Return to Proposal Finder FY 2003 Lower Columbia Proposal 31014

Proposal Table of Contents

Additional Documents

Section 1. General Administrative information
Section 2. Past accomplishments
Section 3. Relationships to other projects
Section 4. Budgets for planning/design phase
Section 5. Budgets for construction/implementation phase
Section 6. Budgets for operations/maintenance phase
Section 7. Budgets for monitoring/evaluation phase
Section 8. Budget Summary

Reviews and Recommendations
Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Evaluate juvenile salmonid use of restored floodplain wetlands in the Lower Columbia River Estuary
BPA Project Proposal Number 31014
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Business acronym (if appropriate) DU

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Cynthia Baker
Mailing Address 1101 SE Tech Center Drive, Suite 115
City, State, Zip Vancouver, WA 98683
Phone 3608852011
Fax 3608852088
Manager of program authorizing this project Charles M. Lobdell
Review Cycle Lower Columbia
Province Lower Columbia
Subbasin Columbia Lower
Short Description Evaluate benefits and effects of wetland habitat restoration on juvenile salmonids rearing and migrating through the Lower Columbia and implications for restoration and salmon recovery.
Target Species Upper Willamette River chinook salmon, Lower Columbia River chinook salmon, Columbia River chum salmon, Lower Columbia/Southwest Washington coho salmon, Lower Columbia River steelhead

Project Location

Latitude Longitude Description
45.633 122.733 Smith & Bybee Lakes
45.816 122.800 Sauvie Island, North Unit
122.860 45.666 West Multnomah Channel Wetlands
46.325 123.667 Lower Gray's River Wetlands
Bybee Lake

Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs)

Sponsor-Reported Relevant RPAs

Sponsor listed no RPAs for this project proposal

Relevant RPAs based upon NMFS & BPA Review

This information comes from National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) reviews of this project proposal. The following table represents BPA & NMFS determinations as to this proposal's relevance to particular Biological Opinion Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs).

Reviewing Agency Action Number BiOp Agency Description
NMFS Action 158 NMFS During 2001, the Corps and BPA shall seek funding and develop an action plan to rapidly inventory estuarine habitat, model physical and biological features of the historical lower river and estuary, identify limiting biological and physical factors in the estuary, identify impacts of the FCRPS system on habitat and listed salmon in the estuary relative to other factors, and develop criteria for estuarine habitat restoration.

Information Transfer

The expected outcomes of this project are:

Data generated by this project are:

Are there restrictions on the use of this data?

Where do the data reside?
Private/Managed Locally:


Public Access:
Printed at BPA
Peer-reviewed Journal
Other Printed: Annual reports

In what other ways will information from this project be transferred or used?

professional presentations, professional journals, biological assessments for restoration projects, and NMFS will likely use our findings in their regional recovery monitoring strategy.

CBFWA-Generated Information

Database Administrator notes on the history of this proposal form: None
Type of Project (assigned by CBFWA Analysts): anadromous

Section 2. Past Accomplishments

Year Accomplishment
2001 Published annual report to NRCS and NMFS on first years monitoring efforts at Sauvie Island and Multnomah Channel
2000 Initiated monitoring effort at Sauvie Island and Multnomah Channel- this project is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest

Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

n/a or no information

Section 4. Budget for Planning and Design Phase

Task-based Budget

n/a or no information

Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information

Outyear Budgets for Planning and Design Phase

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Section 5. Budget for Construction and Implementation Phase

Task-based Budget

n/a or no information

Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information

Outyear Budgets for Construction and Implementation Phase

n/a or no information

Section 6. Budget for Operations and Maintenance Phase

Task-based Budget

n/a or no information

Outyear Objective-Based Budget

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Outyear Budgets for Operations and Maintenance Phase

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Section 7. Budget for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2003 cost Subcontractor
Evaluate salmonid use, ingress/egress, growth and survival at 4 sites along Lower Columbia River a) Seasonal wetland sampling (see narrative) b) Continuous trapping at 2 sites c) PIT tagging, radio telemetry, and VIE marking 3 $122,500  
Test effectiveness of water control structures at passing fish a) Continuous sampling at 2 sites b) Mark- recapture experiments c) radio telemetry 3 $ 15,000  
Compare and contrast habitat uses and assess habitat values in terms of salmonid production and survival a) Synthesis of all collected data, field observations and literature review 3 $ 2,500  
Monitor water temperature, chemistry, invertebrate and vegetation response a) See narrative for details 3 $ 10,000  

Outyear Objective-Based Budget

Objective Starting FY Ending FY Estimated cost
Continuation of 2003 2004 2005 $300,000

Outyear Budgets for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

FY 2004 FY 2005
$150,000 $150,000

Section 8. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 2003 Cost
Personnel FTE: 2 $ 96,000
Fringe $ 24,000
Supplies Traps, nets and assoc. materials and equip. $ 8,000
Indirect 10% $ 12,000
PIT tags # of tags: 2000 $ 0
Subcontractor OSU consulting research scientist $ 10,000
Total Itemized Budget $150,000

Total estimated budget

Total FY 2003 project cost $150,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 2003 budget request $150,000
FY 2003 forecast from 2002 $ 0
% change from forecast 0.0%

Reason for change in estimated budget

Not applicable

Reason for change in scope

Not applicable

Cost Sharing

Organization Item or service provided Amount Cash or In-Kind
U.S. Forest Service project support for FY 02 $ 80,000 cash
Ducks Unlimited, Inc project support for FY 02 $ 30,000 cash
EPA Grant to Metro for subpart of project FY02 $ 29,678 cash
National Marine Fisheries Service project support and technical assistance $ 20,000 cash
Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Inkind project assistance $ 10,000 in-kind


Outyear Budget Totals

2004 2005
Monitoring and evaluation $150,000 $150,000
Total Outyear Budgets $150,000 $150,000

Other Budget Explanation

DU and our partners have obtained the funding necessary for the first 2 field seasons for this project. This proposal requests project support for the next 3 field seasons.

Reviews and Recommendations

This information was not provided on the original proposals, but was generated during the review process.

This project has not yet been reviewed

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