Current RCO Contract Tasks

Task 1 Review and evaluate the WDFW and NWIFC annual PCSRF Hatchery Reform Project Proposals.

Task 2 Review and evaluate WDFW proposals for increasing hatchery production for Orcas.

Task 3 Review Hatchery and Genetic Management Plans (HGMPs) for scientific consistency with HSRG hatchery reform principles.

Task 4 Complete written products, participate in meetings, provide presentations and complete review assignments as assigned by HSRG Chair.

Task 5 Develop additional documentation for AHA/ISIT tool, provide staff training, define ‘triggers’ for moving between recovery phases.

Task 6 Develop more information about ecological impacts of interactions between wild and hatchery fish.

Task 7 Evaluation of fitness loss due to rearing in the hatchery environment.

Task 8 Provide up to two HSRG members to participate in various ad hoc hatchery advisory groups in the PNW.

Task 9 Website Maintenance and Administration.

Task 10 Project Management.