The Winter-run Chinook Salmon Project Work Team coordinates research, monitoring and management activities for the state and federally-listed endangered Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon. The PWT is composed of staff from the California Departments of Fish and Wildlife and Water Resources, Metropolitan Water District, National Marine Fisheries Service, Bureau of Reclamation, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other stakeholders.
- Facilitate communication and information exchange on technical issues among the agencies and stakeholders
- Provide advice, peer review, and recommendations on technical issues related to the protection, restoration, and management of winter-run Chinook
- Develop and submit an annual recommendation letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service for the calculation of the Winter Run Juvenile Production and Central Valley Project and State Water Project Take Estimates