National recovery plan for the Black-eared Miner Manorina melanotis 2002 - 2006

Conservation of old-growth dependent mallee fauna
Prepared by David Baker-Gabb for the Black-eared Miner Recovery Team, February 2001
(Revised February 2003)

Appendix 2 Implementation Schedule

Task
Description
Priority Feasibility
Resp Party
Cost estimate ($000s/year)
 
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
Total
1 Recovery program  
1.1 Recovery Team
1
100%
BeMRT
23
30
31
32
33
155
1.2 Operations groups
1
100%
BeMRT
5
5
5
5
5
25
1.3 Action Statement
2
100%
NRE
3
0
0
0
0
3
1.4 Recovery Plan
1
100%
NPWS
3
0
0
0
0
3
1.5 Review & reporting
1
100%
BeMRT
5
5
5
5
5
25
1.6 Termination criteria
2
100%
BeMRT
0
2
0
0
0
2
2 Distribution and Abundance  
2.1 South Australia
1
100%
Consultant
6
6
0
0
0
12
2.2 New South Wales
1
100%
NPWS
0
3
3
0
0
6
2.3 Victoria
1
100%
NRE, PV
6
6
6
0
0
18
3 Maintain Habitat  
3.1 Fire Plans, SA
1
100%
DEH
14
44
0
0
0
58
3.2 Upgrade tracks, SA
1
100%
ALT, DEH
35
0
0
0
35
70
3.3 Install tanks, breaks
1
100%
ALT, BA
0
15
25
15
05
70
3.4 Reduce grazing, SA
1
100%
ALT, DEH
20
20
20
0
0
60
3.5 Habitat in Vic NSW
1
100%
PV, NPWS
9
3
2
2
2
18
4 Monitoring  
4.1 Monitor in SA
1
100%
Consultant
8
4
10
6
10
38
4.2 Train observers
1
100%
Consultant
2
1
2
2
2
10
4.3 Movement patterns
2
80%
ALT, BA
7
7
7
6
6
33
4.4 Identify colonies
1
100%
BeMRT
10
10
10
10
10
50
5 Control introgression  
5.1 Develop protocol
1
100%
Consultant
5
0
0
0
0
5
5.2 Implement control
1
100%
Consultant
10
10
10
10
10
50
6 Captive population  
6.1 Maintain colonies
1
100%
Zoos
60
60
70
70
70
330
6.2 Assist translocations
1
100%
ZoosS
35
35
35
35
35
175
6.3 Captive mgt plan
2
100%
ZPGB
3
3
0
0
0
6
7 Increase numbers in Victoria & NSW  
7.1 Translocations to Vic
1
100%
Consultant
113
116
11
112
47
399
7.2 Translocations NSW
1
100%
Consultant
0
5
119
10
46
180
7.3 Biological samples
1
100%
Consultant
5
5
5
5
5
25
7.4 Termination criteria
1
100%
Consultant
5
0
0
0
0
5
8 Population viability  
8.1 Develop PVA model
2
100%
BeMRT
0
0
0
25
0
25
9 Communication  
9.1 Involve community
1
100%
BeMRT
10
10
10
10
10
50
9.2 Provide information
1
100%
BeMRT
7
7
7
7
7
35
9.3 Media strategy
1
100%
Zoos
20
0
0
0
0
20
 
Total ($000s)
377
359
366
372
317
1961