TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT TEAM (TMT)
||Paul Wagner / Trevor Conder
||David Swank / Steve Haeseker
||Erick Van Dyke
||Russ Kiefer / Pete Hassemer
||Jim Litchfield / Brian Marotz
||Sue Ireland / Billy Barquin
||Brent Nichols / Andy Miller
||Sheri Sears / Keith Wolf
||Tom Lorz (CRITFC)
||Jen Graham / Bobby Brunoe
||Mary Mellema / John Roache
||Tony Norris / Scott Bettin / Eve James
||Doug Baus / Karl Kanbergs / Lisa Wright
COLUMBIA RIVER REGIONAL FORUM
Technical Management Team
Annual Review of Lessons Learned - 2016
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ambridge Event Center - Marquam Room
1333 Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Portland, Oregon, 97232
Map & Directions
Parking available between NE Clackamas and Wasco Streets
The timing of agenda items are offered as a guide for the day. Depending on information presented and group dynamics it may compress or expand.
Purpose: To provide an opportunity for TMT members and other interested parties to step out of the regular meeting format and review the management decisions
and operations of the 2016 season in order to learn lessons that can enhance choices and decision-making for 2017.
Format: Each presenter will be asked to allow approximately 50% of their time for participant Q&A.
9:00 Welcome and get settled - DS Consulting Facilitation Team
9:20 Conditions Review
Columbia River Basin 2016 Water Year Review - Kevin Berghoff, NWRFC (30 minutes)
9:50 Review of 2016 Fish Passage
2016 Smolt Monitoring Program Juvenile Passage Data and Noteworthy Events - Brandon Chockley, Fish Passage Center (20 minutes)
Smolt Survival and Transportation - Steve Smith, NOAA Fisheries - Science Center (40 minutes)
11:05 Continue Review of 2016 Fish Passage
Sockeye conversion and passage part 1 - Russ Kiefer, State of Idaho (30 minutes)
Sockeye conversion and passage part 2 - Russ Kiefer, State of Idaho (30 minutes)
11:35 Small Group Discussion
What lessons can we take away from this season to inform future management?
Was there anything that stands out?
1:10 Lower Snake Upgrades and Operations
Lower Granite and Little Goose Fish Ladder Temperature Improvement Systems - Ann Setter, Corps - NWW (20 minutes)
Fish Passage Center Adult Ladder Water Temperature Graph - Brandon Chockley, Fish Passage Center (20 minutes)
Dworshak Reservoir Regulation Water Year 2016 - Steve Hall, Corps - NWW (20 minutes)
2:30 Upper Basin Upgrades and Operations
Grand Coulee Operations Review - 2016 - Mary Mellema, BOR (20 minutes)
Coordinating variable water supplies among headwater reservoirs to optimize basin-wide fisheries and flood management and; summary of Libby operations study - Brian Marotz, MT (25 minutes)
Libby sturgeon operation - David Swank, USFWS (15 minutes)
3:30 Looking Ahead - Large Group Reflection
As a group, reflect on the last year of TMT conversations, coordination, operations, and outcomes. What did TMT do well? What would you like to do differently next year?