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UncertaintyHow do toxic substances, alone and in combination, affect fish and wildlife distribution and abundance, survival and fitness, and productivity in the Columbia River Basin?
ThemeContaminants
SubthemeImpacts
Sources Estuary Synthesis Report
NPCC Fish and Wildlife Program 2014
NPCC 2006-3: Research Plan 2006
Criticality Level Priority
Rationale Addressing this uncertainty will require knowledge of the distribution of contaminants and their effects on biological resources in the Basin. If unchecked, the harmful effects of toxic substances could potentially negate mitigation and restoration efforts. Addressing this uncertainty will require a high level of integration and collaboration with state and federal agencies. This critical uncertainty is from the 2006 Research Plan; see Part 2, ISAB/ISRP 2016-1, CU #35, for a discussion of progress made toward addressing this uncertainty.


Projects that address this uncertainty:

(click to view projects at cbfish.org)

ID Title Sponsor Locations Purpose Emphasis Addresses
199501300 Nez Perce Trout Ponds Nez Perce Tribe Mountain Snake/Clearwater Artificial Production Harvest Augmentation Directly
200203700 Freshwater Mussel Research and Restoration Umatilla Confederated Tribes (CTUIR) Columbia Plateau/Umatilla Habitat RM and E Indirectly
200300700 Lower Columbia River Estuary Ecosystem Monitoring Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership Columbia River Estuary/Columbia Estuary, Lower Columbia/Columbia Lower Habitat RM and E Indirectly
200700300 Dworshak Dam Resident Fish Mitigation Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) Mountain Snake/Clearwater Habitat RM and E Indirectly
200847000 Yakama Nation Ceded Lands Lamprey Evaluation and Restoration Yakama Confederated Tribes Columbia Cascade/Entiat, Columbia Cascade/Methow, Columbia Cascade/Wenatchee, Columbia Gorge/Big White Salmon, Columbia Gorge/Klickitat, Columbia Gorge/Wind, Columbia Plateau/Yakima Programmatic RM and E Indirectly
200852400 Implement Tribal Pacific Lamprey Restoration Plan Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) Lower Columbia/Willamette Hydrosystem RM and E Indirectly

last updated: Jan 26, 2016