In September, 2017 the StreamNet Executive Committee adopted a revised 5 year plan for the Coordinated Assessments project. You can read the Updated 5 Year Plan here.
The data sharing agreement (DSA) for data providers and users of the Coordinated Assessments data is posted here: Download the Revised Data Sharing Agreement If you have any concerns or comments, please contact Chris Wheaton, StreamNet Program Manager, at 503-595-3113.
StreamNet, PNAMP, and Sitka Technologies combined resources with the Western Forestry and Conservation Association in November to host another Emerging Technologies Workshop. Many of the presentations from the workshop are now available here: http://westernforestry.org/past-conferences/5th-annual-field-technology-for-data-collection-and-mapping-in-forestry-and-natural-resources
The Executive Committee provided guidance to partner agencies and tribes this summer by adopting a 5 year plan for the Coordinated Assessments Project. The plan outlines an approach and schedule for selecting indicators, developing shared databases, and generally managing regional data sharing for fisheries in the region.
StreamNet biologist Mike Banach has completed a final report on the testing of hand-held electronic devices in fisheries work, conducted with BPA support in a wide variety of projects last year. To read the report and see what many biologists in the Columbia basin felt about the technology available, click here.
Habitat Evaluation Procedures (HEP) is used to quantify the impacts of development, protection, and restoration on terrestrial and aquatic habitats by assessing changes, both negative and positive, in habitat quality and quantity. The archives of the Regional Habitat Team and other documents related to HEP as used in the Columbia Basin are now available in
This new dataset shows the locations of facilities used for fisheries management or passage throughout the Columbia River basin. The StreamNet GIS map layer displays most fish management and passage facilities in the Columbia Basin. This tool is available as a separate tab under “Maps and GIS data” on StreamNet, or directly here: http://psmfc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=2381a6f4edb2474e860950c38088c819
Long time users will notice a major change in appearance to the StreamNet website, starting on December 15, 2014. In order to complete this revamp StreamNet contracted with Fieldtrip, Inc., who instituted a design review and upgrade this fall. Work included a new StreamNet logo, simpler and more straightforward organization, and a whole new
StreamNet, the Pacific Northwest Aquatic Monitoring Partnership (PNAMP), and Sitka Technology Group are sponsoring an “Emerging Technologies in Field Data Collection” workshop to be held November 18, 2014 at the University of Oregon’s White Stag Building in downtown Portland. The purpose of the workshop is to compare and discuss the pros and cons
Bonneville Power Administration is funding field tests of hand held data devices in several fish research applications in the Columbia Basin, starting this year. PSMFC StreamNet staff Greg Wilke and Mike Banach have been working with state and tribal biologists across the region to identify projects for device testing. The intent is to test several