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Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending December 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees Dec 2006

Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending December 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Completed draft review and analysis of 6 interagency and 2 single-agency science strategies.
  • Developed an outline for a Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Science Strategy based upon these reviews.
  • Initiated a beta-test of a science proposal review process.


A Lake Restoration Plan For Furman Lake, Lake Restoration Task Force, Wade Worthen, Wes Dripps Oct 2006

A Lake Restoration Plan For Furman Lake, Lake Restoration Task Force, Wade Worthen, Wes Dripps

Furman Lake Restoration Book Gallery

A twelve page document submitted by The Lake Restoration Task Force. The document lists the members of the task force, gives an overview of the project, the current status at the time of submission, lays out a new vision for the lake, and a plan to improve the environmental integrity of the lake watershed, plus design elements to create a multi-purpose facility. It concludes with a section on the lake as pedagogy and recommendations for moving forward with the master plan.


The Florida Master Naturalist Program: Creating, Implementing, And Evaluating A Successful Statewide Conservation Education Program, Martin B. Main Oct 2006

The Florida Master Naturalist Program: Creating, Implementing, And Evaluating A Successful Statewide Conservation Education Program, Martin B. Main

11th Triennial National Wildlife & Fisheries Extension Specialists Conference (2006)

The Florida Master Naturalist Program is an educational program with a well-developed curriculum that encourages but does not require volunteer service. Its history, development, administration, curriculum, and target audiences are described. It presently consists of three modules: Freshwater Wetlands, Coastal Systems, and Upland Habitats. Considerations regarding program training, how instructors are recruited and selected, and how program impacts are evaluated are summarized.


Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending September 30, 2006, Margaret N. Rees Sep 2006

Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending September 30, 2006, Margaret N. Rees

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Desert Research Institute completed two Mojave Desert Ecosystem Health Assessment (i.e., Vital Signs) workshops in August 2006. Public Lands Institute assisted in preparing the workshop opening presentation on behalf of the interagency team.
  • Round 7 beta-test of the Phase I strategy delayed to the next quarter.


Waterfowl Management Plan, Lake Restoration Task Force, Wade Worthen, Wes Dripps Sep 2006

Waterfowl Management Plan, Lake Restoration Task Force, Wade Worthen, Wes Dripps

Furman Lake Restoration Book Gallery

A six page document submitted by The Lake Restoration Task Force. The document lists the members of the task force, gives an overview of waterfowl overpopulation at the Furman Lake, goals for the future, and the strategy to solve this problem. The document provides a specific implementation plan and concludes with an assessment of the plan.


Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending June 30, 2006, Margaret N. Rees Jun 2006

Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending June 30, 2006, Margaret N. Rees

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • The Desert Research Institute has completed one of two information collection (Vital Signs) workshops scheduled for May and August 2006.
  • The Science and Research Team charter was approved by the SNAP Board
  • A short-term (Phase I) science and research strategy has been completed, with the initial beta-test scheduled for Round 7 proposals.
  • Productive relationships with Clark County are being developed.
  • Interagency Science and Research Team meetings are conducted approximately once per month.


Science & Research Strategy Charter, Public Lands Institute May 2006

Science & Research Strategy Charter, Public Lands Institute

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Cooperatively established tools to measure ecosystem health are implemented
  • Common methodologies for data management are agreed to and implemented
  • Compatible database methods are utilized
  • Award of funding is fair and transparent
  • Establishment of a long-term strategy with tested and implemented proposal process


Presentation To Snap Board Of Directors, Public Lands Institute May 2006

Presentation To Snap Board Of Directors, Public Lands Institute

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Conduct survey and produce a written report on the various alternative workforce suppliers available to the federal agencies for land management activities; include descriptions of each type of supplier, types of work each can supply, and costs and reimbursement requirements.
  • Identify required agreements and/or contracts and suggested adjustments needed in agency staffing to support alternative workforce capabilities.


Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending March 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees Mar 2006

Interagency Science And Research: Quarterly Progress Report, Period Ending March 31, 2006, Margaret N. Rees

Interagency Science and Research Strategy

  • Interim (Phase I) Science and Research Strategy under development, with target
    completion by early May 2006.
  • Interagency Science and Research Team meetings conducted approximately every two weeks
  • Team extensively reviewed and approved plans, invitees, and timeline for two
    Ecosystem Health Assessment (Vital Signs) workshops scheduled for May and
    August 2006.


The Abundance Of Different Dragonfly Species At Furman Lake - 2006, Wade Worthen Jan 2006

The Abundance Of Different Dragonfly Species At Furman Lake - 2006, Wade Worthen

Furman Lake Restoration Book Gallery

A line graph showing the abundance of fifteen different species of dragonflies spotted over a five month period at Furman Lake in 2006.