Return to Proposal Finder FY 1999 Proposal 199402600

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 Pacific Lamprey Research and Restoration
BPA Project Proposal Number 199402600
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 Systemwide
Subbasin Systemwide
Short Description Assess status and survival limitations of Pacific lamprey, develop restoration plans, implement and monitor plans in Northeast Oregon and Southeast Washington subbasins.
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: 7.5F.1
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses: n/a
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

Project ID Title Description Umbrella
No other lamprey restoration projects ongoing. No

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Determine the current abundance and passage trends of adult lamprey crossing mainstem Columbia and Snake River dams. a. Perform on-site counts at dams or coordinate with organizations involved with fish counting at dams.
. b. Review fish ladder counts to determine population abundance above each dam.
. c. Estimate diel, seasonal and annual variations in adult and juvenile lamprey migration.
2. Document current presence and distribution of lamprey in the John Day, Umatilla, Walla Walla, Tucannon, and Grande Ronde subbasins. a. Conduct sampling program (electroshock, seine, etc.) to document presence/absence and relative abundance where information is unknown.
3. Collect habitat information relevant to lamprey production in the John Day, Umatilla, Walla Walla, Tucannon, and Grande Ronde subbasins. a. Identify habitat factors which have and/or likely still impacting lamprey populations.
. b. Identify tributaries which currently have adequate habitat for lamprey reestablishment.
. c. Identify tributaries which currently do not have adequate habitat conditions to support lamprey populations, and identify habitat enhancement needs.
4. Begin implementation of Pacific lamprey restoration plan in a pilot subbasin and continue plan development for other subbasins in NE Oregon/SE Washington. a. Continue literature review regarding lamprey capture, handling, holding, transport, release, trasnplantation or supplementation efforts and artificial propagation.
. b. Summarize all lamprey information regarding past and current lamprey abundance, habitat limiting factors, donor stock availability, genetic database, disease database, and homing information in development of restoration plans.
. c. Begin implementation of pilot subbasin restoration plan as developed in 1998.
. d. Begin monitoring and evaluation of pilot restoration plan.

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 01/01/99 12/01/99 15.0%
2 01/01/99 12/01/99 25.0%
3 01/01/99 12/01/99 15.0%
4 01/01/99 12/01/99 45.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 1999 Cost
Personnel $130,000
Fringe $ 39,000
Supplies $ 47,000
Operating $ 10,000
Capital $ 6,000
Travel $ 20,000
Indirect $ 86,000
Subcontractor Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission $ 50,000
Total Itemized Budget $388,000

Total estimated budget

Total FY 1999 project cost $388,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 1999 budget request $388,000
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 $408,000 $430,000 $450,000 $475,000
Total Outyear Budgets $408,000 $430,000 $450,000 $475,000

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: The most likely constraint to implementing subbasin restoration plans is anticipated to be funding availability, and lamprey donor stock availability.

Section 6. References

n/a or no information

Section 7. Abstract


A Pacific lamprey status report, which was completed in 1995, determined that Pacific lamprey populations were generally depressed in mid to upper Columbia and Snake River tributaries, and made recommendations for research and management to restore populations. The Pacific Lamprey Research and Restoration Project, a cooperative effort between CTUIR and CRITFC (and initially OSU), was formed with the goal to increase Pacific lamprey populations above Bonneville Dam. An initial objective is to determine the past and current magnitude and location of lamprey populations in the Columbia River Basin. Limiting factors of Pacific lamprey will be identified and ultimately restoration plans will be developed and implemented for NE Oregon/SE Washington. Adult counts are monitored at several mainstem Columbia and Snake River dams to assess populations status and trends. Through historical information, interviews, compilation of recent fish sampling, screening records, and site sampling, data is showing that most previously abundant areas now have critically low populations. General habitat conditions in tributaries will be compared to presence/absence findings to better understand lamprey habitat preference. In 1996 and 1997, OSU assessed lamprey tagging techniques and resultant stress for application in passage research. In 1998, development of a genetic database for determination of lamprey population structure in the Columbia Basin will be made. All information will be considered in development and implementation of specific subbasin lamprey restoration plans. A multi-agency lamprey technical work group has been formed to discuss various questions and needs regarding lamprey restoration.

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 - Yes

Criteria 2: Objectives Criteria - Yes

Criteria 3: Milestones Criteria - Incomplete: Approach needs more detail relative to habitat or "potential habitat" for lamprey. This is needed before measurements of quantity and quality can be done.

Criteria 4: Resources Criteria - Yes

CBFWA Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
May 13, 1998
1999 2000 2001
$320,000 $408,000 $430,000
Maintain at FY98 funding

ISRP Review , ISRP 1998-1 Recommendation:
Inadequate proposal, adequate purpose
Jun 18, 1998
[There are no budget numbers associated with this review.]
While noting an apparent relationship with Proposal Number 9147 by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (Prioritize Research and Restoration Needs for Pacific Lamprey), the ISRP review panel found the Confederated Tribes’ proposal lacks a clear statement of intended results. This proposal does not adequately relate the proposed work to the literature. Methods for fieldwork and monitoring of results are inadequately described. Vitae of key personnel are missing.

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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