Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative

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  AccessId Monitoring Theme Monitoring Indicators Organization Primary Contact Protocol Contact
Show 130 Birds, Mammals Mortality - # carcasses or feather spots (Various indicators, multiple protocols included within plan, but avian species mortality is the only protocol currently implemented) Bureau of Land Management, Industry Lorraine Keith, RECO Wildlife Biologist, BLM Rock Springs, Field Office, 280 Hwy 191 N, Rock Springs, WY 82901, (307) 352-0352, lkeith@blm.gov Primary Contact
Show 129 Water Temperature Water temperature Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Dennis Doncaster, Hydrologist, BLM Rock Springs Field Office, 280 Hwy 191 N, Rock Springs, WY 82901, (307) 352-0207, ddoncast@blm.gov NA
Show 128 Vegetation, Surface conditions Monitoring plan references several protocols, each with specific monitored indicators. See RMRS-GTR-47:"Monitoring the Vegetation Resources in Riparian Areas" (Winward, 2000)., TR 1734-3: "Utilization Studies"(1999), TR 1734-4 "Sampling Vegetation Attributes", TR 1737-15: "Riparian Area Management: A User Guide to Assessing Proper Functioning Condition and the Supporting Science for Lotic Areas" (1998), TR 1737-16: "Riparian Area Management: A User Guide to Assessing the Proper Functioning Condition and the Supporting Science for Lentic Areas" (1999/2003), and TR 1737-23 "Riparian area management: Multiple indicator monitoring (MIM) of stream channels and streamside vegetation" (2011) Bureau of Land Management, Rock Springs Field Office David Brock, Supervisory Rangeland Management Specialist, (307) 352-0252, dbrock@blm.gov Primary Contact
Show 127 Water Quality Water pH, O2 and TDS collected with youth involvement. Bureau of Land Management, Rock Springs Field Office Jo (Georgia) Foster, Outdoor Recreation Planner, BLM Rock Spring Field Office, Rock Springs, WY 82901, (307) 352-0327, gfoster@blm.gov Primary Contact
Show 126 Traffic counters, Outdoor recreation Number of individuals visiting a particular location. Bureau of Land Management Jo (Georgia) Foster, Outdoor Recreation Planner, BLM Rock Spring Field Office, Rock Springs, WY 82901, (307) 352-0327, gfoster@blm.gov Primary Contact
Show 125 Riparian/Wetland , Stream , Vegetation Multiple indicators, selections are specific to the site and monitoring objectives. 4 short-term, livestock/herbivore grazing use indicators, and 6 long-term, resource condition indicators. - Short term: 1) Stubble height, 2) Streambank alteration, 3) Woody species use, and 4) Streambank stability and cover - Long-term: 5) Greenline composition, 6) Woody species height class, 7) Woody species age class, 8) Greenline to greenline width, 9) Substrate, 10) Residual pool depth and pool frequency. Bureau of Land Management This methodology is performed by an interdisciplinary team. Generally, the riparian coordinator for each office oversees the efforts: - RSFO: John Henderson, Fisheries Biologist, Rock Springs Field Office, 280 Hwy 191 N, Rock Springs WY 82901, (307) 352-0220, jhenders@blm.gov - PFO: Kellie Roadifer, Planning and Environmental Coordinator, Pinedale Field Office, 1625 West Pine Street, PO Box 768, Pinedale, WY 82941, (307) 367-5309, kroadife@blm.gov - KFO: Carl Bezanson, Rangeland Management Specialist, Kemmerer Field Office, 312 Highway 189 North, Kemmerer WY 83101, (307) 828-4522, cbezanso@blm.gov Primary Contact or Protocol Authors (Steven J. Smith, Team Leader and Rangeland/Riparian Specialist, National Riparian Service Team, USDI Bureau of Land Management, (541) 416-6703, sjsmith@blm.gov, Timothy A. Burton, Retired, and Ervin R. Cowley, Retired)
Show 124 Bird Passerine birds Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory (contracted by Wyo. BLM) David Hanni -- Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory PO Box 1232 Brighton, CO 80601 303.659.4348 David Hanni, Chris White, Jennifer Blakelsey (all RMBO)
Show 123 Invasive Exotic Plant US National Park Service, Northern Colorado Plateau Inventory & Monitoring Program (NCPN) for Fossil Butte National Monument, Kemmerer, WY Dusty Perkins, Program Coordinator, Northern Colorado Plateau Inventory & Monitoring Program (NCPN), Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO. Dustin_W_Perkins@nps.gov
Show 122 Land Condition US National Park Service, Northern Colorado Plateau Inventory & Monitoring Program (NCPN) for Fossil Butte National Monument, Kemmerer, WY Dave Thoma - Dusty Perkins, Program Coordinator, Northern Colorado Plateau Inventory & Monitoring Program (NCPN), Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO. Dustin_W_Perkins@nps.gov
Show 121 Land cover US National Park Service, Northern Colorado Plateau Inventory & Monitoring Program (NCPN) for Fossil Butte National Monument, Kemmerer, WY Dave Thoma - Dusty Perkins, Program Coordinator, Northern Colorado Plateau Inventory & Monitoring Program (NCPN), Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO. Dustin_W_Perkins@nps.gov