ISAB Spring Chinook Review – July 2017 Workshop

 

Thursday, July 20, 2017 at CTC

*Access the full list of ISAB questions and background for the review by clicking here.

 

BACKGROUND

8:10 – 8:30 Todd Pearsons, Grant County PUD – Overview: 10 essential understandings about upper Columbia River Spring Chinook Salmon

8:30 – 9:10 Andrew Murdoch, WDFW, and Tom Desgroseillier, USFWS – Status and Life History of Upper Columbia River Spring Chinook

 

QUESTIONS 1: IDENTIFICATION OF LIMITING FACTORS

9:10 – 9:40 Tom Kahler, RTT, and Douglas County – Limiting factors and Habitat restoration framework

 

QUESTION 3: RESEARCH, MONITORING AND EVALUATION (RM&E)

9:55 – 10:15 Jeremy Cram, RTT – Habitat RM & E

10:15 – 11:00 Tom Kahler, Douglas PUD, and Catherine Willard, Chelan PUD, and Peter Graf, Grant PUD – Hatchery RM & E

11:00 – 11:15 Andrew Murdoch, WDFW – Relative Reproductive Success Studies

QUESTION 4: MODEL DEVELOPMENT

11:15 – 11:20 Alec Maule and Kurt Fausch, ISAB Vice Chair, – ISAB brief summary of Life Cycle Model review status

11:20 – 11:35 Greg Mackey, Douglas PUD, – Methow spring Chinook Matrix Model

11:35 – 12:00 John Arterburn, CCT, – Ecosystem Diagnosis and Treatment use in the Upper Columbia

QUESTION 2: HABITAT RECOVERY ACTION PRIORITIZATION, EFFECTIVENESS, AND ALIGNMENT WITH OTHER H’S (HYDRO, HATCHERIES, AND HARVEST)

1:00 – 1:30 Greer Maier, UCSRB, – Habitat Restoration and Protection in the Upper Columbia – overview of processes, partners and results

1:30 – 1:45 Dan Rawding, WDFW, –  Comparative Survival Study results of UC spring Chinook

1:45 – 2:05 Tom Kahler, Douglas County PUD, – Wells Dam

2:05 – 2:25 Lance Keller, Chelan County PUD, – Rocky Reach and Rock Island Dams

2:25 – 2:45 Curt Dotson, Grant County PUD, – Wanapum and Priest Rapids Dam

2:45 – 3:00 Bill Gale, USFWS, – USFWS Hatchery Programs