Subsistence Spiritual Medicinal Trade & Gift Giving Way of Life“Skakwal” is Chinook Jargon (also known as chinuk wawa)
Project Objectives:1. Determine timing and movement patterns during upstream migrations2. Identify over-wintering locations3. Determine relative use of primary tributaries for spawning4. Formulate management recommendations
Tagging Summary2008 (CTGR) 111 tagged lamprey were above the Falls. Tracked by boat & by 11 fixed telemetry sites. 2009 (CTGR, CRAMER, PGE,OSU) 209 Tagged Lamprey were above the Falls Tracked by Boat, Plane and 22 fixed telemetry sites. 2010 (CTGR, CRAMER,OSU) 219 tagged lamprey were above the Falls Tracked by boat, plane and 22 fixed telemetry sites. 2011-2012 (CTGR) 120 tagged lamprey above the Falls. Tracking by boat and 22 fixed sites.
Fixed Site LocationsRiver Mile Mainstem Tributary Organization 24 Clackamas CFS Willamette Falls West Linn 26 CTGR 28 Tualatin CTGR 30 Rock Island CFS 37 Molalla CTGR 37 Pudding CFS 46 Champoeg Park CFS 54 Evergreen CTGR 55 Yamhill CTGR 87 Eola CFS 106 Buena Vista CFS 108 Santiam CTGR 108 NF Santiam CFS 108 Luckiamute CTGR 119 Calapooia CTGR 131 Corvallis CFS 133 Marys CTGR 148 Long Tom CFS 161 Harrisburg CFS 175 Mckenzie CTGR 180 Eugene CTGR 187 Coast Fork CFS
Determine if lamprey spawn in the mainstem Willamette River. Quantify the amount and quality of juvenile rearing habitat. Monitor and quantify lamprey response to floodplain restoration work. Identify and incorporate habitat needs for pacific lamprey into floodplain restoration design.