Goal: Provide the Fish
and Wildlife Program, regional Endangered Species Act activities,
and related regional and state programs with essential information
on the region's fish, wildlife, and related aquatic resources
for use in policy, planning, and management.
Objective 1 - Data Development
Task 1.1 Prepare and maintain standardized data on
salmonids and other anadromous fish, to include:
RESIDENT FISH AND OTHER AQUATIC SPECIES
Task 1.2 Prepare and maintain standardized data
on resident fish and other aquatic species, to include:
Task 1.3 Prepare and maintain standardized data relating
to fish and aquatic habitat, to include:
Task 1.4 Prepare/maintain standardized data relating
to facilities affecting fish/aquatic habitat.
WILDLIFE AND NATURAL HERITAGE DATA
Task 1.5 Secure an annual update of natural heritage
Task 1.6 Prepare and maintain standardized data on sensitive riparian-based vertebrate species.
FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AND ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS
Task 1.7 Prepare and maintain standardized data relating
to fish and aquatic management, to include:
Task 1.8 Document data incorporated into StreamNet
with reference number and source; collect applicable source documents
and provide same to the StreamNet Library.
RIVER SYSTEM OPERATIONS
Task 1.9 Compile available historic data on mainstem
hydro and storage dam operations.
Task 1.10 Prepare a recommended approach for incorporating
available in-season fishery, hydrologic, water quality, and dam
Objective 2 - Data Management
Task 2.1 Design, develop, and maintain standard codes
and data exchange formats for data being compiled as part of the
StreamNet project. Prepare a recommendation regarding integration
of StreamNet data exchange formats into Fish and Wildlife Program
contract terms and conditions.
Task 2.2 Update the existing data exchange format
Task 2.3 At both the regional and state levels, provide
database management and administration necessary for accomplishing
Task 2.4 Evaluate Fish and Wildlife Program data
currently stored on the Council's VAX computer and determine data
sets to be stored, maintained, and/or enhanced. Port applicable
files to StreamNet.
Task 2.5 Establish a protocol for compilation of
a regional catalog of spatial data and compile a regional/state
catalog of applicable and available data.
Task 2.6 Establish and implement procedures for coordinating
GIS activities among participants.
Task 2.7 Establish procedures for managing important non-standardized datasets.
Task 2.8 Store and make available current and select
historical version of state River Information Systems.
Task 2.9 Prepare and maintain a project data plan.
Objective 3 - Library / Reference Services
Task 3.1 Continue to develop a collection of materials applicable to the mission of StreamNet. These include:
a) Documents used as source materials for data compiled in Objective 1.
Task 3.2 Provide improved user access to the materials
described in Task 3.1, including:
Task 3.3 Catalog, index, and abstract materials acquired
in Task 3.1a; catalog and index materials acquired in Task 3.1b;
catalog materials acquired in Task 3.1c.
Task 3.4 Manage the StreamNet Library and provide
library services to the StreamNet user community.
Task 3.5 Engage in networking activities with other
agency and regional library service providers:
Objective 4 - River Reach System / Hydrologic
Task 4.1 Monitor progress of the National Hydrographic
Dataset. Incorporate the completed national product.
Task 4.2 Establish graphic links and provide regionally
consistent unique numbers for lakes and reservoirs. Prepare a
recommendation regarding integration of high mountain lakes.
Task 4.3 Complete a "visual pass" and make
corrections to the National Hydrographic Dataset.
Task 4.4 Complete routing and establish a unique
stream ID for 100K streams.
Task 4.5 Establish maintenance procedure for the
100K river reach system.
Task 4.6 Maintain the 100K river reach system.
Task 4.7 Acquire computerized coverages that provide
a means for referencing StreamNet data to hydrologic units and
geographic referencing systems.
Task 4.8 Establish protocol for linking data collected
at other scales to the 1:100,000-scale system.
Objective 5 - Data Delivery / Information Systems
Task 5.1 Receive and respond to requests for data,
source materials, and custom products.
Task 5.2 Maintain and distribute the existing windows-based
distributed system (DS) as needed.
Task 5.3 Continue to develop, test, and document
a functional client-server system to provide platform independent
access to StreamNet data products through the Internet.
Task 5.4 Maintain and enhance other components of
the StreamNet home page
Task 5.5 Provide training and orientation for users
of the StreamNet data delivery systems.
Task 5.6 Prepare an annual salmon and steelhead report
for the Columbia Basin.
Task 5.7 Prepare map products (e.g., map atlases)
in hardcopy and/or electronic format that depict the distribution
and (potentially) other features associated with anadromous and
Task 5.8 Prepare topical reports that describe content,
methods used, and sources of select StreamNet datasets.
Objective 6 - Project Management / Coordination
Task 6.1 Organize, facilitate, and/or participate
in essential coordination meetings.
Task 6.2 Prepare project administration reports.
Task 6.3 Produce public information materials.
Task 6.4 Develop and maintain a communication link
among StreamNet participants regarding participation in educational
and professional conferences.
Task 6.5 Identify mechanisms for StreamNet to maintain
and provide information that is critical to the Fish and Wildlife
Program and regional endangered species activities.
Task 6.6 Maintain communications between StreamNet
and others to identify means for collaboration.
Task 6.7 Participate in Fish and Wildlife Program
advisory groups and other applicable forums.
Task 6.8 Update the StreamNet strategic plan.
Task 6.9 Compile a project record from white papers
and other significant written materials.
Task 6.10 Prepare a proposed work plan and budget for FY 1998.