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Project Summary

Project 1994-050-00 - Salmon River Habitat Enhancement

Please Note: This project is the product of one or more merges and/or splits from other projects. Historical data automatically included here are limited to the current project and previous generation (the “parent” projects) only. The Project Relationships section details the nature of the relationships between this project and the previous generation. To learn about the complete ancestry of this project, please review the Project Relationships section on the Project Summary page of each parent project.

Project Number:
1994-050-00
Title:
Salmon River Habitat Enhancement
Summary:
Many factors have been implicated for the decline in returning adult fish in the Salmon River basin including; impaired mainstem passage, harvest, predation, impacts from hatchery programs, blocked habitat, and degraded habitat in spawning and rearing streams. For many years the Tribes have been working to improve anadromous fish runs back to the traditional fishing areas. The Tribes-Salmon River Habitat Enhancement (SRHE) project continues to monitor and evaluate the three systems, Yankee Fork Salmon River, East Fork Salmon River and Upper Salmon in which they have sponsored some habitat enhancement work to improve production of Chinook salmon and steelhead. To avoid duplication and increase information sharing, this project also seeks to coordinate activities among the involved entities and ensure Tribal participation in these tasks. Evaluation of these systems to date shows that that target goals established for fine sediment have been reached and responses from the biotic community have been favorable. The SRHE program proposes to continue ongoing M&E activities in the previously enhanced areas and begin analysis and feasibility studies for enhancement in new areas.
Proposer:
None
Proponent Orgs:
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes (Tribe)
Starting FY:
1994
Ending FY:
2032
BPA PM:
Stage:
Implementation - Project Status Report
Area:
Province Subbasin %
Mountain Snake Salmon 100.00%
Purpose:
Habitat
Emphasis:
Restoration/Protection
Focal Species:
Chinook - Snake River Fall ESU
Chinook - Snake River Spring/Summer
Chinook - Snake River Spring/Summer ESU
Cutthroat Trout, Westslope
Freshwater Mussels
Sockeye - Snake River ESU
Steelhead - Snake River DPS
Trout, Brook
Trout, Bull
Trout, Rainbow
Whitefish, Mountain
Species Benefit:
Anadromous: 100.0%   Resident: 0.0%   Wildlife: 0.0%
Special:
None
BiOp Association:
None

Description: Page: 7 Photo 1a: Photo-point 1 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located northeast of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), the middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 7 Photo 1b: Photo-point 1 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located northeast of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), the middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 7 Photo 1c: Photo-point 1 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located northeast of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), the middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 7 Photo 2a: Photo-point 2 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located northeast of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), the middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 7 Photo 2b: Photo-point 2 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located northeast of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), the middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 7 Photo 2c: Photo-point 2 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located northeast of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), the middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 8 Photo 3a: Photo-point 3 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located in the center of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest)).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 8 Photo 3b: Photo-point 3 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located in the center of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest)).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 8 Photo 3c: Photo-point 3 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located in the center of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest)).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 8 Photo 4a: Photo-point 4 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located in the center of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest)).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 8 Photo 4b: Photo-point 4 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located in the center of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest)).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 8 Photo 4c: Photo-point 4 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located in the center of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northeast), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southwest)).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 9 Photo 5a: Photo-point 5 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located southwest of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northwest), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southeast).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 9 Photo 5b: Photo-point 5 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located southwest of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northwest), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southeast).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 9 Photo 5c: Photo-point 5 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located southwest of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northwest), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southeast).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 463

Description: Page: 9 Photo 6a: Photo-point 6 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located southwest of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northwest), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southeast).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 9 Photo 6b: Photo-point 6 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located southwest of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northwest), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southeast).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 613 x 460

Description: Page: 9 Photo 6c: Photo-point 6 on Big Creek, a tributary to the Pahsimeroi River, located southwest of the project area. The top photo is viewing the riparian areas downstream (northwest), middle photo is viewing cross section of the stream (east to west), and bottom photo is viewing upstream (southeast).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 12 Photo 7a: Photos of the Amonson Ranch pond exclosure fence project in the Lemhi Valley, April and May 2011. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited, a conglomeration of volunteers and work groups constructed 2,760 feet of fence and 1,000 willow plantings along the pond and within the spring complex, respectively.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 12 Photo 7b: Photos of the Amonson Ranch pond exclosure fence project in the Lemhi Valley, April and May 2011. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited, a conglomeration of volunteers and work groups constructed 2,760 feet of fence and 1,000 willow plantings along the pond and within the spring complex, respectively.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 12 Photo 7c: Photos of the Amonson Ranch pond exclosure fence project in the Lemhi Valley, April and May 2011. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited, a conglomeration of volunteers and work groups constructed 2,760 feet of fence and 1,000 willow plantings along the pond and within the spring complex, respectively.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 12 Photo 7d: Photos of the Amonson Ranch pond exclosure fence project in the Lemhi Valley, April and May 2011. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited, a conglomeration of volunteers and work groups constructed 2,760 feet of fence and 1,000 willow plantings along the pond and within the spring complex, respectively.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 461

Description: Page: 12 Photo 7e: Photos of the Amonson Ranch pond exclosure fence project in the Lemhi Valley, April and May 2011. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited, a conglomeration of volunteers and work groups constructed 2,760 feet of fence and 1,000 willow plantings along the pond and within the spring complex, respectively.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 12 Photo 7f: Photos of the Amonson Ranch pond exclosure fence project in the Lemhi Valley, April and May 2011. Sponsored by Trout Unlimited, a conglomeration of volunteers and work groups constructed 2,760 feet of fence and 1,000 willow plantings along the pond and within the spring complex, respectively.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 13 Map 2: Map of the Amonson-Little Springs Pond exclosure project in the Lemhi Valley, eight miles north of Leadore, Idaho.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 896 x 762

Description: Page: 15 Photo 8a: Photo-point 1 (45.21575295 -113.88644356 NAD27) north side of the Salmon River exclosure fence 1 project, located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and east (right), the bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right) within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 540 x 382

Description: Page: 15 Photo 8b: Photo-point 1 (45.21575295 -113.88644356 NAD27) north side of the Salmon River exclosure fence 1 project, located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and east (right), the bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right) within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 539 x 381

Description: Page: 15 Photo 8c: Photo-point 1 (45.21575295 -113.88644356 NAD27) north side of the Salmon River exclosure fence 1 project, located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and east (right), the bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right) within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 539 x 383

Description: Page: 15 Photo 8d: Photo-point 1 (45.21575295 -113.88644356 NAD27) north side of the Salmon River exclosure fence 1 project, located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and east (right), the bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right) within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 540 x 382

Description: Page: 16 Photo 9a: Photo of photo-point 2 (45.21481602 -113.88541787 NAD 27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence 2 project on the Salmon River, located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photo is viewing southeast, the middle photo is viewing east and the bottom photo is viewing northeast within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 673 x 379

Description: Page: 16 Photo 9b: Photo of photo-point 2 (45.21481602 -113.88541787 NAD 27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence 2 project on the Salmon River, located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photo is viewing southeast, the middle photo is viewing east and the bottom photo is viewing northeast within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 673 x 381

Description: Page: 16 Photo 9c: Photo of photo-point 2 (45.21481602 -113.88541787 NAD 27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence 2 project on the Salmon River, located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photo is viewing southeast, the middle photo is viewing east and the bottom photo is viewing northeast within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 673 x 379

Description: Page: 17 Photo 10a: Photo of photo-point 3 (45.21223348 -113.88447415 NAD27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence 2 project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and southeast (right), the bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right) within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 785 x 443

Description: Page: 17 Photo 10b: Photo of photo-point 3 (45.21223348 -113.88447415 NAD27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence 2 project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and southeast (right), the bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right) within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 789 x 444

Description: Page: 17 Photo 10c: Photo of photo-point 3 (45.21223348 -113.88447415 NAD27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence 2 project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and southeast (right), the bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right) within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 785 x 442

Description: Page: 17 Photo 10d: Photo of photo-point 3 (45.21223348 -113.88447415 NAD27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence 2 project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and southeast (right), the bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right) within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 782 x 441

Description: Page: 18 Photo 11a: Photo of photo-point 4 (45.21109572 -113.88410208 NAD27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and southeast (right), the middle photos are viewing east (left) and northeast (right) and the bottom photo is viewing north within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 806 x 454

Description: Page: 18 Photo 11b: Photo of photo-point 4 (45.21109572 -113.88410208 NAD27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and southeast (right), the middle photos are viewing east (left) and northeast (right) and the bottom photo is viewing north within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 809 x 456

Description: Page: 18 Photo 11c: Photo of photo-point 4 (45.21109572 -113.88410208 NAD27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and southeast (right), the middle photos are viewing east (left) and northeast (right) and the bottom photo is viewing north within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 807 x 455

Description: Page: 18 Photo 11d: Photo of photo-point 4 (45.21109572 -113.88410208 NAD27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and southeast (right), the middle photos are viewing east (left) and northeast (right) and the bottom photo is viewing north within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 806 x 455

Description: Page: 18 Photo 11e: Photo of photo-point 4 (45.21109572 -113.88410208 NAD27) on the Salmon River exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photos are viewing south (left) and southeast (right), the middle photos are viewing east (left) and northeast (right) and the bottom photo is viewing north within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 806 x 454

Description: Page: 19 Photo 12a: Photo of photo-point 5 (45.20891894 -113.88334628 NAD27) on the Salmon River Exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photo is viewing south, the second photo is viewing east, third photo is viewing northeast and the bottom photo is viewing north within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 775 x 436

Description: Page: 19 Photo 12b: Photo of photo-point 5 (45.20891894 -113.88334628 NAD27) on the Salmon River Exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photo is viewing south, the second photo is viewing east, third photo is viewing northeast and the bottom photo is viewing north within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 774 x 436

Description: Page: 19 Photo 12c: Photo of photo-point 5 (45.20891894 -113.88334628 NAD27) on the Salmon River Exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photo is viewing south, the second photo is viewing east, third photo is viewing northeast and the bottom photo is viewing north within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 776 x 437

Description: Page: 19 Photo 12d: Photo of photo-point 5 (45.20891894 -113.88334628 NAD27) on the Salmon River Exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho, 2010. The top photo is viewing south, the second photo is viewing east, third photo is viewing northeast and the bottom photo is viewing north within the enclosed area.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 774 x 436

Description: Page: 20 Photo 13a: The construction of the Salmon River 1 & 2 exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. Approximately, 4,303 feet of jack and rail fence constructed to protect the riparian areas along the Salmon River corridor. July 2011.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 20 Photo 13b: The construction of the Salmon River 1 & 2 exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. Approximately, 4,303 feet of jack and rail fence constructed to protect the riparian areas along the Salmon River corridor. July 2011.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 20 Photo 13c: Constructing exclosure fence two miles north of Salmon, Idaho. July 2011. Courtesy of Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 20 Photo 13d: The construction of the Salmon River 1 & 2 exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. Approximately, 4,303 feet of jack and rail fence constructed to protect the riparian areas along the Salmon River corridor. July 2011.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 20 Photo 13e: The construction of the Salmon River 1 & 2 exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. Approximately, 4,303 feet of jack and rail fence constructed to protect the riparian areas along the Salmon River corridor. July 2011.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 20 Photo 13f: The construction of the Salmon River 1 & 2 exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. Approximately, 4,303 feet of jack and rail fence constructed to protect the riparian areas along the Salmon River corridor. July 2011.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 20 Photo 13g: The construction of the Salmon River 1 & 2 exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. Approximately, 4,303 feet of jack and rail fence constructed to protect the riparian areas along the Salmon River corridor. July 2011.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 613 x 460

Description: Page: 20 Photo 13h: The construction of the Salmon River 1 & 2 exclosure fence project located 2 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. Approximately, 4,303 feet of jack and rail fence constructed to protect the riparian areas along the Salmon River corridor. July 2011.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 614 x 460

Description: Page: 23 Photo 14a: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.98502833 -114.34814486 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, northeast. Middle photos are viewing north (left) and northwest (right). Bottom photos are viewing west (left) and southwest (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 778 x 440

Description: Page: 23 Photo 14b: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.98502833 -114.34814486 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, northeast. Middle photos are viewing north (left) and northwest (right). Bottom photos are viewing west (left) and southwest (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 373 x 660

Description: Page: 23 Photo 14c: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.98502833 -114.34814486 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, northeast. Middle photos are viewing north (left) and northwest (right). Bottom photos are viewing west (left) and southwest (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 371 x 660

Description: Page: 23 Photo 14d: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.98502833 -114.34814486 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, northeast. Middle photos are viewing north (left) and northwest (right). Bottom photos are viewing west (left) and southwest (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 376 x 660

Description: Page: 23 Photo 14e: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.98502833 -114.34814486 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, northeast. Middle photos are viewing north (left) and northwest (right). Bottom photos are viewing west (left) and southwest (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 779 x 442

Description: Page: 23 Photo 14f: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.98502833 -114.34814486 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, northeast. Middle photos are viewing north (left) and northwest (right). Bottom photos are viewing west (left) and southwest (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 779 x 440

Description: Page: 23 Photo 14g: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.98502833 -114.34814486 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, northeast. Middle photos are viewing north (left) and northwest (right). Bottom photos are viewing west (left) and southwest (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 779 x 439

Description: Page: 23 Photo 14h: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.98502833 -114.34814486 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, northeast. Middle photos are viewing north (left) and northwest (right). Bottom photos are viewing west (left) and southwest (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 779 x 440

Description: Page: 24 Photo 15: A photo of the cairne (monument) at point-point 1 located in Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek, October 18, 2011.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 620 x 1100

Description: Page: 25 Photo 16a: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.98701937 -114.34668364 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, and photo of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 2. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 779 x 439

Description: Page: 25 Photo 16b: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.98701937 -114.34668364 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, and photo of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 2. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 372 x 660

Description: Page: 25 Photo 16c: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.98701937 -114.34668364 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, and photo of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 2. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 372 x 660

Description: Page: 25 Photo 16d: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.98701937 -114.34668364 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, and photo of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 2. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 372 x 660

Description: Page: 25 Photo 16e: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.98701937 -114.34668364 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, and photo of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 2. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 781 x 440

Description: Page: 25 Photo 16f: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.98701937 -114.34668364 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing south, southeast, east, and photo of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 2. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 781 x 440

Description: Page: 26 Photo 17a: Photos of photo-point 3 (44.98792998 -114.34641651 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 3, southeast, and east. Bottom photo is viewing northeast.

Project: 1994-050-00

Document: P123936

Dimensions: 372 x 660

Description: Page: 26 Photo 17b: Photos of photo-point 3 (44.98792998 -114.34641651 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 3, southeast, and east. Bottom photo is viewing northeast.

Project: 1994-050-00

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Description: Page: 26 Photo 17c: Photos of photo-point 3 (44.98792998 -114.34641651 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 3, southeast, and east. Bottom photo is viewing northeast.

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Description: Page: 26 Photo 17d: Photos of photo-point 3 (44.98792998 -114.34641651 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 3, southeast, and east. Bottom photo is viewing northeast.

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Description: Page: 27 Photo 18a: Photos of photo-point 4 (44.99024699 -114.34281573 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 4, south and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 27 Photo 18b: Photos of photo-point 4 (44.99024699 -114.34281573 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 4, south and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 27 Photo 18c: Photos of photo-point 4 (44.99024699 -114.34281573 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 4, south and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 27 Photo 18d: Photos of photo-point 4 (44.99024699 -114.34281573 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 4, south and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 27 Photo 18e: Photos of photo-point 4 (44.99024699 -114.34281573 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 4, south and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 28 Photo 19a: Photos of photo-point 5 (44.99170921 -114.34182918 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 5, southeast, and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 28 Photo 19b: Photos of photo-point 5 (44.99170921 -114.34182918 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 5, southeast, and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 28 Photo 19c: Photos of photo-point 5 (44.99170921 -114.34182918 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 5, southeast, and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 28 Photo 19d: Photos of photo-point 5 (44.99170921 -114.34182918 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 5, southeast, and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 28 Photo 19e: Photos of photo-point 5 (44.99170921 -114.34182918 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 5, southeast, and east. Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 29 Photo 20a: Photos of photo-point 6 (44.99388389 -114.33965491 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 6 and south. Middle photos are viewing southeast (left) and east (right). Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 29 Photo 20b: Photos of photo-point 6 (44.99388389 -114.33965491 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 6 and south. Middle photos are viewing southeast (left) and east (right). Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 29 Photo 20c: Photos of photo-point 6 (44.99388389 -114.33965491 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 6 and south. Middle photos are viewing southeast (left) and east (right). Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 29 Photo 20d: Photos of photo-point 6 (44.99388389 -114.33965491 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 6 and south. Middle photos are viewing southeast (left) and east (right). Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 29 Photo 20e: Photos of photo-point 6 (44.99388389 -114.33965491 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 6 and south. Middle photos are viewing southeast (left) and east (right). Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 29 Photo 20f: Photos of photo-point 6 (44.99388389 -114.33965491 NAD 27) in the Panther Creek watershed near Fourth of July Creek on October 18, 2011. Top photos from left to right are viewing of the cairne (monument) at photo-point 6 and south. Middle photos are viewing southeast (left) and east (right). Bottom photos are viewing northeast (left) and north (right).

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Description: Page: 32 Photo 21a: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.96192822 -114.35624907 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest, south and east.

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Description: Page: 32 Photo 21b: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.96192822 -114.35624907 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest, south and east.

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Description: Page: 32 Photo 21c: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.96192822 -114.35624907 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest, south and east.

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Description: Page: 32 Photo 21d: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.96192822 -114.35624907 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest, south and east.

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Description: Page: 32 Photo 21e: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.96192822 -114.35624907 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest, south and east.

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Description: Page: 32 Photo 21f: Photos of photo-point 1 (44.96192822 -114.35624907 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest, south and east.

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Description: Page: 33 Photo 22a: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.96073145 -114.35554910 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 33 Photo 22b: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.96073145 -114.35554910 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 33 Photo 22c: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.96073145 -114.35554910 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 33 Photo 22d: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.96073145 -114.35554910 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 33 Photo 22e: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.96073145 -114.35554910 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 33 Photo 22f: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.96073145 -114.35554910 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 33 Photo 22g: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.96073145 -114.35554910 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 33 Photo 22h: Photos of photo-point 2 (44.96073145 -114.35554910 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 34 Photo 23a: Photo of photo-point 3 (44.95984004 -114.35508776 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 34 Photo 23b: Photo of photo-point 3 (44.95984004 -114.35508776 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 34 Photo 23c: Photo of photo-point 3 (44.95984004 -114.35508776 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 34 Photo 23d: Photo of photo-point 3 (44.95984004 -114.35508776 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 34 Photo 23e: Photo of photo-point 3 (44.95984004 -114.35508776 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 34 Photo 23f: Photo of photo-point 3 (44.95984004 -114.35508776 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 34 Photo 23g: Photo of photo-point 3 (44.95984004 -114.35508776 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 34 Photo 23h: Photo of photo-point 3 (44.95984004 -114.35508776 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, west and southwest. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing south, southeast, east and northeast.

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Description: Page: 35 Photo 24a: Photo of photo-point 4 (44.95880311 -114.35425342 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest and south.

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Description: Page: 35 Photo 24b: Photo of photo-point 4 (44.95880311 -114.35425342 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest and south.

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Description: Page: 35 Photo 24c: Photo of photo-point 4 (44.95880311 -114.35425342 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest and south.

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Description: Page: 35 Photo 24d: Photo of photo-point 4 (44.95880311 -114.35425342 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest and south.

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Description: Page: 35 Photo 24e: Photo of photo-point 4 (44.95880311 -114.35425342 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north, northwest, and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest and south.

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Description: Page: 36 Photo 25a: Photo of photo-point 5 (44.95843892 -114.35306562 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the northwest, and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest and south.

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Description: Page: 36 Photo 25b: Photo of photo-point 5 (44.95843892 -114.35306562 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the northwest, and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest and south.

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Description: Page: 36 Photo 25c: Photo of photo-point 5 (44.95843892 -114.35306562 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the northwest, and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest and south.

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Description: Page: 36 Photo 25d: Photo of photo-point 5 (44.95843892 -114.35306562 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the northwest, and west. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing southwest and south.

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Description: Page: 37 Photo 26a: Photo of photo-point 6 (44.95703604 -114.3534541 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north and east. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing east and southeast.

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Description: Page: 37 Photo 26b: Photo of photo-point 6 (44.95703604 -114.3534541 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north and east. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing east and southeast.

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Description: Page: 37 Photo 26c: Photo of photo-point 6 (44.95703604 -114.3534541 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north and east. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing east and southeast.

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Description: Page: 37 Photo 26d: Photo of photo-point 6 (44.95703604 -114.3534541 NAD27) within the enclosed project area in the Panther Creek watershed located near Cabin Creek, 37 miles south of the confluence of Panther Creek, on October 18, 2011. The photos on the left from the top to bottom are viewing the north and east. The photos on the right from the top to bottom are viewing east and southeast.

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Summary of Budgets

To view all expenditures for all fiscal years, click "Project Exp. by FY"

To see more detailed project budget information, please visit the "Project Budget" page

Decided Budget Transfers  (FY2019 - FY2021)

Acct FY Acct Type Amount Fund Budget Decision Date
FY2019 Capital $0 From: Fish Accord - Shoshone Bannock Accord Extensions (Shoshone-Bannock Tribe) 10/1/2018 10/01/2018
FY2019 Expense $262,943 From: Fish Accord - Shoshone Bannock Accord Extensions (Shoshone-Bannock Tribe) 10/1/2018 10/01/2018
FY2020 Capital $0 From: Fish Accord - Shoshone Bannock Accord Extensions (Shoshone-Bannock Tribe) 10/1/2018 10/01/2018
FY2020 Expense $267,843 From: Fish Accord - Shoshone Bannock Accord Extensions (Shoshone-Bannock Tribe) 10/1/2018 10/01/2018
FY2021 Capital $0 From: Fish Accord - Shoshone Bannock Accord Extensions (Shoshone-Bannock Tribe) 10/1/2018 10/01/2018
FY2021 Expense $277,972 From: Fish Accord - Shoshone Bannock Accord Extensions (Shoshone-Bannock Tribe) 10/1/2018 10/01/2018

Pending Budget Decision?  No


Actual Project Cost Share

Current Fiscal Year — 2020
Cost Share Partner Total Proposed Contribution Total Confirmed Contribution
There are no project cost share contributions to show.
Previous Fiscal Years
Fiscal Year Total Contributions % of Budget
2013 (Draft)
2012 $18,250 8%
2011 $58,095 20%
2010
2009 $0 0%
2008 $0 0%
2007 $0 0%

Contracts

The table below contains contracts with the following statuses: Active, Complete, History, Issued.
* "Total Contracted Amount" column includes contracted amount from both capital and expense components of the contract.
Expense Contracts:
Number Contractor Name Title Status Total Contracted Amount Dates
227 REL 1 SOW Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 199405000 SALMON RIVER HABITAT ENHANCEMENT Terminated $283,537 9/1/1999 - 8/31/2001
6725 SOW Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 1994-050-00 SALMON RIVER HABITAT History $718,868 9/1/2001 - 9/30/2004
19852 SOW Shoshone-Bannock Tribes PI 1994-050-00 PL SALMON RIVER HABITAT History $245,000 10/1/2004 - 9/30/2005
24593 SOW Shoshone-Bannock Tribes PI 1994-050-00 PL SALMON RIVER HABITAT ENHANCEMENT History $262,338 10/1/2005 - 11/30/2006
30750 SOW Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 1994-050-00 EXP SALMON RIVER HABITAT ENHANCEMENT History $205,066 12/1/2006 - 12/31/2007
77111 REL 9 SOW Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 1994-050-00 EXP SALMON RIVER HABITAT ENHANCEMENT Issued $465,267 9/4/2018 - 3/31/2020
77111 REL 29 SOW Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 1994-050-00 EXP SALMON RIVER HABITAT ENHANCEMENT Issued $267,843 4/1/2020 - 3/31/2021



Annual Progress Reports
Expected (since FY2004):18
Completed:10
On time:10
Status Reports
Completed:61
On time:16
Avg Days Late:15

Earliest Subsequent           Accepted Count of Contract Deliverables
Contract Contract(s) Title Contractor Start End Status Reports Complete Green Yellow Red Total % Green and Complete Canceled
6725 19852, 24593, 30750, 36128, 39533, 43838, 49384, 54450, 58504, 62505, 66367, 69994, 74532, 77016, 77111 REL 9, 77111 REL 29 1994-050-00 SALMON RIVER HABITAT Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 09/2001 09/2001 Issued 61 128 4 1 17 150 88.00% 8
Project Totals 99 204 4 1 28 237 87.76% 12


Historical from: 2008-903-00
Earliest Subsequent           Accepted Count of Contract Deliverables
Contract Contract(s) Title Contractor Start End Status Reports Complete Green Yellow Red Total % Green and Complete Canceled
43541 48879, 55730, 59850, 63756, 67741, 71194, 75103, 77111 REL 6 2008-903-00 EXP ESA HABITAT RESTORATION Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 09/2009 09/2009 Closed 38 76 0 0 11 87 87.36% 4
Project Totals 99 204 4 1 28 237 87.76% 12


The table content is updated frequently and thus contains more recent information than what was in the original proposal reviewed by ISRP and Council.

Review: 2013 Geographic Category Review

Council Recommendation

Assessment Number: 1994-050-00-NPCC-20131125
Project: 1994-050-00 - Salmon River Habitat Enhancement
Review: 2013 Geographic Category Review
Proposal: GEOREV-1994-050-00
Proposal State: Pending BPA Response
Approved Date: 11/5/2013
Recommendation: Implement with Conditions
Comments: Implement through FY 2018: See Programmatic Issue and Recommendation A for effectiveness monitoring.
Conditions:
Council Condition #1 Programmatic Issue: A. Implement Monitoring, and Evaluation at a Regional Scale—See Programmatic Issue and Recommendation A for effectiveness monitoring.
Assessment Number: 2008-903-00-NPCC-20131126
Project: 2008-903-00 - ESA Habitat Restoration
Review: 2013 Geographic Category Review
Proposal: GEOREV-2008-903-00
Proposal State: Pending BPA Response
Approved Date: 11/5/2013
Recommendation: Implement with Conditions
Comments: Implement through FY 2015 with conditions. Sponsor to submit limiting factors and project prioritization report to the ISRP by June 1, 2015. Funding recommendation beyond FY 2015 dependent upon favorable ISRP review and Council recommendation.
Conditions:
Council Condition #1 ISRP Qualification: Sponsor should prepare a report to be reviewed by the ISRP—Sponsor to submit limiting factors and project prioritization report to the ISRP by June 1, 2015. Funding recommendation beyond FY 2015 dependent upon favorable ISRP review and Council recommendation.

Independent Scientific Review Panel Assessment

Assessment Number: 1994-050-00-ISRP-20130610
Project: 1994-050-00 - Salmon River Habitat Enhancement
Review: 2013 Geographic Category Review
Proposal Number: GEOREV-1994-050-00
Completed Date: 6/12/2013
Final Round ISRP Date: 6/10/2013
Final Round ISRP Rating: Meets Scientific Review Criteria (Qualified)
Final Round ISRP Comment:

This proposal is primarily for CHaMP monitoring in the Yankee Fork Salmon River. The CHaMP monitoring protocols have been thoroughly reviewed elsewhere so there is no question these are appropriate. It appears that this work should be done. While the monitoring of habitat is worthwhile, the eventual goal is more fish. Where and how this objective is being monitored is not specified in the proposal.

For Deliverable 1: Increase habitat function and diversity within the Yankee Fork River System, the proposal was not effective in communicating to the ISRP those habitat restoration tasks developed through project 2002-059-00 (Yankee Fork Salmon River Restoration) to be implemented by project 1994-050-00.

The ISRP urges that in any future proposal the project sponsor develop clear links with a watershed assessment, well developed restoration alternatives, and specific strategies.

1. Purpose: Significance to Regional Programs, Technical Background, and Objectives

Significance to Regional Programs: The text is not particularly clear, but the linkage of work in the Yankee Fork Salmon River to the 2008 BiOp and Salmon River recovery plans is obvious. What is not discussed is the function the Yankee Fork might contribute to maintenance of independent populations of salmon or steelhead under the ESA versus improving habitat for improved post-release survival of hatchery production. In the 2012 LSRCP steelhead symposium, there was discussion of a plan to have increased hatchery steelhead releases in Yankee Fork. In the TRT analysis of spring Chinook, the Yankee Fork population is not required for delisting and its status with regard to introgression and replacement by Rapid River hatchery remains unresolved. In the Crystal Springs Hatchery Master Plan, the role that the Yankee Fork may serve in delisting was not resolved. The goal for natural production in Yankee Fork is not clearly integrated with hatchery production and harvest objectives.

Technical Background: The discussion in the problem statement does not provide the information the ISRP needs to understand the ecological and technical features of the proposed work. The technical background should establish a goal statement that is unambiguous in providing a guiding vision of project intent by articulating a desired end condition. The goal statement should be followed by objective statements, which should ultimately be specific, measurable, achievable, and time specific.

A summary of the Yankee Fork Technical Assessment completed by the BOR should be provided with an indication of the specific restoration elements being proposed reflect the watershed assessment including how watershed, reach, and site-specific limitations are being considered, alternatives evaluated, and life-stage survival and production gains anticipated from restoration actions.

Objectives: There are two objectives, both in reference to Yankee Fork: 1) increase habitat function and diversity, and 2) monitor status and trend and action effectiveness. The text under the TAURUS objectives appears backwards. Text for objective 1 applies to objective 2. The TAURUS objectives would be sufficient but should be expressed in the problem statement with tighter ties to steelhead and Chinook salmon populations.

In the objectives section of the proposal mention is made to a Master Plan. The plan should be cited, and attached to the proposal.

2. History: Accomplishments, Results, and Adaptive Management (Evaluation of Results)

Accomplishments, Results:The major accomplishments were habitat restoration projects such as fencing streams to keep cattle away to protect riparian habitats.

It does not appear that any monitoring of the effectiveness of past work was done so that no before treatment snapshot of the habitat is available to compare to what happened after fencing. For example, have the exclosures been successful in keeping cattle out or improving riparian habitat?

Habitat or fish monitoring effort was reported in only 2011. It is not clear what portion of the budget, as a proxy for time and effort, was intended for monitoring versus habitat restoration in the 2007-2009 proposal. The ISRP review in 2006 recommended that all the effort be directed to monitoring.

No evaluation of the success of implementation was provided. Much of the work was in cooperation with other agencies and Trout Unlimited. The justification for the work performed is not provided, and any role beyond incidental labor is not clear. There is no indication of how the project staff was involved in the watershed assessments used to justify the actions to correct limiting factors. It is not clear that the work addressed the fundamental landscape features leading to compromised ecosystem function, that is, the cause rather than symptoms.

In future proposals, there is a need for the sponsors to clearly explain what work elements and deliverables were proposed for each year, and how those compare to what the staff actually accomplished during each year.

Annual reports have not been updated since November 2011.

Adaptive management: The sponsor recognizes the need to have habitat condition status and trends data collected in a robust design to provide guidance to evaluate the efficacy of past restoration projects and design future ones. To improve the field data, the sponsor is adopting the CHaMP protocol. For three years, CHaMP technical staff will be subcontracted to collect data in the Yankee Fork and train Shoshone-Bannock tribal staff. Shoshone-Bannock tribal staff will assume primary CHaMP collection after that period. There was no discussion of whether evaluation of past restoration projects has resulted in reconsideration of action alternatives.

Evaluation of Results

A brief summary of an irrigation diversion removal and fencing projects is provided. No assessment of success or failure is provided, nor is there discussion of how these activities have informed future habitat restoration project development. Because there is no comparison to annual statements of work, or to the 2007-2009 final proposal, it is not possible for the ISRP to judge whether the amount of work completed is reasonable.

3. Project Relationships, Emerging Limiting Factors, and Tailored Questions

Project Relationships:Adequate.

Emerging Limiting Factors: The sponsor recognizes that climate change is likely to alter the hydrograph in the Yankee Fork. Other potential factors, like increased or decreased recreational use of the Yankee Fork watershed, second home development, or future mining were not discussed.

4. Deliverables, Work Elements, Metrics, and Methods

Past work has been livestock exclosure fencing, but the first deliverable is quite different with channel work, replanting, and restoring wetlands. Much of this part of this project is in support of Yankee Fork Habitat Restoration 2002-059-00. It is not established how much of the implementation is conducted by 1994-050-00 or whether this project is providing CHaMP monitoring for these listed actions. Deliverable 2 speaks to establishing the monitoring protocols, but it is not clear if all the sites are located in the Yankee Fork, or which projects are being targeted for before/after monitoring?

CHaMP Deliverable: The CHaMP pilot has been reviewed by the ISRP and is proceeding with broader implementation. It is appropriate that the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe adopt the CHaMP protocol in order to integrate with other habitat status and trend and effectiveness monitoring in the Columbia River basin.

The Habitat Restoration Deliverable could be more specific about restoration work to be accomplished and why the other YFSR projects need resources from 1994-050-00. In the 2007-2009 project review, the ISRP recommended that this project focus on monitoring. No explanation is provided on why habitat restoration continues to be included in the proposal. The budget through 2018 indicates that $400,000 will be allocated to habitat restoration and $800,000 to habitat status and trends monitoring. However, there is no explanation of what the funds will be used for and no justification for habitat restoration work based on summaries of assessments and consideration of alternatives in this proposal.


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Qualification #1 - Qualification #1
The Shoshone Bannock are developing an RME plan that the ISRP should review when complete. The RME plan should communicate what they expect to know after CHaMP is completed including what hypotheses are to be tested. The RME plan should also describe how fish monitoring will be accomplished and integrated with evaluations of steelhead and Chinook hatchery production effectiveness.
Qualification #2 - Qualification #2
Implementing Deliverable 1. Increase habitat function and diversity with the Yankee Fork River System is contingent upon a Meets Review Criteria recommendation for 2002-059-00, which has a Response Requested in the preliminary review.
First Round ISRP Date: 6/10/2013
First Round ISRP Rating: Meets Scientific Review Criteria (Qualified)
First Round ISRP Comment:

This proposal is primarily for CHaMP monitoring in the Yankee Fork Salmon River. The CHaMP monitoring protocols have been thoroughly reviewed elsewhere so there is no question these are appropriate. It appears that this work should be done. While the monitoring of habitat is worthwhile, the eventual goal is more fish. Where and how this objective is being monitored is not specified in the proposal.

For Deliverable 1: Increase habitat function and diversity within the Yankee Fork River System, the proposal was not effective in communicating to the ISRP those habitat restoration tasks developed through project 2002-059-00 (Yankee Fork Salmon River Restoration) to be implemented by project 1994-050-00.

The ISRP urges that in any future proposal the project sponsor develop clear links with a watershed assessment, well developed restoration alternatives, and specific strategies.

1. Purpose: Significance to Regional Programs, Technical Background, and Objectives

Significance to Regional Programs: The text is not particularly clear, but the linkage of work in the Yankee Fork Salmon River to the 2008 BiOp and Salmon River recovery plans is obvious. What is not discussed is the function the Yankee Fork might contribute to maintenance of independent populations of salmon or steelhead under the ESA versus improving habitat for improved post-release survival of hatchery production. In the 2012 LSRCP steelhead symposium, there was discussion of a plan to have increased hatchery steelhead releases in Yankee Fork. In the TRT analysis of spring Chinook, the Yankee Fork population is not required for delisting and its status with regard to introgression and replacement by Rapid River hatchery remains unresolved. In the Crystal Springs Hatchery Master Plan, the role that the Yankee Fork may serve in delisting was not resolved. The goal for natural production in Yankee Fork is not clearly integrated with hatchery production and harvest objectives.

Technical Background: The discussion in the problem statement does not provide the information the ISRP needs to understand the ecological and technical features of the proposed work. The technical background should establish a goal statement that is unambiguous in providing a guiding vision of project intent by articulating a desired end condition. The goal statement should be followed by objective statements, which should ultimately be specific, measurable, achievable, and time specific.

A summary of the Yankee Fork Technical Assessment completed by the BOR should be provided with an indication of the specific restoration elements being proposed reflect the watershed assessment including how watershed, reach, and site-specific limitations are being considered, alternatives evaluated, and life-stage survival and production gains anticipated from restoration actions.

Objectives: There are two objectives, both in reference to Yankee Fork: 1) increase habitat function and diversity, and 2) monitor status and trend and action effectiveness. The text under the TAURUS objectives appears backwards. Text for objective 1 applies to objective 2. The TAURUS objectives would be sufficient but should be expressed in the problem statement with tighter ties to steelhead and Chinook salmon populations.

In the objectives section of the proposal mention is made to a Master Plan. The plan should be cited, and attached to the proposal.

2. History: Accomplishments, Results, and Adaptive Management (Evaluation of Results)

Accomplishments, Results:The major accomplishments were habitat restoration projects such as fencing streams to keep cattle away to protect riparian habitats.

It does not appear that any monitoring of the effectiveness of past work was done so that no before treatment snapshot of the habitat is available to compare to what happened after fencing. For example, have the exclosures been successful in keeping cattle out or improving riparian habitat?

Habitat or fish monitoring effort was reported in only 2011. It is not clear what portion of the budget, as a proxy for time and effort, was intended for monitoring versus habitat restoration in the 2007-2009 proposal. The ISRP review in 2006 recommended that all the effort be directed to monitoring.

No evaluation of the success of implementation was provided. Much of the work was in cooperation with other agencies and Trout Unlimited. The justification for the work performed is not provided, and any role beyond incidental labor is not clear. There is no indication of how the project staff was involved in the watershed assessments used to justify the actions to correct limiting factors. It is not clear that the work addressed the fundamental landscape features leading to compromised ecosystem function, that is, the cause rather than symptoms.

In future proposals, there is a need for the sponsors to clearly explain what work elements and deliverables were proposed for each year, and how those compare to what the staff actually accomplished during each year.

Annual reports have not been updated since November 2011.

Adaptive management: The sponsor recognizes the need to have habitat condition status and trends data collected in a robust design to provide guidance to evaluate the efficacy of past restoration projects and design future ones. To improve the field data, the sponsor is adopting the CHaMP protocol. For three years, CHaMP technical staff will be subcontracted to collect data in the Yankee Fork and train Shoshone-Bannock tribal staff. Shoshone-Bannock tribal staff will assume primary CHaMP collection after that period. There was no discussion of whether evaluation of past restoration projects has resulted in reconsideration of action alternatives.

Evaluation of Results

A brief summary of an irrigation diversion removal and fencing projects is provided. No assessment of success or failure is provided, nor is there discussion of how these activities have informed future habitat restoration project development. Because there is no comparison to annual statements of work, or to the 2007-2009 final proposal, it is not possible for the ISRP to judge whether the amount of work completed is reasonable.

3. Project Relationships, Emerging Limiting Factors, and Tailored Questions

Project Relationships:Adequate.

Emerging Limiting Factors: The sponsor recognizes that climate change is likely to alter the hydrograph in the Yankee Fork. Other potential factors, like increased or decreased recreational use of the Yankee Fork watershed, second home development, or future mining were not discussed.

4. Deliverables, Work Elements, Metrics, and Methods

Past work has been livestock exclosure fencing, but the first deliverable is quite different with channel work, replanting, and restoring wetlands. Much of this part of this project is in support of Yankee Fork Habitat Restoration 2002-059-00. It is not established how much of the implementation is conducted by 1994-050-00 or whether this project is providing CHaMP monitoring for these listed actions. Deliverable 2 speaks to establishing the monitoring protocols, but it is not clear if all the sites are located in the Yankee Fork, or which projects are being targeted for before/after monitoring?

CHaMP Deliverable: The CHaMP pilot has been reviewed by the ISRP and is proceeding with broader implementation. It is appropriate that the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe adopt the CHaMP protocol in order to integrate with other habitat status and trend and effectiveness monitoring in the Columbia River basin.

The Habitat Restoration Deliverable could be more specific about restoration work to be accomplished and why the other YFSR projects need resources from 1994-050-00. In the 2007-2009 project review, the ISRP recommended that this project focus on monitoring. No explanation is provided on why habitat restoration continues to be included in the proposal. The budget through 2018 indicates that $400,000 will be allocated to habitat restoration and $800,000 to habitat status and trends monitoring. However, there is no explanation of what the funds will be used for and no justification for habitat restoration work based on summaries of assessments and consideration of alternatives in this proposal.


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Modified by Dal Marsters on 6/12/2013 9:33:45 AM.
Documentation Links:
Assessment Number: 2008-903-00-ISRP-20130610
Project: 2008-903-00 - ESA Habitat Restoration
Review: 2013 Geographic Category Review
Proposal Number: GEOREV-2008-903-00
Completed Date: 9/27/2013
Final Round ISRP Date: 8/15/2013
Final Round ISRP Rating: Meets Scientific Review Criteria (Qualified)
Final Round ISRP Comment:

The revision demonstrates progress and moves toward what is needed in an adequate proposal. The reality, however, is that none of the requested items were fully covered.

Two capstone concerns were not sufficiently addressed in the response. They should be addressed in a summary report reviewed by the ISRP and incorporated into future proposals:

1) Objectives are not quantitative and lack defined endpoints

2) Proposed actions are likely to be beneficial, but the revised proposal still fails to demonstrate why these actions have been chosen, or that they have been selected methodically from a prioritized inventory of potential actions

The bulk of the material added is how CHaMP monitoring will be incorporated into Yankee Fork efforts, and that is fine as far as rounding out details for Objective 2. The information provided for Objective 1 is not specific enough for scientific evaluation. Additional information needs to be provided to establish the sponsor’s rationale for selection of individual restoration actions and for retrospective evaluation of results for tasks under Objective 1.

Objectives: Objective 1 and its components are much too general and do not provide quantifiable objectives and clearly stated end points. The proposal states that methods are not available to estimate (quantify) habitat status and fish population response to restoration actions. In absolute terms this gap reflects the current state of the science. Nonetheless, the BiOp RPA table 5 and draft recovery plan establish gains that are needed in habitat conditions and salmon survival. The table and plan could serve as a basis for prioritizing restoration actions and provide benchmarks for evaluation and adaptive management. Quantifiable objectives are required for scientific evaluation of prioritization and project results.

Prioritization: the first several pages of material under the Large Habitat Programs section include enough detail to be considered a basic plan. Appendix B is a list of Priority 1 streams from the SHIPPUS but does not identify what that means – are these top priority for restoration, for preservation, or those that will yield the best result per unit effort? Additional development of prioritization decisions that link limiting factors, restoration strategies, and salmon recovery objectives is needed for the current suite of actions in the deliverables and for work after the close of the accord project in 2018.

Deliverables: Explanation of the now 10 deliverables is improved, but there still is inadequate detail for evaluation.

The original deliverable 1 that was too vague has been split into 6 deliverables that are more specific. Three of the new deliverables explicitly refer to Panther Creek (which had not been mentioned in the earlier proposal).

The original Deliverable 2 has been split into 4 deliverables, all concerning Yankee Fork. No explanation is given for the budget requirement for these deliverables or for their relationship to activities proposed/funded through proposal 2002-059-00. These deliverables account for $823K (55% of the proposal total budget), and $447K (54%) of that amount is identified under “Other” as subcontracts for work on Yankee Fork. An explanation for this subcontracting work had been requested. Nonetheless, since the ISRP reviewed these deliverables under proposal 2002-059-00 no further details are requested of 2008-903-00 in the 2015 report.

Qualification #1 - Sponsor should prepare a report to be reviewed by the ISRP
The sponsor should prepare a report to be reviewed by the ISRP no later than July 2015 providing more details on prioritization of streams for restoration, identification of limiting factors and restoration strategies (for example, barrier/culvert removal, diversion consolidation, and screening) and quantifying anticipated benefits to habitat conditions and salmon and steelhead population status. This qualification applies to activities under Objective 1, not to restoration implemented in Yankee Fork coordinated with project 2002-059-00. See comments for further details.
First Round ISRP Date: 6/10/2013
First Round ISRP Rating: Response Requested
First Round ISRP Comment:

The ISRP requests revision of proposal sections to address the questions posed below. An introductory document summarizing the revisions would be helpful for final review.

The ISRP reviewed project 2008-903-00 twice in 2010 (ISRP 2010-25 and ISRP 2010-39). In the initial review the ISRP requested a response and in the second review the ISRP provided a Meets Scientific Review Criteria (Qualified) recommendation (see http://www.nwcouncil.org/fw/isrp/isrp2010-39/). In the ISRP 2010-39 review, the ISRP stated:

“Much effort was expended to incorporate reviewer comments and the revised proposal addresses most of the ISRP’s initial concerns. However, details describing how the restoration actions would address specific limiting factors at each of the seven priority sites, and quantitative projections of the benefits of the actions on target species (see Table 6) are still somewhat incomplete. Simply making statements like "rearing capacity will be increased" and "temperature will be lowered" is not adequate.

Qualification: Regarding Objectives 1 and 2 to inventory and assess potential actions, the ISRP recommends that the proposers incorporate a comparison of costs to the projected benefits to fish for the actions to assist in priority setting. This would supplement the useful summary of anticipated benefits in Table 5, while assuring that habitat improvements are likely to be cost-effective. The ISRP can look at the finalized priority list and supporting analysis in future project reviews, likely as a component of a Salmon River subbasin geographic review.”

At this time the ISRP concludes that proposal 2008-903-00, needs revision that addresses the 2010-39 ISRP review and provides the necessary information for a scientific evaluation. There needs to be objectives with clearly stated end points so that accomplishments can be evaluated. Benefits to both habitat conditions and fish survival need to be included.

The project is proposing restoration actions in Panther Creek, Yankee Fork, Lemhi River, and Upper Salmon tributary watersheds. At this time priorities for individual actions in specific reaches of watersheds to address limiting factors with the goal of improving life-stage survival of spring/summer Chinook and steelhead have yet to be developed. The proposal includes actions in deliverable 1 to develop inventories of actions; assessment of potential and effectiveness of inventoried actions; and assessment of the feasibility of implementing selected actions. Explanation of these tasks for Deliverable 1 suggests that methods for completing these are yet to be finalized. The ISRP is confused by the need for these planning efforts since the proposal problem statement includes information on focal species status, numbers of diversions, and numbers of culverts in the primary restoration watersheds. It is not evident to the ISRP what additional assessment is required and why existing methods of establishing reach and site actions are not adequate.

The proposal budget has substantial commitment to Facilities/Equipment and subcontracts for work in the Yankee Fork. It is not clear to the ISRP how these budget items accomplish the planning proposed in Deliverable 1.

The proposal should establish priorities for watersheds based on BiOp recovery requirements, tribal preferences, and likelihood of success. The sponsor needs to develop a strategy for spatial restoration treatments that can be justified based on anticipated survival benefits to salmon.

The ISRP should review a comprehensive proposal once the inventory and prioritization and RM&E plan have been completed.

1. Purpose: Significance to Regional Programs, Technical Background, and Objectives

Significance to Regional Programs: The discussion of the SHIPUSS, Upper Salmon Subbasin Screening and Habitat Improvement Prioritization, states that a list of Priority 1 streams is given in Appendix B. There does not appear to be an appendix associated with the proposal.

Including the RPA 35 Table 5 information relevant to the streams to be enhanced by ESA-HR, as well as the SHIPUSS information needs to be incorporated into the proposal. There needs to be direct indication of how the activities proposed contribute to the benefits needed under the BiOp and Recovery Plans.

The Discussion of the consistency of the proposal with the Fish and Wildlife Program, Subbasin Plan, and other regional programs is well done.

The TAURUS proposal form states that the project contributes to fulfilling the Action Agencies BiOp obligations for RPA 34. RPA 34 directed the Action Agencies to implement project during the 2007-2009 period. RPA 34 also provides specific instructions for developing alternative actions if the primary actions prove infeasible. This proposal needs to include a succinct statement on how integration of ESA-HR with the RPA was accomplished, how much work was completed, and whether primary actions proved infeasible.

The sponsors should look at the RPA statements linked to the TAURUS form and provide brief statements of how the project processes and implementation followed the RPA guidelines.

Technical Background: The discussion of specific independent populations of steelhead and spring Chinook salmon and the recovery and risk scores from the TRT assessment and draft recovery plan is welcome. A similar summary for habitat restoration is needed. The text describing the limiting factors does not provide enough detail for the ISRP to evaluate whether the proposal work elements and tasks will achieve the habitat improvement required by RPA 35.

The proposal states: “The UPS watershed includes 2,585 points of water diversion, and the MSP watershed includes 2,250. The UPS watershed includes 216 culverts at road crossings, at least 82 of which do not allow passage of juvenile fish, and at least 42 of which do not allow passage of adults. Ninety five culverts are present in the MSP watershed, of which at least 51 do not allow passage of juvenile fish and at least 44 do not allow passage of adult fish. The UPS watershed has been identified as having excess sedimentation and warm stream temperatures due to grazing impacts. Twelve percent of the streams in the UPS watershed are considered sediment impaired, compared to only 1.5% in the MSP watershed.”

The proposal’s technical background needs to provide an indication of how many of these anthropogenic hazards need to be fixed for recovery or restoration, how many are going to be addressed by this and other programs in the Salmon River, and an estimate of the anticipated biological benefits from the proposed work.

The description of limiting factors is too brief, and the proposal is not specific enough about how they are being addressed. Also, the background indicates that a primary source of habitat impairment is from recreation, agriculture, mining, and forestry. Actions in the proposal appear to address symptoms in the streams, rather than addressing land-use patterns that are leading to the impaired symptoms.

Objectives: There are two objectives: 1) Improve the health and abundance of salmonid species through habitat restoration in the UPS and MSP, and 2) Increase habitat function and diversity within the Yankee Fork River System.

These objectives are so broad as to have little value. Many prior reviews have identified the problems for these watersheds and the need for action. The list of the number of barriers to fish passage and diversions that exist in the watershed is particularly compelling.

The objectives need specificity. For example, stream temperature is to be reduced, but by how much. What is the target goal to which the project is aiming? For the improvement in passage, how far up the rivers did the fish spawn in the past? Do all barriers for the entire length of the stream need to be removed?

2. History: Accomplishments, Results, and Adaptive Management (Evaluation of Results)

Accomplishments and Results:This project began in 2008 using staff from the SRHE project and has subsequently added a project manager, field staff, and temporary assistance as needed. In 2009 a water diversion was removed in Elk Creek within the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. In 2011 and 2012, nine projects installed 7.2 miles of fence protecting 158.6 acres from cattle grazing in aquatic habitat. The proposal does not identify metrics to evaluate physical habitat or biological benefits from the fencing.

The text associated with Lemhi River Exclosure Fence: Hayden Creek refers to Panther Creek. This entry needs editing.

A number of problems with administrative planning such as getting permits and environmental compliance and implementation like removal of fiberglass fence posts in Pole Creek are apparent in completing projects over the past few years.

Adaptive Management:Modest adjustments are described in where the project is focusing effort in the Salmon River, but whether the restoration strategy is making a difference is not evaluated. For the first year of the project, the manager worked in the Lemhi River with staff from other agencies to gain experience. This is a commendable example of cooperation among management agencies in the Upper Salmon River. The project is involved in restoration activities in multiple Upper Salmon River watersheds and will be involved in the Yankee Fork in the next few years.

The project lacks an overall habitat restoration strategy carefully linked to the Fish and Wildlife Program, subbasin plan, and draft recovery plan. A project of this modest scale does not have the resources to implement restoration actions across the landscape, addressing multiple limiting factors. The project needs to adopt a focused prioritization, both geographically and with regard to limiting factors. Then, the project needs to establish whether it is going to focus on protection, enhancement, or restoration and the extent to which there are opportunities for addressing watershed and landscape level sources of impairment or whether the project is only capable of addressing symptoms at site specific locations. If the later course is adopted, there needs to be clear benefits anticipated for focal species and methods established to evaluate success in order for the project to be consistent with Fish and Wildlife Program guidance.

3. Project Relationships, Emerging Limiting Factors, and Tailored Questions

Project Relationships: The list of Fish and Wildlife projects that interact with 2008-903-00 appears complete. There is evidence that agencies are cooperating among the Yankee Fork, Pahsimeroi, and Lemhi watersheds. The proposal states that ESA-HR will be conducting assessments for the Shoshone-Bannock Yankee Fork Habitat Restoration, but that activity is not clear in the YFSR proposal. The ISRP believes that specific site level implementation tasks in the Yankee Fork need alternatives, clarification, and assessment before final selection and design. The methods for completing assessments need more development before a review is possible.

It is difficult to establish exactly what is being planned, and where, over the 2014-2018 period from the proposal; specifically statements provided in the project relationships section lead to less, rather than more, clarity. For example, the project relationships section states that ESA-HR will include site-scale implementation and effectiveness monitoring to provide relatively rapid assessments. Yet, in the RM&E section in the proposal the text states that there are no protocols associated with the project. These inconsistencies, in the project relationships section and elsewhere need to be reconciled and a clear picture of the activities from 2014-2018 outlined.

Emerging Limiting Factors: A brief discussion of the effect of climate change on stream hydrographs is provided. There is no discussion of human caused limiting factors that may change in the near term. These might include changes resulting from recreational use, grazing, mining, forestry, and irrigated agriculture. Are there projections of how these activities might change over the next 20 to 50 years and how projected trends inform the types of restoration that are likely to provide survival benefits for salmon.

4. Deliverables, Work Elements, Metrics, and Methods

There are two deliverables: Implement specific restoration actions in the UPS and MSP and Assist/Cost Share on restoration in the Yankee Fork. The narrative for each of the deliverables is too vague for ISRP evaluation.

For Deliverable 1 several planning steps are outlined to be completed in 2013 with selection, design, and execution of projects to take place in 2014 -2018. However, the proposal does not give details on how much technical assessment from hydrologists, biologists, and construction specialists is needed during 2013, and whether the work can actually be accomplished with the resources in the project. The project budget is modest; each year there is approximately $120,000 for facilities and equipment and $150,000 for Yankee Fork subcontracts. It is not clear what is included in the $120,000 per year for facilities and equipment, but if this is used for restoration it will not provide resources for the projects that need to be implemented.

Deliverable 1 states: “Specific projects may include replacing culverts and/or bridges to provide friendly fish passage and habitat quality improvement, divert or consolidate diversions to increase stream flow, riparian vegetation to improve cover and shade, road re-alignment or decommissioning roads to decrease sedimentation, improve in-channel function for spawning and rearing fish habitat, reconnecting off-channel habitats to tributaries, livestock exclosure fencing to eliminate domestic animal impacts, and acquire easements to protect fish habitat.” The ISRP does not believe the proposal and budget provides enough information to judge what will be completed or accomplished and what survival benefits for fish may be expected.

The first deliverable appears to be a planning and prioritization program for the watershed actions. A current inventory of the problems has not yet been developed, and this is one of the first tasks. The priority system also needs to be developed but surely a system can be borrowed from other organizations rather than developing a new one. An RM&E plan also needs to be developed to monitor progress towards rehabilitation and impacts of the same on the fish populations.

Deliverable 2 - Assist with Yankee Fork. The proposal needs to be more specific about what role ESA-HR will have in the Yankee Fork and what the subcontract is for.

Overall, there is an absence of discussion of Panther Creek in the proposal. The Panther Creek watershed had been a priority for the Shoshone-Bannock tribe, and a few of the fencing exclosure projects completed in 2011/2012 were in the Panther Creek watershed. How far along is active restoration in Panther Creek?

Specific comments on protocols and methods described in MonitoringMethods.org

No protocols are described. Is this part of the 2013 deliverable mentioned in a separate proposal?

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Documentation Links:
Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review

Council Recommendation

Assessment Number: 1994-050-00-NPCC-20090924
Project: 1994-050-00 - Salmon River Habitat Enhancement
Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review
Approved Date: 10/23/2006
Recommendation: Fund
Comments: ISRP fundable in part. Remove habitat restoration work, and Bear Valley Creek monitoring and evaluation (per ISRP recommendation)

Independent Scientific Review Panel Assessment

Assessment Number: 1994-050-00-ISRP-20060831
Project: 1994-050-00 - Salmon River Habitat Enhancement
Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review
Completed Date: 8/31/2006
Final Round ISRP Date: None
Final Round ISRP Rating: Meets Scientific Review Criteria - In Part
Final Round ISRP Comment:
This proposal is actually two proposals in one cover that would be better separated into different proposals. The ISRP recommends that only the monitoring component of this proposal is fundable, with the exception of that in Bear Valley Creek.

The sponsors are strongly acknowledged for past monitoring and its contribution to new proposed projects, even if they are not justified as submitted. These proposed projects on Slate and Smiley Creeks address diffuse sediment/flow problems that are difficult to attack and probably of medium priority. Fine sediment in both creeks is high but no convincing evidence is given in the proposal or response that stabilizing two reaches of bank is the best approach. The justification cites the Subbasin Plan and the Sawtooth National Forest Plan. In fact, both mention a need to reduce sediment input, but the latter especially identifies grazing management as the most needed change. Reviewers recommend passive restoration over any "hard" approaches. The proposed projects in Slate and Smiley Creeks are not fundable.

Project sponsors have submitted a reasonable argument for continuing the monitoring effort, but the Bear Valley Creek monitoring has run its course, and is no longer justified. It is stated that the Bear Valley experience will provide guidance for similar projects elsewhere. The argument that higher fish densities are associated with low fines must also acknowledge that low densities also occurred at low fines. Overall results are inconclusive, and it appears that project impacts have stabilized and there is no new information about project impacts to be gained from further monitoring here.

In the case of the other monitoring, the relatively long run of data would, at first glance, suggest that perhaps they have monitored long enough, but explaining the influences of events such as floods and changes in land and water use justify continuing this monitoring well into the future. There is reason now to monitor actual focal species as well as proxies, even though out-of-basin effects persist. Adaptive management is not directly addressed, but should be. One case is noted in which data collection was discontinued when not useful, but use of monitoring data to improve projects is not explicit.

Reporting to Streamnet and intent to publish in open literature is evident. Substantially improved communication and collaboration with other projects is apparent. The narrative demonstrates close integration with projects, past, present and upcoming, under various sponsorships, not just BPA, and at varied scale. They should investigate linking up with the Integrated Status and Effectiveness Monitoring Program (ISEMP) project #200301700 that is doing work in the Upper Salmon.
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Legal Assessment (In-Lieu)

Assessment Number: 1994-050-00-INLIEU-20090521
Project Number: 1994-050-00
Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review
Completed Date: 10/6/2006
In Lieu Rating: Problems May Exist
Cost Share Rating: 3 - Does not appear reasonable
Comment: M&E on existing enhanced salmon habitat areas and proposed areas for enhancement; other entities (FS, BLM, mining company) may be authorized/required to conduct M&E work. Consider whether FS portions covered by FS-BPA MOU.

Capital Assessment

Assessment Number: 1994-050-00-CAPITAL-20090618
Project Number: 1994-050-00
Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review
Completed Date: 2/27/2007
Capital Rating: Does Not Qualify for Capital Funding
Capital Asset Category: None
Comment: None

Project Relationships: This project Merged From 2008-903-00 effective on 10/1/2018
Relationship Description: Combine all work/budgets from 2008-903-00 to project 1994-050-00. The types of work in the 2 projects are similar, one of the projects is new, and thus the criteria are met to combine a new project with an existing project.


Name Role Organization
Chad Colter Supervisor Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
Israel Duran Env. Compliance Lead Bonneville Power Administration
Jennifer Lord Project Manager Bonneville Power Administration
Steven Campbell Project Lead Shoshone-Bannock Tribes
Jody Lando Project SME Bonneville Power Administration