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
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 1 1 Compare acid tolerance of P. Shenandoah and P. cinereus Unknown Other National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 1 2 Study reproductive and chronic effects of acidity Not Started Other National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Plus an additional 10K in subsequent years
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 1 3 Continue support studies defining relationship/interactions of P. cinereus and P. Shenandoah Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other U.S. Geological Survey, National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Research: Competition Graduate Student, Species Expert Such studies may receive logistical support and funding based on proposed work. Two graduate students completed observational and controlled experimental research in 2014 and 2013, respectively. USGS researchers continue to conduct studies.
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 14 Conduct a detailed vegetation analysis in Shenandoah salamander habitat Not Started Other National Biological Survey , Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Will be part of Park's GIS
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 15 Conduct an experiment to determine the impacts of forest defoliators and control agents Not Started Other National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Priority will be elevated to 1 in the case of severe forest pest outbreak
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 16 Evaluate the effects of herbicide use in rights-of-way in the vicinity of P. Shenandoah habitat Not Started Other Environmental Protection Agency , Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Normal operating costs
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 17 Study abiotic factors affecting distribution Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other U.S. Geological Survey, National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Research: Climate Change Graduate Student, Species Expert USGS and NPS are partnering with other researchers and managers to evaluate susceptibility of the Shenandoah salamander to climate change through modeling. This project was initiated in 2010 and in progress.
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 18 Study behaviors and activity cycles relevant to management Ongoing Current FY 2007 Other National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Research: General Graduate Student
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 19 Provide Park employees with mandatory Shenandoah salamander training and information updates on a regular basis Unknown Other Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 20 Ensure communication between maintenance personnel and resource management specialists before initiating any habitat alteration in Shenandoah salamander habitat Ongoing Current FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Shenandoah National Park Management: Planning Labor type not yet selected Normal operating costs
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 21 Develop guidelines for trail and fire management in the vicinity of Shenandoah salamander habitat Ongoing Current Other Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park, Potomac Appalachian Trail Club Management: Land Use Internal Administrative Implementation of guidelines will fall within normal operating costs. In 2010, USFWS and NPS began work to comprehensively consider and evaluate NPS management activities and their effects on the Shenandoah salamander
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 4 Determine optimal survey methodology for long-term monitoring Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other U.S. Geological Survey, National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Research: Population Surveys Graduate Student, Species Expert USGS researchers and grad student conducted studies in 2007-2009 and 2011-2012. Development of long-term monitoring plan in progress.
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 5 Monitor Plethodon Shenandoah populations at all three isolates on a regular basis Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other U.S. Geological Survey, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected Operational monitoring will begin only following completion of Task 2.1
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 6 Determine history and susceptibility of Shenandoah salamander habitat to acidification Not Started Other National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 7 Evaluate the effects of roads and trails on movements of Shenandoah salamanders and potential population fragmentation Unknown Other National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Study not required as long as Park policy of no road or trail construction in P. Shenandoah habitat is in place
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 2 8 Prohibit back-country camping in Shenandoah salamander habitat Unknown Other Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Normal operating costs
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 3 10 Conduct integrated studies to determine how changes in forest cover will affect the surface environment Not Started Other National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 3 11 Document tree defoliation and mortality during and following pest outbreak years Not Started Other National Biological Survey , Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Would need to be repeated in successive outbreak years
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 3 12 Hold salamander information exchange sessions Ongoing Current FY 2010 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation, Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected Working with NPS, VDGIF, and Smithsonian Institute to share information and conisder information in consutation on NPS activities
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 3 13 Incorporate the Shenandoah salamander into SNP public education programs Unknown Other Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected First year costs for development of program
Shenandoah Salamander F 5 Virginia Ecological Services Field Office (804) 693-6694 Shenandoah salamander Plethodon shenandoah 3 9 Continue searches of suitable habitat, to find new populations and define boundaries of existing populations Ongoing Current FY 2008 Other U.S. Geological Survey, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Region 5, Division of Ecological Services, Shenandoah National Park Research: Population Assessment Graduate Student, Species Expert