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200706700 - Lawyer Creek Idaho A-Run Steelhead Spawning and Rearing Restoration and Enhancement

Sponsor: Lewis Soil Conservation District

Budgets: FY07: $220,692 | FY08: $220,692 | FY09: $220,692

Short description: Implement habitat restoration on private lands dominated by agriculture with funding from Bonneville, Idaho Pacific Coast Salmon Recovery Funds, Idaho Water Quality Program for Agriculture, and land owner participation. Funding from all sources pending

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Final Council recommendation (Nov 2006)

Funding category: Expense

Recommended budgets: FY07: $0 | FY08: $0 | FY09: $0

Comment:

ISRP final recommendation: Response requested

Comment:

Although some required aspects of the proposal need improvement, on whole, the proposal is very thorough, clear, and well founded. The proposal considers both the limiting factors and the anthropogenic causes (or exacerbations) that underlie the limiting factors. Stemming from this, the proposal takes not only a riparian and instream view, but also a watershed-wide view and promises to treat upland problems, many of which affect stream processes. The proposal covers sediment issues well, but will need careful coordination to ensure monitoring is specific and targeted on project completions. A response is needed to provide the details of the proposed monitoring and evaluation activities. Many other BPA projects are listed as related, but coordination apparently is limited to methodology exchange.

State/province recommendation: Not fundable

Review group: Snake

Recommended budgets: FY07: $0 | FY08: $0 | FY09: $0

Comment: Project not prioritized