Site Type

Site Name

 

LOP - Lostine River Acc. Pond

Lostine River Acclimation Pond

Operated by:

NPT

First year:

2002

Last year:

2014

RKM:

522.271.131.042.021

Site Contacts

Steward

Shane Vatland
shanev@nezperce.org
(541) 432-2508

Map

Operational Dates

Year Start Date End Date Notes
2014 3/6/2014 4/24/2014
2002 2/26/2002 4/14/2002 The following is per Peter Cleary, Nez Perce Tribe: February 26 - fish arrive at the acclimation facility. March 8 - Biomark personnel test interrogation system. April 1 - pond screens are removed; the volitional release begins. April 12 - debris in ponds; pond pumps are back flushed. April 13 - debris in ponds; pond pumps are back flushed. April 14 - volitional release ends, remaining fish are forced from the ponds.
2003 3/3/2003 4/14/2003 The following is per Peter Cleary, Nez Perce Tribe: March 3 - fish arrive at the acclimation facility. March 17 - pond screens are removed; the first volitional release begins. March 23 - the first volitional release ends; remaining fish are forced from the ponds. March 24 - fish arrive at the acclimation facility for ponds A, B, and D. March 25 - fish arrive at the acclimation facility for pond C. April 1 - pond screens are removed; the second volitional release begins. April 14 - the second volitional release ends, remaining fish are forced from the ponds.
2004 3/1/2004 4/15/2004 The following is per Peter Cleary, Nez Perce Tribe: 2/27/04 - Biomark Personnel started and tested the interrogation system. 3/1 - Fish delivered to ponds. 3/15 - First volitional release period begins. 3/21 - First volitional release period ends, fish forced from ponds. 3/22 - Second delivery of fish to pond C. 3/23 - Second delivery of fish to pond D, A, and B. 3/29 - Second volitional release period begins. 4/14 - Second volitional release period ends, fish forced from ponds. 4/15 - LOP interrogation system shut down for 2004.
2005 3/11/2005 4/1/2005 Chinook were trucked to the Lostine Pond from Lookingglass Hatchery on February 28, 2005. The first volitional release began on March 11, and the last of the fish were forced out on March 20. The second shipment of Chinook arrived from LOOH on March 21. The second volitional release began on March 28, and the remaining fish were forced out on April 1. On March 29, the detection computer was down from about 9:40AM until 4:50PM.
2006 3/8/2006 4/10/2006 The first volitional release monitored by LOP occurred from March 8 through March 20, 2006. The second volitional release occurred from March 28 through April 10, 2006.
2007 3/2/2007 4/17/2007 The first group of fish were introduced into the Lostine Pond beginning on March 5, 2007. The first volitional release occurred between March 16 - 26. The second group of fish were ponded beginning March 27. The second volitional release occurred between April 7 - 17.
2008 3/3/2008 4/18/2008 Two groups of fish were released at the Lostine River Acclimation Pond in 2008. The first group was ponded on March 3, and released between March 19 and April 1. The second group was ponded on April 3 and released between April 10-17. Peter Cleary, NPT (peterc@nezperce.org), is the point of contact for the LOP detection data.
2009 3/2/2009 4/23/2009 The first group of juvenile spring Chinook salmon were transferred into the Lostine Acc. Pond on March 2, 2009. The first volitional release began on March 18. There was a power outage sometime between midnight and 1700h on March 29. Buffered detection data were later retrieved from the transceivers. The first group of fish were forced out on March 31. The second group of juvenile spring Chinook salmon were tranferred into the pond on April 1. The second group was forced out on April 21. Interrogation activities concluded on April 23.
2010 3/1/2010 4/23/2010 There were two volitional releases of spring Chinook from the Lostine acclimation pond in 2010, the first from March 17-30 and the second from April 10-20. See the 2010 LOP event log for operational details.
2011 3/10/2011 4/19/2011 Fish were transferred into pond on Mar. 11. Volitional release began Apr. 8. Volitional release ended Apr. 19, when pond levels were lowered and remaining fish were forced out.
2012 3/6/2012 4/27/2012 Fish delivered March 12; volitional release started March 22; remaining smolts forced out of pond March 26. Second set of fish delievered April 3; volitional release started April 13; ponds dewatered April 22.
2013 3/8/2013 4/23/2013 First group of fish delivered on March 11; volitional release from March 21 - April 1. Second group arrived on April 2, all fish forced out April 22. Equipment powered down April 23.

Current and Historic Site Configurations

Config Seq: 100

Start Date: 1/1/2002

End Date: 4/24/2014

Event Logs