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Clearwater Subbasin Actions (draft)

This list includes current and proposed actions submitted to the Council during the 2009 Fish and Wildlife Program Amendment process, which may not match cbfish.org's current list of projects.
Also see actions not currently associated with given limiting factors.

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Recommended ActionProject Number Or OtherRecommended ByRPAsWork elementsAquatic Limiting Factors Associated
Actions associated with one or more limiting factors
Lapwai Cr Anadromous Habitat200207000 IDFG/OSC 35, 5614 elements25
Rehabilitate Newsome Creek - S200003500 NPT 35, 567 elements18
Protect & Restore Red River Watershed200207200 NPT 35, 569 elements18
Protect and Restore Lolo Creek Watershed199607702 NPT 35, 50, 567 elements16
Meadow Creek Watershed Restoration199607705 NPT 35, 50, 568 elements16
Big Canyon Fish Habitat199901500 IDFG/OSC 8 elements15
Restore Potlatch R Watershed200206100 IDFG/OSC 35, 50, 56, 5713 elements15
Protect and Restore the Upper Lochsa Watershed200739500 NPT 356 elements15
Protect and Restore Lapwai Creek Watershed199901700 NPT 3510 elements14
Protect & Restore the Big Canyon Creek Watershed199901600 NPT 35, 50, 567 elements11
Protect And Restore Mill Creek200003600 NPT 35, 564 elements8
Restore and Protect American River Watershed200714200 NPT 6
Lower Clearwater River/Potlatch River Watershed Management Plan Implementation200860400 IDFG/OSC 356 elements4
Clearwater Focus Watershed Restoration Coordination *199706000 NPT 3
Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery Operations & Maintenance198335000 NPT 50, 62, 643 elements2
Listed Stock Chinook Salmon Gamete Preservation *199703800 NPT 51, 62, 642
Nutrient Enhancement Project200860700 IDFG/OSC 512
Protect and Restore the Lower Lochsa  NPT/CBFWA 9
Protect and Restore Potlatch River Basin  NPT 8
Miscellaneous actions to enhance riparian habitat and reduce sediment [for bull trout and westslope cutthroat trout]  IDFG/OSC 4
Miscellaneous measures to protect, enhance and rehabilitate existing riparian habitat, reduce sediment delivery [for bull trout, westslope cutthroat trout, kokanee, redband trout and mountain whitefish]  CBFWA 4
Miscellaneous actions to assess the impact of anthropogenic migration barriers [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead] *  IDFG/OSC 3
Channel / Riparian Rehabilitation in Newsome Creek, Red River, and Miscellaneous other tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Miscellaneous actions to protect and improve tributary habitat based on biological needs and prioritized actions [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC 3
Miscellaneous measures to restore connectivity, food base and nutrients to historic levels [for bull trout, westslope cutthroat trout, redband trout and mountain whitefish]  CBFWA 3
Riparian Rehabilitation in Colt Killed Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Riparian Rehabilitation in Meadow Creek, Mill Creek and John's Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Road Decommissioning and road drainage improvements, Weed Control in Eldorado Creek and O'Hara Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Road Decommissioning and road drainage improvements, Weed Control in Musselshell Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Road Decommissioning and road drainage improvements, Weed Control in Yoosa Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Road Decommissioning, Road Improvement, Culvert Removal / Repalcement in Newsome Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Road Decommissioning, Soil Restoration, Culvert Removal / Replacement, Weed Control in Meadow Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Road obliteration and road drainage improvements in Lolo Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Wetland restoration to increase groundwater recharge; Address indirectly by increasing refugia through improved channel complexity; Riparian planting; Conversion to deep aquifer wells in Potlach River Basin [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Wetland restoration to increase groundwater recharge; Riparian and upland planting; Conversion to deep aquifer wells; remove surface water reservoirs in Big Canyon Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 3
Miscellaneous measures to reduce impacts from introduced species [for bull trout, westslope cutthroat trout and redband trout]  CBFWA 2
Agriculture BMPs, Road Management, Riparian Restoration, Wetland restoration, beaver restoration, debris jams in Weippe Prairie and lower canyon tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Increase refugia through improved channel complexity; Wetland restoration; LWD; debris jams in Camas Prairie tributaries and Weippe Prairie and lower canyon tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Increase stream flow- wetland restoration, riparian restoration, conversion to deep aquifer wells, reduce or remove surface water withdrawals, agricultural and silvacultural BMPs in Big Canyon Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Miscellaneous actions to improve habitat access, specifically culvert removal [for bull trout and westslope cutthroat trout]  IDFG/OSC 2
Miscellaneous actions to improve water quality [for bull trout and westslope cutthroat trout]  IDFG/OSC 2
Miscellaneous actions to reduce impacts from and competition with introduced/invasive species [for bull trout and westslope cutthroat trout]  IDFG/OSC 2
Miscellaneous actions to restore connectivity, food base, and nutrients to historic levels [for bull trout]  IDFG/OSC 2
Miscellaneous measures to improve habitat access [for bull trout, westslope cutthroat trout, redband trout and mountain whitefish]  CBFWA 2
Miscellaneous measures to improve water quality [for bull trout, westslope cutthroat trout, redband trout and mountain whitefish]  CBFWA 2
Miscellaneous measures to mitigate for impeded and blocked passage [for anadromous fish]  CBFWA 2
Primarily actions in tributaries (listed above) reducing sediment inputs into mainstem, some coop work with IDOT along Highway 14. In SF Mainstem [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Remove or modify culverts which have been identified as fish barriers [for bull trout, westslope cutthroat trout, redband trout and mountain whitefish]  CBFWA 2
Revegetation to allow for woody debris recruitment and riparian area cover. Land Acquisition in the Crooked Fork [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Riparian fencing, planting, levee setbacks in Jim Brown Creek /Non-Federal Land [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Riparian planting in Lolo Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Riparian planting, LWD or rock placement, wetland area and riparian zone restoration; agricultural and silvacultural BMPs in Lapwai Creek Basin and Big Canyon Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Riparian planting, placement of LWD or rock in Potlach River Basin [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Riparian planting, placement of LWD or rock, wetland area and riparian zone restoration; agricultural and silvacultural BMPs in Big Canyon Creek and Camas Prarie tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Riparian Rehabilitation & Large Woody Debris in Eldorado Creek and O'Hara Creek[for steelhead]  NPT 2
Riparian Rehabilitation & Large Woody Debris in Musselshell Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Riparian Rehabilitation & Sediment Filters in Lower Selway River [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Decommissioning, Culvert Removal / Replacement, Noxious Weed Control in Badger-Wendover [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Decommissioning, Road Improvement, Culvert Removal / Replacement, Weed Control in Red River and Miscellaneous other tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Decommissioning,Culvert Removal / Replacement, Noxious Weed Control in Colt Killed Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Decommissioning,Culvert Removal / Replacement, Noxious Weed Control in Fishing Creek (formerly Squaw) [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Decommissioning,Culvert Removal / Replacement, Noxious Weed Control in Legendary Bear (Papoose) [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Decommissioning,Culvert Removal / Replacement, Noxious Weed Control in Lower Loscha (Fish Creek to Pete King Creek) [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Decommissioning,Culvert Removal / Replacement, Noxious Weed Control in Middle Loscha North Face Tribs (from Post Office to Bald Mountain) [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Improvement, Road Decommissioning, Weed Control in Ten Mile Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Improvement, Weed Control in Mill Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road obliteration and road drainage improvements in Jim Brown Creek /Non-Federal Land [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Road Removal and Improvement/ Land Acquisition in Crooked Fork [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Various ag. BMPs; Wetland restoration, LWD, Livestock management, debris jams, beaver reintroduction in Potlach River Basin and Camas Prarie tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Various ag. BMPs; Wetland restoration, LWD, Livestock management, debris jams, beaver reintroduction, Enforcement of clean-water statutes. In Lapwai Creek Basin [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Wetland restoration to increase groundwater recharge; Riparian and upland planting; Conversion to deep aquifer wells; remove surface water reservoirs in Lapwai Creek Basin [for steelhead]  NPT 2
Assess stream crossings and anthropogenic migration barriers to determine actions necessary for salmonid passage. Provide for salmonid passage at identified passage barriers in Potlach River Basin [for steelhead] *  NPT 1
Miscellaneous actions to remove exotic species [for westslope cutthroat trout] *  IDFG/OSC 1
Actions (listed above) in tributaries improving temp conditions in mainistem. In SF Mainstem [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Assess stream crossings and anthropogenic migration barriers to determine actions necessary for salmonid passage. Provide passage at anthropogenic barriers in Clearwater Mountain tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Channel reconstruction, floodplain restoration, LWD, constructed debris jams in Lapwai Creek Basin [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement in Jim Brown Creek /Non-Federal Land, and Lower Selway River [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement in Newsome Creek, Meadow Creek, Mill Creek, Red River, and Miscellaneous other tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement in Yoosa Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement or Removal in Badger-Wendover [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement or Removal in Fishing Creek (formerly Squaw) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement or Removal in Legendary Bear (Papoose) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement or Removal in Middle Loscha North Face Tribs (from Post Office to Bald Mountain) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement or Removal, Remove engineered instream structures in Lower Loscha (Fish Creek to Pete King Creek) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement or Removal/ Land Acquistion in Crooked Fork [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement, Eldorado Falls Adjustment in Eldorado Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Culvert Replacement, Eldorado Falls Adjustment in Lolo Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Kooskia National Fish Hatchery facility improvements and expansion - Clear Cr. Spring Chinook  NPT 1
Limited site-specific opportunities; road assessment/management; implement stream buffers for timber harvest practices in Clearwater Mountain tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Miscellaneous actions to increase abundance of native forage [for bull trout]  IDFG/OSC 1
Miscellaneous actions to reconnect population to mainstem Clearwater River to restore access to overwinter habitat, and allow mixing with other populations [for westslope cutthroat trout]  IDFG/OSC 1
Miscellaneous actions to reduce illegal harvest [for bull trout]  IDFG/OSC 1
Miscellaneous measures to reduce illegal harvest [for bull trout]  CBFWA 1
Miscellaneous measures to reduce impacts of competition with invasive species [for bull trout and westslope cutthroat trout]  CBFWA 1
Modify anthrpogenic passage barriers to accomodate salmonid passage in Lapwai Creek Basin [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Musselshell Tunnel/ Stream Relocation, Culvert Replacement in Musselshell Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Red River Meadows Land Acquisition / Conservation Easements in Red River [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Reduce hydrologic connection of ag. fields and roads; boulder placement, Address disfunctional hydrograph through wetland area and riparian zone restoration; agricultural and silvacultural BMPs. In Potlach River Basin [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian buffer implementation; road assessment/management; Planning and zoning to address development; livestock fencing; Riparian planting in Lapwai Creek Basin [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian fencing, planting, railroad grade obliteration, channel reconstruction; LWD; Constructed debris jams; beaver reintroduction in Potlach River Basin [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian fencing, planting, streambank bioengineering in Jim Brown Creek /Non-Federal Land [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian Rehabilitation & Large Woody Debris in Lolo Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian Rehabilitation & Large Woody Debris in Yoosa Creek [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian Rehabilitation in Badger-Wendover [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian Rehabilitation in Fishing Creek (formerly Squaw) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian Rehabilitation in Legendary Bear (Papoose) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian Rehabilitation in Lower Loscha (Fish Creek to Pete King Creek) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian Rehabilitation in Middle Loscha North Face Tribs (from Post Office to Bald Mountain) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Riparian restoration; planting; planning and zoning; Riparian buffer implementation; road assessment/management in Big Canyon Creek, Camas Prairie tributaries, and Weippe Prairie and lower canyon tributaries [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Road Removal, Riparian Rehabilitation in Fishing Creek (formerly Squaw) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Road Removal, Riparian Rehabilitation in Legendary Bear (Papoose) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Road Removal, Riparian Rehabilitation in Lower Loscha (Fish Creek to Pete King Creek) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
Road Removal, Riparian Rehabilitation in Middle Loscha North Face Tribs (from Post Office to Bald Mountain) [for steelhead]  NPT 1
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Actions not associated with any limiting factors
Develop suitable population, species, and habitat monitoring protocols for mitigation lands/habitats based on ecosystem management and subbasin plans [for wildlife]  IDFG/OSC Wildlife
Implement cooperative mitigation [for wildlife]  IDFG/OSC Wildlife
Incorporate loss assessments and mitigation measures into the program [for wildlife]  IDFG/OSC Wildlife
Mitigate for secondary and operational losses to resident fish and wildlife resulting from the federal hydrosystem [for wildlife]  IDFG/OSC Wildlife
Quantify impacts to wildlife and resident fish and ecosystems from extirpation of anadromous fish, and from reseroir and river management and drawdowns [for wildlife]  IDFG/OSC Wildlife
B-run steelhead supplementation effectiveness research in Lolo Creek and South Fork Clearwater  NPT RME
Chinook and Steelhead Genotyping for Genetic Stock Identification (GSI) at Lower Granite Dam201002600 IDFG/OSC 50, 62RME
Distribution and Abundance Monitoring of Oncorhynchus mykiss within the Lower Clearwater Subbasin200723300 NPT 50, 56RME
Dworshak Dam Resident Fish Mitigation200700300 IDFG/OSC RME
Evaluate Stream Habitat- Nez Perce Tribe Watershed Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Plan200206800 NPT 56RME
Genetic methods to assist management [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC RME
Idaho Natural Production Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)199107300 IDFG/OSC 50RME
Idaho Steelhead Monitoring and Evaluation Studies199005500 IDFG/OSC 50, 53, 54, 55, 56, 62, 71RME
Lolo Creek Permanent Weir Construction201003800 FCRPS BiOp 50RME
Miscellaneous actions for lamprey data collection  NPT RME
Miscellaneous actions to determine fish population response to habitat improvement actions [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC RME
Miscellaneous actions to determine population status [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC RME
Miscellaneous actions to determine the contribution of adult hatchery on spawning grounds [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC RME
Miscellaneous actions to determine the ecological impacts to natural populations of salmon associated with the release of juvenile hatchery-origin fish [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC RME
Miscellaneous actions to determine the feasibility, need, and fish population response to artificial nutrification efforts [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC RME
Miscellaneous actions to determine the reproductive contribution of hatchery fish [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC RME
Miscellaneous actions to implement and evaluate supplementation strategies [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC RME
Natural-origin Snake River Steelhead MPG Abundance via radio tagging and genetic stock indexing (GSI) at Lower Granite Dam, with special attention to B-run.  NPT RME
Nez Perce Harvest Monitoring200206000 NPT 62RME
Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery M&E198335003 NPT 50, 56, 62, 63, 64RME
Selway River Monitoring [for spring Chinook salmon]  IDFG/OSC RME
Snake River Chinook and Steelhead Parental Based Tagging201003100 IDFG/OSC 50, 62RME
Snake River Steelhead annual steelhead run-reconstruction of hatchery returns, harvest, and escapement to known and unknown population areas.  NPT RME
Clearwater Focus Program199608600 IDFG/OSC 3 elementsother
Miscellaneous actions for kokanee, mountain whitefish and redband trout  IDFG/OSC other
Miscellaneous actions to quantify salmon stray rates and potential genetic consequences [for spring/summer Chinook and summer steelhead]  IDFG/OSC other
Trail improvements in Meadow Creek and Wilderness Area (Moose Creek, Upper Selway River, etc.) [for steelhead]  NPT other
Miscellaneous measures for kokanee  CBFWA not directed to a focal species in the subbasin
Miscellaneous measures for redband trout  CBFWA not directed to a focal species in the subbasin
Clearwater River spring Chinook smolt production at Nez Perce Tribal Hatchery  NPT does not address given factors
Resident Fish Substitution Program / Nez Perce Trout Ponds199501300 NPT 3 elementsdoes not address given factors
South Fork Clearwater steelhead supplementation  NPT does not address given factors
Actions in this table are not guaranteed funding.
This information is subject to change and needs regional review