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
Box Canyon Watershed Project

BPA project number   5522300

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

Sponsor type   

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

 NameBill Towey
 Mailing address P.O. Box 39 Usk, WA 99180

BPA technical contact   , EWP

Biological opinion ID   Not applicable

NWPPC Program number   10.2B, 10.8B.15

Short description
Cooperative development and implementation of projects to protect or restore fish habitat and water quality for the Pend Oreille watershed.

Project start year   1997    End year   

Start of operation and/or maintenance   0

Project development phase   PLANNING

Section 2. Narrative

Related projects
5503600 Yellow Perch Aquaculture Facility (Unfunded Resident Fish Project)

5503500 Resident Fish Stock Status Above Chief Joseph and Grand Coulee Dams (Unfunded Resident Fish Project)
9500100 Kalispel Tribe Resident Fish (Ongoing Resident Fish Project)

Project history
Not applicable

Biological results achieved
Not applicable

Annual reports and technical papers
Not applicable

Management implications

Not applicable

Specific measureable objectives
This project would develop measurable objectives for fish species currently lacking biological objectives in the blocked area and adhere to those objectives currently in section 10.8B of the NPPC Program.

Testable hypothesis
Not applicable

Underlying assumptions or critical constraints
Funding will be available for implementation of this project.

Compile data by a standardized method and complied into a standardized database such as GIS. These methods are yet to be determined.

Brief schedule of activities

Biological need
To protect resident fish populations within Box Canyon Reservoir and its

Critical uncertainties
Funding implementation of this project.

Summary of expected outcome
The watershed approach, including participation in cooperative watershed projects and The Pend Oreille Watershed Committee (POWC) consists of agencies, landowners, interest groups and the Kalispel Natural Resource Department. Members of POWC bring project proposals before the group for discussion and, where appropriate, cooperative implementation. Among the specific implementation measures being considered by POWC: streamside road relocation on USFS and industrial timberland; a series of public education events; an industry-sponsored watershed analysis project on mixed ownership; and tribal fish habitat improvement projects on mixed ownership.

Dependencies/opportunities for cooperation


Monitoring activity
The Kalispel Tribe and agencies will monitor and evaluate the success of the project.

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: 17,280
1998: 66,500
1999: 69,200
2000: 72,000
2001: 74,900

* 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 1 - fund

Recommended funding level   $17,280