BIOLOGICAL CONSULTANT FIRMS

 Biological Consultant List 
 Biological Consultant Agreement 

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

Biological Policies and Procedures
 Biological Policies and Procedures (Draft)

Report Outlines and Forms
 MSHCP Section 6.1.2, Determination of Biologically Equivalent or
Superior (DBESP) Report Guidelines 
 
 MSHCP 30-day Pre-Construction Burrowing Owl Survey Report Format
 Attachment E3, Biological Report Summary Sheet  
 Attachment E4, CEQA Checklist  

SURVEY PROTOCOLS

 Western Riverside County MSHCP Survey Guidelines & Protocols - 7/2007 

Amphibians
 USFWS - The Declining Amphibian Task Force Fieldwork Code of Practice

Arroyo Toad (Bufo californicus)
 USFWS SURVEY PROTOCOL FOR THE ARROYO TOAD, May 19, 1999

Burrowing Owl Protocols
 Burrowing Owl Survey Protocol Flowchart
 Burrowing Owl Survey Instructions for the Western Riverside MSHCP, March 2006

California Red-Legged Frog (Rana aurora draytonii)
 USFWS Revised Guidance on Site Assessments and Field Surveys
for the California Red-legged Frog, August 2005

 USFWS Appendix B. Recommended Equipment Decontamination Procedures
 USFWS Appendix D. California Red-legged Frog Habitat Site Assessment Data Sheet
 USFWS Appendix E. California Red-legged Frog Survey Data Sheet

Coastal California Gnatcatcher
 USFWS Coastal California Gnatcatcher (Polioptila californica californica)
Presence/Absence Survey Guidelines, February 28, 1997

Delhi Sands Flower-Loving Fly
 USFWS Interim General Survey Guidelines for the Delhi Sands Flower-Loving Fly, 12/1996

Desert Tortoise
 USFWS Field Survery Protocol for any Federal Action that may
occur within the range of the Desert Tortoise, April 2009

 USFWS Desert Tortoise Monitor and Biologist Responsibilities and Qualifications
 USFWS Permit Statement Pertaining to High Temperatures for Handling Desert Tortoises

Least Bell's Vireo
 USFWS Least Bell's Vireo Survey Guidelines

Rare Plants
 CDFG - Guidelines for Assessing the Effects of Proposed Projects on Rare,
Threatened, and Endangered Plants and Natural Communities

 USFWS - Guidelines for Conducting and Reporting Botanical Inventories for
Federally Listed, Proposed and Candidate Plants

Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
 USGS A Natural History Summary and Survey Protocol for the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
 USFWS Southwestern Willow Flycatcher Survey and Detection Form (rev. 4/98)
 USFWS Southwestern Willow Flycatcher REVISED 2010

Vernal Pool Species
 USFWS Vernal Pool Data Sheet Dry Season Survey
 USFWS Interim Survey Guidelines to Permittees for Recovery Permits under Section 10(a)(1)(A)
of the Endangered Species Act for the Listed Vernal Pool Branchiopods, April 19, 1996

 USFWS Vernal Pool Data Sheet Wet Season Survey