Capturing field data using the CHaMP Protocol

Capturing field data using the CHaMP Protocol

CONTACTS:
Boyd Bouwes, Watershed Solutions

Sarah Walker,  Terraqua, Inc.

LOCATION: Cove, OR

The 2017 field training for the CHaMP protocol is scheduled from the evening of June 5 until the afternoon of June 13 at the Ascension School in Cove, Oregon. The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) sponsors the event, which includes the CHaMP and supplemental Action Effectiveness Monitoring (AEM)  training (morning of Wednesday, June 14).

Pre-registration is required for CHaMP Camp participation; contact Sarah Walker (sarahw@terraqua.biz) if you are interested in attending.

CHaMP Camp training modules will be held at stream-side locations and in classroom, computer lab, and outdoor settings. Participants who complete all 8 days of CHaMP Camp will be able to apply the CHaMP protocol to conduct surveys of freshwater tributary habitat for ESA-listed salmonids in the interior Columbia River Basin in a standardized and repeatable manner.

A 1 day CHaMP Data Workshop will be offered on Friday, June 9th: AGENDA

Using a total station to collect topographic data is part of the CHaMP Protocol

Using a total station to collect topographic data is part of the CHaMP Protocol

Tripod equipment evaluations at CHaMP Camp

Tripod equipment evaluations at CHaMP Camp

Collecting invertebrate samples at CHaMP camp in 2015

Collecting invertebrate samples at CHaMP camp in 2015