Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 199205900

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

Reviews and Recommendations
Title Type File Size File Date

Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Amazon Basin/Eugene Wetlands Phase II
BPA Project Proposal Number 199205900
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
The Nature Conservancy
Business acronym (if appropriate) TNC

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Edward R. Alverson
Mailing Address 858 Pearl St.
City, State, Zip Eugene OR 97401
Phone 5416825586
Fax 5416825032
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 1999
Province Lower Columbia
Subbasin Willamette
Short Description Continue to implement restoration and enhancement activities as defined in the Management Plan/EA for the Willow Creek Natural Area for the following target wildlife species…
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

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. Continue wildlife maintenance and enhancement activities as outlined in the Willow Creek Management Plan a. Continue non-native species control efforts; eliminate top five problem non-native plant species from the site
. b. Continue bullfrog control measures, reduce adult bullfrog populations by 50%
. c. Monitor and evaluate non-native species control efforts
. d. Continue oak woodland enhancement efforts on 2 acres of oak woodland
. e. Continue woody plant removal for prairie habitat maintenance on 2 acres of wet prairie
. f. Install and monitor erosion control installations
2. Continue hydrology and water quality monitoring a. Continue streamflow and groundwater monitoring and analyze results
. b. Continue precipitation monitoring
. c. Continue turbidity monitoring
. d. Refine wildlife management and enhancement activities based upon results of monitoring and analysis
3. Document effects of wildlife maintenance and enhancement activities performed under the Willow Creek Mgmt. Plan a. Perform a HEP analysis to compare with baseline HEP
. b. Monitor population levels and habitat use of selected target wildlife species
4. Continue actions to improve defensibility of the site and reduce unauthorized use and associated impacts a. Continue volunteer defensibility monitoring
. b. Maintain or update public use signage and entry controls (gates and fences) as necessary

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 04/01/99 03/01/00 70.0%
2 04/01/99 03/01/00 5.0%
3 04/01/99 03/01/00 20.0%
4 04/01/99 03/01/00 5.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $ 12,900
Fringe $ 7,000
Supplies $ 2,000
Operating $ 7,500
Travel $ 1,000
Indirect $ 7,600
Subcontractor $ 12,000
Total Itemized Budget $ 50,000

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $ 50,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $ 50,000
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 $ 50,000 $ 50,000 $ 50,000 $ 50,000
Total Outyear Budgets $ 50,000 $ 50,000 $ 50,000 $ 50,000

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: There are no major schedule constraints for this project.

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


This proposal is to continue to implement restoration and enhancement activities as defined in the Willow Creek Wildlife Mitigation Project Environmental Assessment. This project has been designed to provide for protection and improvement of wildlife habitat for mitigation of habitat loss as outlined in the Northwest Planning Council’s 1994 Fish and Wildlife Program. The Willow Creek EA was developed in 1995 to implement this project on the 350 acre Willow Creek Natural Area. The EA describes five management alternatives and quantifies the increase in habitat units for the target species that would occur under each alternative. The alternative that was selected for implementation in the alternative that was designed to maximize wildlife and biodiversity values on the site. This would be accomplished by restoring, enhancing, or maintaining, sufficiently large areas of a variety of habitats occurring on the site. For FY ?99 we anticipate achieving native wet prairie and savanna habitat restoration, enhance oak woodland, reduce target non-native plant species abundance, improve populations of native aquatic species by removing bullfrogs and applying data from hydrologic monitoring to improve aquatic habitat conditions. These management actions are intended to increase available habitat units at Willow Creek for the following target wildlife species: beaver, black-capped chickadee, red-tailed hawk, valley quail, western meadowlark, yellow warbler, and western pond turtle. The results will be monitored by performing a habitat analysis (HEP) to compare the habitat units provided after implementation with the habitat units provided prior to the start of the project.

Reviews and Recommendations

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

CBFWA Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
May 13, 1998
1999 2000 2001
$ 50,000 $ 50,000 $ 50,000

ISRP Review , ISRP 1998-1 Recommendation:
Jun 18, 1998
[There are no budget numbers associated with this review.]
This is basic operation and maintenance. ISRP reviewers state that the proposal describes the removal of non-native plant species and replanting with native species. The plan could benefit from greater detail of the work in progress, and its justification.

NW Power and Conservation Council's FY 2006 Project Funding Review Funding category:
May 2005
FY05 NPCC Start of Year:
$ 62,712
FY06 NPCC Staff Preliminary:
$ 62,712
FY06 NPCC July Draft Start of Year:
$ 62,712
Sponsor (Nature Conservancy) Comments (Go to Original on NPCC Website):

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