Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 9103

Proposal Table of Contents

Additional Documents

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

Reviews and Recommendations
Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Upper Deschutes Basin Watershed Coordinator/Council Support
BPA Project Proposal Number 9103
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Deschutes County Watershed Council
Business acronym (if appropriate) DCWC

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Barbara J. Lee
Mailing Address P.O. Box 894
City, State, Zip Bend, OR 97709
Phone 5413837146
Fax 5413837638
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Lower Mid-Columbia
Subbasin Deschutes
Short Description Support the Council’s coordination of watershed activities through funding staff wages and training, administrative and operational expenses, and equipment and software acquisition
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): resident

Section 2. Past Accomplishments

n/a or no information

Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

n/a or no information

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Secure funding and resources a. Identify opportunities and resources.
. b. Develop local fundraising strategies.
. c. Write and submit proposals to federal, state and private funding programs.
. d. Include budget line item for project design and management.
2. Assess watershed condition and develop and Action Plan. a. Compile existing data and documents.
. b. Identify data gaps.
. c. Involve stakeholders
. d. Coordinate with Basin agencies.
. e. Write assessment.
. f. Identify limiting conditions.
. g. Write Action Plan.
. h. Assure technical review.
3. Facilitate communication among citizens, government agencies and private entities and assure public involvement. a. Maintain and use mailing list.
. b. Attend pertinent stakeholder meetings.
. c. Establish media contacts
. d. Establish local working groups.
. e. Secure stakeholder participation on council committees.,
4. Conduct a community-based outreach program about watershed values and functions. a. Conduct watershed and project tours.
. b. Provide landowners technical assistance.
. c. Publish newsletters and/or write articles for publication.
. d. Conduct workshops and seminars.
. e. Develop outreach materials.
5. Develop and implement projects that will enhance watershed health. a. Identify and design projects.
. b. Coordinate with affected parties.
. c. Assure technical review.
. d. Develop funding proposals.
. e. Perform project management. Monitor and evaluate outcomes. Write final project reports.

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 01/01/99 09/01/99 20.0%
2 01/01/99 09/01/99 15.0%
3 01/01/99 09/01/99 15.0%
4 01/01/99 09/01/99 15.0%
5 01/01/99 09/01/99 35.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $ 18,000
Fringe $ 4,500
Supplies $ 1,000
Capital $ 3,500
Travel $ 2,000
Indirect $ 2,500
Subcontractor $ 0
Other $ 600
Total Itemized Budget $ 32,100

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $ 32,100
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $ 32,100
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 $ 46,000 $ 50,500 $ 54,500 $ 58,000
Total Outyear Budgets $ 46,000 $ 50,500 $ 54,500 $ 58,000

Other Budget Explanation

Not applicable

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


The Deschutes River Watershed is loved by residents and visitors for its majestic canyons, unique geology, white water boating, hunting and fishing opportunities, and numerous additional recreation activities. This watershed is home to many threatened and endangered, sensitive, and indigenous species of plants and animals. Today, the future of this great river and its resources is in jeopardy. Increasing development, land use changes, and recreational demands threaten to further alter the ecosystem and create adverse impacts on the area’s wildlife and native vegetation. To help address these difficult challenges, local residents have established a watershed council and begun developing solutions through innovative stakeholder partnerships. The watershed coordinator has been essential to the current successes and is needed to continue facilitating communication between affected stakeholders, assuring public involvement in activities, coordinating projects that improve the health of the watershed, developing and implementing a public outreach and education program, securing funding for project budgets, assessing the condition of the watershed, and developing watershed action plan(s). The watershed council model plays a key role in the “Oregon Approach” to restoring water quality and aquatic system and watershed functions to support beneficial use of the resources. This model relies on meshing sound science with local citizen commitment to accomplish these goals. Improving this existing process for ecosystem restoration supports the Columbia Basin FWP and the tribal plan for restoring natural ecosystems and putting fish back in the rivers. Project monitoring will be conducted by project partners and outcome effectiveness will be evaluated based on the number of successful project implemented, level of citizen participation, improvement to resource conditions, and creation of a stable organization whose annual operating budget reflects a steady, incremental increase.

Reviews and Recommendations

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