Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2004-05 Deliverables

Task 6 Extension
Principal Investigator(s): Neal Wilkins

  1. Finalize and evaluate simulation model for predicting changes in water availability for wildlife resources under several irrigation management scenarios - fully documented in both English and Spanish.
  2. Use the simulation model to evaluate scenario impact to several species of interest and importance in the Rio Grande Basin - the evaluation will be focused on wetland and aquatic birds.
  3. Revise, and finalize guidelines for considerations to minimize negative impacts on threatened and endangered species in relation to irrigation practices and infrastructure improvements in the Rio Grande Basin.
  4. Produce an updated version of the searchable bibliography of Threatened and Endangered Species in the Rio Grande Basin for distribution by CD, with the information collected during the funding period.
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