Return to Proposal Finder FY 2000 Proposal 20090

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 Logan Valley Wildlife Mitigation Project
BPA Project Proposal Number 20090
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Burns Paiute Tribe
Business acronym (if appropriate) BPT

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Daniel Gonzalez
Mailing Address HC 71 - 100 Pasigo St.
City, State, Zip Burns, OR 97720
Phone 5415731375
Fax 5415732422
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 2000
Province Middle Snake
Subbasin Malheur
Short Description This aquisition will integrate fish and wildlife management practices that restore the associated land and water that is critically important to the persistance of threatend, endangered and sensitive fish, wildlife and plant species.
Target Species Upland Sandpiper, Sandhill Cranes, Rocky Mountain Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope

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: 11, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses:
Other Planning Document References Malheur Wild and Scenic River Management Plan, USDA 1993; North Fork Malheur Scenic River Management Plan, USDA 1993; Malheur River Basin Fish Management Plan, ODFW 1990.

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

Project ID Title Description Umbrella
9701900 Stinkingwater project - bull trout and redband trout life history study Critlcle headwater streams/ potential spawning and rearing sites for bull trout and redband trout No
9405400 Bull trout genetics, habitat needs, life history in Central & NE Oregon Future bull trout restoration efforts in the Middle Fork Malheur No
9705900 Securing Wildlife Mitigation - Oregon Planning and Coordination No
9705900 Securing Wildlife Mitigation - Oregon Yes

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Acquire land from The Nature Concervancy a. Conduct necessary coordination with The Nature Concervancy and BPA to secure title to property
1. b. Develop operation and maintenance plan via Wildlife Working Group
1. c. Develop mitigation plan, HU contract with BPA
2. Inventory a. Conduct a HEP analyses to determine HU's for wildlife crediting issues
2. b. Fish surveys
2. c. Wildlife utilization surveys
3. Restore and enhance conditions a. Partner with TNC, ODFW, USFS, Oregon Water Trust to manage property
3. b. Restore habitat features to riparian wetlands, grassland; improve water quality
4. Conectivity a. Qualify the land through restoration measures to connect it to the existing wild and scenic corridor and a wilderness area

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 10/01/99 01/01/00 Aquisition 90.0%
2 06/01/00 10/01/00 Inventory 4.0%
3 06/01/00 10/01/00 Restoration 5.0%
4 06/01/00 10/01/05 Connectivity 1.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 2000 Cost
Personnel 1 FTE (2080) Biologist; 1 (1080) Technician $ 48,160
Fringe 25% $ 12,040
Supplies Fencing, ATV $ 33,500
Operating $15/acre X 1760 $ 26,400
Capital 1. Land aqusition 2. Vehicle $1,834,000
NEPA Estimation $ 10,000
Travel 140 miles round trip X 4 days/week X 28 weeks @ .32/mile $ 5,020
Indirect 26% $ 33,181
Total Itemized Budget $2,002,301

Total estimated budget

Total FY 2000 project cost $2,002,301
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 2000 budget request $2,002,301
FY 2000 forecast from 1999 $ 0
% change from forecast 0.0%

Reason for change in estimated budget

Not applicable

Reason for change in scope

Not applicable

Cost Sharing

Organization Item or service provided Amount Cash or In-Kind
The Nature Concervancy Assist with writing long term management plans and implementation -- consultants $ 5,000 unknown
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Assist with fish and wildlife inventories, monitoring, evaluation and restoration $ 30,000 unknown
USFS Prairie City Ranger District, Oregon Assist with monitoring adjacent USFS cattle allotments, water quality and land management $ 30,000 unknown
Oregon Water Trust Purchace or lease water rights for instream flows/ State of Oregon $ 30,000 unknown


Outyear Budget Totals

2001 2002 2003 2004
All Phases $120,000 $123,600 $127,300 $131,100
Total Outyear Budgets $120,000 $123,600 $127,300 $131,100

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: Funding, Weather

Section 6. References

Reference Watershed?
BPA 1997a. Watershed Management Program Final Environmental Impact Statement. DOE/EIS - 0246. Portland, Oregon. No
BPA 1997b. Wildlife Mitigation Program Final Environmental Impact Statement. DOE/EIS - 0246. Portland, Oregon. No
BPA 1997c. Wildife Mitigation Program Record of Decision. DOE/EIS - 0246. Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon. No
NPPC 1994. Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. NPPC 94-55. Norhtwest Power Planning Council, Portland, Oregon. No
ODFW 1997. Assessing Oregon Trust Agreement Planning Project Using GAP Analyses. In fulfillment of Project Number 95-65, Contract Number DE-BI17992B90299. Prepared for: U.S. Bonneville Power Administration. No
USDA 1993. Malheur Wild and Scenic River Management Plan. USDA, Pacific Northwest Region. John Day, Oregon. No
WDFW 1997. Sunnyside Wildife Area Mitigation Management Plan. U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration. No

Section 7. Abstract


This project proposes to acquire 1,760 acres of the former Oxbow Ranch. The Nature Conservancy has recently purchased the property and is making it available to the Burns Paiute Tribe for acquisition. The focus of the project is the enhancement and conservation of high value habitat for fish and wildlife species that were affected by the construction of dams on the Columbia and Snake River. Acquisition is intended to complement the ongoing efforts to restore and enhance the Malheur River Basin. The acquisition of this property would connect a significant piece of land to a designated wild and scenic corridor on the Malheur River. It would also connect boundaries with the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness Management Area. BPA will receive wildlife credit for 900 - 1000 habitat units (estimated) as well as additional units with subsequent enhancement efforts. Enhancement and protection of the riparian and wetland areas will provide measurable improvements in habitat suitability for wildlife, water quality and channel stability for fish as well as several other benefits.

Reviews and Recommendations

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

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