Leon Springs Pupfish monitoring and response guidelines.

Project Description

Monitor status and trends of refuge population (continue Dr. Itzkowitz’s research/monitoring), establish additional refuge populations (possibly at Dexter or San Marcos National Fish Hatcheries), and assemble plans for water quality monitoring and disaster response in the event that oil and gas activity impacts the springs and pupfish population.

Conservation Area

Pecos River

NFCA Objectives

Project Hierarchy: 1
Estimated Cost Range: ~$50,000 - $100,000
Project Submitted By: Ryan Smith
Suggested Contact: Ryan Smith

Security and conservation of Leon Springs Pupfish

Texas Nature Conservancy, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

USFWS Section 6

Project Status

  • Suggested
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Project Location

Diamond Y Preserve