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
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 1 1 Ensure that Federal actions do not adversely affect P. nettingi Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Management: Planning, Management: Land Use Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance This is a continual standard. 1-1 worked with LE and US Forest Service to address unauthorized cutting of CMS habitat on USFS lands near Timberline Ski Resort Ongoing Current 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 10 Determine effects of habitat alterations Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Buffer zone study has been completed. In 2009 studies were initiated to look at the effects of roads and trails as well as predation. 10-1 USFS study of effects of trails - see development of management plans for more info Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 11 Implement habitat improvements as appropriate Ongoing Current FY 2009 Other U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Volunteer, Internal Field Assistance Spruce restoration efforts are being undertaken by the MNF and CVNWR. Attempts to reconnect habitat connectivity between populations are underway. Timberline has initiated efforts to restore habitat near their ski slopes
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 12 Determine reproductive biology Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected The species expert, Dr. Pauley, continues to study the reproductive biology of the CMS with several manuscripts nearing completion.
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 13 Identify phenotypic variability among populations Ongoing Current FY 2009 Other Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research: Genetics Graduate Student, Contract In 2009, efforts were initiated to gather samples for genetic analysis. 13-1 genetic samples from throughout the range were gathered in 2011-2012. WVDNR is working with reserachers to complete the genetic analysis Complete 2011 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 14 Develop a program to monitor habitat conditions and population status Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Research: Population Surveys, Research: Habitat Status Internal Administrative Under Section 6, the WVDNR funds the species expert to conduct annual surveys at known sites. Additionally, there is long-term monitoring by virtue of a FS special use permit
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 15 Establish a long-term management plan Partially Complete Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Management: Planning, Management: Land Use Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance The MNF has a forest plan that is designed to protect CMS habitat within their boundaries. The CVNWR is also workingon a CCP that will address CMS protection.
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 2 Determine quality and extent of each populations Ongoing Current FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research: Demographic Studies Species Expert Efforts have been initiated to revisit original sites and document quality and extent of habitat as well as population characterisitcs overtime 2-1 Graduate student at Marshall and WVFO STEP conducted thesis evaluating change in 4 populations since initial monitoring 20 years ago Complete 2010 2012 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 3 Monitor ten benchmark populations on an annual basis Ongoing Not Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research Labor type not yet selected Not enough Section 6 funding to do 10 populations annually however selected populations are revisited as funding is available
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 4 Search for additional populations and determine range boundaries Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected Occurs by virtue of project clearance surveys (Section 7 and Section 10)
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 5 Delineate occupied habitats Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected plus an additional 4000/yr over 2 more years
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 6 Monitor threats to populations/habitat Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected Plus an additional 300/yr over 7 more years 6-1 Section 6 funding provided to wvdnr to monitor known pops Ongoing Current 2011 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 7 Develop management guidelines and revise as necessary Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected 7-1 USFS has completed study on effects of trails on CMS and is developing management recommendations for future activities Ongoing Current 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 8 Develop cooperative agreements with private landowners Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Management: Planning, Management: Land Use, Other: Regulations Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 2 9 Ascertain variables associated with quality habitats Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 3 16 Survey all known populations Partially Complete Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected Insufficient staff and funds are available to monitor all known sites
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 3 17 Where feasible, place habitats on private lands under public ownerships, on a welling seller basis only Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Acquisition, Other: Information and Education, Other: Law Enforcement, Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected The FWS works with landowners under section 10 and is also identifying high quality habitats that could be purchased by federal and state entities or placed under conservation easements
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 3 18 Compare elevation disparity between northern and southern population Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research: Habitat Requirements Internal Field Assistance Dr Pauley has conducted some studies on this issue
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 3 19 Determine food items Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research: Habitat Requirements Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance Dr. Pauley has conducted some studies on
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 3 20 Identify significance of interspecific competition Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research: Population Surveys, Research: Habitat Status, Research: Habitat Requirements, Research: Demographic Studies, Research: Competition Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 3 21 Conduct other ecological studies Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement, Private organizations and institutions, eg, Marshall University, The Nature Conservancy Research Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 3 22 Develop a training and awareness program for government agencies Not Started Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Cheat Mountain Salamander F 5 West Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (304) 636-6586 Cheat Mountain salamander Plethodon nettingi 3 23 Release educational information to the general public Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Forest Service, West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Region 5, Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Management: Planning, Management: Land Use Internal Technical Assistance, Internal Field Assistance