Lower Elwha FY 2023 Strait of Juan de Fuca Smolt Monitoring Project

Salmonid Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation (RM&E)

Monitoring
Project IDLEKT 23-1
Recovery Domains -
Start Date01/01/2025
End Date12/31/2026
Year2023
StatusNew
Last Edited05/22/2024
 
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Description    


This project supports ongoing smolt monitoring projects in the Strait of Juan de Fuca Watersheds. The monitoring will occur on Salt Creek, East Twin River, West Twin River, and Deep Creek. The Tribe will install fence weirs during spring out-migration to enumerate populations of coho salmon, steelhead, and cutthroat trout. Fiscal year 2023 funding will be used to support smolt out-migration monitoring in 2025 or subsequent years.

Project Benefit    


Data from this project is used in multiple forums that are of regional or statewide significance. For fisheries management purposes abundance estimates of coho salmon and steelhead from the Strait of Juan de Fuca are used to generate run size estimates necessary to manage fisheries (PFMC process) that may impact those stocks. The data is also being used to evaluate long term restorations efforts in those watersheds. Salt Creek has been monitored for over a decade and has had extensive culvert blockage repairs within the last 5 years. East Twin River, West Twin River and Deep Creek are part of the Washington State Intensively Monitored Watershed (IMW) Program that is assessing effectiveness of watershed restoration at the watershed scale. This data is also critical to long term efforts to assess fish in and fish out and generate estimates of abundance and productivity.

Accomplishments

Metric Completed Originally
Proposed
Research and Monitoring
  Stream Miles Monitored 46.50

Funding Details

SourceFunds
PCSRF$59,143
Report Total:$59,143


Project Map



Worksites

Salt Creek    


  • Worksite Identifier: Salt Creek
  • Start Date:
  • End Date:
Area Description

No Area Description data was found for this worksite.

Location Information

  • Basin:
  • Subbasin:
  • Watershed:
  • Subwatershed:
  • State: Washington
  • Recovery Domain:
  • Latitude: 48.152963
  • Longitude: -123.69913

ESU

  • Puget Sound Steelhead DPS
  • Puget Sound/Strait of Georgia Coho Salmon ESU

Map

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Metrics

Metrics
  • E.0 Salmonid Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation (RM&E)Y (Y/N)
    •      . . E.0.a RM&E Funding .00
    •      . . E.0.b
      Complement habitat restoration project
    •      . . E.0.c
      Project identified in a plan or watershed assessment.
    •      . . E.0.d.1 Number of Cooperating Organizations
    •      . . E.0.d.2
      Name Of Cooperating Organizations.
    •      . . E.0.e.1 Number of reports prepared
    •      . . E.0.e.2
      Name Of Report
    •      . . E.1 MonitoringY (Y/N)
      •      . . . . E.1.a Monitoring funding
      •      . . . . E.1.b.1 Stream Miles Monitored
      •      . . . . E.1.b.2 Acres of Watershed Area Monitored
      •      . . . . E.1.c.2 Salmonid smolt or fry monitoringY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . E.1.c.2.a # miles (to nearest 0.01 mile) monitored for Salmonid smolt or fry
        •      . . . . E.1.d
          Name Of Comprehensive Monitoring Strategy/Program

East Twin Creek    


  • Worksite Identifier: East Twin Creek
  • Start Date:
  • End Date:
Area Description

No Area Description data was found for this worksite.

Location Information

  • Basin:
  • Subbasin:
  • Watershed:
  • Subwatershed:
  • State: Washington
  • Recovery Domain:
  • Latitude: 48.160141569562775
  • Longitude: -123.94311719205427

ESU

  • Puget Sound Steelhead DPS
  • Puget Sound/Strait of Georgia Coho Salmon ESU

Map

Photos

Metrics

Metrics
  • E.0 Salmonid Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation (RM&E)Y (Y/N)
    •      . . E.0.a RM&E Funding .00
    •      . . E.0.b
      Complement habitat restoration project
    •      . . E.0.c
      Project identified in a plan or watershed assessment.
    •      . . E.0.d.1 Number of Cooperating Organizations
    •      . . E.0.d.2
      Name Of Cooperating Organizations.
    •      . . E.1 MonitoringY (Y/N)
      •      . . . . E.1.a Monitoring funding
      •      . . . . E.1.b.1 Stream Miles Monitored
      •      . . . . E.1.c.2 Salmonid smolt or fry monitoringY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . E.1.c.2.a # miles (to nearest 0.01 mile) monitored for Salmonid smolt or fry
      •      . . . . E.1.c.15 Intensively monitored watershed (IMW)Y (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . E.1.c.15.a # miles (to nearest 0.01 mile) of stream or streambank monitored
        •      . . . . E.1.d
          Name Of Comprehensive Monitoring Strategy/Program

West Twin Creek    


  • Worksite Identifier: West Twin Creek
  • Start Date:
  • End Date:
Area Description

No Area Description data was found for this worksite.

Location Information

  • Basin:
  • Subbasin:
  • Watershed:
  • Subwatershed:
  • State: Washington
  • Recovery Domain:
  • Latitude: 48.16321
  • Longitude: -123.953374

ESU

  • Puget Sound/Strait of Georgia Coho Salmon ESU
  • Puget Sound Steelhead DPS

Map

Photos

Metrics

Metrics
  • E.0 Salmonid Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation (RM&E)Y (Y/N)
    •      . . E.0.a RM&E Funding .00
    •      . . E.0.b
      Complement habitat restoration project
    •      . . E.0.c
      Project identified in a plan or watershed assessment.
    •      . . E.0.d.1 Number of Cooperating Organizations
    •      . . E.0.d.2
      Name Of Cooperating Organizations.
    •      . . E.1 MonitoringY (Y/N)
      •      . . . . E.1.a Monitoring funding
      •      . . . . E.1.b.1 Stream Miles Monitored
      •      . . . . E.1.c.2 Salmonid smolt or fry monitoringY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . E.1.c.2.a # miles (to nearest 0.01 mile) monitored for Salmonid smolt or fry
      •      . . . . E.1.c.15 Intensively monitored watershed (IMW)Y (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . E.1.c.15.a # miles (to nearest 0.01 mile) of stream or streambank monitored
        •      . . . . E.1.d
          Name Of Comprehensive Monitoring Strategy/Program

Deep Creek    


  • Worksite Identifier: Deep Creek
  • Start Date:
  • End Date:
Area Description

No Area Description data was found for this worksite.

Location Information

  • Basin:
  • Subbasin:
  • Watershed:
  • Subwatershed:
  • State: Washington
  • Recovery Domain:
  • Latitude: 48.163228
  • Longitude: -124.032514

ESU

  • Puget Sound/Strait of Georgia Coho Salmon ESU
  • Puget Sound Steelhead DPS

Map

Photos

Metrics

Metrics
  • E.0 Salmonid Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation (RM&E)Y (Y/N)
    •      . . E.0.a RM&E Funding .00
    •      . . E.0.b
      Complement habitat restoration project
    •      . . E.0.c
      Project identified in a plan or watershed assessment.
    •      . . E.0.d.1 Number of Cooperating Organizations
    •      . . E.0.d.2
      Name Of Cooperating Organizations.
    •      . . E.1 MonitoringY (Y/N)
      •      . . . . E.1.a Monitoring funding
      •      . . . . E.1.c.2 Salmonid smolt or fry monitoringY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . E.1.c.2.a # miles (to nearest 0.01 mile) monitored for Salmonid smolt or fry
      •      . . . . E.1.c.15 Intensively monitored watershed (IMW)Y (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . E.1.c.15.a # miles (to nearest 0.01 mile) of stream or streambank monitored
        •      . . . . E.1.d
          Name Of Comprehensive Monitoring Strategy/Program