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File March 15, 2016 Conference Call Summary
This document summarizes the discussions that occurred during the March 15, 2016 EBTJV Steering Committee's conference call.
Located in Groups / / 2016 Steering Committee Conference Call Summaries / March 15, 2016 Conference Call Documents
File Octet Stream March 15, 2016 SC Conference Call Agenda
This documents contains the agenda for the EBTJV's Steering Committee's March 15, 2016 conference call.
Located in Groups / / 2016 Steering Committee Conference Call Summaries / March 15, 2016 Conference Call Documents
File March 2016 NFH Board Meeting
This document contains materials associated with the National Fish Habitat Board's March 7-9, 2016 in-person meeting.
Located in Science and Data / National Fish Habitat Board Meetings / 2016 NFH Board Meetings
File Notice of Cooperative Agreement Award #F15AC00861
This document describes the conditions for the EBTJV's FY15 Coordination and Operations project supported by FWS-NFHAP funds.
Located in Science and Data / EBTJV Operational Grants / FY15 EBTJV Coordination and Operations_FWS-NFHAP Funded Agreement
File application/x-maker October 2016 NFH Board Meeting Book
This document contains materials associated with the National Fish Habitat Board's October 26-27, 2016 in-person meeting.
Located in Science and Data / National Fish Habitat Board Meetings / 2016 NFH Board Meetings
File Range-wide Assessment of Brook Trout at the Catchment Scale: A Summary of Findings (Revised)
This report provides a revised summary the EBTJV's range-wide assessment of Brook Trout at the catchment scale.
Located in Science and Data / Brook Trout Catchment Assessment Summary Report and Appendix Tables
File Response of fish assemblages to declining acidic deposition in Adirondack Mountain lakes, 1984-2012
Adverse effects of acidic deposition on the chemistry and fish communities were evident in Adirondack Mountain lakes during the 1980s and 1990s. Fish assemblages and water chemistry in 43 Adirondack Long-Term Monitoring (ALTM) lakes were sampled by the Adirondack Lakes Survey Corporation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation during three periods (1984-87, 1994-2005, and 2008-12) to document regional impacts and potential biological recovery associated with the 1990 amendments to the 1963 Clean Air Act (CAA). We assessed standardized data from 43 lakes sampled during the three periods to quantify the response of fish-community richness, total fish abundance, and brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) abundance to declining acidity that resulted from changes in U.S. airquality management between 1984 and 2012. During the 28-year period, mean acid neutralizing capacity (ANC) increased significantly from 3 to 30 meq/L and mean inorganic monomeric Al concentrations decreased significantly from 2.22 to 0.66 mmol/L, yet mean species richness, all species or total catch per net night (CPNN), and brook trout CPNN did not change significantly in the 43 lakes. Regression analyses indicate that fishery metrics were not directly related to the degree of chemical recovery and that brook trout CPNN may actually have declined with increasing ANC. While the richness of fish communities increased with increasing ANC as anticipated in several Adirondack lakes, observed improvements in water quality associated with the CAA have generally failed to produce detectable shifts in fish assemblages within a large number of ALTM lakes. Additional time may simply be needed for biological recovery to progress, or else more proactive efforts may be necessary to restore natural fish assemblages in Adirondack lakes in which water chemistry is steadily recovering from acidification.
Located in Science and Data / Brook Trout Related Publications
File Restoring habitat connectivity in Machias and Saint Croix River tributary streams, ME_FY11 Project
Through this project, Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) continued its work with partners to restore brook trout habitat on priority streams within its 55,678-acre Downeast Lakes Community Forest by removing passage barriers. Of the four sites included in the original proposal (Billy Brown Brook/Shaw St., Amazon Brook/Amazon Rd., Grand Lake Brook/Fourth Lake Rd., and Fourth Lake Trib./Belden Brook Rd), two were completed using NRCS funding received after the initial proposal was submitted to USFWS. As a result, Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture funding was used to restore fish passage at two additional sites at South Branch/Little River Rd and Towers Brook/Little River Rd.
Located in Projects / Project Completion Reports
File September 20, 2016 Conference Call Summary
This document provides a summary of the EBTJV Steering Committee's discussions that occurred during its teleconference on 9/20/16.
Located in Groups / / 2016 Steering Committee Conference Call Summaries / September 20, 2016 Conference Call Documents
File Octet Stream September 20, 2016 EBTJV Steering Committee Teleconference Agenda
This document contains the agenda items discussed by the EBTJV Steering Committee during the conference call on 9-20-16.
Located in Groups / / 2016 Steering Committee Conference Call Summaries / September 20, 2016 Conference Call Documents