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
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 1 1 Implement protective management for extant populations Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Management: General Contract **All tasks Responsible Parties: SCA - State plant conservation agencies of participating States. In North Carolina, these are the Plant Conservation Program (North Carolina Department of Agriculture) and the Natural Heritage Program (North Carolina Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources); in Virginia, the Virginia Department of conservation and Recreation, Division of Natural Heritage; and in Georgia, the Freshwater Wetlands, and Heritage Inventory (Georgia Department of Natural Resources); USFS - Sumter and Chattahoochee National Forests and Savannah River Forest Station; COE - Falls Lake
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 1 2 Protect viable populations through a range of protection tools (management agreements, acquisition, registry, cooperative agreements, etc) Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Management: General Volunteer, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance NC Botanical Garden
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 1 3 Maintain cultivated sources for the species and provide for long-term maintenance of selected populations in cultivation Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, Center for Plant Conservation, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Research: Propagation Species Expert, Contract NC Botanical Garden has smooth coneflower plants in cultivation and seeds in cold storage.
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 1 4 Enforce laws protecting the species and its habitat Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Other: Law Enforcement Internal Field Assistance
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 2 5 Survey suitable habitat for additional populations and potential reintroduction sites; reestablish populations within the species' historic range. Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Research: Population Surveys Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Field Assistance
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 2 6 Monitor existing populations Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Research: Population Surveys Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Field Assistance
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 2 7 Conduct research on the biology of the species and on suitable management tools for maintaining the natural ecosystem in which it occurs Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Research: General Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Field Assistance Laura Gadd (NCSU) worked on pollination ecology. Melinda Peters (NCSU) worked on genetics of the species. Andy Walker (NCSU) studied the seed bank.
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 3 10 Annually assess success of recovery efforts for the species Ongoing Not Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Other Internal Technical Assistance
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 3 8 Prepare and distribute news releases and informational brochures Ongoing Not Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Other: Information and Education Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance
Smooth Coneflower F 4 Raleigh Ecological Services Field Office (919) 856-4520 Smooth coneflower Echinacea laevigata 3 9 Prepare articles for popular and scientific publications Ongoing Not Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Division, U.S. Forest Service, State Conservation Agencies, USFWS Regional Office 5, USFWS Regional Office 4 Other: Information and Education Graduate Student, Species Expert, Contract, Internal Technical Assistance