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The information on this site will be updated once a year. The budget and action data will be updated in the spring of each year following the publication of the Council’s Costs report, and the species data will be updated during the fall of each year once all data are available from fish and wildlife managers and reports.

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HomeMenu pageimagesockeye videoEarnest Keeley, Idaho State University.
Council MessageMain Pageimagemap of Columbia River BasinQW Consulting, LLC
..imagestream behind budget graphNorthwest Power and Conservation Council, Nancy Leonard
..data2018 Program investment bar graphNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s 2018 Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program Costs Report (Council Document Number 2019-5; https://www.nwcouncil.org/reports/)
Program AccomplishmentsWorking to Restore Healthy Habitat for Fish and Wildlife Affected by the Hydrosystemimagefuzzy background river and landscapeNorthwest Power and Conservation Council, Nancy Leonard
..imageColumbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program 2014Northwest Power and Conservation Council
.Mitgation for Fish and Wildlife Affected by Dams in the Columbia River Basinimagefaded dam in backgroundA W (Tony) Grover
..imagefish ladderUSACE
..imagevegetation plantings to restore habitatYakama Nation
..imagegroup of juvenile fishUSFWS
..imageCaspian tern with fish in beakA W (Tony) Grover
.Travel Time Reduced for Juvenile Salmonimagefaded dam in backgroundUSACE
..data10 Fewer daysFederal Caucus’s 2014 Annual Progress Report on FCRPS BiOp; https://www.salmonrecovery.gov/BiologicalOpinions/FCRPSBiOp/ProgressReports/2014-progress-report Implementation
.Improving Habitat to Enhance Fish Survival and Abundanceimagepre and post habitat improvement workYakama Nation
..data11,335 habitat work sites since 2008Bonneville Power Administration’s Cbfish.org Map – All Projects in Implementation filtered for Habitat work sites from 9/31/2007 to 10/1/2-18; https://www.cbfish.org/Map.mvc/Display/3
..datatotal acres of habitat improved since 2008Bonneville Power Administration’s Cbfish.org High Level Indicator Summary by Measure, Work Element and Metric for acres of habitat improved consisting acres improved by various means such as channel work, controlled burns, planting, removing invasives, restoring wetlands and floodplain, controling erosion, no-til farming etc. (sum of Measures 2, 71, 72 & TWEs 30,31,47,48,52,53,55,180,181,197,198,199) https://www.cbfish.org/Report.mvc/HighLevelIndicatorsAndAccomplishments
..datatotal fish habitat opened by removing barriers since 2008Bonneville Power Administration’s Cbfish.org High Level Indicator Summary by Measure, Work Element and Metric for miles of fish habitat opened by removing barriers consisting of miles of habitat accessed due to instream passage improvements elg removing diversions, dams, mine tailings, installing fish passage structure (sum of Measure 10, TWE 52,84,95,180,184); https://www.cbfish.org/Report.mvc/HighLevelIndicatorsAndAccomplishments
..datatotal stream improved since 2008Bonneville Power Administration’s Cbfish.org High Level Indicator Summary by Measure, Work Element and Metric for miles of fish habitat improved consisting of miles of channels added, instream complexity improved, fenced, planted, and invasive weeds removed (sum of Measures 1, 6,54,73 & TWE 29,30,40,44,47,53,197,198,199.); https://www.cbfish.org/Report.mvc/HighLevelIndicatorsAndAccomplishments
.Protecting and Improving Habitat for Wildlife Imapcted by Damsimagecranes flying by snow covered Mt St. HelensA W (Tony) Grover
..dataparcels of land purchased to benefit wildlifeNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Lands Acquisition map; https://projects.nwcouncil.org/maps/LandsProgram/
..dataacres managed to benefit wildlifeNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Lands Acquisition map; https://projects.nwcouncil.org/maps/LandsProgram/
.Fish Released to Mitigate Impacts of Dams on Fish and Harvestimageclose up photo of salmon eggs in basketYakama Nation
..imagegroup of juvenile salmonid fishUSFWS
..imageemployees working in hatchery racewayUSFWS
..imagegroup of juvenile hatchery Kootenai white sturgeonA W (Tony) Grover
..datanumber of fish released to mitigate impacts on dams on fish and harvestThe total salmon and steelhead juvenile released is obtain from the Fish Passage Center’s HatcheryWeb database (http://fpc.org/hatchery_home_v2.php ) and the percentage (about 8%) directly funded through the Council’s Fish and Wildlife Program is determined from the US v Oregon 2018-2027 production tables (https://www.fws.gov/lsnakecomplan/Reports/USvOregon/FINAL.2018-%202027%20USvOR%20Management%20Agreement%20with%20Signature%20Feb%202018%20.pdf).
Maureen Hess (CRITFC) assisted in determine the approximate percentage.
The total resident fish juveniles released is obtained from the Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker.
.Removing Predators from Habitat Created by DamsimageNothern pike in large background photoAbadonian, Getty Images
..imageNorthern pikeminow on measuring boardODFW
..imageCaspian tern with fish in beakA W (Tony) Grover
..datanumber of non-native northern pike remove from Columbia River reservoirsNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s Northern Pike Dashboard
..datanumber of salmon-eating pikeminnow removedfor information on data source see Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker; www.nwcouncil.org/TrackerTool/
..datadecrease in Caspian tern pairs that eat young salmonfor information on data source see Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker; www.nwcouncil.org/TrackerTool/
My BasinSalmon and Steelhead are Benefiting from Mitigation Actionsimagefish in backgroundA W (Tony) Grover
.Top BannerimageBasin extends 259,000 square milesA W (Tony) Grover
..data259,000 square miles2014 Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program, Council Document Number 2014-12; https://www.nwcouncil.org/reports/2014-columbia-river-basin-fish-and-wildlife-program
.Sliderimagelogosvarious; obtained from individual entities’ websites
..imagecollage of fishCollage of several photographs.
..data58 native fish52 resident native fish: Ward, N.E., and D.L. Ward. 2004. Resdeitn Fish in the Columbia River Basin Restoration, Enhancement, and Mitigation for Losses Associate with Hydroelectric Development and Operations. Fisheries 29(3): 10-18.
6 anadromous native fish: 2014 Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program, Appendix N. Species, https://www.nwcouncil.org/reports/2014-columbia-river-basin-fish-and-wildlife-program/appendix-n-species
..data33 US federal damsBonneville Power Administration, US Bureau of Reclamation, US Army Corps of Engineers. 2001. The Columbia River System Inside Story, second edition. Portland, Oregon, Bonneville Power Administration, page 10-11. https://www.bpa.gov/news/pubs/GeneralPublications/edu-The-Federal-Columbia-River-Power-System-Inside-Story.pdf
.Raising fish for conservation and enhancement of fish populationsimagemap showing location of federally supported hatcheries and acclimation sites, including Program direct funded and indirectly funded related to Mitchell Act and Lower Snake River Compensation Plan.Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Artificial Production Programs O&M
..dataFw program (43)
LSRCP (28)
Michell Act (20)
SAFE program (i.e., Other AP program and activities) (56)
Total: 147
Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Artificial Production Programs O&M; https://projects.nwcouncil.org/maps/APPrograms/
.Salmon and Steelhead Habitat Blocked by Damsimagemap showing areas of the basin blocked to anadromous fish by damsColumbia Basin Inter Tribal Fish Commission, 2006
.Program Screens Protecting Fish From Water Diversionsimagemap showing location of program funded fish screensNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Fish Screens O&M
.Program Screens Protecting Fish From Water Diversionsdata1046Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Fish Screens O&M; https://projects.nwcouncil.org/maps/FSPrograms
..imagerotating drumNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Fish Screens O&M; https://projects.nwcouncil.org/maps/FSPrograms
..imagevertical fixed plateNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Fish Screens O&M; https://projects.nwcouncil.org/maps/FSPrograms
..imagehorizontal screenNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Fish Screens O&M; https://projects.nwcouncil.org/maps/FSPrograms
.Habitat Restoration Work Sitesimagemap of basin with habtiat work sitesNorthwest Power and Conservation Council
..data11335Bonneville Power Administration’s Cbfish.org Map – All Projects in Implementation filtered for Habitat work sites from 9/31/2007 to 10/1/2-18; https://www.cbfish.org/Map.mvc/Display/3
.Investment by 11 Provincesmapmap of individual provincesNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker
..dataaverage amount invested by provinceCbfish Financial data provided by Chris Reed/Sharon Grant (Bonneville) to John Harrison and Nancy Leonard (council staff); data from 2011 to present also available in excel sheet associated with Columbia Rier Basin Fish and Wildlife Costs Report, Council Documnet 2019-5, https://www.nwcouncil.org/reports/2018-columbia-river-basin-fish-and-wildlife-program-costs-report-0
.Province dashboardtextdescription of provincesNorthwest Power and Conservation Council’s Program Tracker – Provinces
..datahabitat improved by provinceBonneville Power Administration’s Cbfish.org High Level Indicator Summary by Measure, Work Element and Metric for miles of fish habitat opened by removing barriers consisting of miles of habitat accessed due to instream passage improvements elg removing diversions, dams, mine tailings, installing fish passage structure (sum of Measure 10, TWE 52,84,95,180,184); https://www.cbfish.org/Report.mvc/HighLevelIndicatorsAndAccomplishments
..datahabitat worksites by provinceBonneville Power Administration’s Cbfish.org Map – All Projects in Implementation filtered for Habitat work sites from 9/31/2007 to 10/1/2-18; https://www.cbfish.org/Map.mvc/Display/3
..dataaverage amount invested by provinceCbfish Financial data provided by Chris Reed/Sharon Grant (Bonneville) to John Harrison and Nancy Leonard (council staff); data from 2011 to present also available in excel sheet associated with Columbia Rier Basin Fish and Wildlife Costs Report, Council Documnet 2019-5, https://www.nwcouncil.org/reports/2018-columbia-river-basin-fish-and-wildlife-program-costs-report-0
..datafish habitat accessible by provinceBonneville Power Administration’s Cbfish.org High Level Indicator Summary by Measure, Work Element and Metric for miles of fish habitat opened by removing barriers consisting of miles of habitat accessed due to instream passage improvements elg removing diversions, dams, mine tailings, installing fish passage structure (sum of Measure 10, TWE 52,84,95,180,184); https://www.cbfish.org/Report.mvc/HighLevelIndicatorsAndAccomplishments
Hot TopicsTop Bannerimagefish in backgroundA W (Tony) Grover
..imageword art of limiting factorsNorthwest Power and Conservation Council
.The Fish and Wildlife Program is Part of a Larger effortimagepeople working in fieldCRITFC
.Columbia River Basin Fish Recvoery, Reintroduction, and Restorationimagemap in background(ask Binh)
..imageOregon chubUSFWS
..dataremoved from endangered species list in 2015USFWS Oregon Fish and Wildlife Office. Oregon Chub. https://www.fws.gov/oregonfwo/articles.cfm?id=149489414
..imagesockeyeUSFWS
..datareintroduced in 2009 after 100+ year absenceYakama Nation Fisheries. Yakama Basin Sockeye Reintroduction. http://yakamafish-nsn.gov/restore/projects/yakima-basin-sockeye-reintroduction
..imagegirl holding fishRoger Phillips, IDFG
..datareopened fishery in 2013 after 13 year closureIDFG. 2016. Kokanee rebound in Lake Pend Oreille. https://idfg.idaho.gov/region/panhandle/kokanee-rebound-2016
.Restoring Habitat in MontanaimageMilltown DamUniversity of Montana
..imagerestored river channel behind milltown dam imageTommy Martino, Missoulian
..data1 dam removed, 17,000 feet river channel reconstructed, 400 acres floodpain restored, 3 million tons of toxic sediment removedinformation was compiled from several sources
.Preventing Invasive Speciesimagebackground mapPacific State Marine Fisheries Commission, Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program
..imageofficer and dog inspecting boatNorthwest Power and Conservation Council, Kendall Farley
..data189Pacific State Marine Fisheries Commission, Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program
.Managing Predatorsimagesea lion eating salmonNorthwest Power and Conservation Council (from March 1, 2017 Harrison article)
..data217 sea lions removedFish Passage Operations and Maintenance (FPOM) Pinniped Task Group http://pweb.crohms.org/tmt/documents/FPOM/2010/Task%20Groups/Task%20Group%20Pinnipeds/
.Climate Change What to Expectimagedry river bedYakama Nation
..imageMt Hood with snowA W (Tony) Grover
 .imagesockeyeUSFWS
 .dataimpacts on showpacks, flows, and water temperatureCrozier LG, McClure MM, Beechie T, Bograd SJ, Boughton DA, Carr M, et al. (2019) Climate vulnerability assessment for Pacific salmon and steelhead in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem. PLoS ONE 14(7): e0217711. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217711
 Effects of Climate Change on Salmonimagebackground mapQW Consulting, LLC
..datavulnerability of salmonCrozier LG, McClure MM, Beechie T, Bograd SJ, Boughton DA, Carr M, et al. (2019) Climate vulnerability assessment for Pacific salmon and steelhead in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem. PLoS ONE 14(7): e0217711. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217711
Handoutsimage on full page handoutimagePassage barriers (before and after)USFWS
..imageHabitat restored – working the groundUnknown
..imageHabitat restored – planting treesYakama Nation
..imageStream improved (before and after)Yakama Nation
..imageBasin map in background showing provincesQW Consulting, LLC
Advertisement Postcardimage on postcard advertisementimageLandscapeunknown
..imageFishA W (Tony) Grover
..imageDeerUSFWS
..imageHabitat workConfederated Tribes of Warm Spring
..imageBonneville damA W (Tony) Grover

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