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Klamath Tracking and Accounting Program

Klamath Basin Monitoring Program 11.05.12


Klamath Tracking and Accounting Program

Program Participants


KTAP Program Goals

Increase the pace and reduce the cost of improving Klamath Basin water qualityto support all water-related uses in the Basin, including, but not limited to, the recovery of native fish.

November 2012


KTAP

Why?

  • Need to coordinate multiple programs/initiatives

  • Desire to track individual and cumulative effect of conservation/restoration actions

  • Measure progress towards watershed goals

November 2012


KTAP Program Objectives

Consistent and transparent framework for tracking improvements throughout the basin

Link investments to ecosystem benefits

Provide assurances for funders and incentives for pooling resources

Allow water quality investments through offsets or trading

November 2012


Environmental AccountingActions & Outcomes

November 2012


Environmental AccountingActions & Outcomes

November 2012


Restoration for compliance

Where appropriate, convert compliance…

November 2012


KTAP Program Components

Quantification Methods

Consistent protocols

Tracking/

Registration


  • CreditingProtocol

Quantification = Translation = Investment

October 2008

May 2011

May 2006

  • What did you do?

  • Trees planted

  • Stream miles/acres treated

  • Kilocalories

October 2006


KTAP Program Components

Quantification Methods

Consistent protocols

Tracking/

Registration


Propose Eligible Project

Quantify Benefits

Verify Conditions

Register & Issue

ExampleSprague River Riparian Fencing


Propose Eligible Project

Quantify Benefits

Verify Conditions

Register & Issue

Sprague River Riparian Fencing

Before

After


Propose Eligible Project

Quantify Benefits

Verify Conditions

Register & Issue

Sprague River Riparian Fencing

Before


Propose Eligible Project

Quantify Benefits

Verify Conditions

Register & Issue

Sprague River Riparian Fencing


Procurement Strategy

Investment Goals

Sprague River Riparian Fencing


KBMP Monitoring Framework

Program Connections

  • Watershed context

  • Ability to evaluate progress towards meeting basin-wide water quality goals

  • Linking actions to multiple scales

November 2012


KTAP Development

Program Development Stages

Situation Analysis

& Scope Decision

Full Program Development and Ongoing

Operations

Initial Program Design

(2011)

Pilot Program

Launch & Tuning

(2012)

We are Here

November 2012


KTAP Pilot Phase

  • Solicit for and initiate pilot projects

  • Test existing tools and protocols

  • Adaptive management – targeted monitoring, tool refinement, Protocol revision

November 2012


319 Grant Projects

California (Received)

  • Pilot project training and support

  • Begin NTT Calibration

  • Stakeholder Engagement

Oregon

  • Full NTT Calibration

  • Stakeholder Support

November 2012


KTAP Next Steps

  • Statement of Support

  • Identify local coordinating entity

November 2012


November 2012

Klamath Tracking and Accounting Program


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