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Interim Biological Opinion for the Bureau of Reclamation's Proposed Pecos River Dam Operations

This document transmits the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's biological opinion on the effects of the Bureau of Reclamation's proposed Pecos River dam operations from the date of this opinion (April 14, 2006) through summer 2006 (October 31, 2006) or until Reclamation implements a new operation defined in a Record of Decision, whichever occurs first, on the Pecos bluntnose shiner and its designated critical habitat and the interior least tern, in accordance with section 7 of the Endangered Species Act.

Interim Biological Opinion for the Bureau of Reclamation's Proposed
Pecos River Dam Operations
 
 Official Transmittal Memorandum & Consultation History (PDF)
385KB
 Section 1 - Description of the Proposed Alternative (PDF)
218KB
 Section 2 - Status of the Species/Critical Habitat  (PDF)
1.6MB
 Section 3 - Environmental Baseline  (PDF)
3.2MB
 Section 4 - Effects of the Action  (PDF)
367KB
 Section 5 - Conclusion  (PDF)
154KB
 Section 6 - Incidental Take Statement  (PDF)
288KB
 Section 7 - Reasonable and Prudent Measures  (PDF)
254KB
 Section 8 - Conservation Recommendations  (PDF)
175KB
 Section 9 - Reinitiation Notice  (PDF)
296KB
 Literature Cited (PDF)
1.5MB
 
 Entire Document  (PDF)
8.6MB

 

 

Last updated: January 19, 2007