BPA Fish and Wildlife FY 1997 Proposal

Section 1. Administrative
Section 2. Narrative
Section 3. Budget

see CBFWA and BPA funding recommendations

Section 1. Administrative

Title of project
Yellow Perch Aquaculture Facility

BPA project number   5503600

Business name of agency, institution or organization requesting funding
Kalispel Tribe of Indians

Sponsor type   WA-Tribe

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

 NameJoe Maroney
 Mailing addressKalispel Tribe of Indians
P.O. Box 39
Usk, WA 99180

BPA technical contact   , EWP

Biological opinion ID   N/A

NWPPC Program number   10.8B

Short description
Collect perch eggs, hatch and rear young to adult size. Process and market.

Project start year   1997    End year   1999

Start of operation and/or maintenance   1998

Project development phase   Implementation

Section 2. Narrative

Related projects
9106000 Kalispel-Pend Oreille Wetlands Acquisition (Kalispel Tribe Wildlife Project)
9500100 Kalispel Tribe Resident Fish (Kalispel Tribe Resident Fish Project)
9990060 Joint Resident Fish Stock Status Assessment (Kalispel Tribe Joint Resident Fish Project)

Project history

Biological results achieved

Annual reports and technical papers

Management implications

Specific measureable objectives
Construct and operate a yellow perch aquaculture facility for two years with BPA funds as partial mitigation for
anadromous fish losses to the Kalispel Tribe.

Testable hypothesis

Underlying assumptions or critical constraints
Funding will be available for implementation the first year and O & M for the following two years.


Brief schedule of activities
Construct a yellow perch aquaculture facility in 1997. Operate the facility during 1998 and 1999 using BPA
funds. Profits of the facility will be used to operate during subsequent years.

Biological need
To partially mitigate for the loss of tribal economy due to the loss of anadromous fish.

Critical uncertainties
Funding will be available for implementation the first year and O & M for the following two years.

Summary of expected outcome
To raise yellow perch and then market them for a profit for the tribal economy.

Dependencies/opportunities for cooperation
The Ponderay Newsprint Mill and the Kalispel Tribe are cooperatively working out an agreement for the site
of the aquaculture facility.


Monitoring activity
Monitor the best strategy for marketing yellow perch.

Section 3. Budget

Data shown are the total of expense and capital obligations by fiscal year. Obligations for any given year may not equal actual expenditures or accruals within the year, due to carryover, pre-funding, capitalization and difference between operating year and BPA fiscal year.

Historic costsFY 1996 budget data*Current and future funding needs
(none) New project - no FY96 data available 1997: 1,912,000
1998: 375,000
1999: 375,000

* For most projects, Authorized is the amount recommended by CBFWA and the Council. Planned is amount currently allocated. Contracted is the amount obligated to date of printout.

Funding recommendations

CBFWA funding review group   Resident Fish

Recommendation    Tier 2 - fund when funds available

Recommended funding level   $1,912,000