Recovery Plan Ad Hoc Report results

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Plan Title Plan Stage Plan Lead Region (FWS) Plan Lead Office (FWS) Species Common Name Species Scientific Name Action Priority Action Number Action Description Action Status Estimated Initiation Date Estimated Completion Date Action Lead Agencies Responsible Parties Work Types Labor Types Comments Implementation Activity Number Implementation Activity Description Implementation Activity Status Implementation Activity Estimated Initiation Date Implementation Activity Estimated Completion Date Implementation Activity Labor Types Implementation Activity Work Types Implementation Activity Responsible Parties Implementation Activity Comments Implementation Activity Species
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 111 Conduct public review of and approve new operational guidelines for Libby Dam. Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2006 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Begin in 1999
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 112 Implement new operational guidelines to provide annual flow regimes to benefit white sturgeon in the Kootenai River basin. Complete FY 2006 FY 2006 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Costs include foregone power production; possible flood control costs, nned to be determined.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 113 Coordinate Libby Dam flow releases during April through August to achieve an optimum combination of water temperature and discharge volume. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other British Columbia Hydropower, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Instream management to fine-tune augmentation.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 114 Store water in Koocanusa Reservoir prior to spring runoff to achieve white sturgeon flow targets. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 115 Conduct agency coordination for implementing white sturgeon flow augmentation program. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other British Columbia Hydropower, Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected U.S./Canada coordination
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 116 Kootenay Lake Evaluations Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected BC Hydro and BPA have begun discussions and early investigations into widening Grohman narrows, which would have (as yet) unknown implications for Kootenay Lake management.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 117 Evaluate alternatives increasing peak Kootenai River flows Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 118 Use existing authorities to conserve and restore Kootenai River white sturgeon. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Section 7 consultation on Libby dam operations.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 121 Monitor potential residential or agricultural flooding, levee erosion, and groundwater seepage resulting from flow augmentation. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Concurrent with Task 112
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 122 Identify opportunities to restore natural floodplain functions along the Kootenai River Ongoing Current FY 2007 FY 2009 Other Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Kootenai River White Sturgeon Recovery Team, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Management: Planning, Research: General, Research: Habitat Status, Research: Habitat Requirements Contract Part of overall ecosystem restoration plan as required by 2006 Libby BiOp RPA
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 123 Develop public information program to explain USACE past and current flood control compensation program. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 1-2 year public information program.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 124 Monitor impacts of flow augmentation on Kootenai River levees and Kootenay Lake in British Columbia Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected New monitoring program may be needed.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 125 Assess consolidation of white sturgeon spawning and incubation, habitat quality, and potential substrate improvement measures. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 321. Kootenai River Habitat Restoration Program being implemented.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 211 Obtain necessary local, State, Tribal, Federal, and Canadian approval and permits for all conservation aquaculture activities. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Need to obtain permits annually e.g. Section 10
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 221 Determine water quality standards for KTOI hatchery Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 1 year as part of Task 224
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 222 Upgrade KTOI hatchery to meet conservation aquaculture objectives. Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected New facility at Twin Rivers Resort (mouth of Moyie R.) began construction in 2013 and began full operations in 2015. Tribal facility upgraded in 2016-2017.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 223 Maintain Kootenai Trout: trout hatchery as a secondary rearing facility Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Contract costs part of dollars allocated as part of task 222.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 224 Implement the conservation aquaculture program Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Costs of operating existing KTOI hatchery, out year costs be higher if hatchery is expanded.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 231 Use adopted white sturgeon broodstock collection protocol Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2005 Other Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 224
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 232 Collect adequate numbers of male and female broodstock to maintain the genetic quality Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 224.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 233 Annually evaluate the conservation aquaculture program. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 224 will be evaluated annually.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 241 Evaluate appropriate production goals. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 224.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 242 Develop a fish health plan for hatchery. Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2006 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Pacific Fishery Management Council, Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 224.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 243 Develop tagging protocols for hatchery reared white sturgeon. Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 224.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 245 Evaluate feasibility of establishing an experimental white sturgeon population outside of the current occupied range. Ongoing Current FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Pacific Fishery Management Council, Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resources Conservation Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Recovery Team unanimously recommended to the Service at November, 2007 KRWSRT meeting that the Service explore the possibility of establishing an experimental, "failsafe" population in Koocanusa Reservoir, although not as a top priority.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 25 Release hatchery reared white sturgeon into the Kootenai River basin Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Commission on Water Resources Management, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Pacific Fishery Management Council, Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resources Conservation Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 224
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 251 Adjust white sturgeon releases as necessary, to meet objectives of the Kincaid breeding plan. Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 224
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 261 Determine factors limiting production (natural and hatchery) and habitat use patterns for each life history stage. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 321.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 321 Describe response of spawning white sturgeon to various Kootenai River flows, water temperatures, and Kootenay Lake elevations. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 120 K of this total is for monitoring effects of augmentation in Kootenai Reservoir.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 322 Measure white sturgeon spawning annually. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 321.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 323 Measure white sturgeon larval, fry, and juvenile abundance and distribution in the Kootenai River and Kootenay Lake annually. Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 321. MFWP discovering sub-adult (10-15 year old) sturgeon in reach below Kootenai Falls.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 41 Develop a Participation Plan to support implementation of the Kootenai River white sturgeon recovery plan Ongoing Current FY 2006 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Pacific Fishery Management Council, Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Natural Resources Conservation Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Will be completed as part of final recovery plan.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 511 Collect baseline abundance, distribution and reproduction data for kokanee in Idaho Kootenai River tributaries Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Ongoing.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 521 Determine distribution and life history of burbot Ongoing Current FY 2005 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Ongoing.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 522 Determine secondary impacts from proposed flow augmentation program on burbot reproduction. Ongoing Current FY 2005 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Costs part of Task 521.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 531 Determine the status, distribution and habitat use of rainbow trout in the Kootenai River from Libby Dam to Bonners Ferry Discontinued FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Ongoing
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 541 Determine distribution and status of bull trout in tributaries of the Kootenai River Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Started in 1996, ongoing.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 542 Identify additional conservation measures to protect bull trout in the Kootenai River drainage in Montana, Idaho and B.C. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Using results from Task 541
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 1 551 Determine the secondary effects of proposed white sturgeon flow augmentation on mountain whitefish Discontinued FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 244 Develop a policy for hatchery white sturgeon produced in excess of beneficial uses identified in this plan. Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected May require need for Section 10 permits. Funded as part of 223.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 311 Sample adult and juvenile white sturgeon in the Kootenai River and Kootenay Lake Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, British Columbia, Canada, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 321.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 312 Collect and preserve tissue and blood samples for genetic analysis system. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, British Columbia, Canada, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 321.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 313 Compile catch data to refine white sturgeon population size estimates annually in the Kootenai River basin. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 321. Kramer Fish Sciences submitted a draft revised population estimate in August, 2010. Draft is currently being reviewed.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 314 Develop a juvenile white sturgeon year class index. Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 321.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 324 Quantify sturgeon spawning incubation habitat and early rearing habitat using IFIM Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Begin in 1997, funded as part of 321.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 331 Assess the necessity of increasing nutrients in the Kootenai River. Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2005 Other Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 321.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 332 Use computer modeling to refine and analyze recovery tasks. Ongoing Current FY 2007 Other British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Either 1996 or 1997
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 341 Compile existing information on contaminants in the Kootenai River Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Funded as part of Task 331.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 342 Conduct contaminant bioassays to evaluate the effects of selected chemicals on white sturgeon. Ongoing Current FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Kootenai Tribe of Idaho, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Internal Technical Assistance Part of recovery task 331. FY07 - conducting studies on effects of chlorine on sturgeon.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 2 421 Recommend additional research and management regarding ecosystem and fishery improvement measures for the Kootenai River Basin. Not Started Other Kootenai River White Sturgeon Recovery Team Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Ongoing as needed.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 3 44 Determine the indirect recovery needs of foregone power generation. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other British Columbia Hydropower, Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 3 561 Effects of flow augmentation on TGP in the Kootenay River and Columbia River downstream of Kootenay Lake. Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Canada projects
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 3 562 Effects of flow augmentation on the Duncan and Arrow Reservoir/Lower systems Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2006 Other Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land, and Air Protection Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Canada projects.
Recovery Plan for the Kootenai River Population of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) F 1 Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office (208) 378-5243 White sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus 3 6 Assess the overall success of implementation of the recovery plan and revise accordingly Ongoing Current FY 2007 Other Kootenai River White Sturgeon Recovery Team Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Began revision of recovery plan in FY2017. Expect completion of revised recovery plain in FY2018.