CUSTOMER STORY: CRITFC Improves Timeliness and Accuracy of Harvest Reporting with Rugged Digital Pen
The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is a forum to facilitate member tribes to coordinate tribal fish management policies for the Columbia River Basin. CRITFC assists the tribes to improve habitat, restore fish runs, and achieve fish management goals as established by the US v OR litigation in the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. ‘Fish monitors’ conduct creel surveys which help them to estimate the weekly harvest so that scientists and analysts can decide whether to close the season or keep it open. The paper-based harvest management process was prone to bottlenecks and delays so CRITFC deployed FDI-Anoto Forms Software and digital pens to speed up the data capture, analysis, and reporting for more-informed decision making and better capacity to manage natural resources. Read More.