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200702700 - Colville Confederated Tribes Acquisition Project

Sponsor: Colville Confederated Tribes

Budgets: FY07: $1,500,000 | FY08: $1,500,000 | FY09: $1,500,000

Short description: This project will fulfill the obligation of the BPA to mitigate the remaining 11,223 HU's the CCT has left, by acquiring key habitats to be enrolled into the CCT Mitigation Project where they can be protected, enhanced and restored.

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Final Council recommendation (Nov 2006)

Funding category: Capital

Recommended budgets: FY07: $1,371,000 | FY08: $1,371,000 | FY09: $1,371,000

Comment: Capital component.

Funding category: Expense

Recommended budgets: FY07: $129,000 | FY08: $129,000 | FY09: $129,000

Comment: Expense part of the project. See capital budget for capital component. Interim funding pending wildlife o&m review.

ISRP final recommendation: Fundable

Comment:

The Colville Tribes’ acquisition project has received high marks in the past, and the adjacent land proposed here for acquisition fits into long-term plans for wildlife mitigation. The proposal demonstrated a good history of acquiring land to meet the stated objectives at reasonable costs. Discussion of the strategy and implementation of land acquisition was thorough and well justified, and specific pieces of land have been earmarked for priority purchase.

State/province recommendation: Fundable

Review group: Intermountain

Recommended budgets: FY07: $1,500,000 | FY08: $1,500,000 | FY09: $1,500,000

Comment: No change to proposed budget. This is an ongoing, not new project. Old project number was 199506700.