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Meeting Information: NAS Committee    May 2, 2006 - May 4, 2006


Project Title: Committee on Hydrology, Ecology, and Fishes of the Klamath River Basin
PIN: BEST-K-05-07-A         
Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Sub Unit: Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
van Drunick, Suzanne
Subject/Focus Area:


Hydrology, Ecology and Fishes in the Klamath River Basin
May 2, 2006 - May 4, 2006
Yreka, California

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Liza Hamilton
Email: lhamilton@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-1702
Fax: 202-334-1393


Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Water Science and Technology Board
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

2nd Meeting of the
Committee on Hydrology, Ecology, and Fishes of the
Klamath River Basin

May 2-3, 2006 Yreka, CA

Best Western Miners Inn -Convention Center
122 E Miner Street
Yreka, CA 96097
Phone: 530-842-4355
Fax: 530-842-4480


OPEN SESSION: Members of the public welcome

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introduction to the NRC Study:
Hydrology, Ecology, and Fishes of the Klamath River Basin
Will Graf, Chair, Suzanne Van Drunick, Study Director

1:00 – 1:40 p.m. Water Adjudication of the Klamath Basin
Carl “Bud” Ullman, Attorney, The Klamath Tribes

1:40 – 2:20 p.m. Dam Operations and Operating Rules
Toby Freeman, Manager of Hydro Licensing, PacifiCorp

2:20 – 3:00 p.m. Hydrology of the Klamath Basin
Mike Deas, Consulting Engineer, Watercourse Engineering Inc.

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break

3:15 – 3:55 p.m. Water Management, Fish Biology, and Rights Protection
Mike Belchik, Senior Biologist, Yurok Tribal Fisheries Program

3:55 – 4:35 p.m. Coho Salmon and Other Anadromous Fish of the Klamath
River Basin
Irma Lagomarsino, Supervisor Protected Species Management Division and
Jim Simondet, Biologist; National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA)

4:35 – 5:15 p.m. Effects of Basin Hydrology on the Salmon Fisheries Resource
Glen Spain, Northwest Regional Director, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations

5:15 – 5:45 p.m. Public Comment Session/Open Microphone
3 minute limit per speaker; no more than 3 representatives per organization; first come, first served

5:45 p.m. Adjourn for the day


OPEN SESSION FIELD TRIP: Members of the public welcome
Note: Seating is very limited on the bus, available on a first sign-up basis. A small number of cars may follow us along our course. Please contact Liza Hamilton at 202-334-1702 or lhamilton@nas.edu to sign-up and additional details.

2:30 – 3:00 pm Depart AmeriHost Inn and travel to Screw Trap Operation on Shasta River off State 263 before State 96.

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Demonstration of the CA DFG Screw Trap Operation
Bill Chesney, Associate Biologist, CA DFG. Shasta River upstream from Klamath Mainstem.
Note: Steep downgrade to get to screw trap on river.

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Travel from Shasta River to Iron Gate Fish Hatchery, Dam, and Reservoir: Lakeview Road, Hornbrook, CA.

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Tours of:
• Iron Gate State Fish Hatchery,
Bill Chesney, Associate Biologist; Mark Hampton, State
Fisheries Biologist; Kim Rushton, Iron Gate Fish
Hatchery Manager, CA DFG
• Iron Gate Dam,
Dan Bevan, Klamath Project Production Manager, PacifiCorp
• Iron Gate Reservoir

6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Travel to AmeriHost Inn

6:30 p.m. Adjourn for the day


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting



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