Task 6 Extension
Principal Investigator(s): Neil Wilkins
- Produce a searchable bibliography of Threatened and Endangered Species in the Rio Grande Basin for distribution by CD and availability over the internet.
- Produce a summary report of the spatial correlations of T&E species and irrigation systems in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, accompanied by a Spanish language version.
- Create a preliminary simulation model for predicting changes in water availability for fish & wildlife resources under several irrigation management scenarios - fully documented in both English and Spanish.
- Develop prelimenary guidelines for selected species for considerations to minimize negative impacts on threatened and endangered species in relation to irrigation practices and infrastructure improvements.
Note: This is an allocation for 02-03 but it is expected that the funds will be carried over into 03-04, due to the allocation being made late in the RGBI fiscal year.