Grand Ronde Basin Fish Habitat Enhancement Project, 2008 Annual Report. Page: 2 of 67

ABSTRACT................................................................................................................................... 1
INTRODUCTION......................................................................................................................... 2
Background:............................................................................................................................ 2
Fisheries Status:..................................................................................................................... 2
Causes and Consequences of Declines:.................................................................................. 5
Solutions:................................................................................................................................ 5
DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT AREAS.................................................................................... 7
JOSEPH CREEK SUBBASIN:................................................................................................... 7
W A LLOW A RIV ER SU BB A SIN :............................................................................................. 7
UPPER GRANDE RONDE RIVER SUBBASIN:...................................................................... 7
METHODS.................................................................................................................................... 9
PR O JECT PLAN N IN G :....................................................................................................... 9
IM PLEM EN TA TION :.............................................................................................................. 10
OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE:................................................................................. 14
MONITORING AND EVALUATION:................................................................................... 14
R E SU L TS A N D D ISC U SSIO N .............................................................................................. 20
PR O JECT PLAN N IN G :........................................................................................................ 20
IM PLEM EN TA TION :.............................................................................................................. 21
Planting................................................................................................................................. 21
Riparian Exclosure Fences................................................................................................ 23
Instream Work....................................................................................................................... 24
OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE:................................................................................. 26
Landowner Coordination................................................................................................... 26
Fence Maintenance............................................................................................................... 27
Instream Maintenance .......................................................................................................... 28
O ther M aintenance Activities ........................................................................................... 28
MONITORING AND EVALUATION ................................................................................... 28
Photopoints ........................................................................................................................... 28
Habitat Surveys..................................................................................................................... 28
Riparian H abitat Transects ................................................................................................ 28
Therm ograph D ata Collection and Sum m arization.......................................................... 30
Bank Stability, Overhanging Vegetation and Undercut Banks.......................................... 41
Groundwater W ells......................................................................................................... 41
Channel Morphology, Sediment and Flows.......................................................................... 50
Spawning Surveys ................................................................................................................. 50
Fish Population Estim ates................................................................................................ 52
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION............................................................................................ 53
Reports and D ata Sum m aries ........................................................................................... 53
Budgets and Purchases..................................................................................................... 53
Program Development.......................................................................................................... 53
Personnel.............................................................................................................................. 54

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McGowan, Vance R. & Morton, Winston H. Grand Ronde Basin Fish Habitat Enhancement Project, 2008 Annual Report., report, July 1, 2009; Portland, Oregon. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc927756/m1/2/ocr/: accessed May 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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