CCFEG Lower White River Floodplain Rehabilitation Design
#SRP-12-18536 #SRP-12-18536
 Wenatchee Sub-basin White River CCFEG Lower White River Floodplain Rehabilitation Design
Organization Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board Lead Entity
Sponsor Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group
Status Completed
Schedule Start Date: 12/1/2012 End Date: 6/9/2014
Priority 1
Category Category: Planning
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DESCRIPTION
The Lower White River Floodplain Rehabilitation project seeks to improve the health and function of approximately 700 acres of riparian and floodplain habitats on lands managed for conservation by the Chelan Douglas Land Trust and the WA Department of Fish and Wildlife. This phase will seek to develop forest and floodplain restoration scenarios and three preliminary designs. The designs and forest management plan will clearly identify limiting factors within this reach and develop specific restoration perscriptions. This effort will also help build community support and conscensus for future land management activities. The White River is a Category 1 watershed (UCSRB) and primary tributary to Lake Wenatchee contributing 25% of the flow to the Wenatchee River. The UCRTT identifies Floodplain and Riparian Restoration on the lower White River a Tier 1 priority habitat action. Salmonid presence in the White includes Spring Chinook and sockeye salmon, steelhead, cutthroat and bull trout. The White has one of the strongest remaining sockeye runs in the lower 48 states (also one of only two viable sockeye runs in the Columbia basin; USFS 1998m). Historic logging and agricultural practices have significantly altered the forest composition and floodplain hydrology in the Lower White. Many species benefit from healthy riparian zones and off-channel areas, and salmonids in particular could see a marked improvement in their habitat by implementation of some of the recommendations generat
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FUNDING SOURCES
FUNDING ENTRIES FROM GRANT PROJECT AGREEMENT
TypeDateFunding OrgFunding ProgramMatchAmount
Allocated03/21/2013Salmon Recovery Funding Board$140,000.00
Grant Project Agreement Totals Proposed Requested Allocated Spent Balance
$140,000.00 $0.00 $140,000.00 $0.00 $140,000.00
OTHER FUNDING (Funding that is NOT in a grant project agreement)
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LOCATION
Sections:10
Legislative District 2022:12
County:Chelan
Chinook-Pop (ESU):Chinook-Upper Columbia River Spring, Wenatchee River, Endangered
Chinook2-Pop (ESU):Chinook-Upper Columbia River Summer/Fall, Not Warranted
HUC12:Lower White River (170200110105)
Sockeye-Pop (ESU):Sockeye-Lake Wenatchee, Not Warranted
Steelhead-Pop (ESU):Steelhead-Upper Columbia River, Wenatchee River, Threatened
Township:T27NR16E
Lead Entity Area:Upper Columbia
Salmon Recovery Regions:Upper Columbia River
WRIA:Wenatchee
HUC8:Wenatchee (17020011)
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