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Contract 51090: 1989-098-00 EXP ISS / USFWS IDAHO SALMON STUDIES
Project Number:
Title:
Salmon Studies in Idaho Rivers
BPA PM:
Stage:
Closed
Area:
Province Subbasin %
Mountain Snake Salmon 100.00%
Contract Number:
51090
Contract Title:
1989-098-00 EXP ISS / USFWS IDAHO SALMON STUDIES
Contract Continuation:
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Contract Status:
Closed
Contract Description:
The Idaho Supplementation Studies (ISS) is a Clearwater River and Salmon River sub-basin wide cooperative research project partitioned among four resource management entities including the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Nez Perce Tribe, Shoshone-Bannock Tribe, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game functions acts as the lead agency with respect to project development, coordination, and implementation. The project encompasses 30 streams throughout Idaho. Sixteen streams have received supplementation treatments and 14 are un-supplemented controls. Each agency is individually contracted through Bonneville Power Administration, but data collection and reporting duties are administered through a joint statement of work. This Statement of Work for contract year 2011 (Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2011) includes synthesis of research activities and tasks to be completed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service and does not include those activities performed by cooperating agencies.

The goals of the Idaho Supplementation Studies Project are to 1) assess the effectiveness of localized hatchery broodstocks to increase the size of naturally spawning spring and summer Chinook salmon populations in the Salmon and Clearwater river drainages, and 2) evaluate the long-term genetic and ecological impacts of supplementation on these populations.  Specific objectives of the program include monitoring and evaluating the effects of supplementation on natural production in Chinook salmon populations, monitoring and evaluating changes in productivity in these populations relative to supplementation, and developing recommendations for the use of supplementation.  

The ISS study uses a multi-phased approach to evaluate supplementation. In Phase I, local adult returns were collected to develop supplementation broodstock. Phase II (treatment phase) used the returning supplementation adults to augment natural reproduction in treatment streams. In Phase III, or evaluation phase, supplementation treatments will be terminated, but we will continue to monitor production and productivity in both treatment and control populations for one Chinook salmon generation (i.e., five years). Determining population response after supplementation ceases will provide valuable insight into the long-term effects of supplementation.  Currently, the study streams monitored by the US Fish and Wildlife Service are in Phase III.  

The USFWS is responsible for the collection and analysis of data collected from Clear and Pete King Creeks. Data collection includes: (1) installing and monitoring a screw trap on Clear Creek, (2) adult collection and marking at the Kooskia National Fish Hatchery weir, (3) redd surveys and carcass recovery on Clear and Pete King Creeks, (4) Pit-tagging juvenile migrants and (5) conducting snorkeling surveys for parr density estimates. Data analysis includes: (1) adult escapement estimates, (2) juvenile migration estimates to Lower Granite dam, (3) juvenile production estimates and (4) pre-spawn mortality. Activities for contract year 2011 will not deviate from those activities conducted in FY2010; therefore, the Statement of Work for contract year 2011 will not deviate from 2010.
Account Type(s):
Expense
Contract Start Date:
01/01/2011
Contract End Date:
12/31/2011
Current Contract Value:
$86,384
Expenditures:
$86,384

* Expenditures data includes accruals and are based on data through 30-Apr-2022.

BPA CO:
Env. Compliance Lead:
Work Order Task(s):
Contract Type:
Contract (IGC)
Pricing Method:
Cost Reimbursement (CNF)
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Viewing of Work Statement Elements

Deliverable Title WSE Sort Letter, Number, Title Start End Complete
Environmental compliance B: 165. Ensure program environmental compliance 04/29/2011 04/29/2011
Installed sampling infrastructure C: 70. Install screwtraps and adult weirs 07/15/2011 07/15/2011
Juvenile outmigration data D: 157. Operate Juvenile Screw Traps 11/28/2011
Adult escapement data E: 157. Monitor Adult Escapement into Study Streams 10/01/2011 10/01/2011
Adult DNA samples F: 157. Collect DNA Samples from Adult Chinook Salmon at ISS Weirs 07/01/2011 07/01/2011
Redd counts and carcass collections G: 157. Conduct Redd Counts and Carcass Surveys 10/15/2011 10/15/2011
Additional carcass collections H: 157. Additional Carcass Surveys 10/01/2011 10/01/2011
Migration and survival data and PIT tag order I: 158. Mark Juvenile and Adult Chinook Salmon 11/15/2011 11/15/2011
Program database J: 159. Upload ISS Juvenile Chinook Salmon Data to Centralized Database 10/31/2011 10/31/2011
Migration and survival data K: 159. Manage PIT Tag Files 09/15/2011 09/30/2011
Juvenile production estimate L: 162. Estimate Juvenile Production in ISS Study Streams 10/30/2011 11/30/2011
Adult production estimate M: 162. Estimate Adult Production in ISS Study Streams 10/30/2011 10/30/2011
Interagency cooperation N: 157. Supplemental Data Collection 12/31/2011 12/31/2011
Coded wire tag collection O: 157. Provide Snouts to Laboratories for CWT Extraction and Reading 11/30/2011 11/30/2011
Draft Funding Package P: 119. Produce CY2012 SOW, budget and inventory 09/30/2011 09/30/2011
ESA compliance Q: 141. ESA Take Reporting to NOAAF and USFWS 12/31/2011 12/31/2011
Program coordination T: 191. Coordination of project activities between cooperating agencies 05/20/2011

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Primary Focal Species Work Statement Elements
Chinook (O. tshawytscha) - Snake River Spring/Summer (not listed)
  • 1 instance of WE 70 Install Fish Monitoring Equipment
  • 7 instances of WE 157 Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data
  • 1 instance of WE 158 Mark/Tag Animals
  • 2 instances of WE 159 Transfer/Consolidate Regionally Standardized Data
  • 2 instances of WE 162 Analyze/Interpret Data

Sort WE ID WE Title NEPA NOAA USFWS NHPA Has Provisions Inadvertent Discovery Completed
A 185 Periodic Status Reports for BPA 01/01/2011
B 165 Ensure program environmental compliance 01/01/2011
C 70 Install screwtraps and adult weirs 06/13/2011
D 157 Operate Juvenile Screw Traps 06/13/2011
E 157 Monitor Adult Escapement into Study Streams 06/13/2011
F 157 Collect DNA Samples from Adult Chinook Salmon at ISS Weirs 06/13/2011
G 157 Conduct Redd Counts and Carcass Surveys 06/13/2011
H 157 Additional Carcass Surveys 06/13/2011
I 158 Mark Juvenile and Adult Chinook Salmon 06/13/2011
J 159 Upload ISS Juvenile Chinook Salmon Data to Centralized Database 01/01/2011
K 159 Manage PIT Tag Files 01/01/2011
L 162 Estimate Juvenile Production in ISS Study Streams 01/01/2011
M 162 Estimate Adult Production in ISS Study Streams 01/01/2011
N 157 Supplemental Data Collection 06/13/2011
O 157 Provide Snouts to Laboratories for CWT Extraction and Reading 06/13/2011
P 119 Produce CY2012 SOW, budget and inventory 01/01/2011
Q 141 ESA Take Reporting to NOAAF and USFWS 01/01/2011
R 132 Produce Joint Annual Report for BY08 01/01/2011
S 132 Produce Joint Annual Reports for BY09 01/01/2011
T 191 Coordination of project activities between cooperating agencies 01/01/2011