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Project Summary

Project 2007-070-00 - Fish Passage Facility Final Design and Construction - Clear Lake Dam (NF Tieton R.)
Project Number:
2007-070-00
Title:
Fish Passage Facility Final Design and Construction - Clear Lake Dam (NF Tieton R.)
Summary:
Complete value engenering study, final design, acquire environmental permits and construct a fish ladder and temperature control curtain at Clear Lake Dam; restore habitat diversity, productivity, and extend the range of bull trout. Cost share with USBR
Proposer:
None
Proponent Orgs:
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) (Govt - State)
Starting FY:
2007
Ending FY:
2011
BPA PM:
None
Stage:
Area:
Province Subbasin %
Columbia Plateau Yakima 100.00%
Purpose:
Habitat
Emphasis:
None
Focal Species:
Species Benefit:
Anadromous: 0.0%   Resident: 100.0%   Wildlife: 0.0%
Tags:
None
Special:
None
BiOp Association:
None

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Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review

Legal Assessment (In-Lieu)

Assessment Number: 2007-070-00-INLIEU-20090521
Project Number: 2007-070-00
Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review
Completed Date: 10/6/2006
In Lieu Rating: Problems May Exist
Cost Share Rating: 2 - May be reasonable
Comment: NonFCRPS dam blockage correction; USBR authorized/required.

Capital Assessment

Assessment Number: 2007-070-00-CAPITAL-20090618
Project Number: 2007-070-00
Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review
Completed Date: 2/27/2007
Capital Rating: Does Not Qualify for Capital Funding
Capital Asset Category: None
Comment: None

Independent Scientific Review Panel Assessment

Assessment Number: 2007-070-00-ISRP-20060831
Project: 2007-070-00 - Fish Passage Facility Final Design and Construction - Clear Lake Dam (NF Tieton R.)
Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review
Completed Date: 8/31/2006
Final Round ISRP Date: None
Final Round ISRP Rating: Meets Scientific Review Criteria (Qualified)
Final Round ISRP Comment:
The sponsors of this proposal provided adequate responses to most ISRP comments and recommendations. The details regarding the snorkeling surveys and the habitat descriptions from the USFS were welcome additions.

The ISRP rates this proposal as Fundable with two qualifications.

1) One outstanding issue is the assumption that brook trout populations in the upper Tieton River won't hinder establishment of bull trout above the dam. This should be viewed as a hypothesis to be tested. There are cases from elsewhere that indicate brook trout can have a major, negative effect on bull trout. The collection of samples for genetic analysis partly addresses this question (hybridization), but competitive interactions will not be directly assessed. Inclusion of an element in the M&E to address bull-brook trout interactions other than hybridization would strengthen this component of the project.

2) In response to the ISRP's request for a description of plans for bull trout population M&E of fish ladder use, the sponsors did indicate that an interagency work group, the Yakima Fish Passage Work Group, will develop a passage evaluation project if funding is available. However, this monitoring and evaluation plan of ladder use and passage effectiveness (including fallback rates) is critical in determining the success of the project and should be an integral part of this proposal.
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Council Recommendation

Assessment Number: 2007-070-00-NPCC-20090924
Project: 2007-070-00 - Fish Passage Facility Final Design and Construction - Clear Lake Dam (NF Tieton R.)
Review: FY07-09 Solicitation Review
Approved Date: 10/23/2006
Recommendation: Do Not Fund
Comments:

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