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
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 1 1.1.1.1 Increase the number of individuals in the captive flock from 56 to at least 75 over the next five years. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, National Museum of Natural History, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey Management: Propagation Species Expert Costs appear separately under recovery actions below for managing the captive population of `Alala
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 1 2.4 Prevent alien pathogens and predators from becoming established on Hawai`i that would preclude recovery of `Alala Ongoing Not Current FY 2008 Other Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaii Department of Agriculture, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected State of Hawaii West Nile Virus prevention system is no longer effectively operating.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.1.2 Reexamine existing pedigree and founder relatedness using recently completed DNA analysis. Partially Complete FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, National Museum of Natural History Management: Propagation Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.1.3 Protect captive flock from infection with West Nile virus by mosquito exclusion and/or immunization. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Propagation Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.1.4 The flock manager will annually review captive flock status and new information related to captive propagation, suggest new studies and protocols, and prepare a summary for the `Alala Recovery Team. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Propagation Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.1.5.1 Consider giving ineffective or inept breeders hormone implants to improve breeding and parental care. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Propagation Contract
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.1.5.2 Allow greater opportunities for mate selection through non-breeder group socialization. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society Management: Propagation Species Expert Costs are for increased management expenses. Costs for aviary construction are under 1.1.2.1.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.1.5.3 Structure captive socialization to maintain several single-sex groups that can be introduced after the natal period to limit inbreeding avoidance in unrelated birds. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society Management: Propagation Species Expert Costs are for increased management expenses.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.1.5.4 Incorporate genes of any wild `Alala by temporary or permanent capture and captive breeding. Planned Other San Diego Zoological Society Research: Population Surveys Contract Wild alala will be located by surveys if present
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.2.1 Build two new breeding aviaries and three new holding aviaries each year over the next five years at current facilities. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Propagation Contract Accommodate an increase the number of individuals in the captive flock from 56 to at least 75 over the next five years.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.2.2 Secure funding to support increased staff, operations needs, and construction costs for item 1.1.2.1. Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: General Internal Administrative
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.1.2.3 Contact potential mainland facilities to provide for flock growth. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society Management: Propagation Internal Technical Assistance If `Alala must be moved to the mainland, obtain authorization from the American Zoo and Aquarium Association for the `Alala Studbook and to develop a Species Survival Plan.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 1.2 If wild birds are discovered and brought into captivity, maximize potential transmission of their behaviors to juvenile birds. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society Management: Propagation Species Expert Costs are for increased management expenses.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.1 Gather additional habitat information using remote sensing, ground-truthing, and knowledge of local land managers as needed to compare release sites. Partially Complete FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey Research: Habitat Status Contract Preliminary assessments completed. Costs are for additional studies.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.2 Establish selection criteria for release sites and choose one or more reintroduction sites. Partially Complete FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey Management: Planning Internal Administrative
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.3 Finalize Environmental Assessment for population reestablishment of the `Alala. Planned U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Regulations Internal Administrative
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.4.1 Use Safe Harbor and Partnership Agreements and other regulatory incentive programs to increase effective management of `Alala habitat on private lands. Partially Complete FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other: Information and Education Internal Technical Assistance Initial meetings with landowners successful, but further work needed to scope and prepare agreements.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.4.2 Use mechanisms such as conservation easements, cooperative agreements, changes in land use designation, leases, direct compensation, or purchase from willing sellers to secure habitat areas. Planned FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acquisition: General Internal Administrative Preliminary discussions with McCandless Ranch are in progress.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.4.3 Design and implement a program to inform the communities near release sites of the recovery program and its benefits (see action 4.3). Partially Complete Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other: Information and Education Contract Outreach coordinator position being advertised, supported by recovery funds.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.4.4 Coordinate `Alala recovery actions to benefit from funding and management of other endangered species programs and to assist these programs. Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Identify/Protect Foraging, Breeding and Mig Habitats Internal Technical Assistance
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.5 Fence and remove feral ungulates from all release sites. Partially Complete FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Predator and Competitor Control Internal Field Assistance Two potential release sites fenced. Fence construction ongoing at one other.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.6 Document initial vegetation condition and measure response to ungulate exclusion, comparing to pre-established criteria for release sites. Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Administrative Release sites managed by partners are being monitored.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.1.7 Increase populations of selected native plants as needed to restore food base for `Alala, including outplanting of sub-canopy fruit-bearing plants Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract Outplanting ongoing at two sites funded by grants from FWS.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.2.1 Remove all feral cats from release sites and maintain cat-free status. Planned U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Predator and Competitor Control Contract Research ongoing to optimize cat control methods.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.2.2 Reduce rodent and mongoose populations in all release sites and maintain at less than 20 percent of initial densities. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Aerial broadcast of rodenticide needed to implement this. Not yet a permitted activity.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.2.3 Establish a mammal-free area within one of the release sites and document response of plant and animal communities and cost of maintenance. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Aerial broadcast of rodenticide needed to implement this. Not yet a permitted activity.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.3.1 Establish baseline `Io densities at all designated release sites, and monitor yearly. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.3.2 Determine by experiment if `Io density can be reduced by controlling rodent and game bird prey base. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Research: Management Techniques Labor type not yet selected Aerial broadcast of rodenticide needed to implement this. Not yet a permitted activity.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 2.3.3 Establish relationship between forest vegetation structure and ability of `Io to prey on `Alala Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Research: Predation Labor type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.1 Using demographic models, project when birds suitable for release will be available, updating projections yearly. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Population Monitoring Contract
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.2.1 Appoint a subcommittee of the Recovery Team that includes outside experts to draft a set of hypotheses, tests, and conditions for determining the effectiveness of behavioral conditioning in `Alala Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Research: Management Techniques Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.2.2 Experimentally test whether `Alala can be trained to avoid cat feces as a means to reduce risk of toxoplasmosis. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Research: Management Techniques Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.2.3 Experimentally test whether `Alala can be trained to avoid small mammalian predators. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Research: Management Techniques Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.2.4 Experimentally test whether `Alala can be trained to avoid predation by `Io. Ongoing Current FY 2016 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Research: Management Techniques Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.3.1 Allow parent-rearing by well-represented pairs and compare the behavior of juveniles reared by parents to those reared using the standard puppet method. Ongoing Current Other San Diego Zoological Society Management: Captive Standards and Veterinary Care Species Expert Costs are for increased management expenses. Costs for associated aviary construction are under 1.1.2.1.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.3.2 Improve mutual learning opportunities by young `Alala as members of non-breeding flocks. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Captive Standards and Veterinary Care Species Expert Costs are for increased management expenses. Costs for associated aviary construction are under 1.1.2.1.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.3.3 Enhance opportunities for learning wild social and foraging behaviors by allowing juveniles contact with birds previously released into the wild, playing recordings of known vocalizations, and other means. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Captive Standards and Veterinary Care Species Expert Costs are for increased management expenses. Costs for associated aviary construction are under 1.1.2.1.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.4.1 Examine the history of the release program from 1993 to 1999 with particular emphasis on known mortality factors, and propose changes in rearing and release methodologies to reduce mortality and increase program success. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, To be decided Research: Reintroduction Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.4.2 Compare the inferred social system of the `Alala with social systems of other corvid species (e.g., Common Raven Corvus corax, Mariana Crow Corvus kubaryi, and Grey Crow Corvus tristis), and propose release protocols that would favor early pair formation and breeding. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, To be decided Research: Reintroduction Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 3.4.3 Rank all potential release protocols, and any associated captive husbandry regimes, by order of likely success at the chosen release site, and prepare to implement (or actually implement) the highest priority protocol on an experimental basis. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, To be decided Research: Reintroduction Species Expert
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 4.1.1 Determine the financial and non-financial needs of the program, including flock management, habitat management, and public awareness programs. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other To be decided Management: Planning Internal Technical Assistance
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 4.1.2 Design and implement a funding strategy adequate to meet needs. Planned FY 2008 Other To be decided Management: Planning Contract We are working with Partners in Flight and the American Bird Conservancy to design a funding strategy.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 4.2 Incorporate Hawaiian cultural viewpoints into recovery planning and implementation by including one or more experts in the public portion of all `Alala Recovery Team meetings. Planned U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other: Information and Education Internal Technical Assistance We are working with Kamehameha Schools on cultural issues, including participation in planning.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 4.3 Communicate with local communities near release sites to prepare for toxicant use, cat control, ungulate control, and `Alala presence, and seek feedback from the communities for improving outreach and informational programs (see action 2.1.4.3). Partially Complete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other: Information and Education Contract See 2.1.4.3
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 4.4 Contract with a specialist in public/private landowner relationships to design and conduct a program to enlist landowner collaboration as outlined in action 2.1.4.1. Planned U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other: Information and Education Contract Secondary duties of person hired under 2.1.4.3
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 4.5 In coordination with the Hawai`i Forest Bird Recovery Team, contract with an independent public outreach specialist to meet public outreach performance milestones. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaii Forest Bird Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other: Information and Education Contract Dependent on outcome of first year of outreach contractor.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 4.6 Display non-breeding `Alal? in one or more educational settings within the State of Hawai`i. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Honolulu Zoo, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other: Information and Education Contract No current 'Alala are suitable for this role.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 5.1.1 Complete the inventory of field data collected from 1992 to 2001, and present to the Recovery Team. Complete FY 2008 FY 2009 Other U.S. Geological Survey Research: Reintroduction Contract Field data presentation completed in 2008.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 5.1.2 Formulate list of relevant questions to be addressed by analysis of these data (action 5.1.1) and conduct analyses. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, To be decided Research: Reintroduction Internal Technical Assistance
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 5.2 Prioritize new research based on relevance to implementation plan tasks, and modify management actions based on analysis of results. Partially Complete FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, To be decided Management: Planning Internal Technical Assistance This is an iterative process of research, analysis and management design.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 5.3 Hold Recovery Team meetings once a year on a fixed schedule, and as may be needed should time sensitive issues develop requiring immediate discussion. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: Planning Internal Technical Assistance Recovery team meetings are currently being conducted by conference calls.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 5.4 Establish a recovery implementation working group. Ongoing Current Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Other: Administration Species Expert Discussions with recovery team ongoing as to form and membership of this group.
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 5.5 Hire a person whose sole responsibility will be to coordinate implementation of recovery actions for the `Alala and/or dedicate at least one full-time employee to oversee recovery implementation. Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: General Species Expert Program currently has a dedicated recovery biologist (J. Burgett)
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 5.6 Adopt performance milestones for the Recovery Team, the Service, and private contractors, measure annually, and propose corrective actions if milestones are not achieved. Not Started Other San Diego Zoological Society, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Management: General Internal Technical Assistance
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 5.7 If appropriate, beginning in early 2012, prepare Implementation Plan for 2014 through 2018. Not Started Other Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, `Alala Recovery Team, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the `Alala (Corvus hawaiiensis) RF(1) 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Hawaiian (='alala) Crow Corvus hawaiiensis 2 5.8 In 2012 obtain a thorough, impartial assessment of progress toward stated goals and identify impediments to goal achievement. Incorporate this review into the next Implementation Plan. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, To be decided Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected