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Technical Reports

      Conservation Areas

The following table includes all of LCR MSCP's technical reports. They are separated according to each conservation area.

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Beal Lake Conservation Area
E-1: Beal Lake Conservation Area
2010 Annual Report (11/16/12)
2009 Annual Report (2/19/13)
2008 Annual Report (5/15/12)
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan Overview (4/1/10)
2007 Annual Report (11/17/09)
2006 Annual Report (8/26/08)
2005 Annual Report (10/30/06)
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-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)
F-1: Habitat Monitoring - Vegetation Survival and Growth
2009 Vegetation Plot Monitoring Report (3/8/13)
Riparian Habitat Monitoring at the Cibola NWR Nature Trail Site: 2006 (12/1/08)
F-2: Avian Use of Restoration Sites
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)
F-3: Small Mammal Colonization of Restoration Sites
Preliminary Mammal Trapping Efforts at Cibola National Wildlife Refuge and Pratt Agricultural Restoration Site: 2004-2005 (11/1/06)
Small Mammal Colonization at Habitat Creation Sites Along the LCR Annual Reports
2011 (4/16/13)
2010 (2/7/13)
2009 (5/24/10)
2008 (4/23/10)
2007 (9/2/09)
2006 (12/10/07)
Big Bend Conservation Area
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-25: Big Bend Conservation Area
2011 Annual Report (7/29/13)
2010 Annual Report (12/14/12)
2009 Annual Report (5/18/12)
Site Improvement Plan for the Boy Scout Property (9/2/09)
Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan Overview (8/3/09)
Cibola NWR Unit #1
E-6: Cottonwood Genetics Study
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-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-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
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: Upper Hippy Burn (7/29/13)
Overview (11/13/07)
Phase 1 (7/22/09)
F-1: Habitat Monitoring - Vegetation Survival and Growth
2009 Vegetation Plot Monitoring Report (3/8/13)
Riparian Habitat Monitoring at the Cibola NWR Nature Trail Site: 2006 (12/1/08)
F-2: Avian Use of Restoration Sites
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)
F-3: Small Mammal Colonization of Restoration Sites
Preliminary Mammal Trapping Efforts at Cibola National Wildlife Refuge and Pratt Agricultural Restoration Site: 2004-2005 (11/1/06)
Small Mammal Colonization at Habitat Creation Sites Along the LCR Annual Reports
2011 (4/16/13)
2010 (2/7/13)
2009 (5/24/10)
2008 (4/23/10)
2007 (9/2/09)
2006 (12/10/07)
Cibola Valley Conservation Area
E-5: Cibola Valley Conservation Area
Annual Reports
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)
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)
F-1: Habitat Monitoring - Vegetation Survival and Growth
2009 Vegetation Plot Monitoring Report (3/8/13)
Riparian Habitat Monitoring at the Cibola NWR Nature Trail Site: 2006 (12/1/08)
F-2: Avian Use of Restoration Sites
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)
F-3: Small Mammal Colonization of Restoration Sites
Preliminary Mammal Trapping Efforts at Cibola National Wildlife Refuge and Pratt Agricultural Restoration Site: 2004-2005 (11/1/06)
Small Mammal Colonization at Habitat Creation Sites Along the LCR Annual Reports
2011 (4/16/13)
2010 (2/7/13)
2009 (5/24/10)
2008 (4/23/10)
2007 (9/2/09)
2006 (12/10/07)
Hart Mine Marsh
E-9: Hart Mine Marsh
2011 Annual Report (7/29/13)
2010 Annual Report (8/2/12)
Comprehensive Conceptual Restoration Plan for Hart Mine Marsh (10/6/09)
Hart Mine Marsh Conservation Area Restoration Development and Monitoring Plan (7/20/09)
Hart Mine Marsh Existing Conditions Report (4/01/07)
F-1: Habitat Monitoring - Vegetation Survival and Growth
2009 Vegetation Plot Monitoring Report (3/8/13)
Riparian Habitat Monitoring at the Cibola NWR Nature Trail Site: 2006 (12/1/08)
F-3: Small Mammal Colonization of Restoration Sites
Preliminary Mammal Trapping Efforts at Cibola National Wildlife Refuge and Pratt Agricultural Restoration Site: 2004-2005 (11/1/06)
Small Mammal Colonization at Habitat Creation Sites Along the LCR Annual Reports
2011 (4/16/13)
2010 (2/7/13)
2009 (5/24/10)
2008 (4/23/10)
2007 (9/2/09)
2006 (12/10/07)
Imperial Ponds Conservation Area
C-25: Imperial Ponds Native Fish Research
Water Management Plan 2011-2013 (10/6/14)
2010 Annual Report (8/1/11)
E-14: Imperial Ponds
2008 Annual Report (5/16/12)
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 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-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)
F-1: Habitat Monitoring - Vegetation Survival and Growth
2009 Vegetation Plot Monitoring Report (3/8/13)
Riparian Habitat Monitoring at the Cibola NWR Nature Trail Site: 2006 (12/1/08)
F-3: Small Mammal Colonization of Restoration Sites
Preliminary Mammal Trapping Efforts at Cibola National Wildlife Refuge and Pratt Agricultural Restoration Site: 2004-2005 (11/1/06)
Small Mammal Colonization at Habitat Creation Sites Along the LCR Annual Reports
2011 (4/16/13)
2010 (2/7/13)
2009 (5/24/10)
2008 (4/23/10)
2007 (9/2/09)
2006 (12/10/07)
Laguna Division Conservation Area
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)
F-2: Avian Use of Restoration Sites
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)
Palo Verde Ecological Reserve
E-4: Palo Verde Ecological Reserve
Annual Reports
2011 (08/23/13)
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-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)
F-1: Habitat Monitoring - Vegetation Survival and Growth
2009 Vegetation Plot Monitoring Report (3/8/13)
Riparian Habitat Monitoring at the Cibola NWR Nature Trail Site: 2006 (12/1/08)
F-2: Avian Use of Restoration Sites
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)

Updated October 6, 2014