Inventory & Monitoring of Salmon Habitat in the Pacific Northwest

Directory and Synthesis of Protocols for Management/Research and Volunteers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and British Columbia

David H. Johnson, Ned Pittman, Eva Wilder, Jill A. Silver, Robert W. Plotnikoff, Brad C. Mason, Kim K. Jones, Phil Roger, Thomas A. O’Neil, Charley Barrett

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Literature Cited

1. TFW method manual for the large woody debris survey

2. TFW method manual for the habitat unit survey

3. TFW method manual for the salmonid spawning gravel composition survey

4. TFW method manual for the salmonid spawning gravel scour survey

5. TFW method manual for the salmonid spawning habitat availability survey

6. TFW method manual for the reference point survey

7. TFW method manual for wadable stream discharge measurement

8. TFW method manual for the stream temperature survey

9. TFW method manual for stream segment identification

10. TFW effectiveness monitoring and evaluation program riparian stand survey

11. Stream channel reference sites: an illustrated guide to field technique

12. Field methods : regional environmental monitoring and assessment program: physical habitat, water chemistry, macroinvertebrates, aquatic invertebrates, version 2.5

13. Sensitive habitat inventory and mapping: aquatic and riparian habitat mapping procedures for communities in British Columbia: module 5 – cross-sections and riparian areas module 9 – impervious surfaces

14. Stream inventory handbook: level I & II

15. The streamkeeper’s field guide: watershed inventory and stream monitoring methods

16. Streamkeepers of Clallam county volunteer handbook

17. Volunteer stream monitoring: a methods manual

18. Sampling protocol for the benthic index of biotic integrity (B-IBI)

19. Rapid bioassessment protocols for use in streams and rivers: periphyton, benthic macroinvertebrates and fish (EPA)

20. Instream biological assessment monitoring protocols: macroinvertebrates

21. Water quality monitoring: technical guide book

22. Nature mapping for fish and streams: a citizen’s guide to stream monitoring and restoration

23. Fish passage barrier and surface water diversion screening assessment and prioritization manual

24. Estuarine habitat assessment protocol

25. Volunteer estuary monitoring: a methods manual

26. Monitoring the vegetation resources in riparian areas

27. Oregon watershed assessment manual: component II historical conditions assessment

28. People for Puget Sound: volunteer salmon habitat monitoring program

29. Survey of shoreline armoring in Island County: a protocol for volunteers

30. Riparian area management: a user guide to assessing proper functioning conditions and the supporting science for lentic areas

31. Revised methods for characterizing stream habitat in the National Water Quality Assessment Program

32. A framework for analyzing the hydrologic condition of watersheds

33. Stream habitat analysis using the instream flow incremental methodology

34. Aquatic education stream survey manual

35. Protocol for placement and retrieval of temperature data loggers in Idaho streams

36. Recommended protocols for sampling and analyzing subtidal benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in Puget Sound

37. R1/R4 (Northern/Intermountain Regions) fish and fish habitat standard inventory procedures handbook

38. Riparian area management: a user guide to assessing proper functioning condition and the supporting science for lotic areas

39. The shorekeeper’s guide for monitoring intertidal habitats of Canada’s Pacific waters

40. Field sampling and measurement protocols for the watershed assessments section

41. Field guide for collecting and processing stream-water samples for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program [DJVU file]

42. Guidelines for collecting and processing samples of stream bed sediment for analysis of trace elements and organic contaminants for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program [DJVU file]

43. Field guide for collecting samples for analysis of volatile organic compounds in stream water for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program [DJVU file]

44. Student watershed research project: a manual of field and lab procedures (3rd edition)

45. Sampling protocol: bull trout habitat study (draft)

46. Aquatic habitat assessment: common methods

47. A guide to photodocumentation for aquatic inventory

48. Lake and stream bottom sediment sampling manual

49. British Columbia estuary mapping system

50. Ambient fresh water and effluent sampling manual

51. Reconnaissance (1:20,000) fish and fish habitat inventory: standards and procedures

52. Quality assurance sample procedures for water quality surveys

53. Field testing of new monitoring protocols to assess brown trout spawning habitat in an Idaho stream

54. Coordinated nonpoint source3 water quality monitoring progr4am in Idaho

55. Protocols for assessment of dissolved oxygen fine sediment and salmonid embryo survival in an artificial red

56. Protocols for evaluation and monitoring of stream riparian habitats associated with aquatic communities in rangeland streams

57. Stream biological assessments (benthic macroinvertebrates) for watershed analysis: mid-Col Duc watershed case study

58. Methods for collecting benthic invertebrate samples as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program

59. Monitoring protocols to evaluate water quality effects of grazing management on western rangeland streams

60. Biological assessment of Quilceda/Allen drainage: salmon use & stream macroinvertebrates

61. Taxonomic laboratory protocol for stream macroinvertebrates collected by the Washington State Department of Ecology

62. Fish habitat rehabilitation procedures

63. An assessment methodology for determining historical changes in mountain streams

64. Channel classification, prediction of channel response, and assessment of channel condition

65. Automated water quality monitoring

66. Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory – processing, taxonomy, and quality control of benthic macroinvertebrate samples

67. Fish field and laboratory methods for evaluating the biological integrity of surface waters


69. Guidance for conducting water quality assessment and watershed characterizations under the nonpoint rule (Chapter 400-12 WAC)

70. Sampling protocols for river and stream water quality monitoring (draft)

71. Coastal/estuarine fish habitat description & assessment manual Part II. Habitat description procedures

72. Idaho River ecological assessment framework

73. Estimating intergravel salmonid living space using the cobble embeddedness sampling procedure (draft)

74. Monitoring stream substrate stability, pool volumes, and habitat diversity (draft)

75. 1999 beneficial use reconnaissance project: workplan for wadable streams

76. 2000 beneficial use reconnaissance project – work plan for lakes and reservoirs

77. A guide to establishing points and taking photographs to monitor watershed management projects

78. Guidance for development of total maximum daily loads


80. Aquatic habitat indicators and their application to water quality objectives within the Clean Water Act

81. Monitoring guidelines to evaluate effects of forestry effects on streams in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska

82. Protocols for assessment of biotic integrity (fish) in Idaho streams

83. Field operations and methods for measuring the ecological condition of wadable streams

84. Macroinvertebrate field and laboratory methods for evaluating the biological integrity of surface waters

85. Idaho small stream assessment framework

86. Biological assessment of small streams in the Coast Range ecoregion and the Yakima River basin

87. Using invertebrates to assess the quality of Washington streams and to describe biological expectations

88. A classification of natural rivers

89. Beach Assessment Program 1995-19989

90. Freshwater biological sampling manual (Resource inventory Committee)

91. Fish habitat assessment procedures

92. Channel conditions and prescriptions assessment (interim method)

93. Guidelines for planning watershed restoration projects

94. Riparian assessment and prescription procedures

95. Freshwater ambient water quality monitoring

96. Using aerial photographs to assess proper functioning condition of riparian-wetland areas

97. Oregon watershed manual: component III channel type classification

98. Oregon road/stream crossing restoration guide (Sprint 19999)

99. Aquatic inventory project: methods for stream habitat survey

100. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife aquatic inventories project: dynamic sedimentation protocol

101. Surveying Oregon’s streams “A snapshot in time” – Aquatic inventory project training materials and methods for stream habitat surveys

102. Aquatic inventory and stream identification

103. Fish passage design at road culverts

104. Methods for stream habitat surveys

105. Protocols and guidelines for distributing salmonid carcasses, salmon carcass analogs, and delayed release fertilizers to enhance stream productivity in Washington state (draft)

106. User’s guide to fish habitat

107. Evaluating stream and watershed conditions in northern California

108. SSHIAP stream width protocol (draft)

109. Monitoring wilderness stream ecosystems

110. Fish passage 00 culvert inspection procedures

111. Large woody debris fish habitat structure performance and ballasting requirementsb 

112. SSHIAP methodology for inventory and assessment of hydromodifications