Black River Watershed Habitat Restoration
#15-1534 #15-1534
 Black River Management Unit Black River Black River Watershed Habitat Restoration
Organization Chehalis Basin Lead Entity
Sponsor Capitol Land Trust
Status Completed
Schedule Start Date: 7/9/2015 End Date: 5/8/2019
Priority 1
Category Category: Restoration
DESCRIPTION
Capitol Land Trust will restore ecological processes to 13 acres of stream and wetland buffer habitat, reconnect 33 acres of wetlands, and correct two fish passage barrier, on six permanently conserved properties in the Black River watershed of Thurston and Grays Harbor Counties. Project sites are protected by Capitol Land Trust through conservation easements and fee ownership. This project is part of a larger strategic initiative to conserve and restore important habitat along the Black River. Restoration activities include: riparian plantings and habitat enhancements on the shoreline of the Black River; shoreline planting, habitat enhancements, a culvert removal, and road removal to restore hydrologic and biological processes in the Tilley Wetlands Complex; invasive plant removal, and native plant installation to buffer a rare bog wetland; derelict structure removal in a forested wetland; and design and construction to replace two barrier culverts on Darlin Creek with a bridge; removing trails in sensitive areas and replacing them with trails on better areas; remove old tires on the Mima Creek property. Priority species supported include Chinook, Chum, Coho, steelhead, cutthroat, and Searun Cutthroat, in addition to migratory waterfowl, native amphibians and non-anadromous fish.
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FUNDING SOURCES
FUNDING ENTRIES FROM GRANT PROJECT AGREEMENT
TypeDateFunding OrgFunding ProgramMatchAmount
Requested12/04/2015Recreation and Conservation OfficeWA Coast Rst Resiliency Proj$613,030.00
Allocated04/25/2019Recreation and Conservation OfficeCBS Habitat Rest. Project$100,000.00
Allocated04/25/2019Recreation and Conservation OfficeWA Coast Rst Resiliency Proj$613,970.00
Spent12/05/2016Recreation and Conservation OfficeCBS Habitat Rest. Project-$119,000.00
Spent12/05/2017Recreation and Conservation OfficeSalmon State Projects-$0.00
Spent04/25/2019Capitol Land TrustMatch-$0.00
Spent04/25/2019Recreation and Conservation OfficeWA Coast Rst Resiliency Proj-$594,970.00
Grant Project Agreement Totals Proposed Requested Allocated Spent Balance
$713,970.00 $613,030.00 $713,970.00 $713,970.00 $0.00
OTHER FUNDING (Funding that is NOT in a grant project agreement)
TypeDateFunding OrgFunding ProgramMatchAmount
Other Funding Totals Proposed Requested Allocated Spent Balance
Grand Totals Proposed Requested Allocated Spent Balance
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LOCATION
Sections:11
Legislative District 2022:35
Lead Entity Area:Chehalis Basin
Chinook-Pop (ESU):Chinook-Washington Coast, Not Warranted
Chum-Pop (ESU):Chum-Pacific Coast, Not Warranted
Coho-Pop (ESU):Coho-Southwest Washington, Not Determined
HUC12:Lower Black River (171001030505)
Steelhead-Pop (ESU):Steelhead-Washington Coast, Not Warranted
Township:T16NR03W
County:Thurston
WRIA:Upper Chehalis
HUC8:Upper Chehalis (17100103)
Salmon Recovery Regions:Washington Coast
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ACTIVITY-FISH PASSAGE IMPROVEMENT PCSRF
* Miles of Stream Made Accessible
114%
1.97 Actual
1.73 Planned
Miles
*Number of Blockages/Impediments/Barriers Impeding Passage
300%
3 Actual
1 Planned
Number
Number of bridges
150%
3 Actual
2 Planned
Number
ACTIVITY-RIPARIAN HABITAT PROJECT PCSRF
* Total Riparian Acres Treated
123%
15.7 Actual
12.8 Planned
Acres
* Total Riparian Miles Streambank Treated
100%
1.08 Actual
1.08 Planned
Miles
Acres of riparian treated for plant removal/control
100%
3.3 Actual
3.3 Planned
Acres
Acres Planted in riparian
124%
15.5 Actual
12.5 Planned
Acres
Miles of streambank treated for plant removal/controlNot entered
ACTIVITY-WETLAND PROJECT PCSRF
Total Acres Of Wetland Area Treated
433%
1.3 Actual
0.3 Planned
Acres