oregon, California Department of Fish and Game, Utilities Acquisition: Easement Internal Field Assistance To implement section 10 and other obligations
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 1.4.4.4 Protect species occurrences and their vernal pool habitat that do not occur within a core area, but do occur within a vernal pool region. Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service To be decided Acquisition: General, Management: General, Management: Other, Other: Administration Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 1.4.4.4-1 Locust Road Mitigation Bank Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 2.3.3.1.4 Ensure Federal agencies implement long-term, comprehensive habitat management and monitoring plans on lands that do not occur within a core area, but do occur within a vernal pool region. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service Management: General Internal Field Assistance
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 2.4.3.1 Develop a prioritized list of sites from which shrimp cysts need to be collected to further the recovery and long-term conservation of vernal pool species. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other Internal Field Assistance In coordination with Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 2.4.3.2 Implement introduction of cysts to restored or created habitat Ongoing Current Other To be decided Management: Reintroduction Internal Field Assistance Estimates earthwork, soil collection and application, staff time at ~$25,000 [need to verify] per acre. Several conservation banks have created vernal pools and cysts collected from existing vernal pools were collected and used to innoculate the created pools. Montioring is in progress. Van Vleck is an example. 10a1A permit required to conduct cyst translocation.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 2.4.3.3 Apply success criteria in a monitoring program to determine success of shrimp cyst introduction effort. Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Conservation Organizations, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Field Assistance Post-creation/restoration monitoring is now in progress at several created pools in Sacramento Valley. Van Vleck property is an example.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 3.4 Conduct post-delisting monitoring for recovered species. Not Started Other To be decided Other: Regulations Contract Value depends on number of monitoring points for each species
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 4.2.1 Conduct research to determine minimum reserve size in order to maintain ecosystem function and population viability of vernal pool species. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Contractor Research: Habitat Requirements Contract Assumes combined cost for researcher, equipment, etc.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 4.2.4.3 Develop hydrologic models to predict effects of hydrologic modifications in various situations. Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Contractor Research: Other Information Graduate Student Assumes costs for data collection and modeling. FWS is partially funding a grad student to study subsurface water flow in natural and created vernal pools. Project will be complete in approximately 2013.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 4.3.4 Determine influence of nonnative aquatic vertebrate predators on population dynamics and determine habitat protection and management strategies across full geographic range of vernal pool branchiopods, delta green ground beetle and the western spadefoot toad. Not Started Other Contractor Research: Predation Graduate Student Assumes combined cost for researcher, equipment, etc.
Recovery Plan for Vernal Pool Ecosystems of California and Southern Oregon F 8 Sacramento Fish and Wildlife Office (916) 414-6600 Vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi 3 5.3.1 Periodically review progress toward recovery of all listed species and identify those species that require a change in status (downlisting, delisting, uplisting) or emergency actions. Ongoing Current FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Contract, Internal Technical Assistance Cost assumes review every five years until recovery.