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Proposal Table of Contents

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Section 1. General Administrative information
Section 2. Past accomplishments
Section 3. Relationships to other projects
Section 4. Objectives, tasks and schedules
Section 5. Budget
Section 6. References
Section 7. Abstract

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Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Introducing Systems Science to Planning and Implementing F&W Recovery
BPA Project Proposal Number 9043
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Business acronym (if appropriate) DU

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Dr. Fritz Reid
Mailing Address 3074 Gold Canal Drive
City, State, Zip Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Phone 9168522000
Fax 9168522200
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Lower Snake
Subbasin Grande Ronde
Short Description
Target Species

Project Location

[No information]

Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives (RPAs)

Sponsor-Reported Relevant RPAs

Sponsor listed no RPAs for this project proposal

Relevant RPAs based upon NMFS & BPA Review

NMFS and BPA did not associate any reasonable and prudent alternatives with this project proposal

NPPC Program Measure Number(s) which this project addresses:
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses:
Other Planning Document References

CBFWA-Generated Information

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

Section 2. Past Accomplishments

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Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

n/a or no information

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Propsed Phase I: Watershed Analysis, Planning and Work Planning. a. Set up and run central office.
1. b. Coordinate venue and materials.
1. c. Conduct workshops
1. d. Data collection
1. e. Develop models
1. f. Data, parameterize, run, debug
1. g. Review data and model
1. h. Sensitivity tests
1. I. Two model "exploration" workshops
1. j. Adjust models
1. k. Write-up
1. l. Web site development
1. m. Implementation planning
1. n. Twelve nested watershed plans
1. o. Set up subgroups
1. p. Develop critical paths, budgets for each watershed
1. q. Coordinators
1. r. Work groups
1. s. System-wide model integration
1. t. PATH
1. u. EDT
1. v. Coordination with RASP
1. w. Command, control and communication
1. x. Publish
2. Phase 2: Watershed Analysis a. Collect all historic and currently available data, both published and gray, as well as anecdotal from on-site discussions with residents.
2. b. Focus on information which the model indicates is most important to goals defined by workshop participants.
3. Channel Restoration and Riparian Revegetation a. Identify nearby baseline stable reference streams.
3. b. Inventory/monitor/map stream width, velocity, discharge, slope, energy, roughness, sediment load, sediment size, sinuosity, particle size, entrenchment, soils, vegetation
3. c. Classify stream
3. d. Historic cause-effect analysis of problem
3. e. Design channel
3. f. Estimate cut and fill, equipment
3. g. EIA
3. h. Permits
3. I. Construct temporary bypass and settling ponds
3. j. Survey and stake alignment
3. k. Construction
3. l. Place revetments, barriers, culverts
3. m. Revegetate
3. n. Line or pipe ditches
3. o. Fish screen ditches
4. Range restoration and management a. Contour trenching/rilling
4. b. Seeding and mulching
4. c. Tubing/planting
4. d. Fencing riparian (both sides) and upland pastures
4. e. Gully stabilization and reclamation
5. Reforestation, forest and slop stabilization a. Train planters
5. b. Site evaluation for standoffs, snag/dead wood, and shrub retention
5. c. Plant seedlings with inocula
5. d. Decommission roads (seed)
5. e. Install drain/culvert filters
6. Wetland restoration in the watershed a. Wet meadow road re-alignment
6. b. Raising culvert inlets, placing drop inlets in wet meadows
6. c. Re-routing ditches, berms and drains and installing closely spaced culverts and lead-out ditches in wet meadows.
6. d. Planing woody buffer strips in wet meadows.
6. e. Levee setback/breaching, floodplain liberation
6. f. Returning agricultural fields to wetlands
6. g. Modification of impoundment (e.g. reservoir arms) to wetland
6. h. Riparian wetland restoration

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 10/01/98 09/01/99 2.0%
2 07/01/99 07/01/00 0.1%
3 06/01/99 06/01/02 30.0%
4 09/01/99 06/01/02 12.0%
5 09/01/99 03/01/02 2.0%
6 09/01/99 06/01/02 54.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $398,000
Fringe $ 92,000
Supplies $ 30,000
Travel $ 40,000
Indirect $228,000
Subcontractor $355,000
Total Itemized Budget $1,143,000

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $1,143,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $1,143,000
FY 1999 forecast from 1998 $ 0
% change from forecast 0.0%

Reason for change in estimated budget

Not applicable

Reason for change in scope

Not applicable

Cost Sharing

Not applicable

Outyear Budget Totals

2000 2001 2002
All Phases $7,500,000 $16,400,000 $17,000,000
Total Outyear Budgets $7,500,000 $16,400,000 $17,000,000

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: Weather, river water levels, permitting,

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


The first goal of this project is the efficient employment of a tested ecosystem planning process using ecosystem theory and methods of systems analysis. Twelve nested watersheds will be examined for the costs and benefits of alternative management actions using simulation models built at user community workshops. Inputs will use EDT models and output will be linked to system-wide mainstem models (PATH). The 8-month planning element of the proposed four years of work is minimized because it is very efficient and product-oriented, using the Integrated Planning Technology protocol. The workshop products, systematically analyzed, objectively indicate the interventions most likely to be productive and economical, while pointing to impacts and costs of these policies. The requirement for local ownership of such a watershed-level effort is absolute for goal-setting, data collection, access, and sustainability. The second goal is to employ methods of watershed management (including restoration and rehabilitation) specifically designed to reconcile western land uses with functions of wildlands.

Reviews and Recommendations

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