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Fisheries pdf

Flow-Temperature Attribute Tables-for Chinook Salmon and Steelhead  (33 KB)
SP-F1 Task 1 Evaluation of Project Effects on Non-Fish Aquatic Resources.  (296 KB)
SP-F1 Task 1&2 Draft Final Report: Evaluation of Project Effects on Non-Fish Aquatic Resources  (1.02 MB)
SP-F2 Phase 1 Interim Progress Report: Evaluation of Project Effects on Fish Diseases  (44 KB)
SP-F2 Tasks 1 & 2 Draft Report: Evaluation of Project Effects on Fish Disease  (429 KB)
SP-F2 Evaluation of Project Effects on Fish Disease  (602 KB)
SP-F3.1 Task 1A Interim Report: Assessment of Potential Fish Passage Impediments Above Lake Oroville's High Water Mark  (1.53 MB)
SP-F3.1 Task 1A Final Report: Assessment of Potential Fish Passage Impediments Above Lake Oroville's High Water Mark  (3.21 MB)
SP-F3.1 Task 1B Final Report: Fish Species Composition in Lake Oroville's Upstream Tributaries  (441 KB)

SP-F3.1 Task 1C & SP-F3.2 Task 4A: GIS Fish Habitat Components (02-17-04) pdf

Part 1  (1.58 MB)
Part 2  (1.49 MB)
SP-F3.1 Tasks 2A, 3A Report: Fish Species Composition: Lake Oroville, Thermalito Diversion Pool, Thermalito Forebay  (1.49 MB)
SP-F3.1 Task 2B Final Report: Evaluation of the Ability of Lake Oroville's Cold Water Pool to Support Salmonid Stocking Recommendations  (749 KB)
Appendix A  (801 KB)
SP-F3.1 Task 2C, Interim Progress Report: Evaluation of Lake Oroville's Water Surface Elevation Reductions on Bass Spawning Success  (227 KB)
SP-F3.1 Task 2D Final Report: Management Practices and Monitoring Studies for White Sturgeon  (95 KB)
SP-F3.1 Tasks 3B & 3C Final Report: Project Operations Influencing Fish Habitat and Water Quality in the Thermalito Diversion Pool and the Thermalito Forebay  (433 KB)
SP-F3.1 Task 4A Final Report: Fish Species Composition and Juvenile Bass Recruitment in the Thermalito Afterbay  (460 KB)
SP-F3.1 Task 4B Final Report: Characterization of Cold Water Pool Availability in the Thermalito Afterbay  (326 KB)
SP-F3.1 Task 4C Final Report: Evaluation of Water Surface Fluctuations on Bass Nest Dewatering and Characterization of Inundated Littoral Habitat in the Thermalito Afterbay  (540 KB)
SP-F3.1 Task 5A Report: One-Mile Pond Fish Species Composition  (152 KB)
SP-F3.1 Task 5B Interim Report: Characterization of Fish Habitat in One-Mile Pond  (655 KB)
SP-F3.2 Task 2; SP-F21, Task 1 Interim Report: Literature Review of Life History and Habitat Requirements for Feather River Fish Species  (765 KB)

SP-F3.2 Task 2; SP-F21, Task 1: Appendix A Interim Report (01-29-03)

SP-F3.2 Task 2; SP-F21 Task 1; SP-F15 Task 1: Matrix of Life History and Habitat Requirements for Feather River Fish Species (06-01-04)

SP-F3.2 Task 1; SP-F21, Task 2 Draft Report: Fish Distribution in the Feather River Below the Thermalito Diversion Dam to the Confluence with the Sacramento River  (3.29 MB)
SP-F3.2 Task 3A Interim Report: Assessment of Potential Sturgeon Passage Impediments  (574 KB)
SP-F3.2 Task 3A Interim Report: Identify Green Sturgeon Distribution and Habitat Use Patterns  (37 KB)
SP-F3.2 Task 3A: Final Assessment of Potential Sturgeon Passage Impediments  (829 KB)
SP-F3.2 Task 3A: Final Assessment of Sturgeon Distribution and Habitat Use  (211 KB)
SP-F3.2 Task 3A: Sturgeon Distribution and Habitat Use: Addendum Including Other Fishes in the Lower Feather River  (224 KB)
SP-F3.2 Task 3B Final Report: Assessment of Potential Project Effects on Splittail Habitat  (1.41 MB)

SP-F3.2 Task 1,4,5 Final Report: Comparison of Fish Distribution to Fish Habitat in the Lower Feather River (08-01-04) pdf

Part 1  (2.10 MB)
Part 2  (1.89 MB)
Part 3  (2.28 MB)
SP-F5/7 Task 1 Final Report: Evaluation of Potential Effects of Fisheries Management Activities on ESA-Listed Fish Species  (550 KB)
SP-F5/7 Task 2 Final Report: Achievement of Current Stocking Goals  (180 KB)
SP-F5/7 Task 3 Final Report: Evaluation of Interactions Between the Lake Oroville Fishery and Upstream Tributary Fisheries<  (525 KB)
SP-F8 Draft Report: Transfer of Energy and Nutrients by Anadromous Fish Migrations  (421 KB)
SP-F8 Revised Draft: Transfer of Energy and Nutrients by Anadromous Fish Migrations  (342 KB)
SP-F8 Summary of Revisions: to SP-F8 Technical Report  (19 KB)
SP-F9 Phase 1 Revised Interim Literature Review: Evaluation of Project Effects on Natural Salmonid Populations  (80 KB)
SP-F9 Phase 1 Interim Literature Review: Evaluation of Project Effects on Natural Salmonid Populations  (75 KB)
SP-F9 Draft Report: The Effects of the Feather River Hatchery on Naturally Spawning Salmonids  (3.11 MB)
SP-F10 Task 1C Interim Report: Evaluation of Flow Related Physical Impediments In the Feather River Below the Fish Barrier Dam  (3.49 MB)
SP-F10 Task 1D & 1E Revised Final Report: Evaluation of Oroville Facilities Operations on Water Temperature-Related Effects on Pre-Spawning Adult Chinook Salmon and Characterization of Holding Habitat  (1.70 MB)
SP-F10 Task 1E Interim Report: Identification and Characterization of Early Up-Migrant Chinook Salmon Holding Habitat and Habitat Use Patterns  (1.35 MB)
SP-F10 Task 1E Interim Report on Pre-Spawning Chinook Salmon Migration Patterns and Holding Characteristics  (474 KB)
SP-F10 Task 1E Adult Chinook Salmon Migration and Holding Patterns  (824 KB)

SP-F10 Task 2A Final Report: Evaluation of Spawning and Incubation Substrate Suitability for Salmonids in the Lower Feather River pdf

Part 1  (2.43 MB)
Part 2  (2.98 MB)
SP-F10 Task 2B Interim Report: Steelhead Spawning Methods  (96 KB)
SP-F10 Task 2B Report 2003: Lower Feather River Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Redd Survey  (176 KB)

SP-F10 Task 2B Final Report: Evaluation of Potential Effects of Oroville Facilities Operations on Spawning Chinook Salmon pdf

Part 1  (2.57 MB)
Part 2  (2.06 MB)
Part 3  (3.04 MB)
SP-F10 Task 2C Revised Final Report: Evaluation of the Timing, Magnitude and Frequency of Water Temperatures and Their Effects on Chinook Salmon Egg and Alevin Survival  (766 KB)
SP-F10 Task 2D Interim Report: Evaluation of Flow Fluctuation Effects on Chinook Salmon Redd Dewatering in the Lower Feather River  (780 KB)
SP-F10 Task 2D Revised Final Report: Evaluation of Flow Fluctuation Effects on Chinook Salmon Redd Dewatering in the Lower Feather River  (843 KB)
SP-F10 Task 3A Interim Report: Distribution and Habitat use of Steelhead and Other Fishes in the Lower Feather River  (1.70 MB)
SP-F10 Task 3A Final Report: Distribution and Habitat use of Juvenile Steelhead and Other Fishes of the Lower Feather River  (436 KB)
SP-F10 Task 3B Interim Report: Steelhead Rearing Temperatures  (115 KB)
SP-F10 Task 3B Interim Report: Growth Investigations of Wild Juvenile Steelhead (Oncorhynchus Mykiss) in the Feather River Using Mark and Recapture Techniques  (140 KB)
SP-F10 Task 3B: Growth Investigations of Wild and Hatchery Steelhead in the Lower Feather River  (448 KB)
SP-F10 Task 3C Interim Report: Redd Dewatering and Juvenile Steelhead and Chinook Salmon Stranding in the Lower Feather River, 2002-2003  (144 KB)
SP-F10 Task 3C Final Report: Juvenile Steelhead and Chinook Salmon Stranding in the Lower Feather River, 2001-2003  (176 KB)
SP-F10 Task 4A Interim Report: Literature Review of Devices used for Enumeration of Juvenile Steelhead (Oncorhynchus Mykiss) Outmigrants  (1.90 MB)
SP-F10 Task 4A River Flow Effects on Emigrating Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Feather River  (343 KB)
SP-F10 Task 4B Timing, Thermal Tolerance Ranges, and Potential Water Temperature Effects on Emigrating Juvenile Salmonids in the Lower Feather River  (1.53 MB)

SP-F10 Task 4B: Same report as shown above, but split into 2 Parts: pdf

Part 1  (496 KB)
Part 2  (1.04 MB)
SP-F15 Task 4 Final Report: Fish Passage Model  (1.25 MB)
SP-F15 Task 4 Final Report, Fish Passage Model (amended Appendix A)  (882 KB)

SP-F15 Task 2, SP-F3.1 Task 1C Final Report, Inventory of Potentially Available Habitat, and Distribution of Juvenile and Adult Fish Upstream from Lake Oroville pdf

Part 1  (2.19 MB)
Part 2  (1.79 MB)
SP-F15 Task 3 Final Report, Evaluation of Methods and Devices Used in the Capture, Sorting, Holding, Transport, and Release of Fish<  (1.76 MB)
SP-F16 Draft Phase 1 Report: Evaluation of Project Effects on Instream Flows and Fish Habitat  (1.41 MB)
SP-F16 Phase 2 Report: Evaluation of Project Effects on Instream Flows and Fish Habitat  (2.26 MB)
SP-F16 Phase 2 Addendum: Evaluation of Project Effects on Instream Flows and Fish Habitat SP-F16  (93 KB)
SP-F21 Task 3 Final Report: Project Effects on Predation of Feather River Juvenile Anadromous Salmonids  (518 KB)
SP-F21 Task 4 Interim Report: Predation PM&E Literature Review  (432 KB)
Environmental Study Reports Comments and Errata  (306 KB)

Geomorphology pdf

SP-G1 Progress Report: Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Upstream of Oroville Dam (11-25-03)

Main Report  (1.96 MB)
App. A Part 1  (2.57 MB)
App. A Part 2  (2.40 MB)
App. B Part 1  (1.64 MB)
App. B Part 2  (1.69 MB)
App. C  (109 KB)
App. C Addn  (33 KB)

SP-G1 Draft Final Report: Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Upstream of Oroville Dam. (Apr 04)

SP-G2 Interim Report: Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Downstream of Oroville Dam. pdf (11-25-03)

Part A  (1.14 MB)
Part B  (932 KB)
Part C  (3.86 MB)
Part D  (1.36 MB)
SP-G2 Task 1.1 Effects of Project operations on Geomorphic Processes Downstream of Oroville Dam, Resources and References  (690 KB)

SP-G2 Task 1.2 Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Downstream of Oroville Dam. (Physiographic Setting and Mesohabitat) (April 04)

SP-G2 Task 2 Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Downstream of Oroville Dam: Task 2 - Spawning Riffle Characteristics (08-01-04)

SP-G2 Task 3 & 4 - Final Report: Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Downstream of Oroville Dam. Task 3 - Channel Cross-Sections and Photography and Task 4 - Monitoring.

SP-G2 Task 5 Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Downstream of Oroville Dam: Task 5 Dam Effects on Channel Hydraulics and Geomorphology and Task 8: Summary and Conclusions  (1.27 MB)
SP-G2 Task 5&8 Appendix A: Evaluation of Potential Hydrologic Alterations to the Feather River due to Operations Associated with the Oroville Dam using Indicators of Hydrologic Alteration of Variability Approach  (2.31 MB)
SP-G2 Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Downstream of Oroville Dam: Task 6 Channel Meanders and Bank Erosion Monitoring  (1.91 MB)
Appendix A-1  (21 KB)
Appendix A-2  (25 KB)
Appendix C  (3.24 MB)

Atlas for SP-G2 Task 6 - Final Report: Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Downstream of Oroville Dam: Task 6-Channel Meanders and Bank Erosion Monitoring.

SP-G2 Task 7 Draft Report Effects of Project Operations on Geomorphic Processes Downstream of Oroville Dam  (2.27 MB)

Paleontology pdf

Final Report Paleontologic Resources in the Vicinity of FERC Project 2100 (Oroville Reservoir and Lower Feather River): Literature-Based Inventory and Significance Assessment  (609 KB)

Terrestrial pdf

SP-T1 Interim Report: Effects of Project Operations and Features on Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat  (54 KB)
SP-T1 Draft Final Report: Effects of Project Operations and Features on Wildlife and Wildlife Habitat  (2.59 MB)
SP-T2 Progress Summary: Project Effects on Special Status Plant Species  (68 KB)
SP-T2 Progress Summary: Project Effects on Special Status Species  (58 KB)
SP-T2 Draft Final Report: Project Effects on Special Status Wildlife Species  (1.61 MB)
SP-T2 Appendix A Part 1  (1.21 MB)
SP-T2 Appendix A Part 2  (1.10 MB)
SP-T2 Appendix B  (1.29 MB)
SP-T2 Draft Final Report: Project Effects on Special Status Plant Species  (1.39 MB)

SP-T2 Appendix C (06-30-04) pdf

Part 1  (1.43 MB)
Part 2  (2.13 MB)

SP-T2 Appendix D (06-30-04) pdf

Part 1  (1.67 MB)
Part 2  (1.38 MB)
SP-T3/5 Draft Final Report: Project Effects on Riparian Resources, Wetlands, and Associated Floodplains  (1.82 MB)

T3/5 Appendices

SP-T4 Interim Report: Biodiversity, Vegetation Communities and Wildlife Habitat Mapping  (1.41 MB)

SP-T4 Draft Final Report: Biodiversity, Vegetation Communities and Wildlife Habitat Mapping (01-13-04)

SP-T6 Interim Report: Interagency Wildlife Management Coordination and Wildlife Management Plan Development  (161 KB)
SP-T7 Interim Report: Project Effects on Noxious Terrestrial and Aquatic Plant Species  (195 KB)
SP-T7 Draft Final Report, Project Effects on Noxious Terrestrial and Aquatic Plant Species  (2.69 MB)
SP-T8 Draft Final Report: Project Effects on Non-Native Wildlife  (234 KB)
SP-T9 Interim Report: Recreation and Wildlife  (163 KB)
SP-T9 Draft Final Report, Recreation and Wildlife  (1.33 MB)
SP-T10 Draft Final Report: Effects of Project Features, Operations and Maintenance on Upland Plant Communities  (246 KB)
SP-T11 Draft Final Report: Effects of Fuel Load Management and Fire Prevention on Wildlife and Plant Communities  (294 KB)
SP-T11 Appendix B  (1.18 MB)
SP-T11 Appendix C  (1.22 MB)
SP-T11 Appendix D  (1.20 MB)

Water Quality pdf

SP-W1 Revised Draft Final Report: Project Effects on Water Quality Designated Beneficial Uses for Surface Waters  (2.35 MB)
SP-W2 Phase 1 Draft Report: Contaminant Accumulation in Fish, Sediments, and the Aquatic Food Chain  (419 KB)
SP-W2 Phase 2 Final Report: Contaminant Accumulation in Fish, Sediments, and the Aquatic Food Chain  (590 KB)
SP-W2 Phase 2 Report: Contaminant accumulation in Fish, sediments, and the Aquatic Food Chain  (432 KB)
SP-W3 Task 1A Interim Report: Identification of Potential Effects to Water Quality  (127 KB)

SP-W3 Year 1 Progress Report: Recreational Facilities and Operations Effects on Water Quality (08-01-04) pdf

Part 1  (1.79 MB)
Part 2  (2.71 MB)
Part 3  (1.82 MB)
SP-W5 Task 1 Phase 1 Interim Report, Revised May 14, 2003: Project Effects on Groundwater; Inventory Existing Wells and Assessment of Existing Groundwater Data and Current Groundwater Monitoring Activities  (450 KB)
SP-W5 Task 1Phase 1 Draft Report: Project Effects on Groundwater; Inventory Existing Wells and Assessment of Existing Groundwater Data and Current Groundwater Monitoring Activities  (1.18 MB)
SP-W5 Task 1 Draft Report, Project Effects on Groundwater  (3.50 MB)
SP-W5 Task 2 Draft Report, Project Effects on Groundwater  (4.01 MB)
SP-W6 Project Effects on Temperature Regime  (3.33 MB)

SP-W6 Same report as shown above, but split into two parts pdf

Part 1  (2.12 MB)
Part 2  (1.26 MB)
SP-W7 Progress Report: Land and Watershed Management Effects on Water Quality  (55 KB)
SP-W7 Task 1: Land and Watershed Management Effects on Water Quality. Task 1, Effects to Water Quality from Ongoing Land Uses and Management. Task 1B, Evaluation of Potential Effects to Water Quality  (1.16 MB)

SP-W9 Draft Final Report, Project Effects on Natural Protective Processes: (07-02-04) pdf

Part 1  (1.74 MB)
Part 2  (2.51 MB)