Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program
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Contract 64734: 1995-013-00 EXP NPT RESIDENT FISH SUBSTITUTION
Project Number:
Title:
Nez Perce Trout Ponds
BPA PM:
Stage:
Implementation
Area:
Province Subbasin %
Mountain Snake Clearwater 100.00%
Contract Number:
64734
Contract Title:
1995-013-00 EXP NPT RESIDENT FISH SUBSTITUTION
Contract Continuation:
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61001: 1995-013-00 EXP NPT RESIDENT FISH SUBSTITUTION
  • 68671: 1995-013-00 EXP NPT RESIDENT FISH SUBSTITUTION
Contract Status:
Closed
Contract Description:
Contract history:

This project began in 1995 as mitigation for lost anadromous fisheries due to the construction and operation of Dworshak Dam on the North Fork Clearwater River which flows through the Nez Perce Reservation in north central Idaho.  Three ponds are managed by the project to provide subsistence and recreational harvest opportunities for tribal members using trout fisheries in small, confined ponds (< 3 hectares) stocked with hatchery fish.  The project goal of 4,750 kg of trout harvested annually is limited by insufficient carrying capacity and habitat volume due to eutrophication processes in existing ponds, as well as inadequate quantity of ponds (program originally called for 6-12 ponds).  The project has completed restoration of two original ponds and construction of one new pond.

Summary of FY 2014 contract:  

The current, FY 2014 contract includes the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the three existing pond fisheries.  The project will provide all necessary documentation in order to comply with the applicable environmental regulations (NEPA).  The primary objective is to provide tribal harvest opportunities through operation and maintenance of three trout fisheries at Mud Springs, Talmaks, and Tunnel Ponds.  Work tasks related to providing optimal recreational and subsistence harvest include testing and monitoring water quality parameters that determine trout habitat in each pond, monitoring angler harvest, and using the resulting data to manage the fisheries and determine appropriate stocking schedules and rates.  Periodic seine sampling is conducted to monitor fish health and condition.  Regular site maintenance tasks include access road and fence repair, controlling site access, mowing and aquatic weed removal, and equipment upkeep and repair.  Additional activities include data analysis and report preparation, as well as project coordination and administration.
Account Type(s):
Expense
Contract Start Date:
05/01/2014
Contract End Date:
04/30/2015
Current Contract Value:
$212,016
Expenditures:
$212,016

* Expenditures data includes accruals and are based on data through 31-Mar-2021.

Env. Compliance Lead:
Contract Contractor:
Work Order Task(s):
Contract Type:
Contract (IGC)
Pricing Method:
Cost Reimbursement (CNF)
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Full Name Organization Write Permission Contact Role Email Work Phone
Brenda Aguirre Bonneville Power Administration Yes Env. Compliance Lead baguirre@bpa.gov (503) 230-5928
Joe Deherrera Bonneville Power Administration Yes COTR jldeherrera@bpa.gov (503) 230-3442
Arleen Henry Nez Perce Tribe No Contract Manager arleenh@nezperce.org (208) 621-3833
Paul Krueger Bonneville Power Administration Yes F&W Approver pqkrueger@bpa.gov (503) 230-5723
Dave Statler Nez Perce Tribe Yes Supervisor daves@nezperce.org (208) 621-3575
Tod Sween Nez Perce Tribe Yes Contract Manager tods@nezperce.org (208) 621-3582
Kristi Van Leuven Bonneville Power Administration No Contracting Officer kjvleuven@bpa.gov (503) 230-3605


Viewing of Work Statement Elements

Deliverable Title WSE Sort Letter, Number, Title Start End Complete
Environmental compliance documentation submitted to BPA A: 165. BPA Environmental compliance 04/30/2015 04/30/2015
Operate and maintain Mud Springs Pond B: 187. Operate Mud Springs fishery 04/30/2015 04/30/2015
Operate and maintain Talmaks pond C: 187. Operate Talmaks fishery 04/30/2015 04/21/2015
Operate and maintain Tunnel Pond D: 187. Operate Tunnel Pond fishery 04/30/2015 04/28/2015
Fish health monitoring/sampling at all three ponds E: 60. Monitor health of rainbow trout at all three ponds 04/30/2015 04/29/2015
Water Quality Data Collection at Mud Springs and Talmaks Reservoirs, and at Tunnel Pond F: 157. Monitor habitat at three ponds 04/30/2015 04/24/2015
Analysis of Water Quality Data from Mud Springs, Talmaks, and Tunnel Ponds G: 162. Analysis of water quality data from three ponds 04/30/2015 04/29/2015
Total Ammonia toxicity testing at all three pond sites H: 157. Total ammonia toxicity testing at all three ponds 12/31/2014 12/05/2014
Analysis of Total Ammonia Toxicity Data from Mud Springs, Talmaks, and Tunnel Ponds I: 162. Analysis of ammonia toxicity testing data from three ponds 01/31/2015 01/30/2015
Coliform Bacteria Data Collection at Mud Springs and Talmaks J: 157. Coliform bacteria testing at Mud Springs and Talmaks 06/30/2014 06/12/2014
Analysis of Coliform Bacteria Data from Mud Springs and Talmaks Ponds K: 162. Analysis of coliform bacteria testing data from Mud Springs and Talmaks 04/30/2015 04/29/2015
Phosphorus Data Collection at Mud Springs L: 157. Monitor phosphorus levels at Mud Springs 04/30/2015 04/21/2015
Analysis of Phosphorus Data from Mud Springs Reservoir M: 162. Analysis of phosphorus data from Mud Springs 04/30/2015 04/29/2015
Harvest Data Collection at Mud Springs, Talmaks, and Tunnel Pond N: 157. Harvest monitoring at three ponds 04/30/2015 04/30/2015
Analysis of Harvest Data from Mud Springs, Talmaks, and Tunnel Pond O: 162. Harvest data analysis for three ponds 04/30/2015 04/30/2015
All administrative tasks fulfilled with timely quality products P: 119. Management and administration 04/30/2015 04/30/2015
Attach Progress Report in Pisces Q: 132. Submit Progress Report for the period Jan 2013 to Dec 2013 09/03/2014 09/03/2014
Final FY 14 annual report attached to this contract R: 132. Complete Annual 2014 RM+E Technical report 03/15/2015 03/15/2015

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Primary Focal Species Work Statement Elements
Trout, Rainbow (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • 1 instance of WE 60 Maintain Fish Health
  • 3 instances of WE 187 Put and Take Fisheries
  • 5 instances of WE 157 Collect/Generate/Validate Field and Lab Data
  • 5 instances of WE 162 Analyze/Interpret Data

Sort WE ID WE Title NEPA NOAA USFWS NHPA Has Provisions Inadvertent Discovery Completed
A 165 BPA Environmental compliance 05/01/2014
B 187 Operate Mud Springs fishery 06/11/2014
C 187 Operate Talmaks fishery 06/11/2014
D 187 Operate Tunnel Pond fishery 06/11/2014
E 60 Monitor health of rainbow trout at all three ponds 05/01/2014
F 157 Monitor habitat at three ponds 05/01/2014
G 162 Analysis of water quality data from three ponds 05/01/2014
H 157 Total ammonia toxicity testing at all three ponds 05/01/2014
I 162 Analysis of ammonia toxicity testing data from three ponds 05/01/2014
J 157 Coliform bacteria testing at Mud Springs and Talmaks 05/01/2014
K 162 Analysis of coliform bacteria testing data from Mud Springs and Talmaks 05/01/2014
L 157 Monitor phosphorus levels at Mud Springs 05/01/2014
M 162 Analysis of phosphorus data from Mud Springs 05/01/2014
N 157 Harvest monitoring at three ponds 05/01/2014
O 162 Harvest data analysis for three ponds 05/01/2014
P 119 Management and administration 05/01/2014
Q 132 Submit Progress Report for the period Jan 2013 to Dec 2013 05/01/2014
R 132 Complete Annual 2014 RM+E Technical report 05/01/2014
S 185 Periodic Status Reports for BPA 05/01/2014