Return to Proposal Finder FY 2001 Ongoing Proposal 199801003

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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
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Section 1. General Administrative Information

Title of Project Proposal Spawning distribution of Snake River fall chinook salmon
BPA Project Proposal Number 199801003
Business name of agency, institution,
or organization requesting funding
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Business acronym (if appropriate) USFWS
 

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

Name Aaron P. Garcia
Mailing Address P.O. Box 18
City, State, Zip Ahsahka, ID 83520
Phone 2084767242
Fax 2084767228
E-mail aaron_garcia@fws.gov
 
Manager of program authorizing this project U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
 
Review Cycle FY 2001 Ongoing
Province Blue Mountain
Subbasin Mainstem Snake
 
Short Description Determine if supplemented yearling hatchery Snake River fall chinook salmon spawn where intended, gather information on the spawning distribution of subyearling releases and natural fish, and document redd distribution.
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: This project measures one of the biological outcomes of the fall chinook salmon supplementation program in the Snake River by determining whether or not the current release strategy produces a widespread spawning distribution as intended.
Biological Data: The available data includes radio-tracking records and redd counts.


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
1997 Completed the pilot year using one-ocean males to prove the methodology was sound.
1998 Radio-tagged and tracked the first group of adult returns to spawning locations.
1998 Determined that fish released in the upper section of the Snake River spawned within that section of river, providing the first emperical evidence that the current release strategy may distribute spawners as intended.
1999 Tagged 73 fall chinook salmon, reaching roughly the half-way point in the radio-telemetry component of the study.
1999 Documented a record number of redds in the Snake River basin since searches began in 1986.


Section 3. Relationships to Other Projects

n/a or no information


Section 4. Budget for Planning and Design Phase

Task-based Budget

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Outyear Objective-Based Budget

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Outyear Budgets for Planning and Design Phase

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Section 5. Budget for Construction and Implementation Phase

Task-based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Construction and Implementation Phase

n/a or no information


Section 6. Budget for Operations and Maintenance Phase

Task-based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

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Outyear Budgets for Operations and Maintenance Phase

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Section 7. Budget for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

Task-based Budget

Objective Task Duration in FYs Estimated 2001 cost Subcontractor
1. Describe the spawning distribution of hatchery fall chinook released as yearlings above Lower Granite Dam, and present data on the migration and spawning characteristics of subyearling releases and natural fish. a. Radio-tag fish 6 $ 2,000  
b. Track fish (partial) 6 $ 49,500  
c. Track fish (remainder) 6 $ 8,500 x
d. Data compilation and analysis 6 $ 12,000  
e. Report preparation 6 $ 4,000  
2. Describe the differences in spawning distribution between release groups of yearling fall chinook salmon (and subyearlings if possible). a. Statistical analysis 1 $ 0  
b. Report preparation 1 $ 0  
3. Document the distribution of fall chinook salmon redds above Lower Granite Dam. a. Conduct aerial searches 9 $ 31,000  
b. Conduct underwater searches 9 $ 68,422  
c. Data compilation and analysis 9 $ 12,000  
d. Report preparation 9 $ 4,000  
4. Determine if a widespread spawning distribution is achieved for fish released as yearlings, and whether or not supplemented fish spawn in areas normally used by fall chinook salmon. a. Data compilation 1 $ 0  
b. Report preparation 1 $ 0  


Outyear Objective-Based Budget

n/a or no information


Outyear Budgets for Monitoring and Evaluation Phase

FY 2005 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2002
$151,785 $137,673 $144,557 $180,646


Section 8. Estimated Budget Summary

Itemized Budget

Item Note FY 2001 Cost
Personnel FTE: 1.9 $ 79,619
Fringe Permanent and temporary labor $ 22,748
Supplies Boat fuel/maintenance, telemetry equipment, office/computer supplies $ 8,600
Travel City lodging, remote lodging, camping per diem $ 8,060
Indirect USFWS overhead 34.2% $ 48,783
Subcontractor Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife $ 8,500
Other Helicopter and vehicle rental $ 15,112
Total Itemized Budget $191,422


Total estimated budget

Total FY 2001 project cost $191,422
Amount anticipated from previously committed BPA Funds $ 0
Total FY 2001 budget request $191,422
FY 2001 forecast from 2000 $192,800
% change from forecast - 0.7%


Reason for change in estimated budget

Indirect costs were less than estimated.


Reason for change in scope

In reference to out-year cost estimates: the radio-telemetry work will be completed in FY 2002, however, redd monitoring should be funded in subsequent years to determine the progress toward recovery goals.


Cost Sharing

Not applicable
 

Outyear Budget Totals

2002 2003 2004 2005
Monitoring and evaluation $180,646 $137,673 $144,557 $151,785
Total Outyear Budgets $180,646 $137,673 $144,557 $151,785
 

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
$191,422
Comment:
The budget was adjusted to more accurately reflect the cost of the project. There is no change in the scope of work for FY 2001. In reference to out-year cost estimates, the radio-telemetry work will be completed in FY 2002; however, redd monitoring should be funded in subsequent years to determine the progress toward recovery goals.

NWPPC Funding Recommendation Recommendation:
Fund
Date:
Sep 13, 2000
2001
$180,000
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:
$ 52,000
FY06 NPCC Staff Preliminary:
$ 52,000
FY06 NPCC July Draft Start of Year:
$ 52,000
Sponsor (USFWS) Comments (Go to Original on NPCC Website):

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