Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 198903500

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 Umatilla Hatchery Operation and Maintenance
BPA Project Proposal Number 198903500
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Business acronym (if appropriate) ODFW

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Trent W. Stickell
Mailing Address Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife P.O. Box 59
City, State, Zip Portland, OR 97207
Phone 5038725252
Fax 5038725632
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Lower Mid-Columbia
Subbasin Umatilla
Short Description Umatilla Fish hatchery produces the majority of the fish production for the purposes of rehabiliting chinook salmonand enhancing steelhead populations in the Umatilla River.
Target Species Carson stock spring chinook, Upriver bright stock fall chinook, Umatilla River stock summer stelhead

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:
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses: This project relates to the Biologiical Opinion for 1995-98 Hatchery Operations in The Columbia River Basin, Section 7 consultation, Endangered Species Act: 1) wire tag 100% of fall chinook, 2) provide straying information, 3) conduct fish health checks.
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
8902401 Juvenile salmonid outmigration and survival in the Umatilla River Migration monitoring assist in evaluating in-basin migration success of different rearing/release strategies. No
9000501 Natural Production Monitoring and Evaluation-natural production success. This study evaluates the amount and extent of salmonid natural production in the Umatilla Basin. Identification is critical to determining the success of the hatchery programs designed to restore and supplement natural populations. No
8802200 Umatilla River Basin Trap and Haul Program-collect /transport juvenile fish This project provides low water passage for fish in the Umatilla River by trapping fish and hauling them to sections of the river with adequate flow. No

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Project Coordination . In a coordinated effort with the co-managers, develop a Annual Operating Plan for the Umatilla Hatchery Production Program and related activities.
. b. In a coordinated effort with the co-managers, participate in Hatchery Management and Research Review Meetings.
. c. In a coordinated effort with the co-managers, participate in Umatilla Oversight Quarterly Meetings.
2. Fish Management - Fish culture activities. a. Feed & monitor spring chinook 8x /day, 7 days /week.
. b. Feed & monitor summer steelhead 8x/day, 7 days / week.
. c. grade summer steelhead
. d. Clean spring chinook Michigan ponds daily.
. e. Clean spring chinook Oregon ponds once per week.
. f. Clean summer steelhead Michigan ponds daily
. g. Monitor / adjust oxygen levels
. h. Monitor and adjust water flows in hatchery wells.
. i. Treat fish as nesessary to control diseases.
. j. spawn fall chinook and transfer eggs to Umatilla hatchery.
. k. Inventory and tray down eggs; Incubate and treat eggs with formalin and/or other approved chemicals to control fungus as needed until hatching.
. l. Shock and separate viable from non-viable eggs and conduct an eyed egg inventory.
. m. Purchase fish feed for all fish groups.
. n. Transfer Spring Chinook to Acclimation ponds
. o. Pond fall chinook fry
. p. Feed and monitor fall chinook subyearlings 8x / day 7 days / week.
. q. Clean fall chinook Michigan ponds daily.
. r. Administer disease control measures as required to fall chinook subyearlings.
. s. Coordinate marking/tagging operations for subyearling fall chinook.
. t. Facilitate marking/tagging operations for subyearling fall chinook.
. u. Spawn and transfer summer steelhead eggs to Umatills Hatchery.
. v. Inventory and tray down summer steelhead eggs; Incubate and treat eggs with formalin or other approved chemicals to control fungus as needed until hatching.
. w. Shock and separate viable summer steelhead eggs from non-viable eggs and conduct an eyed egg inventory.
. x. Transfer fall chinook to acclimation ponds.
. y. Pond spring chinook from incubators into small rearing tanks.
. z. Feed and monitor spring chinook in small rearing tanks.
. a. Pond summer steelhead from incubators into small rearing tanks.
. b. Transfer spring chinook from small rearing containers to outside ponds.
. c. Transfer summer steelhead from small rearing containers to outside ponds.
. d. Feed and monitor summer steelhead in Oregon ponds 10x / day.
. e. Spawn and transfer spring chinook eggs to Umatilla Hatchery; inventory and tray down eggs; incubate and treat spring chinook eggs with formalin or other approved chemicals to control fungus as needed until hatching.
. f. Shock and separate viable from non-viable spring chinook eggs a nd conduct an eyed egg inventory.
. g. Coordinate marking/tagging operations of spring chinook yearlings.
. h. Facilitate marking /tagging operations of spring chinook.
. i. Complete and submit all required reports to Fish Propagation Portland.

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
0 10/01/98 09/01/99 5.0%
2 10/01/98 09/01/99 95.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel Salaries $271,406
Fringe OPE @ 37% $100,420
Supplies $ 60,504
Operating $242,762
Capital $ 10,500
Indirect @23% $137,117
Subcontractor NA $ 0
Total Itemized Budget $822,709

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $822,709
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $822,709
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 $880,000 $942,000 $1,008,000 $1,078,000
Total Outyear Budgets $880,000 $942,000 $1,008,000 $1,078,000

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: Continuation of this program may be contingent upon the renewal of the Biological Opinion for 1995-98 Hatchery Operations in the Columbia River Basin.

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


Umatilla Hatchery was authorized under the Northwest Power Planning Council’s (NPPC) Fish & Wildlife Program and began operation in 1991. Hatchey funding (100%) is provided by BPA. The hatchery is used for egg incubation and rearing of spring chinook, fall chinook, and summer steelhead. Umatilla Hatchery serves as the foundation for rehabilitating chinook salmon and enhancing steelhead in the Umatilla River. Fish released into the Umatilla River are expected to contribute significantly to the NPPC doubling goal in the Columbia River Basin. Monitoring and evaluation of the hatchery rearing (Project #9000500) includes: 1) information provided on culture an drelease of hatchery fish, harvest regulations,and natural escapement that will lead to the accomplishment of long-term natural and hatchery production goals in the Umatilla River Basin in a manner consistent with provisions of the Council’s Fish & Wildlife program; and 2) assess the success of achieving the management objectives in the Umatilla River Basin that are presented in the Master Plan and the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Plan. Hatchery studies focus on the production of fish reared in the Michigan raceways using oxygen supplementation, and the success of different rearing and release strategies. This rearing system has not been throughly evaluated and the results may have systemwide application in the Colmbia River Basin. Experiments and methods follow the criteria established in the comprehensive study plan. It is expected that the Umatilla Hatchery production program will ultimately provide the desired numbers of adult returns to the Umatilla River as identified in the Umatilla Hatchery Master Plan (1989) and supplement(1993). However with reduced water flows, Umatilla Hatchery will be operating at reduced fish production levels. The reduced production level goals for FY 1999 are: 360,000 spring chinook yearlings (45,000 pounds), 2,682,000 fall chinook subyearlings (44,700 pounds), and 150,000 summer steelhead (25,000 pounds).

Reviews and Recommendations

This information was not provided on the original proposals, but was generated during the review process.

CBFWA: Nonwatershed Technical Group Comments Recommendation:
May 13, 1998
[There are no budget numbers associated with this review.]

Criteria 1: Technical Criteria - Yes

Criteria 2: Objectives Criteria - Yes

Criteria 3: Milestones Criteria - Yes

Criteria 4: Resources Criteria - Yes:

CBFWA Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
May 13, 1998
1999 2000 2001
$797,000 $880,000 $942,000
Hold at FY98 funding due to budget constraints

ISRP Review , ISRP 1998-1 Recommendation:
Inadequate proposal, adequate purpose as a set
Jun 18, 1998
[There are no budget numbers associated with this review.]
Many details were left out. This project should be examined in the comprehensive hatchery review. Were statements about increased survival from acclimation actually realized or assumed? This project should be combined with 9000500 so the total cost of hatchery operations could be displayed.

NW Power and Conservation Council's FY 2006 Project Funding Review Funding category:
May 2005
FY05 NPCC Start of Year:
FY06 NPCC Staff Preliminary:
FY06 NPCC July Draft Start of Year:
Sponsor (ODFW) Comments (Go to Original on NPCC Website):

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