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 Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 1.1 Develop, support, and build partnerships to facilitate recovery: Establish regional, inter-organizational RITs to coordinate implementation activities of recovery. actions. Ongoing Current FY 2012 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Planning Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance 1.1-1 RITs appointed by FWS Regional Director Complete 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.1 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Conserve intact desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Management: Land Use Labor type not yet selected Negligible additional costs above normal activities. 2.1-1 Prepared management plan for the desert tortoise and its habitat on the Moapa River Indian Reservation Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.1 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Conserve intact desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Management: Land Use Labor type not yet selected Negligible additional costs above normal activities. 2.1-2 Established 6,000-ac tortoise conservation area on the Moapa River Indian Reservation Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-1 2011 health assessments conducted for ISEGS, Desert Sunlight, and Silver State solar energy development projects. Complete 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-10 2015 spring health assessment training at DTCC Complete 2015 2015 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-11 2015 summer health assessment training at AGFD Complete 2015 2015 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-12 2015 health assessments conducted for Dry Lake SEZ translocation projects Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-13 2015 health assessments conducted for MCAGCC translocation project Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-14 2016 health assessment training at AGFD Complete 2016 2016 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-15 2016 health assessment training at LSTS Complete 2016 2016 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-16 2017 health assessments conducted for Mesquite Mine project Complete 2018 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-2 2012 health assessments conducted for Desert Sunlight solar energy development project. Complete 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-3 2012 health assessment training at DTCC Complete 2012 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-4 2011 health assessment training at DTCC Complete 2011 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-5 2013 health assessment training at DTCC Complete 2013 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-6 Conduct blood tests for all tortoises translocate/returned to Red Cliffs Desert Reserve Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-7 2013 health assessments conducted for Moapa solar energy development project Partially Complete 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-8 2014 health assessments conducted for First Solar Stateline and Silver State solar energy development projects and translocations from the DTCC. Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.2 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize factors contributing to disease. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Management: Disease Control Labor type not yet selected 2.2-9 2014 health assessments conducted for Moapa solar energy development project. Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.3 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Establish/continue environmental education programs. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Other: Information and Education Volunteer, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative 2.3-2 DMG education/outreach program Discontinued 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.3 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Establish/continue environmental education programs. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Other: Information and Education Volunteer, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative 2.3-3 Clark County Mojave Max Program Ongoing Current 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.3 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Establish/continue environmental education programs. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Other: Information and Education Volunteer, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative 2.3-4 Red Cliffs Desert Reserve - ongoing outreach program/coordinator/visitor center-mojave max Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.3 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Establish/continue environmental education programs. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Other: Information and Education Volunteer, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative 2.3-5 Captive tortoise registration clinics Ongoing Current 2015 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.3 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Establish/continue environmental education programs. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Other: Information and Education Volunteer, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative 2.3-5 Develop, print, and distribute desert tortoise educational poster Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.3 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Establish/continue environmental education programs. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties Other: Information and Education Volunteer, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative 2.3-6 Captive tortoise sterilization clinics Ongoing Current 2014 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.4 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Increase law enforcement. Ongoing Not Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Other: Law Enforcement Internal Technical Assistance 2.4-1 Nevada State regulation limiting possession of pet desert tortoises Complete 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-1 Fix and maintain fences throught the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve to discourage atv use in reserve Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-10 Closed Wash Signage in Chuckwalla DWMA Ongoing Current 2019 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-2 Install exclusionary fencing along Hwy 93 near the Dry Lake SEZ Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-3 Sign Trout Canyon Road to reduce traffic encounters with desert tortoises in tortoise habitat (translocation area) Complete 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-4 Fix and maintain fences and underpasses along highways in Clark County to exclude tortoises Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-5 Install tortoise exclusionary fencing and underpasses along Boulder City Bypass Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-6 Install tortoise exclusionary fencing and underpasses along US 95 between Indian Springs and Mercury, NV Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-7 I-40 fencing from Goffs Road to the US 95 interchange Complete 2016 2016 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-8 I-15 fencing from Stateline to Nipton Road Complete 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.5 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict, designate, close, and fence roads. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Administrative 2.5-9 Desert Tortoise Route Signing and Restoration: Lane Mountain Area within Superior-Cronese CHU Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.6 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restore desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 2.6-1 Restoration of Burned Desert Tortoise Habitat in Southern Nevada Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.6 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restore desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 2.6-2 Several small scale restoration projects in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve Complete 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.6 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restore desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 2.6-3 Northeast Mojave Seeds of Success Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.6 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restore desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 2.6-4 Removal of non-native shrubs & trees from the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.6 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restore desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 2.6-5 Desert Tortoise Habitat Restoration in burned areas within the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.6 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restore desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 2.6-6 Desert Tortoise Habitat Restoration in burned areas within the Beaver Dam Slope Critical Habitat Unit (Utah) Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.7 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Install and maintain urban or other barriers; Eastern/Northeastern Mojave recovery units. Ongoing Current Other Clark County, Nevada, MSHCP, Coyote Springs, Nevada, MSHCP Management: Other Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance 2.7-1 Install post-and-cable barrier at southern boundary of Desert NWR and urban Las Vegas to restrict ATV use Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.7 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Install and maintain urban or other barriers; Upper Virgin River Recovery Unit. Unknown Other Bureau Land Management , Washington County, Utah, HCP Management: Other Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance 2.7-1 Maintain fences around Red Cliffs Desert Reserve/urban interface Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.7 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Install and maintain urban or other barriers; Western Mojave Recovery Unit. Unknown Other Land Managers Management: Other Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.8 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Sign and fence boundaries of sensitive or impacted areas; Upper Virgin River Recovery Unit. Unknown Other Bureau Land Management , Washington County, Utah, HCP Management: Other Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance 2.8-1 BLM worked to fence/sign boundary and areas within Red Cliffs Desert Reserve Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 2.9 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Secure lands/habitat for conservation; Upper Virgin River, Colorado Desert, and Western Mojave recovery units. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Acquisition Internal Administrative To be determined.
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.1 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Develop protocols and guidelines for the augmentation program. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert 3.1-1 Conduct disease risk assessment Complete 2012 2015 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.1 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Develop protocols and guidelines for the augmentation program. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert 3.1-2 Revise translocation/population augmentation guidance Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.2 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Identify sites at which to implement population augmentation efforts Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance 3.2-1 Identified greater Trout Canyon area as desirable site for population augmentation Complete 2012 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.2 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Identify sites at which to implement population augmentation efforts Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance 3.2-2 Identified Nevada National Security Site as a suitable site for population augmentation research Complete 2012 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.2 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Identify sites at which to implement population augmentation efforts Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance 3.2-3 Identified Hidden Valley, Nevada, as an appropriate site for population augmentation (in association with Activity Number 5.1-2) Complete 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.2 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Identify sites at which to implement population augmentation efforts Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance 3.2-4 Identified Eldorado Valley as an appropriate site for population augmentation Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.2 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Identify sites at which to implement population augmentation efforts Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance 3.2-5 Identified Stump Springs as an appropriate site for population augmentation Partially Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.2 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Identify sites at which to implement population augmentation efforts Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance 3.2-6 Identified Boulder City Conservation Easement as an appropriate site for population augmentation Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.2 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Identify sites at which to implement population augmentation efforts Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance 3.2-7 Identify regional population augmentation site for the Northeastern Mojave Recovery Unit Ongoing Current 2017 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.2 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Identify sites at which to implement population augmentation efforts Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance 3.2-8 Identify regional population augmentation site for the Western Mojave Recovery Unit Not Started Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.3 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Secure facilities and obtain tortoises for use in augmentation efforts. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Department of Defense , Mohave National Preserve, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.4 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Implement translocations in target areas to augment populations using a scientifically rigorous, research-based approach. Ongoing Current Other Land Managers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative To be determined. 3.4-1 2013-14 Trout Canyon population augmentation Ongoing Current 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Translocation complete; monitoring ongoing
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.4 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Implement translocations in target areas to augment populations using a scientifically rigorous, research-based approach. Ongoing Current Other Land Managers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative To be determined. 3.4-2 2012-13 Nevada National Security Site translocation Ongoing Current 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Translocation complete; monitoring ongoing
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.4 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Implement translocations in target areas to augment populations using a scientifically rigorous, research-based approach. Ongoing Current Other Land Managers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative To be determined. 3.4-3 2014 Hidden Valley population augmentation Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Translocation complete; monitoring ongoing
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.4 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Implement translocations in target areas to augment populations using a scientifically rigorous, research-based approach. Ongoing Current Other Land Managers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative To be determined. 3.4-4 2014 Eldorado Valley population augmentation Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Translocation complete; monitoring ongoing
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 3.4 Augment depleted populations through a strategic program: Implement translocations in target areas to augment populations using a scientifically rigorous, research-based approach. Ongoing Current Other Land Managers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reintroduction Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative To be determined. 3.4-5 Boulder City Conservation Easement augmentation Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected 1st translocation in 2014; monitoring ongoing 2nd translocation planned for Sep 2017
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 6.1 Implement an adaptive management program: Revise and continue development of a recovery decision support system. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Planning Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 6.1-1 Develop initial conceptual models to quantify the relative importance of threats and to prioritize recovery actions based on their potential to affect risk to Mojave desert tortoises (Darst et al. 2013) Complete 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 6.2 Implement an adaptive management program: Develop/revise recovery action plans. Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other All parties Management: Planning Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance Costs included under action 1.1. 6.2-1 Conducted recovery action plan webinars with each RIT workgroup. Complete 2012 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 6.2 Implement an adaptive management program: Develop/revise recovery action plans. Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other All parties Management: Planning Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance Costs included under action 1.1. 6.2-2 Completed recovery action plans, version 1 Complete 2013 2014 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 2 6.2 Implement an adaptive management program: Develop/revise recovery action plans. Ongoing Current FY 2012 Other All parties Management: Planning Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance Costs included under action 1.1. 6.2-3 Develop recovery action proposals from recovery action plans Ongoing Current 2014 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.10 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Restrict off-highway vehicle events within desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Bureau Land Management Management: Land Use Internal Administrative 2.10-1 Prohibit high-speed events in tortoise habitat in April, May, and September Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.11 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Connect functional habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Acquisition, Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Management: Land Use Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative To be determined. 2.11-1 Identify population/habitat linkages between tortoise conservation areas (Averill-Murray et al. 2013) Complete 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.11 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Connect functional habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Acquisition, Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Management: Land Use Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative To be determined. 2.11-2 Evaluate Long-term Translocation Site to determine if boundary fences should be removed to restore habitat connectivitiy Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.12 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Limit mining and minimize its effects. Partially Complete FY 2010 Other Bureau Land Management Acquisition: Withdrawal, Management: Land Use Internal Administrative 2.12-1 Withdrawal of approximately 944,343 acres of public lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws for a period of 20 years to protect desert tortoise habitat, archaeological and cultural resources, and special wildlife and riparian values on 24 Areas of Critical Environmental Concern located in Clark and Nye Counties, Nevada. Effective Date: October 30, 2009. Complete 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected This activity was completed in the interval between the draft and final revised plans.
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.12 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Limit mining and minimize its effects. Partially Complete FY 2010 Other Bureau Land Management Acquisition: Withdrawal, Management: Land Use Internal Administrative 2.12-2 Consulting with BLM to minimize impacts from current legal mining claims in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve - only a handful of site in the reserve Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.13 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Limit landfills and their effects. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Counties Management: Land Use Internal Field Assistance
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.14 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize excessive predation on tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Depredation Control Contract 2.14-1 Conduct raven surveys in accordance with Raven EA in California Ongoing Current 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.14 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize excessive predation on tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Depredation Control Contract 2.14-2 Develop raven management plan for Nevada Complete 2015 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.14 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize excessive predation on tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Depredation Control Contract 2.14-3 Consult programmatically on power transmission line operation and maintenance; include measures to remove or reduce threat of nesting and perching ravens to tortoises Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.14 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize excessive predation on tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Depredation Control Contract 2.14-4 Ensure through consultation that new power infrastructure does not facilitate raven nesting and use (pole design, perch deterrents, etc.) Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.14 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize excessive predation on tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Depredation Control Contract 2.14-5 Repelling Ravens from Desert Tortoise Habitat with a Laser Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.14 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize excessive predation on tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Depredation Control Contract 2.14-6 A High-Tech Raven Lure for Predation Effectiveness Monitoring and Management through Predator Aversion Ongoing Current 2016 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.14 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize excessive predation on tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Depredation Control Contract 2.14-7 Convene workshop on raven predation Complete 2017 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.14 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize excessive predation on tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Depredation Control Contract 2.14-8 Raven monitoring on Red Cliffs Desert Reserve Ongoing Current 2016 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.15 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize impacts to tortoises from horses and burros. Unknown Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Predator and Competitor Control Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.16 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize impacts to tortoises from livestock grazing. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Predator and Competitor Control Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative 2.16-1 Establish and monitor experimental grazing plots in previously burned areas on the Gourd Spring and Snow Springs allotments, Lincoln County, NV to determine recovery of burned areas with and without grazing (Biological Opinion 84320-2014-F-0248) Planned Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.16 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Minimize impacts to tortoises from livestock grazing. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other National Park Service, Bureau Land Management Management: Predator and Competitor Control Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative 2.16-2 Construct and maintain allotment boundary fences to exclude livestock from critical habitat in the Caliente district Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.7 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Install and maintain urban or other barriers; Remainder of desert tortoise range. Unknown Other Land Managers Management: Other Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.8 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Sign and fence boundaries of sensitive or impacted areas; Remainder of desert tortoise range. Unknown Other Land Managers Management: Other Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 2.9 Protect and manage existing populations and habitat: Secure lands/habitat for conservation; Remainder of desert tortoise range. Ongoing Current Other Land Managers Acquisition Internal Administrative To be determined.
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 4.1 Monitor progress toward recovery: Monitor desert tortoise population growth. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 4.1-1 2011 range-wide monitoring season. Complete 2011 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Also UDWR
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 4.1 Monitor progress toward recovery: Monitor desert tortoise population growth. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 4.1-2 2012 range-wide monitoring season Complete 2012 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 4.1 Monitor progress toward recovery: Monitor desert tortoise population growth. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 4.1-3 2013 range-wide monitoring season Complete 2013 2013 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 4.1 Monitor progress toward recovery: Monitor desert tortoise population growth. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 4.1-4 2014 range-wide monitoring season Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 4.1 Monitor progress toward recovery: Monitor desert tortoise population growth. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 4.1-5 2015 range-wide monitoring season Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 4.1 Monitor progress toward recovery: Monitor desert tortoise population growth. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 4.1-6 2016+ range-wide monitoring Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 4.2 Monitor progress toward recovery: Monitor the extent of tortoise distribution in each recovery unit. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Population Monitoring Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 4.3 Monitor progress toward recovery: Track changes in the quantity and quality of desert tortoise habitat. Not Started FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Status, Management: Population Monitoring Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance To be determined.
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 4.4 Monitor progress toward recovery: Quantify the presence and intensity of threats to the desert tortoise across the landscape. Ongoing Not Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Other Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance To be determined.
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.1 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Determine factors that influence the distribution of desert tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Climate Change, Research: Population Assessment, Research: Habitat Requirements Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance To be determined. 5.1-1 Model potential effects of climate change on desert tortoise habitat Ongoing Current 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.1 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Determine factors that influence the distribution of desert tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Climate Change, Research: Population Assessment, Research: Habitat Requirements Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance To be determined. 5.1-2 Conduct research on effects of habitat quality (burned vs. unburned habitat) on physiology and health of desert tortoises Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.1 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Determine factors that influence the distribution of desert tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Climate Change, Research: Population Assessment, Research: Habitat Requirements Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance To be determined. 5.1-3 Determine habitat factors related to juvenile tortoise survival, etc. in Ivanpah Valley (SREL/UCDavis) Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.1 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Determine factors that influence the distribution of desert tortoises. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Climate Change, Research: Population Assessment, Research: Habitat Requirements Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance To be determined. 5.1-4 Determine habitat factors affecting juvenile health and survival across multiple sites in Nevada (USGS/SDZ) Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.2 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Conduct research on the restoration of desert tortoise habitat. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Research Institutions, All parties Research: Management Techniques, Research: Demographic Studies Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance To be determined. 5.2-1 Measuring Desert Restoration Efficacy With Juvenile Desert Tortoises Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.3 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Improve models of threats, threat mitigation, and desert tortoise demographics. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Climate Change, Research: Population Assessment, Research: Dietary Studies, Research: Habitat Status, Research: Habitat Requirements, Research: Management Techniques, Research: Demographic Studies, Research: Predation, Research: Competition, Research: Disease, Research: Environmental Contaminants Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.3-1 Develop models of threats (Univ. Arizona) Ongoing Current 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.3 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Improve models of threats, threat mitigation, and desert tortoise demographics. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Climate Change, Research: Population Assessment, Research: Dietary Studies, Research: Habitat Status, Research: Habitat Requirements, Research: Management Techniques, Research: Demographic Studies, Research: Predation, Research: Competition, Research: Disease, Research: Environmental Contaminants Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.3-2 Conduct demographic study in Ivanpah Valley (Nussear 2014) Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.3 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Improve models of threats, threat mitigation, and desert tortoise demographics. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Climate Change, Research: Population Assessment, Research: Dietary Studies, Research: Habitat Status, Research: Habitat Requirements, Research: Management Techniques, Research: Demographic Studies, Research: Predation, Research: Competition, Research: Disease, Research: Environmental Contaminants Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.3-3 Process- and scale-based determinants of survival for translocated Mojave desert tortoises in the Ivanpah Valley, California (CSP) Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.4 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Conduct research on desert tortoise diseases and their effects on tortoise populations. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.4-1 Pharmacokinetic study (SDZ/DTCC) Complete 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.4 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Conduct research on desert tortoise diseases and their effects on tortoise populations. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.4-2 Invasion & Infection: Translocation & Transmission. An experimental study with Mycoplasma in Desert Tortoises (SAC disease workgroup) Ongoing Current 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.4 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Conduct research on desert tortoise diseases and their effects on tortoise populations. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.4-3 Evaluate other diseases (SDZ) Ongoing Current 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.4 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Conduct research on desert tortoise diseases and their effects on tortoise populations. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.4-4 Differentiating between Epizootic and Enzootic Disease Dynamics of Mycoplasmosis in the Mojave Desert Tortoise (UNR) Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.4 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Conduct research on desert tortoise diseases and their effects on tortoise populations. Ongoing Current FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research Institutions, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.4-5 Gene Transcription Patterns in Desert Tortoises (USGS) Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.5 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Determine the importance of corridors and physical barriers to desert tortoise distribution and gene flow. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Research Institutions Research: Population Assessment, Research: Demographic Studies, Research: Genetics Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.5-1 Landscape genomic evaluation of habitat corridors for the Desert Tortoise (UCLA) Ongoing Current 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 5.5 Conduct applied research and modeling in support of recovery efforts within a strategic framework: Determine the importance of corridors and physical barriers to desert tortoise distribution and gene flow. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Research Institutions Research: Population Assessment, Research: Demographic Studies, Research: Genetics Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance To be determined. 5.5-2 Conduct demographic study in Ivanpah Valley (Nussear 2014) Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 6.3 Implement an adaptive management program: Amend land use plans, habitat management plans, and other plans as needed to implement recovery actions. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Planning Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative 6.3-1 Development of the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (NCCP/HCP) and concurrent BLM land use plan amendments for the CDCA through a stakeholder process. Complete 2011 2016 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 6.3 Implement an adaptive management program: Amend land use plans, habitat management plans, and other plans as needed to implement recovery actions. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Planning Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative 6.3-2 Amend Las Vegas BLM RMP. Ongoing Current 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 6.3 Implement an adaptive management program: Amend land use plans, habitat management plans, and other plans as needed to implement recovery actions. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other Land Managers Management: Planning Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Administrative 6.3-3 Amend Tonopah BLM RMP Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Revised Recovery Plan for the Mojave Population of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) RF(1) 8 Southern Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office (702) 515-5230 Desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii 3 6.4 Implement an adaptive management program: Incorporate scientific advice for recovery through the Science Advisory Committee. Ongoing Current FY 2011 Other All parties, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management, Research Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance 6.4-1 Disease and translocation risk assessment Complete 2012 2015 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected