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Contract 86268: 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:
86268
Contract Title:
1988-053-03 EXP HOOD RIVER PRODUCTION M&E - CTWS
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Contract Status:
Issued
Contract Description:
Project Leader: Ryan Gerstenberger (541) 352-9326
Fiscal Officer: Leona Ike (541) 553-3479
Fisheries Program Manager:  Chris Brun (541) 352-3548
Address: 6030 Dee Highway, Parkdale, OR 97041

Fiscal Year 2021 contract tasks include:
-Estimate run year 2021 adult spring Chinook and hatchery winter steelhead returns.
-Develop spring Chinook harvest recommendation.
-Monitor and estimate 2021 tribal harvest at Punchbowl Falls.
-Determine BY 19 hatchery Chinook smolt out migration timing.
-Document run year 2021 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 2020 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. Note: this task was not completed during FY 2020 due to Covid closures and low escapement.
-Assisting Parkdale Fish Hatchery staff with various fish culture activities including implementing natural feeding program.
-Install, maintain and operate PIT receivers in the basin.
-Report fiscal and calendar year 2020 findings to BPA.

During FY 21 NOAA will contract with BPA using funds from this project to:
1.Collect data for the Deschutes/Hood Comparative hatchery study.
2. Provide assistance to HRPP with BY 19 and BY 20 spring Chinook precocity estimates for fish reared at PFH and Round Butte Hatchery/Pelton Ladder.
Account Type(s):
Expense
Contract Start Date:
10/01/2020
Contract End Date:
09/30/2021
Current Contract Value:
$250,325
Expenditures:
$207,770

* 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 09/30/2021 09/30/2021
Project administration & coordination complete C: 119. Manage BPA Project 09/30/2021
Approximately 30,000 PIT tagged spring Chinook salmon. D: 158. PIT tag hatchery spring Chinook salmon 09/30/2021 09/30/2021
Winter steelhead PIT tagged E: 158. PIT tag winter steelhead 09/30/2021 07/07/2021
Operate and maintain PIT antennae at 2 sites in the Hood River basin. F: 157. Install and operate PIT antennae 09/30/2021 09/30/2021
Submit HRPP hatchery production PIT tag codes to PTAGIS database. G: 159. Input Hood River PIT tag data to appropriate databases 09/30/2021 09/30/2021
Monitor water temperatures in the Hood River subbasin H: 157. Collect water temperature data in the Hood River subbasin 09/30/2021 09/30/2021
Record water flows in Rogers, Neal , Odell Creeks and Dog River. I: 157. Record stream flows in the Hood River basin. 09/30/2021 09/30/2021
Estimate of adult spring Chinook salmon returns to the mouth of the Hood River. J: 157. Spring Chinook salmon preseason adult run size forecast. 09/30/2021 09/30/2021
Estimate tribal harvest of spring Chinook salmon in the Hood River. K: 157. Spring Chinook salmon tribal harvest monitoring 09/30/2021 09/30/2021
2020-2021 Hood River Basin spring Chinook salmon redd enumeration and spawning distribution. L: 157. Chinook spawning surveys 09/30/2021
Juvenile spring Chinook salmon distribution M: 157. Conduct basin-wide juvenile spring Chinook distribution surveys. 09/30/2021
Estimate of O. mykiss and Chinook parr densities in the upper West Fork and McGee Creek N: 157. Monitor Chinook and steelhead parr abundance in the West Fork Hood River 09/30/2021
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 09/30/2021
Completed Annual Report P: 132. Produce RM&E Annual Report for 1/1/2020 - 12/31/2020 02/01/2021 03/25/2021

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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 (Oncorhynchus mykiss) - All Populations
  • 1 instance of WE 158 Mark/Tag Animals
Steelhead (O. mykiss) - Lower Columbia River DPS (Threatened)
  • 4 instances of WE 157 Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data
  • 1 instance of WE 159 Transfer/Consolidate Regionally Standardized Data

Sort WE ID WE Title NEPA NOAA USFWS NHPA Has Provisions Inadvertent Discovery Completed
A 185 Periodic Status Reports for BPA
B 165 Ensure environmental compliance is adequate
C 119 Manage BPA Project
D 158 PIT tag hatchery spring Chinook salmon 09/01/2020
E 158 PIT tag winter steelhead 09/01/2020
F 157 Install and operate PIT antennae 09/01/2020
G 159 Input Hood River PIT tag data to appropriate databases
H 157 Collect water temperature data in the Hood River subbasin 09/01/2020
I 157 Record stream flows in the Hood River basin. 09/01/2020
J 157 Spring Chinook salmon preseason adult run size forecast. 09/01/2020
K 157 Spring Chinook salmon tribal harvest monitoring 09/01/2020
L 157 Chinook spawning surveys 09/01/2020
M 157 Conduct basin-wide juvenile spring Chinook distribution surveys. 09/01/2020
N 157 Monitor Chinook and steelhead parr abundance in the West Fork Hood River 09/01/2020
O 157 Estimate capture efficiency of Moving Falls Fish Facility adult fish trap 09/01/2020
P 132 Produce RM&E Annual Report for 1/1/2020 - 12/31/2020