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Habitat Conservation Plan Reports, Maps, and Other Documents

Preliminary drafts

Avra Valley HCP Preliminary Draft, Summer 2012 (06292012) (pdf) [IMPORTANT NOTE: June 29, 2012. This version of the preliminary draft incorporates comments and scientific input provided by the Technical Advisory Committee as well as stakeholders over the past several months. As additional comments are received, the City will consider these as the document is revised further. The maps and tables within are currently being updated.]

Greater Southlands HCP Preliminary Draft, Feb. 2008 (pdf)
Revised Chapter 5 for Greater Southlands HCP, May 2010 (pdf)


Maps

Avra Valley HCP location (pdf)

Avra Valley HCP Permit Area (pdf)

Greater Southlands Habitat Conservation Planning Area (pdf)

Advisory Committee meeting agendas and minutes

Technical Advisory Committee Meeting Agendas

Technical Advisory Committee Meeting Notes

Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting Agendas

(Note: The Stakeholder Advisory Committee has been replaced by the Resource Planning Advisory Committee).

Stakeholder Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes

(Note: The Stakeholder Advisory Committee has been replaced by the Resource Planning Advisory Committee).


HCP reports and studies (by date)
 

2012

 

Mayor and Council Study Session agenda item related to road design and water harvesting (May 2012) (hyperlink to City Clerk web page)

 

Climate Change and the City of Tucson's Greater Southlands Habitat Conservation Plan: Climate Projections and Habitat Workshop, October 17, 2011 -- Draft Transcript from Audio Recording (February 2012) (pdf)

 

2011

 

Climate Change and the City of Tucson's Greater Southlands Habitat Conservation Plan: Climate Projections and Habitat Workshop, October 17, 2011 -- Powerpoint presentation slides (six slides per page) (pdf)


2010

Evaluation of a desert tortoise habitat model in the City’s Greater Southlands HCP Planning Area (March 2010) (pdf)


2009

Scoping Report for the Proposed City of Tucson Avra Valley Habitat Conservation Plan Environmental Assessment (Sept. 2009) (pdf)

Urban movement patterns of Lesser Long-nosed bats (Leptonycteris curasoae): Management Implications for the Habitat Conservation Plan (July 2009) (pdf)

Soil seed bank characteristics on buffelgrass-seeded, retired farmland in Avra Valley, Arizona (April 2009) (pdf)


2008

Avra Valley Buffelgrass Seedbank: A Preliminary Report (May 2008) (pdf)

Urban Amphibian and Reptile Biodiversity: Report to the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for City of Tucson Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) (May 2008)(pdf)

2007

Glyphosate Applications to Control Buffelgrass in Pima County: Effects on Burrowing Owls (December 2007) (pdf)

Burrowing Owl Management Guidelines for Municipalities in Arizona (June 2007) (pdf)

Geographic Distribution of Coryphantha robustispina ssp. robustispina (Pima Pineapple Cactus) and Echinomastus erectocentrus var. erectocentrus (Needlespined Pineapple Cactus) within the extended City of Tucson HCP Southlands planning area (June 2007) (pdf)

2006

The City of Tucson HCP: Burrowing Owl Occupancy Surveys within the City of Tucson’s Avra Valley Properties (October 2006) (pdf)

Avra Valley Land Inventory Baseline Study (August 2006) (pdf)

Avra Valley Land Inventory Baseline Study, Supplemental Materials (August 2006)(pdf)

Geographic Distribution of Coryphantha robustispina ssp. robustispina (Pima Pineapple Cactus) and Echinomastus erectocentrus var. erectocentrus (Needlespined Pineapple Cactus) within the City of Tucson HCP planning area (April 2006) (pdf)

2005

2004

2003

Biological Resources and Mitigation Opportunities and Constraints for City of Tucson Properties in the Avra Valley (September 2003) (pdf)


Presentation slides (by date)

Desert Tortoise Conservation – Tucson Southlands HCP, June 16, 2011 (pdf)

Lee Moore Wash Basin Management Study. Presentation at the City of Tucson Habitat Conservation Plan Technical Advisory Committee Meeting on April 1, 2009(pdf)

Active Adaptive Management on the Colorado River: The Glen Canyon Dam Experience. Presented by Dennis Kubly, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, on October 1, 2008 (pdf)

Using Adaptive Management in Habitat Conservation Plans. Presented by Glen Knowles, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, on October 1, 2008 (pdf)



Other relevant reports, studies, plans, policies, etc. (by date)

 

Mayor and Council agenda item related to road design and water harvesting (May 2012) (hyperlink to another web page with documents)

 

NRG Solar Avra Valley LLC - Pre-Construction Survey for Western Burrowing Owl (March 2012) (pdf)

 

FRV Solar Farm Pre-Construction Survey for Western Burrowing Owl (March 2012) (pdf)

 

City of Tucson Mayor and Council Resolution adopting the Lee Moore Wash Basin Management Study (October 2010) (pdf)

Pima County Environmentally Sensitive Roadway Design Guidelines (2010) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

Tucson/Pima County Water & Wastewater Infrastructure, Supply, and Planning Study, Phase 2 Final Report (December 2009) (hyperlink to pdf on another site). Mayor and Council Resolution related to this study (Jan 2010) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

Lee Moore Wash Basin Management Study Summary Report (September 2009) (pdf)

Interim Water Service Policy - Memorandum from City Manager Letcher to Mayor and Council (August 2009) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

City of Tucson Mayor and Council policy regarding compliance with Pima County’s Conservation Lands System for all new annexations (October 2008) (Item 5 of the Administrative Action Report hyperlinked here)

Arizona State Land Department Decision and Order Approving Conceptual Plan – Rincon Valley/Posta Quemada (February 2008) (pdf)

Conservation of Urban Amphibians in Tucson, Final Report (January 2008) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)
 

Land Conservation and Revenue Generation on Trust Land in Arizona: Opportunities for Managing Arizona State Trust Land for Conservation Outcomes (October 2007) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)


Arizona State Land Department Rincon Valley / Posta Quemada Conceptual Land Use Plan, Final Exhibit (June 2007) (pdf)

Arizona Missing Linkages: Rincon-Santa Rita-Whetstone (May 2007) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

City of Tucson Rincon/Southeast Subregional Plan (June 2005) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

City of Tucson Houghton Area Master Plan (June 2005) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

City of Tucson Esmond Station Master Plan (updated June 2005) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

Pima County Conservation Lands System Policy (June 2005) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

Pima County Conservation Lands System Map (June 2005) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

Growth and Development in Southeast Tucson (August 2004) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

City of Tucson Plan for Annexation (June 2004) (pdf)

USFWS Guidance for the Establishment, Use, and Operation of Conservation Banks (May 2003) (hyperlink to pdf on another site)

 

Distribution and Density of Desert Tortoises at Ironwood Forest National Monument, with Notes on Other Vertebrates (May 2002) (pdf)


Avra Valley Land Use Study for City of Tucson Property Holdings (March 1996) (pdf)