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- Status Review of the Xantus's Murrelet - Report to the California Fish and Game Commission November 2003
by The California Department of Fish and Wildlife
This report contains the results of CDFW's status review of the Xantus's Murrelet. The report includes input from four peer reviewers with expertise on the Xantus's Murrelet, or closely related species. The report also includes CDFW's recommendations the the Fish and Game Commission regarding a preliminary identification of habitat that may be esential to the continued existence of the species, as well as management activities and other recommendations for the recovery of the species.
- California Tiger Salamander Site Assessment and Field Survey Guidance
- October 2003 (PDF)
By the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The California Department of Fish and Wildlife
This document provides interim guidance for two procedures to accurately assess the likelihood of California Tiger Salamander (CTS) presence in the vicinity of a project site, including: (1) an assessment of CTS locality records and potential CTS habitat in an around the project area; and (2) focused field surveys of breeding pools and their associated uplands to determine whether CTS are likely to be present.
- Evaluation of Petition: Request of Dr. Grey Hayes to List Scotts Vally Polygonum (Polygonum hickmanii) as Endangered (PDF)
By The California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Report to California Fish and Game Commission, April 16, 2003
The Department of Fish and Wildlife (Department) reviewed the petition, interviewed knowledgeable individuals, and conducted a site visit. Based on this information, the Department finds that there is sufficient information to indicate that the petitioned action may be warranted, and recommends that the petition be accepted and considered.
- Assessment of Lead Contamination Sources Exposing California Condors (PDF)
By D. Michael Fry, University of California, Davis
Final Report to California Department of Fish and Wildlife, April 2003
An independent review of the causes of mortality of California condors, identifying potential sources of lead in the condor's environment, assessing the magnitude of the lead exposure risk to this species, and recommending measures to improve data collection and to reduce exposure risk.