Clearwater Focus Watershed; Nez Perce Tribe, 2003-2004 Annual Report.
The Nez Perce Tribe Department of Fisheries Resource Management, Watershed Division, approaches watershed restoration with a goal to protect, restore, and enhance a connected network of functioning habitat types capable of supporting all fish life stages. Its goal is also to re-establish normal patterns of production, dispersal, and exchange of genetic information within the 1855 Treaty Area. The Nez Perce Tribe began watershed restoration projects within the Clearwater River Subbasin in 1996. Progress has been made in restoring the sub-basin by excluding cattle from critical riparian areas through fencing, stabilizing stream banks, decommissioning roads, and upgrading culverts. Coordination of these projects is critical to the success of the restoration of the sub-basin. Coordination activities also includes: inter and intra-department coordination, sub-basin assessment and planning, involving government and private organizations, and treaty area coordination.
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R&D Project: 199706000; TRN: US200718%%99
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- Resource Type:
- Technical Report
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- Related Information: From the title page: "NPT Clearwater Focus Watershed, Annual Report CY 2003 (6/1/03 - 5/31/04)"
- Research Org:
- Nez Perce Tribe Fisheries/Watershed Program
- Sponsoring Org:
- United States. Bonneville Power Administration.
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 13 HYDRO ENERGY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; CATTLE; DECOMMISSIONING; FISHERIES; GENETICS; HABITAT; PLANNING; PRODUCTION; RESOURCE MANAGEMENT; RIVERS; WATERSHEDS Watershed management - Idaho - Clearwater River Watershed
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