Davis Mountains monitoring

Project Description

Establish baseline and regular monitoring of Rio Grande chub and evaluate need to monitor Little Aguja pondweed, Davis Mountains snail and other aquatic species; Establish approach to map Little Aguja pools and monitor both flow and water quality; Ensure adequate aquifer level monitoring to track aquifer health; Evaluate need for regular water quality sampling in springs; Determine if riparian monitoring is needed and, if so, develop method; Evaluate effects of historical land use change, drought and wildfires on Madera Creek watershed conditions, flow and biota, includes baseline aquatic biological inventory and flow monitoring

Conservation Area

Pecos River

NFCA Objectives

Project Hierarchy: 1
Estimated Cost Range: ~$100,000 - $200,000
Project Submitted By: Ryan Smith
Suggested Contact: Ryan Smith

Effective conservation of aquatic and riparian habitats.



Project Status

  • Suggested
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Project Location

Davis Mountains Preserve