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Contract 80512: 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:
80512
Contract Title:
1988-053-03 EXP HOOD RIVER PRODUCTION M&E - CTWS
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Contract Status:
Issued
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 2019 contract tasks include:
-Estimate run year 2019 adult spring Chinook and hatchery winter steelhead returns.
-Develop spring Chinook harvest recommendation.
-Monitor and estimate 2019 tribal harvest at Punchbowl Falls.
-Determine BY 17 hatchery Chinook smolt out migration timing.
-Document run year 2019 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 2018 harvest and escapement.
-Complete final year of estimating 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.
-Report fiscal and calendar year 2018 findings to BPA.

During FY 19 NOAA will contract with BPA using funds from this project to:
1.Complete 3rd and final year of data collection for the Deschutes/Hood Comparative hatchery study.
2. Provide assistance to HRPP with BY 17 and BY 18 spring Chinook precocity estimates for fish reared at PFH and Round Butte Hatchery/Pelton Ladder.
Account Type(s):
Expense
Contract Start Date:
10/01/2018
Contract End Date:
09/30/2019
Current Contract Value:
$310,011
Expenditures:
$227,597

* 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:
Coop
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 09/30/2019 09/27/2019
Project administration & coordination complete C: 119. Manage BPA Project 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
Approximately 30,000 PIT tagged spring Chinook salmon. D: 158. PIT tag hatchery spring Chinook salmon 09/30/2019 09/13/2019
Winter Steelhead PIT tagged. E: 158. PIT tag steelhead. 09/30/2019 03/31/2019
Operate and maintain PIT antennae at 7 sites in the Hood River basin. F: 157. Install and operate PIT antennae 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
Submit HRPP hatchery production PIT tag codes to PTAGIS database. G: 159. Input Hood River PIT tag data to appropriate databases 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
Monitor water temperatures in the Hood River subbasin H: 157. Collect water temperature data in the Hood River subbasin 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
Record water flows in Rogers, Neal , Odell Creeks and Dog River. I: 157. Record stream flows in the Hood River basin. 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
Estimate of adult spring Chinook salmon returns to the mouth of the Hood River. J: 157. Spring Chinook salmon preseason adult run size forecast. 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
Estimate tribal harvest of spring Chinook salmon in the Hood River. K: 157. Spring Chinook salmon tribal harvest monitoring 09/02/2019 07/30/2019
2018-2019 Hood River Basin spring Chinook salmon redd enumeration and spawning distribution. L: 157. Chinook spawning surveys 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
Juvenile spring Chinook salmon distribution M: 157. Conduct basin-wide juvenile spring Chinook distribution surveys. 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
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 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
Document the movements of radio tagged adult spring Chinook salmon in the Hood River O: 157. Estimate capture efficiency of Moving Falls Fish Facility adult fish trap 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
Resident rainbow trout tissue samples collected and delivered. P: 157. Collect genetic samples from resident O. mykiss in Hood River watershed 09/30/2019 09/18/2019
1,340 Hood River O. mykiss samples analyzed. Q: 162. Genetic monitoring of Hood River winter-run steelhead and resident rainbow trout 09/30/2019 09/30/2019
2018 Progress Reports uploaded to Pisces R: 132. Produce RM&E Annual Report for 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 07/15/2019 07/22/2019
Submit BiOp RPA Report in Taurus S: 202. BiOp RPA Report for CY 2018 03/15/2019 03/15/2019

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Primary Focal Species Work Statement Elements
Chinook (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) - All Populations
  • 1 instance of WE 157 Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data
Chinook (O. tshawytscha) - Lower Columbia River ESU (Threatened)
  • 8 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
Steelhead (O. mykiss) - Lower Columbia River DPS (Threatened)
  • 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 10/01/2018
B 165 Ensure environmental compliance is adequate 10/01/2018
C 119 Manage BPA Project 10/01/2018
D 158 PIT tag hatchery spring Chinook salmon 09/17/2018
E 158 PIT tag steelhead. 10/01/2018
F 157 Install and operate PIT antennae 10/01/2018
G 159 Input Hood River PIT tag data to appropriate databases 10/01/2018
H 157 Collect water temperature data in the Hood River subbasin 10/01/2018
I 157 Record stream flows in the Hood River basin. 10/01/2018
J 157 Spring Chinook salmon preseason adult run size forecast. 10/01/2018
K 157 Spring Chinook salmon tribal harvest monitoring 10/01/2018
L 157 Chinook spawning surveys 10/01/2018
M 157 Conduct basin-wide juvenile spring Chinook distribution surveys. 10/01/2018
N 157 Monitor Chinook and steelhead parr abundance in the West Fork Hood River 10/01/2018
O 157 Estimate capture efficiency of Moving Falls Fish Facility adult fish trap 10/01/2018
P 157 Collect genetic samples from resident O. mykiss in Hood River watershed 10/01/2018
Q 162 Genetic monitoring of Hood River winter-run steelhead and resident rainbow trout 10/01/2018
R 132 Produce RM&E Annual Report for 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 10/01/2018
S 202 BiOp RPA Report for CY 2018