Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 198802200

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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

Reviews and Recommendations
Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Trap and Haul in the Umatilla and Walla Walla Basins
BPA Project Proposal Number 198802200
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
Business acronym (if appropriate) CTUIR

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Gary James
Mailing Address P.O. Box 638
City, State, Zip Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone 5412764109
Fax 5412764348
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Lower Mid-Columbia
Subbasin Umatilla
Short Description Operate passage facilities, flow enhancement measures, trap facilities and hauling equipment to maximize juvenile and adult migrant survival in Umatilla and Walla Walla basins.
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. Monitor river conditions and passage facilities operation in both Umatilla and Walla Walla basins to ensure adequate passage a. Monitor river conditions
1. Monitor river conditions and passage facilities operation in both Umatilla and Walla Walla basins to ensure adequate passage b. Inspect passage facilities
1. Monitor river conditions and passage facilities operation in both Umatilla and Walla Walla basins to ensure adequate passage c. Coordinate operation of passage facilities and Umatilla Basin flow enhancement projects
2. Operate adult trapping facilities a. Trap and enumerate all adults at Threemile Dam
2. Operate adult trapping facilities b. Trap steelhead kelts at Westland Canal
2. Operate adult trapping facilities c. Trap and enumerate adults at Nursery Bridge and Burlingame
2. Operate adult trapping facilities d. Trap steelhead kelts at Little Walla Walla
3. Operate juvenile trapping facilities a. Operate Westland trap and bypass
3. Operate juvenile trapping facilities b. Operate Threemile Dam trap and bypass
3. Operate juvenile trapping facilities c. Operate Little Walla Walla trap and bypass
4. Operate hauling equipment a. Haul adults from Threemile Dam
4. Operate hauling equipment b. Haul steelhead kelts from Westland Canal
4. Operate hauling equipment c. Haul juveniles from Westland Canal and Threemile Dam
4. Operate hauling equipment d. Haul adults from Nursery Bridge and Burlingame
4. Operate hauling equipment e. Haul juveniles and steelhead kelts from Little Walla Walla
4. Operate hauling equipment f. Haul adults and juveniles as needed from hatcheries

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
2 01/01/98 09/01/99 50.0%
3 10/01/98 09/01/99 10.0%
4 10/01/98 09/01/99 20.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $145,000
Fringe $ 42,000
Supplies $ 10,000
Operating $ 20,000
Travel $ 25,000
Indirect $ 82,000
Subcontractor $185,000
Total Itemized Budget $509,000

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $509,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $509,000
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 2003
All Phases $535,000 $560,000 $575,000 $590,000
Total Outyear Budgets $535,000 $560,000 $575,000 $590,000

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: Incompletion of key passage or production components for the Walla Walla basin would reduce the effort required in that basin. Similarly, major milestones would be completion of these same key components. There are no major constraints or milestones which affect the Umatilla portion of the project.

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


In the 1980's, CTUIR and ODFW began implementing the Umatilla Fisheries Restoration Plan. An integral part of that effort was to address the inadequate flow and migration conditions (which led to salmon extirpation) by constructing fish passage facilities, initiating a trap and haul program, and implementing the Umatilla Basin flow enhancement project. The Trap and Haul Project goal is to maximize adult and juvenile migrant survival in the Umatilla and Walla Walla basins. The project provides survival benefits for both hatchery and natural production by operating and maintaining ladders, bypasses, trap facilities, and hauling equipment and coordinating these operations with flow enhancement measures. The project also provides valuable support to other projects by refining fish passage criteria, collecting return and migration data, and collecting and transporting broodstock. Similar passage improvement measures are now being initiated in the Walla Walla Basin and the project will provide the same benefits there. The project began in 1989. Since then, up to 3,800 adults and 100,000 pounds of juveniles have been trapped and hauled annually. These increases in juvenile and adult survival contribute directly to the NPPC rebuilding goal. In addition, recommendations based on project observations of adult returns and migration are incorporated into subbasin management documents. The project is viewed as a long term O&M project required for maintaining the survival advantages achieved by implementation of the fish passage and flow enhancement projects in the two basins.

Reviews and Recommendations

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

CBFWA: Nonwatershed Technical Group Comments Recommendation:
May 13, 1998
[There are no budget numbers associated with this review.]

Criteria 1: Technical Criteria - Incomplete: Need more details in methods. On page 9, paragraph 6, the proposal mentions project guidelines but doesn't specify what they are. Also on the top of page 10 in paragraph 1, the proposal refers to project methods in an annual report but doesn't describe them. The methods in that report should be included (at least enough of them to be able to allow the reader/reviewer to determine if the project is using sound protocols).

Criteria 2: Objectives Criteria - Yes

Criteria 3: Milestones Criteria - Yes

Criteria 4: Resources Criteria - Yes

CBFWA Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
May 13, 1998
1999 2000 2001
$420,000 $535,000 $560,000
Reduction justification forthcoming

ISRP Review , ISRP 1998-1 Recommendation:
Inadequate proposal, adequate purpose as a set
Jun 18, 1998
[There are no budget numbers associated with this review.]
This project has been going on for almost 10 years, but little direct evidence is presented on how well it is working. It needs greater demonstration of the objectives and the benefits.

NW Power and Conservation Council's FY 2006 Project Funding Review Funding category:
May 2005
FY05 NPCC Start of Year:
FY06 NPCC Staff Preliminary:
FY06 NPCC July Draft Start of Year:
Sponsor (Confederated Tribes Of The Umatilla Indian Reservation) Comments (Go to Original on NPCC Website):

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