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Title: Port Dick Creek Tributary Restoration and Development

Project Year and Number: 2000: 00139-A2

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 1999: 99139-A2, 1998: 98139-A2, 1997: 97139-A2, 1996: 96139-A2, 1995: 95139-A2, 1994: 94139-A2

Principal Investigator (PI): Geoffrey Coble, Coble Geophysical Services

Assisting Personnel: Mark Dickson

Research Location: Southern Kenai Peninsula

Restoration Category: General Restoration

Injured Resources Addressed: Commercial Fishing , Pink Salmon , Sediments

Abstract: Because Port Dick Creek experienced declines in total returns since 1987, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game conducted a five-year feasibility analysis and initiated Trustee Council funded efforts to restore spawning habitat in two former tributaries taken out of production by the 1964 Alaska earthquake. Approximately 3,000 cubic meters of material was excavated from both tributaries, and since 1996 over 3,300 pink and chum salmon have colonized and spawned in the new habitat. To date, spawning adults of both species potentially deposited over 5,000,000 eggs with over 458,000 fry estimated emerging from the tributaries. In FY 00, additional sedimentologic parameters (bedload transport, accumulated sediments and gravel/cobble transport rates) will be further evaluated to support the stability analyses of the project.

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Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2000

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2000

Annual Report: 2000: Not Available

Final Report: In Review Prior to Publication - For More Information Please Contact Us

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
1999: 99139-A2 Not Available 1999: View (PDF)
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1998: 98139-A2 Not Available 1998: View (PDF)
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1997: 97139-A2 Not Available 1997: View (PDF)
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1996: 96139-A2 Not Available 1996: View (PDF)
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1995: 95139-A2 Not Available 1995: View (PDF)
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1994: 94139-A2 Not Available 1994: Not Available
See Project 00139-A2 See Project 00139-A2