WLFW and NBTC: A Perfect Match?
Galon Hall
NRCS Working Lands for Wildlife Coordinator
202-690-1588
galon.hall@wdc.usda.gov
• Eight species identified through a collaborative
process with partners
• Selection criteria:
o Conservation on private l...
WLFW Partnership Update
• Strategic Plan
– priority species framework
– Secondary/surrogate/indicator species
adoption gui...
Self-verification
Initiative PLU Practice Certified
Amount
Practice
Units
Certified
Date
Annual
Verification
Date
Verified...
NBCI/NBTC Comments on WLFW
FY12 GOTO
Practice Name Code Unit Number of Planned Obligation Payment
Occurrences Amount $ $
Total 2,771 $11,277,557 $644...
What is needed from NBTC?
• Data to convert our practice metrics to
population response
• Assessment of GOTO/LEPC practice...
Evaluation of Initiatives:
Internal Review
• assess the status and performance
• collect lessons learned
• develop recomme...
More than 77 Years of Helping People Help the Land
Questions?
Collaboration and the Working Lands for Wildlife Program
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Galon Hall, the national coordinator for the Working Lands for Wildlife program addressed the annual meeting of the National Bobwhite Technical Committee and talked about potential areas of collaboration between his program and the national initiative to restore bobwhite quail. The video of his presentation can be seen at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=na5_e5Qx-kE&feature=share&list=UUwsptd3Yi61PGE2TXNiFnYQ

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  • Species are: bog turtle, golden-winged warbler, gopher tortoise, greater sage grouse, lesser prairie chicken, New England cottontail, and southern willow flycatcher
  • Collaboration and the Working Lands for Wildlife Program

    1. 1. WLFW and NBTC: A Perfect Match? Galon Hall NRCS Working Lands for Wildlife Coordinator 202-690-1588 galon.hall@wdc.usda.gov
    2. 2. • Eight species identified through a collaborative process with partners • Selection criteria: o Conservation on private land can influence species’ outcomes o Species’ needs are compatible with agricultural practices and rural land management o Viable core habitat areas can be protected and habitat recovery opportunities exist o Partnership opportunities exist o Endangered Species Act tools are in place to provide regulatory certainty o Habitat improvements benefit other species 2 Working Lands for Wildlife
    3. 3. WLFW Partnership Update • Strategic Plan – priority species framework – Secondary/surrogate/indicator species adoption guidelines • Implementation Plan • Evaluation process/opportunities for input • Predictability delivery mechanism
    4. 4. Self-verification Initiative PLU Practice Certified Amount Practice Units Certified Date Annual Verification Date Verified Amount Functional Verified By WLFW 1 528 207.5 Ac. 5/1/2012 WLFW 1 528 207.5 Ac. 5/1/2012 5/1/2013 207.5 Y Client
    5. 5. NBCI/NBTC Comments on WLFW
    6. 6. FY12 GOTO Practice Name Code Unit Number of Planned Obligation Payment Occurrences Amount $ $ Total 2,771 $11,277,557 $644,396 Brush Management 314 ac. 110 5,728 $349,185 $35,927 Herbaceous Weed Control 315 ac. 178 7,277 $885,734 $173,346 Conservation Cover 327 ac. 9 111 $19,856 $0 Prescribed Burning 338 ac. 737 121,079 $2,193,192 $16,141 Fence 382 ft. 4 12,450 $20,718 $0 Firebreak 394 ft. 297 3,241,051 $493,933 $32,423 Hedgerow Planting 422 ft. 3 26,670 $18,137 $0 Forest Site Preparation 490 ac. 316 18,552 $2,421,021 $179,386 Pasture & Hayland Planting 512 ac. 6 53 $6,079 $0 Pipeline 516 ft. 4 4,625 $6,475 $0 Prescribed Grazing 528 ac. 1 3 $89 $0 Pumping Plant for Water Control 533 no. 2 2 $6,077 $0 Range Planting 550 ac. 7 103 $21,424 $0 Heavy Use Area Protection 561 ac. 7 1 $2,612 $0 Tree/Shrub Establishment 612 ac. 234 13,925 $2,532,599 $11,403 Trough or Tank 614 no. 7 7 $1,630 $0 Well 642 no. 1 1 $2,003 $0 Wildlife Habitat- Restore and Management 643 ac. 224 22,343 $707,841 $14,825 Wildlife Upland Habitat Management 645 ac. 391 89,864 $13,055 $0 Wildlife Habitat, Early Successional 647 ac. 46 3,427 $204,785 $8,740 Forest Harvest Trails&Landings 655 ac. 18 713 $18,141 $0 Forest Stand Improvement 666 ac. 169 22,519 $1,352,971 $172,206
    7. 7. What is needed from NBTC? • Data to convert our practice metrics to population response • Assessment of GOTO/LEPC practice list • Priority/core area overlap • Areas where current effort is successful
    8. 8. Evaluation of Initiatives: Internal Review • assess the status and performance • collect lessons learned • develop recommendations for WLFW • develop recommendations for the enhancement of the initiative concept • Ecosystem/habitat based concept? • What does NBTC need from NRCS?
    9. 9. More than 77 Years of Helping People Help the Land Questions?

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