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Range-wide Population Size of the Lesser Prairie Chicken: 2012 to 2021

Posted by WAFWA on August 25, 2021
Ascertaining estimates of wildlife population size is valuable information for natural resource agencies in the management of harvested and non-harvested species (Rabe et al. 2002). Acquiring precise and unbiased estimates of population size requires either a complete census or probabilistic sample of subunits with which to infer population size (Johnson…
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Range-wide Population Size of the Lesser Prairie Chicken: 2012 to 2020

Posted by WAFWA on October 12, 2020
Estimated lesser prairie-chicken population sizes annually from 2012 – 2018 and 2020 in the 2011 estimated occupied range of the lesser prairie-chicken in Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Ascertaining estimates of wildlife population size is valuable information for natural resource agencies in the management of harvested and non-harvested…
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Western monarch butterfly conservation plan, 2019–2069

Posted by WAFWA on July 1, 2019
Overview: Concurrent with the status review, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) have actively promoted collaborative efforts across state, organizational, and landownership boundaries to address threats and opportunities facing monarchs and other pollinators. In 2017, the Western Association of…
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The Lesser Prairie-Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan

Posted by WAFWA on October 1, 2013
This document is a comprehensive range-wide conservation plan (RWP) for the lesser prairiechicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus; hereafter LPC), and if implemented in a timely manner, is intended to preclude the need to list the LPC under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA). The goal of the RWP is…
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Western Grasslands Initiative, A Plan for Conserving Grassland Habitat and Wildlife

Posted by WAFWA on July 1, 2011
It is estimated the Great Plains and desert grasslands once covered over 500 million acres stretching between Canada, Mexico and the United States. Nearly 200 wildlife species were found to use this immense sea of grass in 11 different states (parts of Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North…
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