Return to Proposal Finder FY 2001 Ongoing Proposal 199202601

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Section 1. General Administrative information
Section 2. Past accomplishments
Section 3. Relationships to other projects
Section 4. Budgets for planning/design phase
Section 5. Budgets for construction/implementation phase
Section 6. Budgets for operations/maintenance phase
Section 7. Budgets for monitoring/evaluation phase
Section 8. Budget Summary

Reviews and Recommendations
Title Type File Size File Date


Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Implement the Grande Ronde Model Watershed Program Administration and Habitat Restoration Projects
BPA Project Proposal Number 199202601
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Grande Ronde Model Watershed Program
Business acronym (if appropriate) GRMWP
 

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Jeff Oveson/Lyle Kuchenbecker
Mailing Address 10901 Island Ave.
City, State, Zip La Grande, OR 97850
Phone 5419626590
Fax 5419626593
E-mail joveson@eou.edu
 
Manager of program authorizing this project Jeff Oveson
 
Review Cycle FY 2001 Ongoing
Province Blue Mountain
Subbasin Grande Ronde
 
Short Description Continue the Grande Ronde Model Watershed Program Administration and Habitat Restoration. Develop and oversee coordinated, sustainable resource management in the Grande Ronde Subbasin. Plan, design and implement salmonid habitat restoration projects
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


Biological Outcomes of this project: The expected biological outcome is a continued and sustained improvement in watershed function, salmonid habitat and juvenile salmonid production throughout the Grande Ronde Basin. This includes improvements and accelerated recovery in the following areas: 1) water quality, 2) stream flow, 3) fish passage, 4) riparian condition and function, 5) streambank stability, 6) watershed function and 7) juvenile salmonid production.
Biological Data: * Oregon DEQ and GRMWP/SWCD Basin-wide water quality monitoring data * Oregon WRD, USGS and USFS stream flow data * Stream habitat inventory data (USFS, ODFW, NED) * ODFW redd count surveys (annual) * Spring Chinook Early Life History Study ( BPA # 199202604) * Individual Restoration Project monitoring reports (GRMWP restoration project files)


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
1995 93 TOTAL PROJECTS
1995 Instream Work, 17 projects, 17 miles of stream treated, 174 structures
1995 8 Fish Passage Improvement Projects
1995 8 Irrigation Diversion Improvements
1995 Riparian Zone Improvements, 45 projects, 43 miles of stream benefited, 627 acres treated
1995 Upland Improvements, 24 projects, 63 stream miles benefited, 3,629 acres treated, 52,793 acres benefited
1995 Improvements to areas including both the riparian zone and upland (work summary does not overlap with riparian or upland work summaries), 10 projects, 9 stream miles benefited, 10,560 acres treated.
1995 47 Fencing projects, 131 miles of fence installed
1995 24 livestock water development projects, 184 developments/improvements
1995 7 road closure/obliteration projects, 160 miles of road closed/obliterated
1995 13 road improvement projects, 124 miles of road improved
1995 10 education, public involvement projects
1995 7 monitoring/survey/study projects
1996 49 TOTAL PROJECTS
1996 Instream Work, 15 projects, 9 miles of stream treated, 52 structures
1996 5 Fish Passage Improvement Projects
1996 4 Irrigation Diversion Improvements
1996 Riparian Zone Improvements, 13 projects, 11 miles of stream benefited, 118 acres treated
1996 Upland Improvements,13 projects, 82 stream miles benefited, 53,460 acres benefited
1996 Improvements to areas including both the riparian zone and upland (work summary does not overlap with riparian or upland work summaries), 2 projects, 7 stream miles benefited, 2,070 acres treated.
1996 16 Fencing projects, 34 miles of fence installed
1996 13 livestock water development projects, 40 developments/improvements
1996 3 road closure/obliteration projects, 3 miles of road closed/obliterated
1996 13 road improvement projects, 16 miles of road improved
1996 1 monitoring project
1997 42 TOTAL PROJECTS
1997 Instream Work, 14 projects, 17 miles of stream treated, 107 structures
1997 9 Fish Passage Improvement Projects
1997 3 Irrigation Diversion Improvements
1997 Riparian Zone Improvements, 15 projects, 43 miles of stream benefited, 936 acres treated
1997 Upland Improvements, 5 projects, 10 stream miles benefited, 1,500 acres treated, 13,800 acres benefited
1997 12 Fencing projects, 49 miles of fence installed
1997 9 livestock water development projects, 32 developments/improvements
1997 2 road closure/obliteration projects, 11 miles of road closed/obliterated
1997 9 road improvement projects, 3 miles of road improved
1997 3 monitoring projects
1998 33 TOTAL PROJECTS
1998 Instream Work, 14 projects, 64 miles of stream treated, 54 structures
1998 4 Fish Passage Improvement Projects
1998 Riparian Zone Improvements, 18 projects, 19 miles of stream benefited, 417 acres treated
1998 Upland Improvements, 3 projects, 4 stream miles benefited, 880 acres treated, 1,144 acres benefited
1998 Improvements to areas including both the riparian zone and upland (work summary does not overlap with riparian or upland work summaries), 4 projects, 6 stream miles benefited, 693 acres treated.
1998 13 Fencing projects, 23 miles of fence installed.
1998 9 livestock water development projects, 28 developments/improvements
1998 5 road closure/obliteration projects, 14 miles of road closed/obliterated
1998 8 road improvement projects, 12 miles of road improved
1998 1 study project
1998 1 monitoring project
1999 29 TOTAL PROJECTS
1999 Instream Work, 10 projects, 11 miles of stream treated, 88 structures
1999 3 Fish Passage Improvement Projects
1999 1 Irrigation Diversion Improvement
1999 Riparian Zone Improvements, 8 projects, 6 miles of stream benefited, 50 acres treated
1999 Upland Improvements, 6 projects, 25 stream miles benefited, 1,240 acres treated, 10,840 acres benefited
1999 Improvements to areas including both the riparian zone and upland (work summary does not overlap with riparian or upland work summaries), 5 projects, 3 stream miles benefited, 1,322 acres treated.
1999 8 Fencing projects, 10 miles of fence installed
1999 4 livestock water development projects, 7 developments/improvements
1999 4 road closure/obliteration projects, 6 miles of road closed/obliterated
1999 7 road improvement projects, 4 miles of road improved
1999 5 monitoring/survey projects


Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

n/a or no information


Section 4. Budget for Planning and Design Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
1. Coordinate program administration and watershed restoration a. Facilitate inter-agency coordination of program activities and projects. 2001 $ 50,000  
1. b. Coordinate planning, prioritization, design and implementation of restoration projects. 2001 $ 65,000  
1. c. Provide technical support for project planning, design and implementation. 2001 $ 50,000  
1. d. Maintain Basin-wide restoration activity database. 2001 $ 26,000  
1. e. Prepare base-line assessments/updates and NEPA documentation. 2001 $ 85,000 x
1. f. Conduct ESA consultation 2001 $ 18,000  
g. Conduct educational outreach 2001 $ 12,000  
1. g. Coordinate project effectiveness and basin-wide water quality monitoring. 2001 $ 40,000  


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Planning and Design Phase

FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2002 FY 2003
$400,000 $400,000 $375,000 $375,000


Section 5. Budget for Construction and Implementation Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
1. Improve in-stream habitat diversity for salmonid spawning and rearing. a. Add large wood component to mainstem streams and tributaries. 2001 $ 0 x
1. b. Rock and log structure placements 2001 $ 0 x
1. c. Install grade control structures 2001 $ 0 x
1. d. Reconstruct channel meanders. 2001 $ 0 x
1. e. Construct off-channel rearing habitat. 2001 $ 0 x
1. f. Riparian tree planting (long term) 2001 $ 0 x
1. g. Construct grade-control weirs 2001 $ 0 x
1. h. TOTAL a-g 2001 $170,000 x
2. Enhance riparian condition (vegetation, function, etc). a. Construct riparian livestock fencing 2001 $ 0 x
2. b. Restore wet meadows 2001 $ 0 x
2. c. Develop off-stream livestock water sources 2001 $ 0 x
2. d. Close/obliterate draw-bottom roads 2001 $ 0 x
2. e. Revegetate streambanks and riparian zones. 2001 $ 0 x
2. f. TOTAL a-e 2001 $215,000 x
3. Reduce stream sedimentation a. Revegetate streambanks 2001 $ 0 x
3. b. Construct riparian livestock fencing 2001 $ 0 x
3. c. Develop off-stream livestock water sources 2001 $ 0 x
3. d. Construct grade-control vortex weirs 2001 $ 0 x
3. e. Construct rock barbs w/wood 2001 $ 0 x
3. f. TOTAL a-e 2001 $ 45,000 x
4. Increase late-season streamflows a. Improve water conveyance efficiency in irrigation ditches. 2001 $ 0 x
4. b. Improve water application efficiency on irrigated lands. 2001 $ 0 x
4. c. Acquire instream water rights. 2001 $ 0 x
4. d. Lease water rights. 2001 $ 0 x
4. e. Restore wet meadows 2001 $ 0 x
4. f. TOTAL a-e 2001 $210,000 x
5. Improve upland watershed condition and function. a. Implement planned grazing systems. 2001 $ 0 x
5. b. Treat and contain noxious weeds. 2001 $ 0 x
5. c. Construct livestock pasture fencing. 2001 $ 0 x
5. d. Manipulate tree density. 2001 $ 0 x
5. e. Enhance vegetative cover (seeding). 2001 $ 0 x
5. f. TOTAL a-e 2001 $125,000 x
6. Improve adult and juvenile salmonid fish passage. a. Replace/modify inadequate culverts. 2001 $ 0 x
6. b. Replace inadequate crossings (fords) 2001 $ 0 x
6. c. Replace push-up gravel irrigation diversions. 2001 $ 0 x
6. d. Modify impassable irrigation diversion structures. 2001 $ 0 x
6. e. TOTAL a-e 2001 $ 85,000 x
7. Improve water quality a. All activities listed under Obj's. 2,3,4,5. Accounted for under Obj's 1-6 2001 $ 0 x


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Construction and Implementation Phase

FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2002 FY 2003
$1,050,000 $1,050,000 $950,000 $950,000


Section 6. Budget for Operations and Maintenance Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
O & M is customarily the responsibility of cooperators (landowners) that implement individual habitat restoration projects. No funded tasks 2001+ $ 0  


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Operations and Maintenance Phase

n/a or no information


Section 7. Budget for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
A portion of project effectiveness M & E is included in Section 4 Construction & Implementation phase. Overall program, water quality and a portion of project effectiveness monitoring is included in Section 3 Planning & Design phase. See Sections 3 & 4 2001+ $ 0  


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

n/a or no information


Section 8. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 2001 Cost
Personnel FTE: 4.25 (includes fringe benefits) $217,000
Travel Includes GRMWP staff and Board travel and training, vehicles, public outreach, misc. $ 26,000
Capital Includes office rent & utilities, telephones, copier, computers, software $ 53,000
Subcontractor Watershed Assessments & updates, steelhead 4(d) rule $ 50,000
Supplies Project materials e.g. culverts, irrigation pipe, fence materials, plants, seed, $625,000
NEPA covered under Planning & Design phase $ 0
Subcontractor Construction contractors hired by individual project applicants to do part or all of the work. $210,000
Other Project administration (SWCD for projects on private lands. $ 15,000
Total Itemized Budget $1,196,000


Total estimated budget

Total FY 2001 project cost $1,196,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 2001 budget request $1,196,000
FY 2001 forecast from 2000 $1,095,000
% change from forecast 9.2%


Reason for change in estimated budget

We will be conducting additional watershed assessments and updating current assessments to address NPPC/BPA outyear funding requirements. The restoration project effectiveness monitoring program will be expanded.


Reason for change in scope

Not applicable


Cost Sharing

Not applicable
 

Outyear Budget Totals

2002 2003 2004 2005
Planning and design $375,000 $375,000 $400,000 $400,000
Construction/implementation $950,000 $950,000 $1,050,000 $1,050,000
Total Outyear Budgets $1,325,000 $1,325,000 $1,450,000 $1,450,000
 

Other Budget Explanation

Not applicable


Reviews and Recommendations

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

CBFWA Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
Ongoing Funding: yes; New Funding: no
Date:
Jul 14, 2000
2001
$1,196,000
Comment:
The project has been created from two projects that had been funded at a level of $1,145,000. In FY 2000, a significant amount of carry forward and matching OWEB funding was used which reduced the FY 2000 budget. For FY 2001, the sponsors are requesting the level necessary to maintain the program. There is an actual $51,000 increase that will be used to conduct additional watershed assessments and update current assessments to address NWPPC/BPA outyear funding requirements. The restoration project effectiveness monitoring program will be expanded.

NWPPC Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
Fund
Date:
Sep 13, 2000
2001
$930,000
Comment:
Rationale: Budget increase inappropriate in this review

NW Power and Conservation Council's FY 2006 Project Funding Review Funding category:
expense
Date:
May 2005
FY05 NPCC Start of Year:
$1,343,166
FY06 NPCC Staff Preliminary:
$1,343,166
FY06 NPCC July Draft Start of Year:
$1,343,166
Sponsor (Grande Ronde Model Watershed Program) Comments (Go to Original on NPCC Website):

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