Return to Proposal Finder FY 2001 Ongoing Proposal 199405000

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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
No documents associated with this request


Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Salmon River Habitat Enhancement M&E
BPA Project Proposal Number 199405000
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
Business acronym (if appropriate) SBT
 

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Jeffry L. Anderson
Mailing Address P.O. Box 306
City, State, Zip Fort Hall, ID 83203
Phone 2084783764
Fax 2084783742
E-mail salmon1@cyberhighway.net
 
Manager of program authorizing this project Jeffry L. Anderson
 
Review Cycle FY 2001 Ongoing
Province Mountain Snake
Subbasin Salmon
 
Short Description Maintain habitat improvements and evaluate benefits; monitor salmonid populations; coordinate evaluation of land and water stewardship activities; coordinate the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of new improvements and protections.
Target Species


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


Biological Outcomes of this project: Increased survival during freshwater life-stages of anadromous salmonids due to improvements in spawning, incubation, rearing, and riparian habitats; increased juvenile numbers should result in an increase in adult returns if out-of-basin survival can be improved.
Biological Data: Pre-enhancement physical and biological monitoring data for each of the three systems (Bear Valley Creek, East Fork Salmon River, Yankee Fork Salmon River). Physical data includes substrate composition/embeddedness, pool depths/frequency/area, riffle frequency/area, bank angles/stability, W/D ratios, cover measurements, permanent cross-section profiles, stream temperature. Biological data includes salmonid densities, population estimates, egg-to-parr survival estimates, macroinvertebrate production/composition, vegetative composition. Data has been collected in all three systems from 1984 to present, but not all parameters are measured annually.


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
1988 Successful interconnection of four series of remnant dredge ponds with the mainstem Yankee Fork Salmon River, creating over 1.5 ha of additional rearing habitat for anadromous salmonids.
1989 Reclamation of 2.5 km of floodplain in Bear Valley Creek eliminated a substantial source of fine sediment into the remaining 50 km of stream and the Middle Fork Salmon River.
1991 Successful modification of a debris jam and removal of an abandoned dam has allowed access to an additional 3.2 km of spawning habitat and 7.7 km of rearing habitat for anadromous salmonids and bull trout.
1992 Fencing constructed on Herd Creek to discourage livestock use of streambank and riparian areas, thus improving streambank stability and reducing sediment input into the stream.
1994 Vertical banks in a cutoff channel in Big Boulder Creek were sloped, the stream diverted away from high cutbanks, returned to a more natural meander pattern within 0.5 km of affected floodplain, eliminating the cutoff channel of BBC as a sediment source.


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. Decrease both surface and subsurface streambed sediment in Bear Valley Creek (BVC) (MF Salmon River) to less than 25% surface fines in low gradient reaches and less than 30% subsurface fines by volume. a. Work with the USFS and others to eliminate all human activities which result in extraordinary amounts of sediment input into BVC. ongoing $ 3,000  
1. b. Sponsor new enhancement efforts as necessary to reduce sediment recruitment into the Bear Valley watershed. ongoing $ 1,530  
2. Increase streambank cover and stability in BVC to bank stability greater than 80% with 75% of banks undercut. a. Work with the Forest Service and others to reduce the impact of livestock grazing on streambanks in the Bear Valley watershed. ongoing $ 1,530  
3. Increase rearing area for anadromous fish in the Yankee Fork Salmon River (YFSR). a. Continue to pursue enhancement efforts that will result in increased rearing area for fish on the YFSR. ongoing $ 1,000  
4. Incorporate the off-channel rearing area into a low-tech, bioenhancement facility for chinook salmon in the YFSR a. In cooperation with the Tribes' Salmon River Production Program, continue to explore building a low-tech bioenhancement facility. 2 $ 1,000  
5. Decrease both surface and subsurface streambed sediment in Herd Creek (HC) and Big Boulder Creek (BBC) (EF Salmon River) to less than 25% surface fines in low gradient reaches and less than 30% subsurface fines by volume. a. Continue to pursue options to expand the amount of streambank currently protected with fencing (goal of total riparian exclosure fencing on Bennetts' Ranch on Herd Creek). 2 $ 1,000  
b. Work with the USFS, BLM, and others to eliminate all human activities which result in extraordinary amounts of sediment into the East Fork Salmon River. ongoing $ 1,530  
c. Sponsor new enhancement efforts as necessary to reduce sediment recruitment into the East Fork watershed. ongoing $ 1,660  


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Planning and Design Phase

FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2002 FY 2003
$ 13,500 $ 13,500 $ 13,000 $ 13,500


Section 5. Budget for Construction and Implementation Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
1. Increase streambank cover and stability in BVC to bank stability greater than 80% with 75% of banks undercut. a. Continue revegetation efforts as necessary to achieve target. 5 $ 3,500  
2. Increase streambank cover and stability in HC and BBC to bank stability greater than 80% with 75% of banks undercut. Increase streambank cover and stability in HC and BBC. a. Exclude livestock from streambanks in study sites in HC and continue revegetation as needed. 5 $ 17,000  
2. b. Revegetate the streambanks in the project site in BBC. 5 $ 9,500  


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Construction and Implementation Phase

FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2002 FY 2003
$ 22,000 $ 20,000 $ 27,000 $ 27,000


Section 6. Budget for Operations and Maintenance Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
1. Increase rearing area for anadromous fish in the Yankee Fork Salmon River (YFSR). a. Maintain check structures and flows within the pond series during high and low flows to ensure the integrity of the system. 10 $ 1,500  
2. Increase streambank cover and stability in HC and BBC. a. Maintain existing riparian fence on Herd Creek.. 10 $ 3,500  
b. As necessary, maintain integrity of the BBC enhancement site. 5 $ 5,000 x


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Operations and Maintenance Phase

FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2002 FY 2003
$ 10,000 $ 10,000 $ 12,500 $ 12,500


Section 7. Budget for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
1. Improve communications and information sharing among entities working in the Salmon River Basin on fisheries related issues. a. Participate in regional committees, work groups, etc., to ensure the exchange of Tribal information and perspective on the group's mission (e.g., natural production, supplementation, survival and mortality, habitat enhancement). ongoing $ 15,000  
2. Monitor human activities in the Salmon River Basin which have the potential to affect anadromous fish and their habitat. a. Monitor activities (e.g., mining, road construction, logging, grazing) on federal lands which have the potential to affect anadromous fish directly or indirectly through degradation of habitat or water quality or quantity. ongoing $ 2,500  
2. b. Monitor activities (as in Task a) on state and private lands. ongoing $ 2,500  
2. c. Work with appropriate government agencies, interest groups, and private individuals to ensure all human activity in the Salmon River Basin has no detrimental impact to anadromous fish and the affected parts comply with all laws. ongoing $ 5,000  
3. Assist other entities in monitoring overall populations of anadromous fish in the Salmon River Basin. a. Work with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game on monitoring parr densities and thus health of anadromous fish populations in the Salmon River Basin. ongoing $ 5,000  
3. b. Monitor stocking success, where appropriate, of anadromous fish outplanted in the Salmon River Basin at the request of the Tribes. ongoing $ 5,000  
4. Decrease both surface and subsurface streambed sediment in Bear Valley Creek (BVC) (MF Salmon River) to less than 25% surface fines in low gradient reaches and less than 30% subsurface fines by volume. a. Eliminate the dredge-mined area as an extraordinary source of sediment into BVC. $ 0  
4. b. Monitor the floodplain in the project area for percent cover to determine revegetation success (goal of 80% vegetative cover on floodplain). 5 $ 2,500  
4. c. Monitor sediment levels in BVC to document changes. ongoing $ 15,000  
5. Increase streambank cover and stability in BVC to bank stability greater than 80% with 75% of banks undercut. a. Revegetate the newly created floodplain and streambank in the site area. $ 0  
5. b. Monitor streambank cover and stability within the project area and below. ongoing $ 5,000  
6. Increase stream habitat diversity in BVC. a. Allow natural hydrograph, including floodplain and riparian function, to allow BVC to reach a dynamic equilibrium in the affected area. ongoing $ 0  
6. b. Monitor changes in pools and riffles in the site area and downstream (goal of large pools (> 3 ft deep) average 56 pools/mile in the project site and two miles below). ongoing $ 15,000  
6. c. Monitor changes in sinuosity in the site area (goal of 1.7 based on sinuosity of BVC prior to mining). ongoing $ 1,500  
6. d. Monitor changes in width-to-depth ratios in the project area and below (goal of less than 10). ongoing $ 5,000  
7.Improve egg-to-parr survival of all fish but primarily anadromous fish in BVC to levels similar to other less impacted Middle Fork and upper Salmon River streams. a. Reduce sediment inputs into BVC. ongoing $ 0  
7. b. Monitor chinook salmon redds in the fall and steelhead redds in the spring. ongoing $ 15,000  
7. c. Monitor numbers of adult and juvenile salmonids, primarily chinook salmon and steelhead. ongoing $ 25,000  
8. Increase rearing area for anadromous fish in the Yankee Fork Salmon River (YFSR). a. Connect off-channel dredge ponds to the mainstem YFSR. $ 0  
8. b. Monitor anadromous fish use of the off-channel rearing area (goal of 22,000 smolts). ongoing $ 2,500  
8. c. Compare differences in numbers and growth between the off-channel rearing area and the adjacent mainstem YFSR. ongoing $ 6,000  
9. Monitor use of the off-channel rearing area by anadromous fish to find ways to increase use. a. Study the use of off-channel rearing area by chinook salmon and steelhead taking into account habitat use, flow, temperature, invertebrate densities, dissolved oxygen, and cover. ongoing $ 3,750  
10. Decrease both surface and subsurface streambed sediment in Herd Creek (HC) and Big Boulder Creek (BBC) (EF Salmon River) to less than 25% surface fines in low gradient reaches and less than 30% subsurface fines by volume. a. Eliminate the section of HC in the Bennetts Ranch area as an extraordinary source of sediment input into HC. $ 0  
10. b. Eliminate the affected reach of BBC near the trailhead as an extraordinary source of sediment into the stream (goal of 80% vegetative cover on floodplain). $ 0  
10. c. Monitor sediment levels in HC and BBC. ongoing $ 12,500  
11. Increase streambank cover and stability in HC and BBC to bank stability greater than 80% with 75% of banks undercut. a. Monitor streambank cover and stability in HC and BBC. ongoing $ 3,500  
12. Increase stream habitat diversity in HC and BBC. a. Allow natural hydrograph, including floodplain and riparian function, to allow HC and BBC to reach a dynamic equilibrium in the affected area. ongoing $ 0  
12. b. Monitor changes in pools and riffles in HC project area, above, and below (goal of at least 47 large pools (> 3 ft deep)/mile). ongoing $ 6,000  
12. c. Monitor changes in pools and riffles in BBC project site (goal of at least 47 large pools (> 3 ft deep)/mile). ongoing $ 3,500  
12. d. Monitor changes in width-to-depth ratios in HC and BBC (goal of < 10). ongoing $ 3,000  
12. e. Monitor longitudinal profile within the BBC enhancement site. ongoing $ 1,000  
13. Improve egg-to-parr survival of all fish but primarily anadromous fish in HC and BBC to levels similar to other upper Salmon River streams. a. Reduce sediment inputs into HC and BBC. ongoing $ 0  
13. b. Monitor chinook salmon redds in the fall and steelhead redds in the spring in HC and BBC. ongoing $ 10,000  
13. c. Monitor numbers of adult and juvenile salmonids, primarily chinook salmon and steelhead in HC and BBC. ongoing $ 15,000  
14. Increase spawning and rearing area for anadromous fish in BBC. a. Monitor use by anadromous fish of newly accessible spawning and rearing habitat upstream of breached dam on BBC. ongoing $ 2,000  


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2002 FY 2003
$200,000 $200,000 $197,000 $207,000


Section 8. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 2001 Cost
Personnel FTE: 0.15 * Project Manager time $ 6,190
Fringe 34% of salary $ 2,105
Travel Vehicle lease, per diem, motels $ 1,800
Indirect 26% of salary and fringe $ 2,155
Personnel FTE: 0.1 * Project Manager, 0.2 * Sr. Technician, 0.2 * Technician $ 14,240
Fringe 34% of salary $ 4,850
Supplies Loppers, augers, misc. planting supplies $ 1,000
Travel Vehicle lease, per diem $ 5,000
Indirect 26% of salary and fringe $ 4,910
Personnel FTE: 0.03 * Sr. Technician, 0.05 * Technician $ 2,000
Fringe 34% of salary $ 680
Supplies Fencing materials, misc. tools $ 1,000
Travel Vehicle lease, per diem $ 620
Indirect 26% of salary and fringe $ 700
Subcontractor MOA with USFS to maintain Big Boulder Creek enhancement site. USFS provides heavy equipment if nec. $ 5,000
Personnel FTE: 0.75 * Project Manager, 0.77 * Sr. Technician, 0.75 * Technician, 1.0 * Clerk $ 95,000
Fringe 34% of salary $ 32,300
Supplies Wet gear, habitat monitoring equipment, misc. field supplies, misc. office supplies $ 5,350
Travel Vehicle lease, per diem $ 22,000
Indirect 26% of salary and fringe $ 33,100
Total Itemized Budget $240,000


Total estimated budget

Total FY 2001 project cost $240,000
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 2001 budget request $240,000
FY 2001 forecast from 2000 $240,000
% 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

2002 2003 2004 2005
Planning and design $ 13,000 $ 13,500 $ 13,500 $ 13,500
Construction/implementation $ 27,000 $ 27,000 $ 22,000 $ 20,000
Operations and maintenance $ 12,500 $ 12,500 $ 10,000 $ 10,000
Monitoring and evaluation $197,000 $207,000 $200,000 $200,000
Total Outyear Budgets $249,500 $260,000 $245,500 $243,500
 

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
$240,000
Comment:
There is no change in scope or budget.

NWPPC Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
Fund
Date:
Sep 13, 2000
2001
$240,000
Comment:

NW Power and Conservation Council's FY 2006 Project Funding Review Funding category:
expense
Date:
May 2005
FY05 NPCC Start of Year:
$245,000
FY06 NPCC Staff Preliminary:
$245,000
FY06 NPCC July Draft Start of Year:
$245,000
Sponsor (Shoshone Bannock Tribe) Comments (Go to Original on NPCC Website):

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