Recovery Plan Ad Hoc Report results

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Plan Title Plan Stage Plan Lead Region (FWS) Plan Lead Office (FWS) Species Common Name Species Scientific Name Action Priority Action Number Action Description Action Status Estimated Initiation Date Estimated Completion Date Action Lead Agencies Responsible Parties Work Types Labor Types Comments Implementation Activity Number Implementation Activity Description Implementation Activity Status Implementation Activity Estimated Initiation Date Implementation Activity Estimated Completion Date Implementation Activity Labor Types Implementation Activity Work Types Implementation Activity Responsible Parties Implementation Activity Comments Implementation Activity Species
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 1111 Maintain exclosures Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Management: Predator and Competitor Control Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance HIDFor maintained the fence at the lower Koaie Canyon site. The first fenced site still needs to be surveyed for a potential seed bank and assessed for potential restoration purposes.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 1112 Improve methods and control feral goats Ongoing Not Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Management: Predator and Competitor Control Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Studies on the control of feral ungulates have been conducted for numerous other areas, and the results of these studies are used to determine the best method of ungulate control in Hibiscadelphus distans habitat. Currently, hunting is the only method of control in the general area.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 112 Control erosion and landslides Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Volunteer, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Effective methods of erosion control in steep, forested habitats have not yet been developed. The removal of goats in the general vicinity would reduce the level of erosion as the goats tend to eat all plants in the area and expose bare soil.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 113 Improve methods and control alien plants Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division Research: Management Techniques, Research: Competition Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Numerous studies on the control of various alien plants have been or are being conducted by the Invasive Species Committees and land managers on each of the islands, and the results of these studies are used to determine the best method of weed control in Hibiscadelphus distans habitat.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 114 Improve methods and control insect predators Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division Management: Predator and Competitor Control Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Beetles and grasshoppers are threat to the Koaie Canyon population, but efficient and effective control methods are not yet available for use in natural settings.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 115 Develop and implement disease monitoring protocol Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division Research: Disease Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance This was not identified as an immediate threat by the Kauai GSN committee, and therefore research on control methods is not being pursued at this time.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 116 Control and minimize human disturbance Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Management: Other Volunteer, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance This task has been abandoned since the only population threatened by trampling from hikers is now extirpated.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 12 Conduct surveys Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Research: Population Surveys Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance Surveys in historical range and other suitable habitat have been occurring, and have resulted in the location of one additional population in Hipalau Valley. Additional habitat still remains to be surveyed.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 13 Protect and manage new populations Ongoing Not Current FY 2014 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Acquisition: Management Agreement, Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Management: Predator and Competitor Control Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance A reintroduced population in Piwa Valley is fenced and regularly weeded.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 21 Evaluate genetic diversity and select stock for augmenting/establishing Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Research: Propagation, Research: Reintroduction, Research: Genetics Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract While the genetic diversity of the species has not been studied, the reduction of the species to 20 individuals total in 2005 make every individual vital to the reintroduction efforts for the species.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 22 Determine appropriate introduction techniques Complete Prior to FY 1995 Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Research: Propagation, Research: Reintroduction Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract HIDFor has developed a successful method of propagation and reintroduction for this species.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 23 Propagate seedlings for outplanting Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Management: Propagation, Management: Reintroduction Volunteer, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance National Tropical Botanical Garden and HIDFor have many seeds in storage and continue to propagate material for outplanting efforts.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 24 Augment existing populations Obsolete Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Management: Reintroduction Volunteer, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance The existing wild individuals occur in extremely steep habitat, and therefore augmentation at these sites is too difficult.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 25 Locate habitat for two additional populations Complete Prior to FY 1995 Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Acquisition: Management Agreement Species Expert, Internal Field Assistance, Internal Administrative In the late 1980's HIDFor constructed two 0.25 acre exclosures at Kahoaloha and Kaulaula Valley for reintroductions.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 26 Protect and manage new sites Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Acquisition: Management Agreement, Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Management: Predator and Competitor Control Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance In the late 1980's HIDFor constructed two 0.25 acre exclosures at Kahoaloha and Kaulaula Valley. These exclosures are not large enough for a viable population long-term, and need to be expanded. Alien plant control is an ongoing task.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 27 Establish new populations through outplanting Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Management: Reintroduction Volunteer, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance This task in ongoing, but the reintroduced populations are not yet reproducing and stable.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 1 28 Control threats to the new populations Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Management: Predator and Competitor Control Volunteer, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance The ungulates have been fenced out, and alien plant control is ongoing.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 2 31 Investigate the ecology of Hibiscadelphus distans Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division Research: Population Surveys, Research: Habitat Status, Research: Habitat Requirements, Research: Demographic Studies, Research: Competition, Research: Reintroduction Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract This task is occurring to some degree as experts monitor the wild populations and as HIDFor monitors the outplanted populations and learn from their observations. Additional experimental research would be beneficial to determine the detailed environmental needs of the species.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 2 32 Determine the effects of introduced birds Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division Research: Predation Graduate Student, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance This was not identified as a threat by the Kauai Genetic Safety Net committee, and therefore research on its impacts has not been pursued.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 2 41 Map, tag, and monitor all wild plants Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Research: Population Surveys Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Field Assistance Monitoring should occur more frequently than it is currently - at least once a year.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 2 42 Map, tag and monitor all transplants Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Research: Population Surveys Species Expert, Contract, Internal Field Assistance Monitoring is not occurring as frequently as it should be - at least once a year.
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 3 51 Determine number of populations and individuals needed for survival Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Management: Planning, Other: Regulations, Research: Habitat Status, Research: Management Techniques, Research: Demographic Studies, Research: Reintroduction, Research: Genetics Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance Task being addressed via draft guidelines from the HPPRCC
Recovery Plan for Hibiscadelphus distans F 1 Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office (808) 792-9400 Kauai hau kuahiwi Hibiscadelphus distans 3 52 Revise recovery objectives if necessary Ongoing Current FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Division, Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources Other: Regulations, Research: Population Surveys, Research: Habitat Status, Research: Habitat Requirements, Research: Demographic Studies, Research: Competition Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Field Assistance This task has been initiated with the development of the Kauai island-wide recovery plan which includes the revision of all listed endemic plants on Kauai.