Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 9127

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 Development of a Cowlitz Watershed Management Plan
BPA Project Proposal Number 9127
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Sustainable Fisheries Foundation
Business acronym (if appropriate)

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Cleveland Steward
Mailing Address P.O. Box 206
City, State, Zip Bothell, WA 98041-0206
Phone 4256703584
Fax 4256703584
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Lower Columbia
Subbasin Cowlitz
Short Description Convene a Watershed Council representing a wide range of public values and interests, and local, state, federal, and tribal entities, to develop an Aquatic Resource Management Plan for the Cowlitz River Watershed.
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

n/a or no information

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Convene public “focus” meetings to discuss the composition and function of a watershed planning body (“Watershed Council”) that would supervise the development of an integrated Cowlitz Watershed Management Plan. a. Hold 3 to 4 public meetings at different locations within the Cowlitz watershed to identify public values and needs, and to discuss the composition, purpose, and responsibilities of a Cowlitz Watershed Council.
2. Establish a Watershed Council which would meet monthly to solicit & review information & guidance re: development of Cowlitz Watershed Mngmt. Plan, coordinated with other ongoing mngmt. Planning processes & activities in watershed a. Formally establish the Cowlitz Watershed Council, using input and guidance at public forums.
. b. The Council would hold regular meetings to discuss natural resource issues, and to define and review content of a contract technical assistance that it is cost-effective, that will assist in achieving the watershed restoration goals and objectives.
. c. . Contract technical assistance. The Council will hire an aquatic ecologist/fisheries expert to assist in data collection and analysis, and in the writing of the Cowlitz Watershed Management Plan.
. d. Oversee development of Cowlitz Watershed Management Plan. See Objective 3, below.
3. Write a Cowlitz Watershed Management Plan. The Cowlitz Watershed Council, with the assistance of one or more technical experts, will write a Cowlitz Watershed Management Plan that. a. Evaluate Water Supply, Uses, and Rights
. b. Evaluate Water Quality, Sources of Impact, and Remedial Measures
. c. Identify fish and wildlife habitat restoration opportunities.
. d. Evaluate hatchery operations and strategies.
. e. Evaluate natural production and harvest regimes.
4. Secure technical assistance. The Watershed Council will contract technical assistance that it is cost-effective, assists in achieving the watershed restoration goals and objectives & ensures planning consistent with habitat conservation plans/permits a. The Council will contract technical assistance to help in the collection and analysis of data and the writing of the Cowlitz Watershed Management Plan.
5. Publish and distribute the Cowlitz Watershed Management Plan a. Submit the Cowlitz Watershed Management Plan, along with a prioritized list of restoration activities, to local citizens and governments, and to the appropriate tribal, state and federal authorities.
6. Conduct follow-up activities, as necessary. (Note: funding for this objective and associated tasks is not being sought through this proposal). a. The Cowlitz Watershed Council will need to prescribe and oversee monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure that progress was being made or that actions were taken to correct deficiencies.

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 10/01/98 02/01/99 18.0%
2 12/01/98 10/01/99 18.0%
3 01/01/99 08/01/99 8.0%
4 01/01/99 10/01/99 54.0%
5 09/01/99 09/01/99 2.0%
6 10/01/99 10/01/99 0.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Supplies $ 5,000
Travel $ 5,000
Indirect $ 3,000
Subcontractor $ 40,000
Other $ 5,000
Total Itemized Budget $ 58,000

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $ 58,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $ 58,000
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

Not applicable  

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: N/A

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


The purpose of this project is to develop a management plan (Cowlitz River Watershed Plan) for the Cowlitz River subbasin so that its water-related natural resources are protected and managed for the benefit of present and future generations. The management plan will identify the current status and trend of existing aquatic resources in the watershed, long-term, community-based goals for those resources, constraints to achieving those goals, and strategies for overcoming those constraints. Our goal is to encourage collaboration and cooperation between citizens representing a wide range of interests, and local, state, federal, and tribal governments, to identify and take specific actions to protect, restore, and enhance the ecological health of the watershed.

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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