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The following table includes all of LCR MSCP's technical reports. They are separated according to each work task. The date listed is when the report was posted to the website. You can see all of the work tasks at this link.

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B: Fish Augmentation
B-1: Lake Mohave Razorback Sucker Larvae Collection
Five Year Summary of Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) Larval Collections on Lake Mohave: 2005-2009 (1/17/2012)
C: Species Research
C-1: Brown-Headed Cowbird Trap Assessment (Closed FY06)
Cowbird Control Program: 2002 - 2005 (10/30/06)
Cowbird Control Program: 2002 - 2004 (10/30/06)
C-2: Sticky Buckwheat/Threecorner Milkvetch Conservation
2017 Annual Report (1/1/18)
2016 Annual Report (2/6/16)
2015 Annual Report (4/1/16)
2014 Annual Report (6/16/15)
2013 Annual Report (2/7/14)
2012 Annual Report (6/4/13)
2011 Annual Report (3/20/13)
2010 Annual Report (3/11/13)
2009 Annual Report (5/15/12)
2008 Annual Report (5/15/12)
Threecorner Milkvetch and Sticky Buckwheat within Lake Mead National Recreation Area (8/17/09)
C-3: Multi-Species Conservation Program Covered Species Profile Development
LCR MSCP Species Accounts, 2013 (6/6/16)
LCR MSCP Species Accounts, 2008 (9/8/08)
Species Profiles Report: 2005 (12/19/06)
C-4: Relict Leopard Frog Monitoring and Management
2015 Annual Report (5/9/17)
2014 Annual Report (9/25/15)
2013 Annual Report (9/25/15)
2012 Annual Report (8/23/13)
2011 Annual Report (3/19/13)
2010 Annual Report (2/15/13)
2009 Annual Report (9/1/11)
2008 Annual Report (5/3/10)
2007 Annual Report (11/30/09)
2006 Annual Report (1/22/08)
C-5: Effects of Abiotic Factors on Insect Populations in Riparian Restoration Sites
2012 Annual Report (6/5/15)
2011 Annual Report (5/15/14)
2010 Annual Report (2/15/13)
2009 Annual Report (9/26/12)
2008 Annual Report (4/19/10)
2007 Annual Report (11/30/09)
C-6: Insect Population Biology in Riparian Restoration Sites (Closed FY07)
Pollen Loads on Adult Insects from Tamarisk Flowers and Inferences about Larval Habitats at Topock Marsh, Arizona (8/26/08)
C-7: Survey and Habitat Characterization for MacNeill's Sootywing (Closed FY10)
2010 Annual Report (3/22/13)
2009 Annual Report (7/30/12)
2008 Annual Report (4/19/10)
2007 Annual Report (11/30/09)
Selection of Atriplex lentiformis Host Plants by Hesperopsis gracielae - Florida Entomologist, June 2008 (external link) (6/25/08)
C-8: Razorback Sucker Survival Studies (Closed FY09)
Survival of Razorbacks in the LCR Final Report: January 2006 - April 2008 (9/15/08)
Survival of Razorbacks Stocked in the LCR Annual Report: 2006 (8/21/07)
Survival of Razorbacks Stocked in the LCR Annual Report: October 2004 - December 2005 (8/21/07)
Dispersal of Radio-Tagged Razorbacks Released into the LCR (8/21/07)
C-10: Razorback Sucker Growth Studies
Technical Reports
Razorback Sucker and Bonytail Chub Predator Recognition - December 2014 (12/22/15)
Growth of Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) at Bubbling Ponds Fish Hatchery (8/23/13)
Effects of Capture by Trammel Nets on Native Arizona Fishes (4/13/10)
Effects of Disease Treatments of Growth of Razorback Sucker (8/21/09)
Factors Affecting Razorback Growth in Captivity (1/15/08)
Annual Reports
2010 Annual Report (8/23/13)
2009 Annual Report (8/23/13)
C-11: Bonytail Rearing Studies
Diet Optimization and Growth Performance of Bonytail (Gila elegans) Reared in Outdoor Ponds (8/23/13)
An Investigation into Unusued Trophic Levels in Hatchery Ponds for the Production of Endangered Bonytail (Gila elegans) - FY2008 Final Report (8/23/13)
Stress Inducing Factors of Bonytail Hatchery and Stocking Practices (8/1/11)
Passive Integrated Transponders in Bonytail: Location, Retention, Stress, and Mortality (1/23/09)
Bonytail Chub Rearing Studies: Literature Review Final Report (9/15/08)
C-12: Demographics and Post-Stocking Survival of Repatriated Razorback Suckers in Lake Mohave (Closed FY11)
2011 Annual Report (12/22/15)
2010 Annual Report (2/12/13)
2009 Annual Report (5/14/15)
2008 Annual Report (9/15/08)
2007 Annual Report (5/20/15)
2006 Annual Report (8/21/07)
C-13: Lake Mead Razorback Sucker Study
Lake Mead Razorback Sucker Monitoring Recommendations (12/19/06)
Razorback Sucker Studies on Lake Mead, Nevada, and Arizona Annual Reports
2010 - 2011 (2/12/13)
2009 - 2010 (9/26/12)
2008 - 2009 (9/26/12)
2007 - 2008 (1/23/09)
2006 - 2007 (5/14/15)
2005 - 2006 (12/19/06)
1996 - 2007 Comprehensive Report (3/11/08)
Razorback Sucker Investigations at the Colorado River Inflow Area Lake Mead, Nevada, and Arizona Annual Reports
2013 Annual Report (2/9/16)
2012 (12/22/15)
2011 Annual Report (2/12/13)
2010 Annual Report (2/12/13)
C-14: Humpback Chub Program Support
2012 Completion Report (8/23/2013)
2011 Completion Report (8/27/2013)
2010 Progress Report (8/23/2013)
2009 Progress Report (3/17/2014)
C-15: Flannelmouth Sucker Habitat Use, Preference, and Recruitment Below Davis Dam (Closed FY11)
Investigations of Flannelmouth Sucker Habitat Use, Preference, and Recruitment Downstream of Davis Dam - 2006-2010 (8/1/12)
Investigations of Flannelmouth Sucker Habitat Use, Preference, and Recruitment Downstream of Davis Dam - 2009 (9/26/12)
Investigations of Flannelmouth Sucker Habitat Use, Preference, and Recruitment Downstream of Davis Dam - 2008 (12/15/10)
Investigations of Flannelmouth Sucker Habitat Use, Preference, and Recruitment Downstream of Davis Dam - 2007 (8/12/07)
C-16: Evaluation of Past Bonytail Stockings (Closed FY07)
Evaluation of Past Bonytail Stocking Final Report - 2008 (9/15/08)
C-17: Senator Wash Razorback Sucker Stock Assessment (Closed FY06)
Razorback Sucker Status, Reproduction, and Recruitment in Senator Wash Reservoir, CA (1/25/07)
C-19: Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Feather Colorimetry Study (Closed FY06)
Assessing Variation of Plumage Coloration within the Willow Flycatcher: A Preliminary Analysis (10/30/06)
C-20: Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Prey Base Study (Closed FY06)
Diets of Breeding Southwestern Willow Flycatchers in Different Habitats - The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, December 2007 (1/22/08)
C-21: Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Demographic Study (Closed FY06)
Surveys and Life History Studies of the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, Summer 2005 (9/8/08)
C-22: Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Surveys, Demographic Study, and Survey Protocol Evaluation (Closed FY06)
Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Distribution and Abundance, Habitat Use, and Breeding Ecology Along the LCR (9/8/08)
C-23: Evaluation of Remote Sensing Techniques for PIT-Tagged Fish (Closed FY09)
Techniques for Monitoring Razorback Sucker in the LCR, Hoover to Parker Dams, Final Report: 2006-2007 (10/16/08)
C-24: Avian Species Habitat Requirements
Technical Reports
Restoration of Managed Marsh Units to Benefit California Black Rails and Other Marsh Birds: An Adaptive Management Approach (12/11/12)
Development of a GIS-based Model of Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Breeding Habitat within the LCR MSCP Area, San Pedro River and Verde River, AZ (12/11/12)
Annual Report
2015 Annual Report (2/7/18)
C-25: Imperial Ponds Native Fish Research
Renovation Plan 2014 (1/7/15)
Water Management Plan 2011-2013 (10/6/14)
2010 Annual Report (8/1/11)
2009 Annual Report (8/1/11)
Imperial Ponds Native Fish Research Final Project Report: October 2007 - June 2008 (9/15/08)
C-26: Evaluation of Raceway Rearing of Razorback Sucker at Lake Mohave
Evaluation of Flow Conditioning Razorback Sucker in Flow-Through Raceways at Lake Mead Hatchery: 2011 (10/22/12)
Evaluation of Flow Conditioning Razorback Sucker in Flow-Through Raceways at Lake Mead Hatchery: 2010 (12/2/13)
C-27: Small Mammal Population Studies
Habitat and Population Demographics of the Colorado River Cotton Rat (Sigmodon arizonae plenus) Along the Lower Colorado River, 2009–2013 Final Report (11/17/16)
Modeling Microhabitat and Survival Estimates of Sigmodon arizonae plenus along the LCR 2010 Report (2/15/13)
Colorado River and Yuma Hispid Cotton Rat Distribution and Habitat (5/10/10)
C-28: Nest Predation Effects on Riparian Bird Species (Closed FY10)
Final Report: September 2011 (2/28/13)
Annual Report 2008-2009 (8/16/11)
C-29: Age Characterization of Reach 3 Razorback Sucker Population (Closed FY10)
2008-2009 Annual Report (8/6/12)
C-30: Development and Evaluation of Measures to Reduce Transport of Quagga Mussels During Fish Transfer and Stocking Activities
Interim Report: 2011 (5/14/12)
Development of an Efficient Method for Removal of Quagga Mussel Veligers from Transport Tanks at Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery October 2010 (9/26/12)
Efficacy of Potassium Chloride and Formalin for Removing Quagga Mussel Veligers from Transport Tanks at Willow Beach National Fishery Hatchery November 2009 (9/26/12)
C-31: Razorback Sucker Genetic Diversity Assessment
Interim Report: 2012 (4/3/13)
Interim Report: 2010 (4/13/10)
Continuing Studies of Razorback Sucker Genetics (1/15/08)
C-32: Determination of Salinity, Temperature, and Oxygen Limits for Bonytail and Razorback Sucker
Dissolved Oxygen Tolerances for Egg and Larval Stages of Razorback Sucker November 2009 (2/1/13)
Salinity Tolerances for Egg and Larval Stages of Razorback Sucker 2007-2008 (9/26/12)
C-33: Comparative Survival of 500 mm Razorback Sucker Released in Reach 3
2014 Annual Report (2/18/15)
2013 Annual Report (1/21/15)
2012 Annual Report (3/22/13)
C-34: Characterization of Zooplankton Communities in Off Channel Native Fish Habitats (Closed FY11)
Characterization of Zooplankton Communities in Off-Channel Native Fish Habitats: 2009–2011 (6/5/15)
C-35: Western Red Bat and Western Yellow Bat Roosting Characteristics Study
Distribution and Roost Site Habitat Requirements of Western Yellow (Lasiurus xanthinus) and Western Red (Lasiurus blossevillii) Bats: November 2013 (4/7/16)
Distribution and Roost Site Habitat Requirements of Western Yellow (Lasiurus xanthinus) and Western Red (Lasiurus blossevillii) Bats: 2012 Summary Findings (12/16/13)
Distribution and Roost Site Habitat Requirements of Western Yellow (Lasiurus xanthinus) and Western Red (Lasiurus blossevillii) Bats: 2011 Summary Findings (12/14/12)
C-36: Elf Owl Detectability Study
Final Project Report: Elf Owl Detectability Study 2010 - 2011 (2/12/13)
2010 Annual Report (9/1/11)
C-37: Hydrology Studies for Avian Riparian Obligate Species
Soil Hydrology and Microclimate Conditions in Occupied Southwestern Willow Flycatcher and Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Habitat Final Report (2/5/13)
2010 Annual Report (12/6/12)
C-38: Stable Isotope and Microchemistry Analyses of Fin Rays to Determine Habitat Use and Movement Patterns of Razorback Sucker in Reach 3 (Closed FY08)
Stable Isotope and Microchemistry Analyses of Fin Rays to Determine Habitat Use and Movement Patterns of Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) in Reach 3 (2/12/13)
C-39: Post-Stocking Distribution and Survival of Bonytail in Reach 3
2014 Annual Report (2/9/15)
2013 Annual Report (12/22/15)
2012 Annual Report (6/21/13)
2011 Annual Report (2/12/13)
2010 Annual Report (5/14/12)
C-40: Genetic and Demographic Studies to Guide Conservation Management of Razorback Sucker and Bonytail in Off-Channel Habitats
Genetic and Demographic Studies to Guide Conservation Management of Bonytail and Razorback Sucker in Off-channel Habitats, November 2011 (2/12/13)
C-42: Experiments and Demonstration of Soil Amendments for Use in Restoration Sites
Lassenite Pozzolan Soil Amendment Study at the Beal Lake Conservation Area, 2013 Annual Report (6/1/16)
Seeding Salix Gooddingii with Lassenite Pozzolan Soil, Amendment: 2012 Annual Report (5/14/13)
Laboratory Testing of Lassenite Pozzolan for Use as a Soil Amendment in Habitat Restoration (1/13/12)
C-43: Population Demographics and Habitat Use of the California Leaf-Nosed Bat
2014 Annual Report (7/13/16)
2010 Annual Report (11/26/12)
C-44: Management of Fish Food Resources in Off-Channel Native Fish Habitats
2011-2013 Annual Report (5/27/15)
C-46: Physiological Response in BONY and RASU to Transport Stress
Physiological Stress Response in Bonytail and Razorback Sucker to Handling and Transport - December 2013 (12/22/15)
C-47: Genetic Monitoring and Management of Recruitment in Bonytail Rearing Ponds
Genetic Monitoring and Biological Control of Recruitment in Bonytail Rearing Ponds - September 2015 (3/29/16)
C-48: Genetic Characterization of RASU Brood Stock at Dexter NFH
2011 Annual Report (1/24/13)
2012 Annual Report (1/22/13)
C-51: Vermilion Flycatcher Detectability and Distribution Study
Vermilion Flycatchers on the LCR: A Summary of Data from 1970-2012 (11/18/13)
C-52: Gilded Flicker Detectability and Distribution Study
Technical Reports
Development of Appropriate Radio Telemetry Techniques for Gilded Flickers (Colaptes chrysoides) in Quartzsite, Arizona, 2014 (8/3/17)
Development of Appropriate Radio Telemetry Techniques for Gilded Flickers (Colaptes chrysoides) in Western Arizona, 2013 (2/11/16)
Literature Search and Exploratory Surveys for the Gilded Flicker along the Lower Colorado River, 2012 (5/21/13)
Annual Report
2015 Annual Report (5/17/18)
C-57: Sonic Telemetry of Lake Mead Juvenile Razorback Suckers
2015-2016 Annual Report (7/14/17)
2014-2015 Annual Report (12/22/15)
2013-2014 Annual Report (12/22/15)
C-62: Lowland Leopard Frog and Colorado River Toad Habitat and Ecology Study
2015 Annual Report (4/14/17)
2014 Annual Report (8/23/16)
C-64: Post-Stocking Movement, Distribution, and Habitat Use of Razorback Sucker and Bonytail
Distribution and Post-Stocking Survival of Bonytail in Lake Havasu, 2013 – 2016 (10/3/16)
Population Status and Distribution of Razorback Suckers and Bonytail Downstream from Palo Verde Diversion Dam, 2017 Interim Report (9/18/17)
C-66: Marsh Bird Water Depth Analysis
Marsh Bird Water Depth Analysis 2016 Progress Report (12/18/17)
D: System Monitoring
D-1: Marsh Bird Surveys
Monitoring Protocol
North American Marsh Bird Survey Protocol
Technical Reports
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2015 - 2017 (5/22/18)
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2014 (1/27/17)
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2013 (5/4/15)
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2012 (7/3/13)
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2011 (4/2/13)
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2010 (2/25/13)
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2009 (7/30/12)
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2008 (4/12/10)
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2007 (9/14/09)
Marsh Bird Surveys Annual Reports: FY2006 (3/11/08)
Yuma Clapper Rail Surveys at Topock Gorge: 2005 (9/8/08)
Yuma Clapper Rail Surveys at Topock Gorge: 2004 (10/30/06)
D-2: Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Presence/Absence Surveys
2016 Annual Report (6/30/17)
2015 Annual Report (8/30/17)
2014 Annual Report (12/22/15)
2013 Annual Report (4/29/14)
2008-2012 Summary Report (6/10/13)
2012 Annual Report (4/3/13)
2011 Annual Report (5/23/12)
2010 Annual Report (8/16/11)
2009 Annual Report (4/13/10)
2008 Annual Report (5/27/09)
2007 Annual Reports (6/27/08)
2007 Annual Report
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
2006 Annual Report (3/26/07)
2006 Annual Report
Appendix A
Appendix B - Part 1
Appendix B - Part 2
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
Appendix G
2005 Annual Reports (10/30/06)
2005 Annual Report
Appendix A
Appendix B - Part 1
Appendix B - Part 2
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F
Appendix G-H
Annual Reports: FY2004 (10/30/06)
Annual Report: FY2004
Appendix A
Appendix B - Part 1
Appendix B - Part 2
Appendix B - Part 3
Appendix B - Part 4
Appendix B - Part 5
Appendix B - Part 6
Appendix B - Part 7
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
2003 Annual Reports (10/30/06)
2003 Annual Report
Appendix A
Appendix B - Part 1
Appendix B - Part 2
Appendix B - Part 3
Appendix B - Part 4
Appendix B - Part 5
Appendix B - Part 6
Appendix B - Part 7
Appendix B - Part 8
Appendix B - Part 9
Appendix B - Part 10
Appendix B - Part 11
Appendix B - Part 12
Appendix B - Part 13
Appendix B - Part 14
Appendix B - Part 15
Appendix B - Part 16
Appendix C
2003-2007 5-Year Summary Report (6/27/08)
Report
Appendix A
D-5: Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship
Protocols
MAPS Protocol - 2005
Technical Reports
MAPS Breeding Season Final Reports
2014-2015 (3/10/17)
2013 (2/11/16)
2012 (1/9/14)
2011 (5/2/13)
2009-2010 (4/30/13)
2008-2009 (8/8/12)
2007 (9/14/09)
2006 (12/1/08)
2005 (10/30/06)
2004 (10/30/06)
Fall Migration Reports
2005 (8/7/07)
2004 (10/30/06)
2003 (10/30/06)
Winter Monitoring Reports
2006-2007 (9/2/09)
2005-2006 (12/1/08)
2004-2005 (9/8/08)
2003-2004 (10/30/06)
D-6: System Monitoring for Riparian Obligate Avian Species
Lake Mead Delta Bird Surveys 2002-2006 (1/23/09)
Nevada Bird Count: Searches and Spot Mapping (9/3/10)
Sampling Plan for LCR Riparian Birds (9/3/10)
Lower Colorado River Elf Owl Surveys Annual Reports
2009 (4/23/10)
2008 (11/17/09)
Lower Colorado River Riparian Bird Surveys
2015 Annual Report (3/13/17)
2014 Annual Report (7/22/16)
2013 Annual Report (1/4/16)
2012 Annual Report (6/13/12)
2011 Final Report (2/15/13)
2008-2010 Summary Report (1/13/12)
2009 Annual Report (4/13/10)
2008 Annual Report (8/17/09)
2007 Annual Report (9/14/09)
D-7: Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Presence/Absence Surveys
2017 Annual Report (2/7/18)
2016 Annual Report (2/6/17)
2015 Annual Report (5/20/16)
2014 Annual Report (5/13/15)
2013 Annual Report (12/12/13)
2008-2012 Summary Report (7/29/13)
2012 Annual Report (6/4/13)
2011 Annual Report (7/26/12)
2010 Annual Report (9/1/11)
2009 Annual Report (7/14/10)
2008 Annual Report (6/30/09)
2006-2007 Final Report (1/29/18)
2007 Annual Report (8/3/09)
2006 Annual Report (10/16/08)
D-8: Razorback Sucker and Bonytail Stock Assessment
Annual Reports
2015-2016 - Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) Studies on Lake Mead, Nevada and Arizona (7/18/17)
2014-2016 - Comparative Survival of Repatriated Razorback Suckers in Lower Colorado River Reach 3 (4/28/17)
2015 - Comparative Survival of Repatriated Razorback Suckers in Lower Colorado River Reach 3 (3/22/16)
2014-2015 - Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) Studies on Lake Mead, Nevada and Arizona (7/17/17)
2013-2014 - Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) Studies on Lake Mead, Nevada and Arizona (12/22/15)
2013 - Lake Mohave Razorback Sucker Monitoring (5/27/15)
2012-2013 - Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) Studies on Lake Mead, Nevada and Arizona (12/23/13)
2012 - Lake Mohave Razorback Sucker Monitoring (4/4/13)
2011-2012 - Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) Studies on Lake Mead, Nevada and Arizona (7/6/15)
Technical Reports
Demographics and Monitoring of Repatriated Razorback Suckers in Lake Mohave 2011-2014 (7/6/15)
Movements of Sonic-Tagged Razorback Suckers Between Davis and Parker Dams (Lake Havasu): 2007 - 2010 (5/14/12)
Movements of Sonic Tagged Razorback Suckers Between Davis and Parker Dams (Lake Havasu) (12/15/10)
Status of Razorback Suckers in the Colorado River Between Davis and Parker Dams (Lake Havasu): 2003-2005 (12/19/06)
D-9: System Monitoring and Research of Covered Bat Species
Monitoring Protocol
LCR Bat Monitoring Protocol (8/17/09)
Roost Surveys
2013 Annual Report (12/22/15)
2002-2010 Summary Report (2/12/13)
Acoustic Surveys
2016 System-Wide Acoustic Monitoring of LCR MSCP Bat Species (8/3/17)
2015 System-Wide Acoustic Monitoring of LCR MSCP Bat Species (10/3/16)
2014 System-Wide Acoustic Monitoring of LCR MSCP Bat Species (3/21/17)
2013 Summary Findings (4/25/14)
2012 Summary Findings (8/16/13)
2011 Annual Report (2/7/13)
2010 Annual Report (8/16/11)
2009 Annual Report (5/24/10)
2008 Annual Report (11/30/09)
2002-2007 Report (7/14/17)
Foraging Study
2017 Bat Foraging Distance Survey Report (7/19/18)
D-10: System Monitoring and Studies on Small Mammal Populations (Closed FY07; Reopened FY11)
Annual Reports
2017 (5/3/18)
2016 (4/23/18)
2015 (6/30/17)
2012–2014 (6/15/16)
2011 (2/17/17)
2007 (9/2/09)
2006 (12/10/07)
Technical Report
Preliminary Mammal Trapping Efforts at Cibola National Wildlife Refuge and Pratt Agricultural Restoration Site: 2004-2005 (10/30/06)
D-11: Vegetation Type Mapping (Closed FY06)
2004 LCR Vegetation Type Mapping, Backwaters Delineation, Orthophotography, and GIS Development (3/11/08)
D-12: Lowland Leopard Frog and Colorado River Toad Surveys
2017 Final Report (11/9/17)
2016 Annual Report (4/14/17)
2015 Annual Report (3/10/17)
2014 Annual Report (7/15/16)
2013 Annual Report (7/13/16)
2012 Annual Report (4/23/13)
2011 Annual Report (2/26/13)
E: Conservation Areas Development and Management
E-1: Beal Lake Conservation Area
Annual Reports
2015 Annual Report (7/26/18)
2014 Annual Report (7/10/18)
2013 Annual Report (4/28/17)
2012 Annual Report (6/3/15)
2011 Annual Report (6/3/15)
2010 Annual Report (11/16/12)
2009 Annual Report (2/19/13)
2008 Annual Report (5/15/12)
2007 Annual Report (11/17/09)
2006 Annual Report (8/26/08)
2005 Annual Report (10/30/06)
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plans
2011 Development and Monitoring Plan (6/3/15)
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan Overview (4/1/10)
E-2: Beal Lake Native Fish
Five-Year Evaluation of a Remote Screen System at Beal Lake, Arizona, November 2010 (2/12/13)
Evaluation of a Cylindrical Wedge-Wire Screen System at Beal Lake - Phase II Testing: 2006 (2/12/07)
Evaluation of a Cylindrical Wedge-Wire Screen System at Beal Lake - Phase I Testing: 2005 (10/30/06)
E-3: 'Ahakhav Tribal Preserve (Closed FY10)
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan: CRIT 9 (1/15/10)
2008 Annual Report (5/3/10)
2007 Annual Report (4/1/10)
2006 Annual Report (12/1/08)
E-4: Palo Verde Ecological Reserve
Annual Reports
2015 (7/26/18)
2014 (7/10/18)
2013 (5/9/17)
2012 (6/3/15)
2010 (11/27/12)
2009 (2/19/13)
2008 (4/13/10)
2007 (1/5/10)
2006 (11/13/07)
Restoration Development Plans
Overview (1/25/07)
Phase 1 (1/25/07)
Phase 2 (1/25/07)
Phase 3 (9/25/07)
Phase 4 (7/21/09)
Phase 5 (7/30/09)
Phase 6 (7/14/10)
Phase 7 (11/7/11)
Phase 8 (10/23/12)
E-5: Cibola Valley Conservation Area
Annual Reports
2015 (7/26/18)
2014 (7/10/18)
2013 (12/23/16)
2012 (6/3/15)
2011 (6/3/15)
2010 (1/16/14)
2009 (2/19/13)
2008 (4/13/10)
2007 (4/2/10)
2006 (1/22/08)
Restoration Development Plans
Overview (7/24/07)
Phase 1 (7/24/07)
Phase 2 (8/6/07)
Phase 3 (8/6/07)
Phase 4 (5/19/08)
Phase 5 (11/30/09)
Phase 6 (9/1/11)
Phase 10 and 11 (2/26/18)
E-6: Cottonwood Genetics Study (Closed FY07)
Associated Articles
Northern Arizona University "Horizons": 2007
Ecological Society of America "Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment": October 2006
U.S. Department of State "Washington File": August 2006
Science Daily: website, PDF
Nature Magazine
E-7: Mass Planting Demonstration (Closed FY07)
Mass Transplanting Demo Final Report: 2005-2006 (10/24/07)
E-8: Seed Feasibility Study (Closed FY08)
Cibola NWR Field 51 Site Characterization (5/19/08)
Feasibility Study Using Native Seeds in Restoration: 2008 (10/6/09)
Feasibility Study Using Native Seeds in Restoration: 2007 (5/19/08)
E-9: Hart Mine Marsh
Annual Reports
2015 Annual Report (7/26/18)
2014 Annual Report (7/10/18)
2013 Annual Report (1/29/18)
2012 Annual Report (6/3/15)
2011 Annual Report (7/29/13)
2010 Annual Report (8/2/12)
Technical Reports
Hart Mine Marsh Existing Conditions Report (4/01/07)
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plans
Comprehensive Conceptual Restoration Plan for Hart Mine Marsh (10/6/09)
Hart Mine Marsh Conservation Area Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan (7/20/09)
E-12: Butler Lake (Closed FY07)
Limnological Survey of Butler and McAllister Lakes (7/30/07)
E-13: McAllister Lake (Closed FY07)
Limnological Survey of Butler and McAllister Lakes (7/30/07)
Induced Recharge in McAllister Lake to Reduce Salinity for the Possible Introduction of Native Fish Species (3/15/07)
E-14: Imperial Ponds
Annual Reports
2016 Annual Report (8/9/18)
2015 Annual Report (7/2/18)
2014 Annual Report (1/29/18)
2013 Annual Report (1/29/18)
2012 Annual Report (12/22/15)
2008 Annual Report (5/16/12)
Other Reports
Monitoring and Research Priorities for the Imperial Ponds, Imperial Ponds Conservation Area, Five Year Plan: 2014-2018 (1/16/15)
Evaluation of a Secondary Filtration Technology for Nonnative Fish Exclusion at the Imperial Ponds, Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona (11/28/11)
Evaluation of the Cylindrical Wedge-Wire Screen System at Imperial NWR: 2009 (12/15/10)
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plans
Restoration Development Plan (2/4/08)
Geotechnical and Geohydrological Findings: December 2005 - January 2006 (8/2/07)
Native Fish Habitat Reconstruction Design Workshop: 2005 (10/30/06)
Corps of Engineers Permit Request: March 2006 (10/30/06)
Corps of Engineers Permit: April 2006 (10/30/06)
Site Plan (10/30/06)
E-15: Backwater Site Selection
Reaches 5 and 6 Backwater Inventory - Steps 2-3: Screening and Evaluation (4/29/08)
Reaches 5 and 6 Backwater Inventory - Step 1: Identification of Backwaters for Screening and Evaluation (9/6/07)
Colorado River Backwaters Restoration - Final Model Evaluation Report (2/27/07)
E-16: Conservation Area Site Selection
October 2008 Trip Reports (2/3/09)
November 2006 Trip Reports (10/19/07)
Draft Final Guidelines for the Screening and Evaluation of Potential Conservation Areas (8/10/06)
E-17: Topock Marsh Pumping
Havasu National Wildlife Refuge Final Water Management Plan: 2006 (8/16/07)
E-18: Law Enforcement and Fire Suppression
Comprehensive Strategy (2/1/10)
'Ahakhav Tribal Preserve (2/1/10)
Beal Lake (2/1/10)
Big Bend Conservation Area (2/1/10)
Cibola National Wildlife Refuge Unit 1 (2/1/10)
Cibola Valley Conservation Area (2/1/10)
Imperial Ponds Conservation Area (2/1/10)
Palo Verde Ecological Reserve (2/1/10)
E-21: Planet Ranch, Bill Williams River (Closed FY05; Reopened FY10)
Planet Ranch - Preliminary Site Analysis and Conceptual Design: 2005 (10/30/06)
E-24: Cibola NWR Unit #1
Technical Reports
Review of Salinity and Sodicity, Monitoring, and Remediation for Riparian Restoration Areas (2/12/13)
2010 Cibola National Wildlife Refuge Field 51 Vegetation and Monitoirng Report (12/11/12)
Groundwater and Soil Salinity Monitoring Network in Support of Long-term Irrigation and Salt Management of MSCP Restoration Areas, September 2011 (12/11/12)
Feasibility Study Using Native Seeds in Restoration, California-Arizona-Nevada Final Annual Report (9/26/12)
Annual Reports
2015 Annual Report (7/23/18)
2014 Annual Report (7/9/18)
2013 Annual Report (3/30/17)
2012 Annual Report (5/7/15)
2011 Annual Report (5/12/15)
2010 Annual Report (1/16/14)
2009 Annual Report (9/6/13)
2008 Annual Report (4/13/10)
2007 Annual Report (9/2/09)
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plans
CNWR Unit 1 Conservation Area Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan: North 160 (3/13/18)
CNWR Unit 1 Conservation Area Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan: Upper Hippy Burn (7/29/13)
Overview (11/13/07)
Phase 1 (7/22/09)
E-25: Big Bend Conservation Area
Annual Reports
2015 Annual Report (7/27/18)
2014 Annual Report (7/10/18)
2013 Annual Report (5/5/17)
2012 Annual Report (5/5/15)
2011 Annual Report (7/29/13)
2010 Annual Report (12/14/12)
2009 Annual Report (5/18/12)
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plans
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan Overview (8/3/09)
Other Report
Site Improvement Plan for the Boy Scout Property (9/2/09)
E-27: Laguna Division Conservation Area
Technical Documents
Section 404 permit (11/1/11)
Technical Reports
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan August 2012 (12/10/12)
Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact: February 2011 (2/14/11)
Appendices
Appendix A Project Update: October 2010
Appendix B Investigation Report: November 2010
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
Part 10
Part 11
Part 12
Appendix C Timeframe Tables
Appendix D Correspondence and Documentation
Appendix E Public Comments and Responses
Technical Presentations
Updated Presentation: August 27, 2010 (9/3/10)
Attachments (Images)
Historic Channel Cross Section
Historic Channel Detail
Reach 1 Detail
Reach 1 East 2 Section
Reach 1 East Sections
Reach 1 West Sections
Reach 2 Detail
Reach 2 Sections
Reach 3 Section
Reach 3 Detail
Conceptual Restoration Design Task 4 Presentation: October 28, 2009 (11/5/09)
Attachments (Images and PDFs)
Laguna Reach
Improvement Plan
Habitat Plan
Habitat Plan - Base Water Level
Habitat Plan - Pulse Water Level
Historic River Channel
Primary Channel
Secondary Channel
Reach 1 Concept Drawing
Conceptual Restoration Design Task 3 Presentation: August 27, 2009 (9/4/09)
Attachments (Images and PDFs)
Laguna Reach
Improvement Plan
Habitat Plan - Base Flow
Habitat Plan - Pulse Flow
Primary Channel
Secondary Channel
Reach 1 Concept Drawing
Estimated Costs
Natural Channel Design Task 2 Presentation: May 28, 2009 (7/13/09)
E-28: Yuma East Wetlands
2013 Annual Report (3/8/18)
E-29: Desert Tortoise
Desert Tortoise Surveys in the Chuckwalla Desert Wildlife Management Area on Private Land Parcels Proposed for Acquisition - October 2010 (12/30/15)
E-31: Hunters Hole
2015 Annual Report (7/27/18)
2013 Annual Report (6/8/18)
E-33: Pretty Water Conservation Area
Annual Report
Annual Report 2015 (7/27/2018)
Technical Report
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan (5/18/2012)
E-34: Groundwater and Soil Salinity Monitoring Network (Closed FY16)
Soil and Groundwater Salinity Conditions for Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program Habitat Creation Sites - 2014 (2/20/2018)
E-35: Mohave Valley Conservation Area
Mohave Valley Conservation Area Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan (6/13/2017)
F: Post-Development Monitoring
F-1: Habitat Monitoring - Vegetation Survival and Growth
Annual Reports
2014 Annual Report (6/18/15)
2013 Annual Report (6/18/15)
2012 Annual Report (12/22/15)
2011 Annual Report (12/22/15)
2010 Annual Report (1/27/16)
2009 Annual Report (3/8/13)
Other Reports
Riparian Habitat Monitoring at the Cibola NWR Nature Trail Site: 2006 (12/1/08)
Soil Moisture Monitoring Pilot Study at Palo Verde Ecological Reserve Phase 2 (8/25/14)
F-2: Avian Use of Restoration Sites
Technical Reports
Final Summary of Monitoring Efforts at Pratt Agricultural Restoration Site: 1999-2006 (1/5/10)
Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Surveys on the Pratt Agriculture and Cibola Nature Trail Restoration Sites: 2005 (9/8/08)
Avian Use of Habitat Creation Projects: 2006 Annual Report (11/16/07)
Area Searches at Cibola and Pratt Restoration Sites: 2004 Breeding Season (10/30/06)
Avian Post-Development Monitoring at Pratt Restoration Site: 2005 Breeding Season (10/30/06)
Avian Post-Development Monitoring at Cibola Nature Trail Restoration Site: 2005 Breeding Season (10/30/06)
Avian Post-Development Monitoring of Restoration Sites Along the LCR: 2005 Breeding Season (10/30/06)
Annual Reports
2017 Annual Report (7/25/18)
2017 Pre-Development Annual Report (12/18/17)
2016 Annual Report (10/12/17)
2015 Annual Report (3/13/17)
2014 Annual Report (7/22/16)
2013 Annual Report (1/4/16)
2012 Annual Report (6/13/12)
2011 Final Report (2/15/13)
2008-2010 Summary Report (1/13/12)
2009 Annual Report (4/13/10)
2008 Annual Report (8/17/09)
2007 Annual Report (9/14/09)
F-3: Small Mammal Colonization of Restoration Sites
Annual Reports
2017 (5/3/18)
2016 (4/23/18)
2015 (6/30/17)
2012–2014 (6/15/16)
2011 (4/16/13)
2010 (2/7/13)
2009 (5/24/10)
2008 (4/23/10)
2007 (9/2/09)
2006 (12/10/07)
Technical Reports
Preliminary Mammal Trapping Efforts at Cibola National Wildlife Refuge and Pratt Agricultural Restoration Site: 2004-2005 (11/1/06)
F-4: Post-Development Monitoring of Covered Bat Species
LCR Bat Monitoring Protocol (8/17/09)
Acoustic Surveys
Post-Development Acoustic Bat Monitoring 2012–2014 Results (11/16/16)
2011 Annual Report (4/22/13)
Post-Development Bat Monitoring 2007–2010 Intensive Acoustic Surveys Completion Report (3/14/13)
2009 Annual Report (5/17/12)
2008 Annual Report (4/12/10)
2007 Annual Report (12/1/08)
Capture Surveys
2016-2017 Annual Report (3/2/18)
2015 Annual Report (3/7/17)
2013-2014 Annual Report (1/27/17)
2012 Annual Report (12/13/13)
2011 Annual Report (3/4/13)
2010 Annual Report (2/8/13)
2009 Annual Report (5/10/10)
2008 Annual Report (4/12/10)
2007 Annual Report (9/2/09)
F-6: Post-Development Monitoring of MacNeill's Sootywing in Habitat Creation Sites
2017 Annual Report (7/26/18)
2016 Annual Report (4/26/18)
2015 Annual Report (7/27/17)
2012 Annual Report (5/9/17)
2011 Annual Report (3/21/13)
2010 Annual Report (9/26/12)
2009 Annual Report (9/26/12)
F-7: Post-Development Monitoring of Marsh Birds
2017 Annual Report (7/2/18)
2014-2016 Annual Report (11/27/17)
2013 Annual Report (12/22/15)
2012 Annual Report (7/29/13)
G: Adaptive Management Program
G-1: Data Management
Colorado River Fishes Database Management, 2011 Final Report (1/13/12)
Colorado River Native Fishes Database Management: October 2007 - June 2008 (9/15/08)
Colorado River Fishes Database Management: September 2005 - 2006 (10/19/07)
Colorado River Fishes Database Management: September 2004 - 2005 (10/19/07)
Database Management System Requirements Analysis Summary Document - Draft (5/12/06)
G-3: Adaptive Management Research Projects
Techniques for Monitoring Razorback Sucker in the LCR, Hoover to Parker Dams, Final Report: 2006-2007 (10/16/08)
Colorado River Native Fishes Database Management: October 2007 - June 2008 (9/15/08)
Continuing Studies of Razorback Sucker Genetics (1/15/08)
G-4: Science/Adaptive Management Strategy
Final Habitat Creation Conservation Measure Accomplishment Tracking Process (10/31/11)
Habitat Maintenance Fund Process (4/27/12)
LCR MSCP Five-Year Monitoring and Research Priorities: 2013-2017 (10/17/12)
Final Science Strategy (6/30/08)
LCR MSCP Five-Year Monitoring and Research Priorities: 2008-2012 (4/16/08)
G-6: Conceptual Ecological Models (work task changed from G5 due to previous use of G5 in 2006-08)
Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) (RASU) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - March 2018 (4/2/18)
Southwestern Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii extimus) (SWFL) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - September 2016 (9/15/16)
Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus occidentalis) (YBCU) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - March 2015 (8/29/16)
Sonoran Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia sonorana) (YWAR) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - July 2015 (8/24/16)
California Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis coturniculus Dickey) (BLRA) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - September 2015 (8/10/16)
Yuma Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris yumanensis Dickey)(CLRA) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - August 2015 (8/5/16)
Western Red Bat (Lasiurus blossevillii) (WRBA) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - September 2015 (8/5/16)
Western Yellow Bat (Lasiurus xanthinus) (WYBA) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - September 2015 (7/29/16)
Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) (LEBI) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - May 2015 (7/22/16)
Gilded Flicker (Colaptes chrysoides) (GIFL) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - June 2015 (7/22/16)
Arizona Bell's Vireo (Vireo bellii arizonae) (BEVI) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - December 2015 (7/22/16)
Gila Woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis) (GIWO) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - March 2016 (7/13/16)
Yuma Hispid Cotton Rat (Sigmodon hispidus eremicus) (YHCR) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - April 2015 (6/20/16)
Colorado River Cotton Rat (Sigmodon arizonae plenus) (CRCR) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - April 2015 (6/14/16)
Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) (VEFL) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - February 2016 (6/8/16)
Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) (SUTA) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - October 2015 (4/28/16)
Elf Owl (Micrathene whitneyi) (ELOW) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - October 2015 (3/29/16)
MacNeill's Sootywing Skipper (Hesperopsis gracielae) (MNSW) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - October 2015 (3/29/16)
Flannelmouth Sucker (Catostomus latipinnis) (FLSU) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - June 2015 (1/14/16)
Bonytail (Gila elegans) (BONY) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - March 2015 (12/22/15)
Razorback Sucker (Xyrauchen texanus) (RASU) Basic Conceptual Ecological Model for the Lower Colorado River - November 2013 (8/25/14)
I: Public Outreach
I-1: Public Outreach
2016 (12/18/2017)
2015 (6/10/2016)
2014 (6/10/2016)
2013 (5/31/2016)
2012 (5/30/2013)
2011 (3/14/2013)

Updated August 10, 2018