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Schedule Constraints: Field data gathering may be constrained by weather or by private property access problems off the Yakama Reservation. The project will be able to rely partly on data already acquired as part of the current Yakima subbasin adjudication process.
Reviews and recommendations
This information was not provided on the original proposals, but was generated during the review process.
This is the sort of planning and assessment project that should be completed before proposing restoration projects. The watershed analysis should be completed first before funding for additional work is funded. It describes a heavy reliance on instream flow incremental method (IFIM), but this method has not been proven effective in all ecosystems. If they use this method, they must calibrate it locally.