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
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 1 1.1 Continue to utilize existing regulations to protect species and habitat Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 5 - Law Enforcement, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Law Enforcement Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Other agencies' responsibilities would be of a cooperative nature or projects funded under a contract or grant program. In some cases contracts could be let to universities or private enterprises.
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 1 1.3.1 Determine impacts of coal industry related pollution on the species. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 1 1.3.2 Investigate and inventory factors negatively impacting the species and its environment. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 1 1.3.3 Solicit information on proposed and planned projects that may impact the species. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 1 3 Conduct life history studies on a need-to-know basis Ongoing Not Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Research: Ecosystem Studies, Management: Propagation, Research: Habitat Requirements, Research: Propagation Labor type not yet selected These studies will be developed and carried out where there is a specific need for data necessary to reach recovery. 3-1 Studies funded to address life history and status of Quadrula sparsa and Quadrula intermedia in the Powell River, Virginia and Tennessee. Conducted from 2008 through 2010. Complete 2008 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected Project expenses are documented under implementation activity 1.2.1-1
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.2.2 Characterize habitat and determine essential elements Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.2.3 Determine the extent of preferred habitat. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.2.4 Present information regarding the species' preferred habitat in a manner in which identifies areas in need of special attention. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.3.4 Determine measures needed to minimize threats and implement where needed to meet recovery Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Tennessee and Virginia Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.4.1 Meet with local government officials and regional and local planners to inform them of our plans to attempt recovery and request their support. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Tennessee and Virginia Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.4.2 Work with local, State, and Federal agencies to encourage them to utilize their authorities to protect the species and its river habitat. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Tennessee and Virginia Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.4.3 Meet with local mining and industry interests and solicit their support in implementing protective actions. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Tennessee and Virginia Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.4.4 Meet with landowners adjacent to the species' population centers and inform them of the project and get their support in habitat protection measures. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Tennessee and Virginia Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.4.5 Develop and utilize information and education program (slide/tape shows, brochures, etc.) for local distribution Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Tennessee and Virginia Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 1.5 Investigate the use of Scenic River Status, mussel sanctuaries, land acquisitions, and/or other means to protect the habitat. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Tennessee and Virginia Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 6 Develop and implement a monitoring program Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 2 7 Annual assessment of recovery program and modify where needed Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Tennessee and Virginia Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 3 1.2.1 Determine species' present distribution and status. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Task costs have not been estimated for this plan. This species exists with other listed mussels in the same river systems. Thus, a task aimed at this species will benefit others. Rather than attempting to apportion the costs to each species, recovery tasks will be estimated at a later date when the plans are combined on a watershed basis for implementation. 1.2.1-1 Studies funded to address life history and status of Quadrula sparsa and Quadrula intermedia in the Powell River, Virginia and Tennessee. Conducted from 2008 through 2010. Complete 2008 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 3 2.1 Survey rivers within the species' range to determine the availability and location of suitable transplant sites. This can include areas for population expansion within rivers where the species presently exists. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 3 2.2 Identify and select sites for transplants. Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 3 2.3 Determine best method of establishing new populations Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 3 2.4 Reestablish populations within historic range as needed to meet recovery Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 3 2.5 Implement same protective measures for these reestablished populations as for known populations Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5 - Ecological Services, Region 4 - Ecological Services, Tennessee and Virginia Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 3 4 Determine the number of individuals required to maintain a viable population Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel (Quadrula sparsa) F 5 Southwestern Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (276) 623-1233 Appalachian monkeyface (pearlymussel) Quadrula sparsa 3 5 Investigate the need for habitat improvement and implement only where needed to meet recovery objective Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tennessee Valley Authority , Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency , Region 5, Endangered Species Program, Tennessee Heritage Program, Region 4, Endangered Species Program, Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected