Risk Table

Bi-State Action Plan 2012

Population Management Unit:
Risk Category:
Pine Nut Desert Creek-Fales Bodie Mt. Grant South Mono White Mountain
Wildfire High High  High High High


Conifer Encroachment High High High High Moderate Moderate
Invasive Species- Cheatgrass High Low Low Moderate Low Low
Sagebrush Habitat Conditions N/A Moderate N/A N/A N/A N/A
Urbanization High High Moderate N/A N/A N/A
Human Disturbance/ Recreation (OHV) High Moderate Low Low High Low
Infrastructure High High Moderate High Moderate Low
Landfill N/A N/A N/A N/A High N/A
Surface Water Management N/A N/A N/A N/A Moderate N/A
Licensed Hunting N/A N/A Low N/A Low N/A
Poaching N/A N/A N/A Low N/A N/A
Grazing- Wild Horses Moderate N/A Low Moderate Low Moderate
Grazing- Permitted Livestock Low Low Low Low Low Low
Predation Moderate Moderate Low Low Low Low
Disease- West Nile Virus TBD Moderate Low Low Low Low
Energy Development (Wind) High N/A N/A N/A Low Low
Wind Energy Testing  Low N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Geothermal Leasing & Development

N/A N/A N/A High Low N/A
Mineral Exploration & Development  N/A N/A Low High N/A N/A
Table 1. Risks and relative threat levels by PMU in the Bi-State