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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 Protect and Restore the Squaw to Papoose Creeks Watersheds
BPA Project Proposal Number 199607709
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Nez Perce Tribal Fisheries/Watershed Program
Business acronym (if appropriate) NPT

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Emmit E. Taylor Jr.
Mailing Address P.O. Box 365
City, State, Zip Lapwai, ID 83540
Phone 2088432253
Fax 2088437322
Manager of program authorizing this project
Review Cycle FY 2000
Province Mountain Snake
Subbasin Clearwater
Short Description Protecting and restoring the Squaw to Papoose Creek Watersheds is the overall goal of this project. We will achieve this working within an overall watershed approach, based on a completed watershed anaylsis.
Target Species Spring Chinook Salmon, Steelhead, Bull Trout, and Westslope Cutthroat Trout

Project Location

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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: Section 7.1 - Ensuring Biodiversity; Section 7.6 - Habitat Goals, Policies, and Objectives; Section 7.7 - Cooperative Habitat Protection and Improvement with Private Landowners; Section 7.8 - Implement State, Federal, and Tribal Habitat Improvements.
FWS/NMFS Biological Opinion Number(s) which this project addresses: Land and Resource Management Plans for National Forests Bureau of Land Management Resource Areas in the Upper Columbia Basins and Snake River Basin Evolutionarily Significant Units, 1998.
Other Planning Document References BPA. 1997. Watershed Management Program: Final Environmental Impact Statement. Connor, A.H., and C. Bradbury. 1998. The 1997 Watershed Improvement Needs Inventory and Road Obliteration Survey of Squaw and Papoose Creek and the Cedars Areas. Clearwater National Forest (CNF). Orofino, ID. CNF and Nez Perce Tribe (NPT). 1997. Challenge Cost-Share Agreement between the CNF and the NPT. Lapwai, ID. Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Authority. 1997. Integrated Watershed Projects: The Process and Criteria for Selecting Watershed Projects for the Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. NPPC. 1994. Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. Portland, OR. CRITFC. 1995. WY-KAN-USH-MI WA-KISH-WIT, Spirit of the Salmon. Vol. I and II. Portland, OR. CNF, NPT. 1998. A Watershed Analysis for the area from Squaw to Papoose Creeks. Powell, ID. NPT and Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game. 1990. Clearwater River Subbasin Salmon and Steelhead Production.

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

Year Accomplishment
1996 Stabilized 3 landslides.
1996 Unplugged 5 culverts.
1996 Placed large woody debris in-stream.
1996 Re-vegetated 1 mile of stream banks.
1997 Obliterated 9 miles of system/non-system roads.
1998 Obliterated 12 miles of system/non-system roads.

Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

Project ID Title Description Umbrella
9608600 Idaho Soil Conservation Commission Focus Watershed Program The Focus Program is co-coordinated between the NPT and the State of Idaho. No
970600 Nez Perce Tribal Focus Watershed Program The Focus Program is co-coordinated between the NPT and the State of Idaho. No
9809802 Salmon Supplementation in Idaho Rivers Protect and restore watersheds for anadromous and resident fish habitat. No
9607707 Focus Watershed Coordinator was in umbrella table No
9901700 Protecting and Restoring Lapwai Creek Watershed was in umbrella table No
9607708 Protecting and Restoring Lolo Creek Watershed was in umbrella table No
9901600 Rehabilitation of Big Canyon Creek was in umbrella table No
9607711 Restoring McComas Meadows - Meadow Creek was in umbrella table No
Lostine River Rehabilitation was in umbrella table No
20087 Protection of Mill Creek was in umbrella table No
20086 Rehabilitation of Newsome Creek was in umbrella table No

Section 4. Objectives, Tasks and Schedules

Objectives and Tasks

Objective Task
1. Alleviate sediment input and potential from road sources. a. Consult, update, and finalize the Cost-Share Agreement between the Nez Perce Tribe (NPT) and the Clearwater National Forest (CNF) on watershed restoration.
1. b. Consult with the CNF on identifying 40 miles of roads for survey inventory and 20 miles of road to be obliterated.
1. c. Perform all pre-work needs, training, and logistics internally and with the CNF.
1. d. Consult with the CNF on any necessary environmental analysis - Categorical Exclusion.
1. e. Survey 40 miles of roads.
1. f. Obliterate 20 miles of roads and provide erosion control on any disturbed areas.
2. Perform monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of road obliteration techniques and proceedures. a. Re-visit previous years work to evaluate and improve road obliteration techniques.
2. b. Consult with the CNF on techniques and proceedures M&E program.
3. Develop a monitoring and evaluation program of road obliteration overall success. a. Gather watershed and stream survey information.
3. b. Develop a program on benefits of road obliteration on the affected watersheds over time.
4. Transfer of project information to all obligatory agencies and interested organizations or parties. a. Perform quarterly reports on project progress as they become due.
4. b. Complete final end of the year report of project.
4. c. Perform necessary presentations to the public and project peers.

Objective Schedules and Costs

Objective Start Date End Date Measurable Biological Objectives Milestone FY 2000 Cost %
1 01/01/00 08/01/00 N/A X 85.0%
2 05/01/00 08/01/00 N/A X 6.0%
3 07/01/00 11/01/00 N/A X 6.0%
4 03/01/00 12/01/00 N/A N/A 3.0%

Section 5. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 2000 Cost
Personnel $ 96,328
Fringe $ 14,776
Supplies $ 2,860
Travel $ 22,380
Indirect $ 35,443
Other Vehicle Costs $ 18,620
Subcontractor $163,200
Total Itemized Budget $353,607

Total estimated budget

Total FY 2000 project cost $353,607
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 2000 budget request $353,607
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
Clearwater National Forest Planning, road idenification, technical support, onsite contract administration, obliteration of additional miles of roads, continuation of flood damage restoration. $300,000 unknown


Outyear Budget Totals

2001 2002 2003 2004
All Phases $399,698 $439,668 $483,634 $ 65,805
Total Outyear Budgets $399,698 $439,668 $483,634 $ 65,805

Other Budget Explanation

Schedule Constraints: Existing schedules for the 2000 budget year may change due to weather conditions. All on-the-ground projects occur in mountainous areas at elevations up to 5000 feet above sea level, where unpredictable weather patterns may occur.

Section 6. References

Reference Watershed?
Clearwater BioStudies, Inc. 1996. Repeat surveys of selected reaches of streams in the Lochsa River drainage (Draft), Idaho. Powell and Lochsa Ranger Districts, Summer 1996. Contract No. 52-0276-5-18, prepared for USDA Forest Service, CNF. Orofino, ID No
Clearwater BioStudies, Inc. 1994d. Habitat conditions and salmonid abundance in Papoose Creek, Powell Ranger District, Summer 1993. Contract report no. 53-0276-3-15, prepared for USDA Forest Service, Clearwater National Forest. Orofino, ID. No
Clearwater National Forest, Nez Perce Tribe. 1998. A Watershed Analysis for the Area from Squaw to Papoose Creeks. Lochsa Ranger District, Powell Unit. Yes
Connor, A.H., and C. Bradbury. 1998. The 1997 Watershed Improvement Needs Inventory and Road Obliteration Survey of Squaw and Papoose Creeks and the Cedars Area. Clearwater National Forest. Orofino, ID. No
CRITFC (Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission). 1995. WY-KAN-USH-MI-WA-KISH-WIT, Spirit of the Salmon, The Columbia River Anadromous Fish Restoration Plan of the Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs, and Yakama Tribes. Volume I. Portland, OR. No
McClelland, et al. 1997. Assessment of the 1995 & 1996 Floods and Landslides on the Clearwater National Forest. Part 1: Landslide Assessment. Northern Region United States Forest Service. Missoula, MT. No
Nez Perce Treaty of 1855 with the United States Federal Government. No
NPPC (Northwest Power Planning Council). 1994. Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program. No
Pipp, et al. 1997. Watershed Response to an Extreme Precipitation and High Streamflow Event in Managed Basins (Draft). Powell Ranger District of the Clearwater National Forest, Powell, ID. No
USDA (United States Department of Agriculture). 1997. National Indian Forest Resource Management Act, Public Law 101-630. No

Section 7. Abstract


Reviews and Recommendations

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

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