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 Law Enforcement of Resident Fish

BPA project number   5522400

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

Sponsor type   

Proposal contact person or principal investigator

 NameBill Towey
 Mailing addressPO Box 39, Usk, WA 99180
 Phone(509) 445-1147

BPA technical contact   , EWN

Biological opinion ID   Not applicable

NWPPC Program number   8.5C.2

Short description
Implement an enforcement program to provide protection to resident fish within Box Canyon Reservoir and its tributaries. An educational component will inform and educate schools and the community.

Project start year   1997    End year   

Start of operation and/or maintenance   1997

Project development phase   IMPLEMENTATION

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
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 protect resident fish within Box Canyon Reservoir and its tributaries. The reservoir and its tributaries will be patroled for illegal harvest. Bull trout and westslope cutthroat trout will protected within the tributaries and largemouth bass within the reservoir. Currently bull trout is a species considered for ESA listing and westslope cutthroat trout is a Category 2.

Testable hypothesis
Not applicable

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

Not applicable

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
Protection of resident fish and an increase in numbers of fish.

Dependencies/opportunities for cooperation


Monitoring activity
The Kalispel Tribe 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: 48,947
1998: 53,200
1999: 55,300
2000: 57,600
2001: 59,900

* 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 2 - fund when funds available

Recommended funding level   $48,947