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Rocky Mountain National Park Research
Chris Kennedy Field Work Schedule

The work schedule below is subject to change as we know that conditions can change. To sign up for assisting with Rocky Mountain National Park field work, contact Austin Condon, of Alpine Anglers, the Estes Park chapter of TU. Anyone volunteering will be required to disinfect their equipment to prevent the spread of invasive species. Read and use the RMNP disinfection guidelines. Also, please read Chris Kennedy's narrative about 2020 RMNP field work for work details and CDC guidelines to be followed.

Overview of 2020 RMNP Field Work

Week of# daysName of Water/Project
7-1310Ypsilon Lake mark-recapture population estimate, lake depths
7-2010Ypsilon Lake mark-recapture population estimate
7-2710Ouzel Creek trout removal
8-310Ouzel Creek trout removal
8-107Poudre headwaters Forest Service projects
8-1710Poudre headwaters Forest Service projects
8-2410Ouzel Creek trout removal
8-3110Ouzel Creek trout removal, disease testing, Hague Creek disease testing, Hunters Creek disease testing
9-810Ouzel Creek trout removal
9-1410Ouzel Creek trout removal
9-211Poudre headwaters Forest Service projects
9-284NF Big Thompson habitat, electrofishing, Lost Lake net, lake depths
10-52Roaring River habitat, electrofishing

Below is a table with more detailed information about dates, worksite location and camping options.

Details of 2020 RMNP Field work

Week ofWaterWork-MethodMiles to campMiles to campCampsiteMulesMiles to worksiteElevation gain (feet)Comments
Jul 13Ypsilon Lakemark-recapture population estimate4.54.5Upper Chipmunkyes0.5100pack in 7/14, pack out 7/23
Jul 20Ypsilon Lakemark-recapture population estimate, depths4.54.5Upper Chipmunkyes0.5100pack in 7/14, pack out 7/23
Jul 27Upper Ouzel Creekelectrofishing, fish removal5.55.5Upper Ouzel Creekyesvaries by dayvaries by daypack in 7/28, pack out 8/6
Aug  3Upper Ouzel Creekelectrofishing, fish removal5.55.5Upper Ouzel Creekyesvaries by dayvaries by daypack in 7/28, pack out 8/6
Aug 10Chapin Creekelectrofishing, dye studies, time of travel5.55.5Chapin Groupyesvaries by dayvaries by daypack in 8/10, pack out 8/17
Aug 17Poudre HeadwatersForest Service projects???no??
Aug 24Upper Ouzel Creekelectrofishing, fish removal5.55.5Upper Ouzel Creekyesvaries by dayvaries by daypack in 8/24 & 9/3, pack out 9/3 & 9/17
Aug 31Upper Ouzel Creekelectrofishing, fish removal, disease, eDNA5.55.5Upper Ouzel Creekyesvaries by dayvaries by daypack in 8/24 & 9/3, pack out 9/3 & 9/17
Sep  8Upper Ouzel Creekelectrofishing, fish removal5.55.5Upper Ouzel Creekyesvaries by dayvaries by daypack in 8/24 & 9/3, pack out 9/3 & 9/17
Sep 14Upper Ouzel Creekelectrofishing, fish removal5.55.5Upper Ouzel Creekyesvaries by dayvaries by daypack in 8/24 & 9/3, pack out 9/3 & 9/17
Sep 21Poudre Riverelectrofishing, PIT taggingnone-day hikesno1.6-280stay at ranger cabin or Long Draw campground
Sep 28North Fork Big Thompson River, Lost Lakeelectrofishing, habitat, net, depths9.79.7Lost Lakeyes1.5500pack in 9/28, pack out 10/1
Oct  5Roaring Riverelectrofishing, habitatnone-day tripsyes2.41080pack in 10/5, pack out 10/6, 2 days of work

The best contact is Austin Condon, of Alpine Anglers since Chris Kennedy is often in the field. You may also attempt to contact Chris.

Last updated on 07 Jul, 2020