Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 9058

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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 Restore Chinook Passage into Woodard Creek & Enhance Habitat
BPA Project Proposal Number 9058
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, U.S.D.A., U.S. Forest Service
Business acronym (if appropriate) CRGNSA

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Derrick B. Bawdon
Mailing Address 902 Wasco Ave, Suite 200
City, State, Zip Hood River, OR 97031
Phone 5413862333
Fax 5413861916
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Lower Columbia
Subbasin Lower Columbia Mainstem
Short Description Restore passage for chinook salmon to Woodard Creek and enhance pool habitat and restore spawning ground for salmonids.
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): anadromous

Section 2. Past Accomplishments

n/a or no information

Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

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Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Design a. Interdisciplinary team (IDT) design of project with Washington State Parks and Recreation
2. NEPA a. Environmental Analysis
3. Channel restoration a. Install large wood
4. Riparian restoration a. Remove invasive plants, revegetate using indigenous species
5. Monitoring a. Five-year program; Level III survey to monitor width-to-depth ratio & spawning ground, population estimation using "removal depletion," spawning surveys.
6. Operation and Maintenance a. Maintenance of structures and maintaining vegetation at 80% survival.

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 10/01/98 01/01/99 2.0%
2 01/01/99 06/01/99 3.0%
3 07/01/99 08/01/99 27.0%
4 08/01/99 09/01/99 17.0%
5 09/01/99 09/01/03 38.0%
6 06/01/00 09/01/03 13.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $ 19,550
Supplies $ 17,000
Travel $ 1,500
Indirect $ 7,890
Subcontractor $ 30,000
Other $ 11,684
Total Itemized Budget $ 87,624

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $ 87,624
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $ 87,624
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 2003
All Phases $ 21,760 $ 18,684 $ 14,760 $ 11,684
Total Outyear Budgets $ 21,760 $ 18,684 $ 14,760 $ 11,684

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process should be completed by 06/1999 and the Decision Notice signed by 07/1999 for the channel and riparian restoration work to begin on schedule. Proper permits must be received from the State of Washington and the Corp of Engineers by 07/1999 for work to begin on schedule.

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


Woodard Creek is a third order stream that is located at T2N, R6E, section 36 NW 1/4. The watershed covers approximately 7,000 acres and is 70% federal and 24% State owned. Historically the watershed was extensively logged and was burned over during the “Yacolt burn”. Past logging practices removed most of the woody debris from the stream channel. Lack of woody material and an extensive road network in the watershed has degraded the habitat conditions in Woodard Creek. The pool per mile ratio was found to be 6/mile compared to the optimal of 56/mile as published in the FWP. The lower quarter mile of stream has increased its wetted width from 17 feet to over 40 feet due to deposition, and there is relatively no woody material or usable pool habitat. The deposition at the mouth of the stream has created a fish barrrier and prevented fall chinook salmon from entering the stream during low flows. Our main goals are to remove the deposition at the mouth and return fall chinook to the stream, and restore the fish habitat in the lower reach. At the mouth log structures will be constructed specifically designed to create one channel , remove deposition, stabalize banks and allow access for chinook salmon. Up-stream the structures will be designed to control water velocity, develop pools and retain spawning gravel. Riparian vegetation will be added using indigenous plant species to rehabilitate the flood plain and increase bio-diversity. A level III survey of the stream channel will be done by measuring tape and elevated rod method, to achieve a cross-sectional profile of the stream bottom (Rosgen, 1996). A fish population estimation will be done using electroshocking removal depletion methodology. Spawning surveys will be performed by qualified contractors to document active anadromous distribution in Woodard Creek. Wolman pebble counts will be done to track changes in sediment size moving through the system. Baseline data will be collected prior to any work being done, and each of the above mentioned inventories will be repeated yearly for five years to predict long term trends. We expect that at the end of our five year monitoring program we will see results that meet our objectives, or a trend that indicates that each objective will eventually be achieved.

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