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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

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Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Smolt Monitoring at the Head of Lwr. Granite Reservoir & Lwr. Granite Dam
BPA Project Proposal Number 198332300
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Business acronym (if appropriate) IDFG

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Edwin Buettner
Mailing Address 1540 Warner Ave
City, State, Zip Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone 2087993475
Fax 2087995012
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 2000
Province Mainstem/Systemwide
Subbasin Systemwide
Short Description Operate smolt traps; monitor migration timing and provide relative passage index; PIT tag groups of smolts for in-season travel time and survival information, including collection of data required for BiOP implementation and decision path determinations.
Target Species Spring, summer, and fall chinook salmon, steelhead trout, and sockeye salmon

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: 5.9A.1
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses: NMFS BO RPA Sec. 13a and 13f
Other Planning Document References Snake River Salmon Recover Plan 2.1.d.3

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

Year Accomplishment
See SMP-umbrella proposal

Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

Project ID Title Description Umbrella
9107300 IDFG Idaho Natural Production Monitoring/Evaluation Uses project 8332300 data in generating survival estimate from point of release to head of L. Granite pool No
9008000 PSMFC Columbia Basin PIT Tag Information System Provide PIT tag information to PTAGIS database. 8332300 project leader also Idaho representative to PIT tag Steering Committee. No
9701000 BPA Essential M&E Infrastructure-PIT Tag Monitor Procurement and Inst. Idaho representative to the ISO Transition Planning Team. No
8740100 USGS Travel Time and Survival Smolt Physiology Provide PIT-tagged sample fish. No
20552 Smolt Monitoring Umbrella Yes
8712702 Comparative Survival Study Yes
8906500 Missing Groups USFWS marking for CSS and marking for SMP Yes
8712703 Imnaha River Smolt Monitoring Program Project Yes
9602100 Gas Bubble Disease Research and Monitoring of Juvenile Salmonids Yes
8332300 Smolt Monitoring at the Head of Lwr Granite Dam and Lwr Granite Reservoir Yes
8712700 Smolt Monitoring by Non-Federal Agencies Yes
9403300 Fish Passage Center Yes
8401400 Smolt Monitoring at Federal Dams Yes

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Provide smolt moitoring sites on the Snake River at the head of LGR and on the lower Salmon River a. Operate migrant dipper trap on the Snake River at rkm 225 between March 14 and June 4
1. b. Operate scoop trap on the lower Salmon River at rkm 103 between March 7 and May 28
1. c. Provide smolt trap catch data to FPC, daily
2. PIT tag salmon and steelhead smolts at the Snake and Salmon River traps a. PIT tag up to 600 hatchery and wild chinook and steelhead weekly at both traps
2. b. Verify PIT-tagging files and send to PTAGIS, daily
3. Provide PIT tag interrogation site at the Snake and Salmon River traps a. Install and maintain PIT tag detection systems on the Snake and Salmon River traps
3. b. Interrogate all smolts captured at both the Snake and Salmon River traps, daily
3. c. Transmit interrogation data to PTAGIS, daily
4. Produce an annual report a. Acquire hatchery release information for chinook, steelhead, sockeye, and coho released above Lower Granite Dam
4. b. Analyze trap catch and PIT tag data
4. c. Write report and provide to BPA for publishing
5. Provide smolts, in excess of SMP needs, for other research projects as needed a. Provide smolts for the Corps of Engineer's surface collector evaluation project.
6. Equipment maintenance a. Do all trap maintenance and repair all trap damage
6. b. Maintain and repair all PIT-tagging equipment
6. c. Maintain and repair all boats and other project equipment
7. IDFG representative to PIT Tag Steering Committee and the ISO Transition Planning Team a. Participate in PIT Tag Steering Committee functions
7. b. Participate in ISO Transition Planning Team functions as needed

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 03/01/00 06/01/00 25.0%
2 03/01/00 06/01/00 20.0%
3 03/01/00 06/01/00 2.0%
4 06/01/00 03/01/01 15.0%
5 03/01/00 06/01/00 2.0%
6 06/01/00 03/01/01 30.0%
7 01/01/00 12/01/00 6.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 2000 Cost
Personnel $160,900
Fringe $ 52,000
Supplies $ 0
Operating $ 44,800
Capital Miscellaneous equipment and emergency repairs $ 6,000
PIT tags 23,000 $ 66,700
Travel $ 6,500
Indirect $ 59,800
Total Itemized Budget $396,700

Total estimated budget

Total FY 2000 project cost $396,700
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 2000 budget request $396,700
FY 2000 forecast from 1999 $ 0
% change from forecast 0.0%

Reason for change in estimated budget

Not applicable

Reason for change in scope

Not applicable

Cost Sharing

Organization Item or service provided Amount Cash or In-Kind
N.A. $ 0 unknown


Outyear Budget Totals

2001 2002 2003 2004
All Phases $408,600 $420,800 $433,400 $446,400
Total Outyear Budgets $408,600 $420,800 $433,400 $446,400

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: High flows and/or heavy debris may hamper or terminate trapping prior to the end of the field season.

Section 6. References

Reference Watershed?
Mason, J.E. 1966. The migrant dipper: a trap for downstream migrating fish. Progressive Fish Culturist 28:96-102. No
Mosteller, F., and J.W. Tukey. 1977. Data analysis and regression. Addison-Wesley Publishing, Reading, Massachusetts. No
Ostle, B., and R.W.Mensing. 1975. Statistics in research, 3rd edition. The Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa. No
Prentice, E.F., T.A. Flagg, and S. McCutcheon. 1987. A study to determine the biological feasibility of a new tagging system, 1986-1987. Report of U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries S. No
Raymond, H.L., and G.B. Collins. 1974. Techniques for appraisal of migrating juvenile anadromous fish populations in the Columbia R. Basin. In: Symposium on methodology for the survey, monitoring, and appraisal of fishery resources in lakes and rivers. No
Steinhorst, K.,B.Dennis, A.Byrne, and A.Polymenopoulos. 1988. Tools for analyzing fish travel time. Report of the University of Idaho Statistical Consulting Center to Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise, Idaho. No
Zar, J.H. 1984. Biostatistical analysis, 2nd edition. Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. No

Section 7. Abstract


Reviews and Recommendations

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