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UncertaintyHow effective are nutrient additions and what techniques of nutrient addition are most beneficial (cumulative effects, how many sites are needed in a watershed, how much is too much, what forms are the most cost-effective, etc)? In other words, will adding nutrients, carcass analogs or carcasses lead to increases in ecosystem-scale productivity and food web pathways that result in more fish of interest to the program, or will the nutrient additions lead to other food web pathways?
ThemeHabitat tributary
SubthemeRestoration - interactions
Sources Anadromous Salmonid Monitoring Strategy - Steelhead
ISRP 2010-44a: RM&E and Artificial Production Categorical Review
Recommendations for the 2014 Program Amendment from USFWS USGS-NW
Criticality Level


Projects that address this uncertainty:

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ID Title Sponsor Locations Purpose Emphasis Addresses
200890400 Salmon River Basin Nutrient Enhancement Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Mountain Snake/Salmon Habitat RM and E Indirectly

last updated: Nov 16, 2015