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Contract 77170: 1988-053-03 EXP HOOD RIVER PRODUCTION M&E - CTWS
Project Number:
Title:
Hood River Production Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)-Warm Springs
BPA PM:
Stage:
Implementation
Area:
Province Subbasin %
Columbia Gorge Hood 100.00%
Contract Number:
77170
Contract Title:
1988-053-03 EXP HOOD RIVER PRODUCTION M&E - CTWS
Contract Continuation:
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Contract Status:
Closed
Contract Description:
Fisheries Program Manager:  Brad Houslet (541) 553-2039
Fiscal Officer: Arthur Mitchell (541) 553-3219
Hood River Production Program Manager: Chris Brun (541) 352-3548
Technical Contact: Ryan Gerstenberger (541) 352-9326
Address: 6030 Dee Highway, Parkdale, OR 97041

Fiscal Year 2018 contract tasks include:
-Estimate run year 2018 adult spring Chinook and hatchery winter steelhead returns.
-Develop spring Chinook harvest recommendation.
-Monitor and estimate 2018 tribal harvest at Punchbowl Falls.
-Determine BY 16 hatchery smolt out migration timing.
-Document run year 2018 spring Chinook spawning locations, timing and success.
-Conduct juvenile Chinook salmon distribution surveys to document recolonization of the basin.
-Estimate spring Chinook salmon parr densities in the West Fork.
-Measure river flows and water temperatures throughout the Hood River basin.
-Reconstruct run year 2017 harvest and escapement.
-Estimate the capture efficiency of the adult fish trap Moving Falls Fish Facility (MFFF) for spring Chinook salmon.
-Assisting Parkdale Fish Hatchery staff with various fish culture activities including implementing natural feeding program.
-Install, maintain and operate PIT receivers in the basin.
-Verify steelhead race collected as winter steelhead using GSI.
-Collect genetic samples from resident O. mykiss to investigate genetic relatedness and interaction with anadromous summer and winter steelhead populations in the Hood River.
-Develop an anadromous fish re-introduction strategy for the Middle Fork above Clear Branch dam.
-Report fiscal and calendar year 2017 findings to BPA.

During FY 18 NOAA will contract with BPA using funds from this project to publish results of 2008-2012 comparative hatchery evaluations and winter steelhead residualism research:
Tasks include:
1.Publish spring Chinook paper #5: Evaluation of smolt quality of spring Chinook salmon reared at hatchery and acclimation sites in the Hood River, Oregon.
2. Provide assistance to HRPP with BY 16 and BY 17 spring Chinook precocity estimates for fish reared at PFH and Round Butte Hatchery/Pelton Ladder.
Account Type(s):
Expense
Contract Start Date:
10/01/2017
Contract End Date:
09/30/2018
Current Contract Value:
$262,180
Expenditures:
$262,180

* Expenditures data includes accruals and are based on data through 30-Nov-2021.

BPA CO:
BPA COTR:
Env. Compliance Lead:
Work Order Task(s):
Contract Type:
Contract (IGC)
Pricing Method:
Cost Reimbursement (CNF)
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Deliverable Title WSE Sort Letter, Number, Title Start End Complete
Relevant documents/permits submitted to BPA for environmental compliance review. B: 165. Ensure environmental compliance is adequate 09/28/2018 09/28/2018
Project administration & coordination complete C: 119. Manage Project 09/30/2018 09/28/2018
Approximately 18,760 PIT tagged spring Chinook salmon. D: 158. PIT tag hatchery spring Chinook salmon 09/28/2018 09/14/2018
9,566 PIT tagged steelhead. E: 158. PIT tag steelhead. 09/28/2018 05/11/2018
Operate and maintain PIT antennae at 6 sites in the Hood River basin. F: 157. Install and operate PIT antennae 09/30/2018 09/30/2018
Submit HRPP hatchery production PIT tag codes to PTAGIS database. G: 159. Input Hood River PIT tag data to appropriate databases 09/28/2018 07/30/2018
: Monitor water temperatures in the Hood River subbasin H: 157. Collect water temperature data in the Hood River subbasin 09/28/2018 09/30/2018
Record water flows in Rogers, Neal , Odell Creeks and Dog River. I: 157. Record stream flows in the Hood River basin. 09/28/2018 09/30/2018
Estimate of adult spring Chinook salmon returns to the mouth of the Hood River. J: 157. Spring Chinook salmon preseason adult run size forecast. 09/28/2018 08/31/2018
Estimate tribal harvest of spring Chinook salmon in the Hood River. K: 157. Spring Chinook salmon tribal harvest monitoring 09/28/2018 07/30/2018
2017-2018 Hood River Basin spring Chinook salmon redd enumeration and spawning distribution. L: 157. Chinook spawning surveys 09/28/2018 09/28/2018
Juvenile spring Chinook salmon distribution M: 157. Conduct basin-wide juvenile spring Chinook distribution surveys. 09/28/2018 08/10/2018
Estimate of O. mykiss and Chinook parr densities in the upper West Fork N: 157. Monitor Chinook and steelhead parr abundance in the West Fork Hood River 09/28/2018 08/30/2018
Document the movements of up to 50 radio tagged adult spring Chinook salmon in the Hood River O: 157. Estimate capture efficiency of Moving Falls Fish Facility adult fish trap 09/28/2018 09/28/2018
1,300 Hood River O. mykiss samples analyzed. Q: 162. Genetic monitoring of Hood River winter-run steelhead 09/28/2018 09/28/2018
Development of anadromous fish re-introduction plan above Clear Branch Dam. R: 115. Develop an anadromous fish re-introduction strategy for the Middle Fork above Clear Branch dam 09/28/2018 05/15/2018
2017 Progress Reports uploaded to Pisces S: 132. Produce RM&E Annual Report for 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017 07/31/2018 08/24/2018

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Primary Focal Species Work Statement Elements
Chinook (O. tshawytscha) - Lower Columbia River ESU (Threatened)
  • 1 instance of WE 115 Produce Inventory or Assessment
  • 9 instances of WE 157 Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data
  • 1 instance of WE 158 Mark/Tag Animals
  • 1 instance of WE 159 Transfer/Consolidate Regionally Standardized Data
Coho (Oncorhynchus kisutch) - Lower Columbia River ESU (Threatened)
  • 1 instance of WE 115 Produce Inventory or Assessment
Steelhead (O. mykiss) - Lower Columbia River DPS (Threatened)
  • 1 instance of WE 115 Produce Inventory or Assessment
  • 4 instances of WE 157 Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data
  • 1 instance of WE 158 Mark/Tag Animals
  • 1 instance of WE 159 Transfer/Consolidate Regionally Standardized Data
  • 1 instance of WE 162 Analyze/Interpret Data
Trout, Rainbow (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 1 instance of WE 157 Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data

Sort WE ID WE Title NEPA NOAA USFWS NHPA Has Provisions Inadvertent Discovery Completed
A 185 Periodic Status Reports for BPA 10/01/2017
B 165 Ensure environmental compliance is adequate 10/01/2017
C 119 Manage Project 10/01/2017
D 158 PIT tag hatchery spring Chinook salmon 10/02/2017
E 158 PIT tag steelhead. 10/02/2017
F 157 Install and operate PIT antennae 10/01/2017
G 159 Input Hood River PIT tag data to appropriate databases 10/01/2017
H 157 Collect water temperature data in the Hood River subbasin 10/02/2017
I 157 Record stream flows in the Hood River basin. 10/02/2017
J 157 Spring Chinook salmon preseason adult run size forecast. 10/02/2017
K 157 Spring Chinook salmon tribal harvest monitoring 10/02/2017
L 157 Chinook spawning surveys 10/02/2017
M 157 Conduct basin-wide juvenile spring Chinook distribution surveys. 10/02/2017
N 157 Monitor Chinook and steelhead parr abundance in the West Fork Hood River 10/02/2017
O 157 Estimate capture efficiency of Moving Falls Fish Facility adult fish trap 10/01/2017
P 157 Collect genetic samples from resident O. mykiss in Hood River watershed 10/01/2017
Q 162 Genetic monitoring of Hood River winter-run steelhead 10/01/2017
R 115 Develop an anadromous fish re-introduction strategy for the Middle Fork above Clear Branch dam 10/01/2017
S 132 Produce RM&E Annual Report for 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017 10/01/2017
T 202 BiOp RPA Report for CY 2017