Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 198812005

Proposal Table of Contents

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Section 1. General Administrative information
Section 2. Past accomplishments
Section 3. Relationships to other projects
Section 4. Objectives, tasks and schedules
Section 5. Budget
Section 6. References
Section 7. Abstract

Reviews and Recommendations
Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Video Fish Monitoring Project
BPA Project Proposal Number 198812005
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Yakama Indian Nation
Business acronym (if appropriate) YIN

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Melvin Sampson
Mailing Address P.O. Box 151
City, State, Zip Toppenish, WA 98948
Phone 5098656262
Fax 5098656293
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Lower Mid-Columbia
Subbasin Yakima
Short Description Monitor/evaluate (M/E) adult fish passage at Prosser and Roza dams in the Yakima basin. This project is one of several M/E componets of the Yakima/Klickitat Fisheries Project (YKFP). Key objectives are to enumerate and record life history type data for
Target Species

Project Location

[No information]

Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs)

Sponsor-Reported Relevant RPAs

Sponsor listed no RPAs for this project proposal

Relevant RPAs based upon NMFS & BPA Review

NMFS and BPA did not associate any reasonable and prudent alternatives with this project proposal

NPPC Program Measure Number(s) which this project addresses: 7.4K
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses: Biological Opinion for 1995 to 1998 Hatchery Operations in the Columbia River Basin (NMFS 1995a); Biological Assessment of 1997-2001 Hatchery Operations of the Proposed Cle Elum Hatchery, December 1995 (BPA 1995); NMFS concurrence letter dated 4/1/96.
Other Planning Document References

CBFWA-Generated Information

Database Administrator notes on the history of this proposal form: None
Type of Project (assigned by CBFWA Analysts): anadromous

Section 2. Past Accomplishments

n/a or no information

Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

Project ID Title Description Umbrella
8812001 Core management/admin. Support services for all YIN’s YKFP tasks. No
8811500 Yakima Hatchery Construction Final design/construction of needed acclimation facilities/wells for YFP. No
9701300 Yakima Cle Elum Hatchery O & M O & M costs for Cle Elum Supple. and Research Facilities. Core facility for the Yakima Fisheries Project. No
9506300 Yakima/Klickitat M&E Program Covers the diverse M&E needs for the target species which are essential for the success of the YKFP. No
8811500 Fisheries Technician Field Activities Provides essential technical support to fulfill the diverse needs of the YKFP (ie., M&E support, surveys, juvenile facilities operations, marking.). No
9706200 Objectives & Strategies for Yakima Represents the modeling process for iterative planning for species consistent with the RASP. No
963301 Yakima River Fall Chinook Suppl- O&M Essential for YKFP’s all stock initiative for experimental purposes for supplementation. No
9603302 Yakima River Coho Suppl- O&M Essential for YKFP’s all stock initiative for experimental purposes for supplementation. No
9506404 Policy/Tech Involvement/Planning- YKFP Supports the required co-manager process for the YKFP. No
9506406 Monitoring of Supplementation Response Variables for YKFP Essential for adequate M&E planning and technical participation as co-manager of the YKFP. No
9506402 Upper Yakima Species Interaction Studies Vital M&E function relative to behavior of multi-species within the Yakima Basin for the YKFP. Defines competitive/ecological interactions. No

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Record adult salmonid passage and associated life history for each salmon run at Prosser and Roza dams. a. Record fish passage totals from the video tapes.
. b. Estimate the hatchery/wild run composition for each species.
. c. Determine the run time and daily/weekly and cumulative passage for each salmon run.
. e. Double read a random sample of spring and fall run video tapes, conducting QC checks for accuracy with respect to fish counts, marks, fish measurements and species ID.
. f. Determine if there is a fish bias with respect to size and usage between ladders in how fish pass between the three Prosser fish ladders.
. g. Record external marks, ie., tags, clips, bites.
2. Continue to make refinements (as needed) to the to the existing video Image Archiving system (VIAS) which were initiated in FY1997 and 1998. a. Make, if needed, refinements in the image capture and editing systems (office).
. b. Make, if needed, changes to the Prosser lighting systems.
. c. Investigate and implement, if feasible, video transmission from Prosser Dam to the YIN fisheries office PC/video storage device
. d. Make, as required, modifications to tape/image file processing procedures and the data management process (office).
3. Prepare a written annual report a. Analysis and summarize data collected and present results, discussion and recommendations pertaining to the stated objectives and tasks.
4. Based on the FY1998 investigation of video monitoring at Horn Rapids and Cowiche dams, install a demonstration video monitoring system at one or both locations. a. Install a video monitoring system and assess the quality of fish images produced and evaluate technical/logistical constraints at the dam site.

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 01/01/99 12/01/99 50.0%
2 01/01/99 12/01/99 10.0%
3 01/01/99 12/01/99 5.0%
4 01/01/99 12/01/99 10.0%
5 01/01/99 01/01/99 20.0%
6 01/01/99 12/01/99 5.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $ 89,250
Fringe $ 16,500
Supplies $ 19,400
Operating $ 2,000
Capital $ 18,000
Travel $ 1,000
Indirect $ 29,900
Subcontractor $ 0
Other $ 3,950
Total Itemized Budget $180,000

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $180,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $180,000
FY 1999 forecast from 1998 $ 0
% change from forecast 0.0%

Reason for change in estimated budget

Not applicable

Reason for change in scope

Not applicable

Cost Sharing

Not applicable

Outyear Budget Totals

2000 2001 2002 2003
All Phases $160,000 $170,000 $180,000 $190,000
Total Outyear Budgets $160,000 $170,000 $180,000 $190,000

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: The inability to develop the fish image editor would require modification to how data is processed. Essentially we would continue to manually play-back the tapes as is currently done.

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


The Fish Video Monitoring Project (FVMP) is an key M/E task under the Yakima/Klickitat Fisheries Project (YKFP) in the Yakima basin. The YKFP is a hatchery supplementation project designed to test the hypothesis that supplementation is a viable method to restore salmonid populations in the Columbia Basin, while maintaining long term genetic fitness, and to manage adverse ecological interactions. The YKFP is an identified project in the 1994 FWP under “Coordinated Salmon Production and Habitat” (7.4K). It is an experimentally based project designed to monitor and evaluate the performance of various hatchery treatment groups relative to each other, and to the natural populations. The FVMP provides the ability to M/E adult returns to Prosser Dam and Roza Dam. Thus, various survival rates to adult return (ie., smolt-to-adult, parr-to-adult) can be evaluated for both hatchery and naturally produced fish. The main objective of the VFMP is to enumerate the spring and fall chinook, coho and steelhead adult spawner runs and to collect life history data associated with these runs. The summarized data is provided to the YKPF managers and researchers. The VFMP uses a video camera that is located at each fish viewing window which is linked to a time-lapse video deck. The video "stream" is captured to a VHS tape, and is played-back and data recorded by a fisheries technician. The VFMP is currently being upgraded to digitally based system that will provide shaper images, image enhancement capabilities, automated image editing (hopefully) and PC based image storage.

Reviews and Recommendations

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