Evaluation and Monitoring of Idaho Habitat Enhancement and Anadromous Fish Natural Production : Annual Report 1986.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) has been conducting an evaluation of existing and proposed habitat improvement projects for anadromous fish in the Clearwater River and Salmon River drainages over the last 3 years. Projects included in the evaluation are funded by or proposed for funding by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) under the Northwest Power Planning Act as off-site mitigation for downstream hydropower development on the Snake and Columbia rivers. This evaluation project is also funded under the same authority. A mitigation record is being developed to use increased smolt production (i.e., yield) at full-seeding as the best measure of benefit from a habitat enhancement project. Determination of full benefit from a project depends on completion or maturation of the project and presence of adequate numbers of fish to document actual increases in fish production. The depressed nature of upriver anadromous stocks have precluded measuring full benefits of any habitat enhancement project in Idaho. Partial benefit will be credited to the mitigation record in the interim period of run restoration.
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- Technical Report
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- Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR (US)
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- US Department of Energy
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- United States
- 13 HYDRO ENERGY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; HABITAT; OPTIMIZATION; POWER GENERATION; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; ANADROMOUS FISHES; BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION; IDAHO; MIGRATION; MONITORING; PROGRESS REPORT; RIVERS; ANIMALS; AQUATIC ORGANISMS; DOCUMENT TYPES; FEDERAL REGION X; FISHES; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; NORTH AMERICA; STREAMS; SURFACE WATERS; US DOE; US ORGANIZATIONS; USA; VERTEBRATES Fish habitat improvement - Idaho - Clearwater River Watershed 130600* -- Hydro Energy-- Environmental Aspects; 520500 -- Environment, Aquatic-- Site Resource & Use Studies-- (-1989)
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