Rogue River Basin Habitat Restoration Program Riparian Stewardship

The summary for the Rogue River Basin Habitat Restoration Program Riparian Stewardship grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Bureau of Reclamation Pacific Northwest Region, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Rogue River Basin Habitat Restoration Program Riparian Stewardship: In 2012, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released a Biological Opinion (BiOp) for the Rogue River Basin that identifies restoration of 18 acres of riparian area in the Bear Creek watershed. In 2014, Reclamation awarded a cooperative agreement with The Freshwater Trust [The Trust] to implement the initial phases of the riparian restoration to improve the populations of coho salmon habitat in Bear, Emigrant, and South Fork Little Butte Creeks. By 2019, the initial phases of this project will be completed and ongoing stewardship for the Large Woody Materials (LWM) and riparian sites will be needed. This proposal will be for the maintenance, monitoring, and landowner payment costs that are expected to continue to accrue for a minimum of 5 years on project sites. This effort is part of a Reasonable and Prudent Alternative to reduce the risk of jeopardy to threatened Southern Oregon and Northern California Coast (SONCC) Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). As part of the BiOp commitments, Reclamation submitted to NMFS a Riparian Zone Management Plan for the restoration of three miles (18 acres) of riparian zone within the Bear Creek watershed to mitigate impacts to threatened SONCC Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchs kisutch) arising from the operation and maintenance of the Rogue River Basin Project (Rogue River Project). The Trust has worked on many habitat restoration projects in Oregon, particularly streamside and aquatic restoration on the Rogue River and its tributaries. The Trust's aquatic restoration program has successfully created crucial habitat for winter and summer rearing Coho Salmon and steelhead, where it has been lost or severely degraded, through the development of numerous side channels, meanders, large woody structures, and pool tailouts. The aquatic restoration program is further enhanced by their riparian restoration program, which ensures successive streamside vegetation that will contribute shade and, ultimately, wood to streams. With local staff, The Trust developed a trusting working relationship with several private landowners negotiating and securing agreements and identifying project locations for riparian restoration which has resulted in improved riparian conditions on private lands. They continue to help Reclamation complete its Rogue River Basin riparian restoration requirements through the maintenance and monitoring of existing restoration projects in the Bear Creek watershed that will improve threatened SONCC Coho Salmon and their habitat.
Federal Grant Title: Rogue River Basin Habitat Restoration Program Riparian Stewardship
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation Pacific Northwest Region (DOI-BOR-PN)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BOR-PN-18-N013
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.517
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 31st, 2018
Original Application Deadline: August 31st, 2018
Posted Date: August 17th, 2018
Creation Date: August 17th, 2018
Archive Date: September 1st, 2018
Total Program Funding: $369,247
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $369,247
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 17th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This funding announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the Bureau of Reclamation's intention to fund the following project activities without full and open competition
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Michele McGinnis
Phone 208-378-5038
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