2015 Yakima Basin Science & Management Conference Wednesday June 17

Dave Fast

8:00

Registration

 

8:45

Dave Fast YN Fisheries

Introduction to Conference

9:00

Alex Conley YBFWRB

Overview of Habitat Activities in the Yakima Basin

9:20

Dave Fast/Brian Saluskin YN

Cle Elum Sockeye Reintroduction/Passage

9:40

Andrew Matala - CRITFC

Genetic monitoring of sockeye salmon: evaluating relative productivity among two donor stocks

 

10:00

Break

10:20

Joel Hubble - BoR

Status of Juvenile Fish Passage Design for Cle Elum

10:40

Todd Deligan

WHOOSHH Potential Adult Passage Design

11:00

Ian Courter - MHE

Assessment of Stream Flow Effects on Smolt Survival Below Roza Dam

11:20

Russell Perry USGS

Assessment of Passage Route Effects on Smolt Survival at Roza and Prosser Dams

11:40

Derek Sandison DOE/DOA

Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Early Implementation

12:00

Salmon Lunch

1:00

Ingrid Tohver UW/CIG

Climate Change in the Yakima Basin: Implications for Aquatic Habitat and Water Management    

 

1:40

Scott Nicolai - YN

Yakima River Edge Habitat project, update on Teanaway pilot restoration

2:00

Joel Freudenthal Yakima Co

Current Status and Future Actions in the Gap to Gap Reach and Lower Naches

2:20

Joel Freudenthal Yakima Co

Yakima County Water Resource System  A Countywide Utility for mitigating domestic groundwater withdrawals

2:40

Melissa Babik

Beaver Reintroduction

3:00

Break

3:20

Curt Knudsen Oncorh Consulting

Trends in hatchery- and natural-origin spring Chinook salmon demographic and phenotypic traits

3:40

Charlie Waters - UW

Evaluating managed gene flow to reduce adaptation to captivity in supportive breeding

4:00

Bill Bosch - YN

Synthesis of Findings from an Integrated Hatchery Program after Three Generations of Natural Spawning

4:20

Chris Johnson WDFW

Yakima Spring Chinook Competition/Capacity Studies

4:40

Anthony Fritts - WDFW

Spring Chinook hooking mortality Research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yakima Basin Science and Management Conference

Thursday June 18

8:40

Melinda Davis YN Fisheries

Summer/Fall Chinook Program

9:00

Todd Newsome YN Fisheries

Coho Reintroduction

9:20

Gabe Temple WDFW

The influence of twenty five years of catch and release fishing regulations on hook scarring, size, and abundance of rainbow trout in the Yakima, River, Washington

9:40

John Marvin - YN

Oak Creek restoration:  using wood for floodplain connectivity

10:00

Break

10:20

Rebecca Wassel MCFEG

Yakima River Delta Study

10:40

Ralph Lampman - YN

Pacific Lamprey Supplementation: "Look out, propagated lamprey coming near you!"

11:00

Tyler Beals - YN

Larval/Juvenile Lamprey Entrainment in Irrigation Diversions in the Yakima Subbasin

11:20

Ann Grote - USFWS

Passage Of Radio-Tagged Adult Pacific Lamprey At Yakima River Diversion Dams

11:40

Michael Porter YN

Bird and Fish Predation

12:00

Lunch

1:00

Eric Anderson - WDFW

Yakima Bull Trout Population Abundance & Status

1:20

Jeff Thomas - USFWS

Bull Trout Passage at Clear Lake

1:40

Mitchell Long Kittitas Conservation Trust

Gold Creek Assessment Two Year Assessment Results and Conceptual Restoration Designs

2:00

Adam G. Hansen, David A. Beauchamp, Matt Polacek

 

Evaluation of factors affecting bull trout and kokanee production in Kachess and Keechelus Reservoirs

2:20

Chris Frederiksen - YN

Yakima Steelhead Telemetry Research

2:40

Zack Mays - YN

Upper Yakima Steelhead Telemetry

3:00

Break

3:20

Jeff Stephenson- CRITFC

Reproductive Success of Reconditioned Kelt Steelhead

3:40

Andrew Pierce CRITFC

Reproductive development in reconditioned female steelhead kelts

4:00

Ryan Branstetter - CRITFC

A Pilot Study of Reconditioned Kelt Steelhead Spawning in an Artificial Channel

4:20

Kelly Clayton - YN

Big Creek Fish Passage, Pott Road CREP