U.S. FWS
Environmental Conservation Online System
Conserving the Nature of America
Plan Name: Decurrent False Aster
Plan Status: Final
Plan Date: 28-Sep-90
Lead Agency: USFWS
Lead Office: Rock Island Ecological Services Field Office (309) 757-5800
Species Action Priority # Action # Action Description Action Comments Implementation Activities
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 10.1 Collect Seeds Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 Other Illinois Department of Conservation, Corps of Engineers Research: Propagation Species Expert Tasks 10.1 & 10.2: The Corps and IDOC have volunteered to collect seeds for long-term storage.
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 10.2 Place Seeds in Long-Term Storage Complete Prior to FY 1995 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Propagation Species Expert
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 1.1 Locate Additional Populations Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Species Expert, Internal Technical Assistance
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 3 11.1 Prepare Brochure Complete Prior to FY 1995 FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Contract The Corps, IDOC, and MDOC have expressed an interest in cooperating on Tasks 11.1 and 11.2
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 3 11.2 Prepare Interpretive Display Complete Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Internal Administrative
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 2.1 Protect Meredosia Lake Population Complete Prior to FY 1995 Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acquisition: Fee Title Labor type not yet selected Tasks 2.1 and 2.2: Purchase, easement or cooperative management agreement would occur during FY91, management would be ongoing. Costs reflect purchase of land.
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 2.2 Protect Smith Lake Population Obsolete FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Internal Field Assistance
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 3.1 Management Plan at Gilbert Lake Complete Prior to FY 1995 FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acquisition: Fee Title Internal Administrative Tasks 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1-5.4: Management Agreements would be secured during FY91. Management of populations would be ongoing. The costs for management of the species on Corps and IDOC lands will be borne by the agencies as part of their on-going land management programs.
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 3.2 Management Plan at Meredosia Lake Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Planning Species Expert
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 4.1 Management Plan for Spatterdock Bottom Populations Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 4.2 Management Plan for Columbia Bottoms Populations Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 5.1 Management Plan for Sanganois Population Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois Department of Conservation Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 5.2 Management Plan for Anderson Lake Population Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois Department of Conservation Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 5.3 Management Plan for Rice Lake Population Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois Department of Conservation Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Rice Lake HREP is under construction, and Boltonia management is included in the HREP documentation and plans.
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 5.4 Management Plan for Sparland Conservation Area Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 3 6.1 Protect Frederick Borrow Pit Population Discontinued Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Local Governments Acquisition: General Internal Field Assistance Tasks 6.1-6.4: Agreements to protect populations on private or local government lands would be made during FY91. Protection would be ongoing.
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 3 6.2 Protect Browning River Road and Parking Lot Populations Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Local Governments Acquisition: General Internal Administrative
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 3 6.3 Protect Spatterdock Bottom Populations Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Private landowners Acquisition: General Internal Field Assistance
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 3 6.4 Protect Columbia Bottoms Populations Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Private landowners Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Field Assistance
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 7.1 Identify Suitable Habitat for Establishment of New Populations - Federal and State Complete Prior to FY 1995 Prior to FY 1995 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Internal Technical Assistance
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 7.2 Identify Suitable Habitat for Establishment of New Populations - Private and Local Ongoing Current FY 2005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Species Expert
Activity Number Description Status Est. Initiation Date Est. Completion Date Responsible Parties Work Type Labor Type Comments Species
7.2-1 Evaluate suitability and attempt reintroduction of boltonia to Emiquon Nature Preserve and elsewhere. Idenfication of new sites near Sparland and Rice Lake will also be done this fall via high-resolution aerial photography. Planned FY 2014 N/A Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 7.3 Establish New Populations Ongoing Not Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Propagation Internal Technical Assistance
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 7.4 Management Plans: Federal and State Lands Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 7.5 Cooperative Agreements: Private and Local Owners Partially Complete FY 2006 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acquisition: Management Agreement Internal Field Assistance
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 8.1 Monitor Natural and Established Populations Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Internal Field Assistance
Activity Number Description Status Est. Initiation Date Est. Completion Date Responsible Parties Work Type Labor Type Comments Species
8.1-1 Monitor numbers and locations of B. decurrens Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 N/A Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Populations are flowering this year and monitoring data will be compiled and summarized.
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 9.1 Competition, Reproduction Studies Ongoing Current Prior to FY 1995 FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Propagation Species Expert
Activity Number Description Status Est. Initiation Date Est. Completion Date Responsible Parties Work Type Labor Type Comments Species
9.1-1 Investigate genetics of B. decurrens and B. asteroides; in addition, use new techniques to look at metapopulations. Partially Complete FY 2008 N/A Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 9.2 Determine Soil Requirements Complete Prior to FY 1995 FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Requirements Species Expert
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 9.3 Study Soil Seed Bank Complete Prior to FY 1995 FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Management Techniques Species Expert
Decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) 2 9.4 Study Disturbance for Population Management Complete Prior to FY 1995 FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Species Expert