PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has decided to provide funding for implementation of the Crooked River Valley Rehabilitation Project in Idaho County, Idaho. Crooked River is a tributary of the South Fork of the Clearwater River which in turn is a tributary of the Snake River. The project area involves the lower two miles of Crooked River and the surrounding valley. Project activities consists of moving dredge tailings, reconstructing floodplains and a portion of the stream channel, installing wood debris for bank structure and instream fish habitat, constructing side channels and wetlands, and replanting vegetation. Rehabilitation activities will improve tributary fish habitat and water quality in the Crooked River.

The U.S. Forest Service, Nez Perce - Clearwater National Forests (Forests) was the lead agency for preparation of the environmental impact statement (EIS). The Nez Perce Tribe (NPT) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and BPA were cooperating agencies. As cooperating agencies, the NPT, USACE, and BPA assisted with the preparation of the EIS, including assisting the Forests' administrative review process (36 CFR Part 218, subpart A and B).

CONTACT

For BPA information, contact:
Brenda Aguirre Toll-free: 800-622-4519
Environmental Protection Specialist Direct line: 503-230-5928
Bonneville Power Administration - ECF-4 Email: baguirre@bpa.gov 
P.O. Box 3621
Portland, OR 97208-3621

For Forest Service information, contact
Jennie G. Fischer Toll-free: 208-983-4048
CRVR Team Leader Cell phone: 208-983-7414
South Zone NEPA Planner Email: jfischer02@fs.fed.us 
Forest Service
Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests
Salmon and Red River Ranger Districts
104 Airport Road
Grangeville ID 83530

DOCUMENTS

BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION RECORD OF DECISION
Public Letter (08/21/2015)
Record of Decision (08/13/2015)
Mitigation Action Plan (08/13/2015)

FOREST SERVICE FINAL ROD
Public Letter (07/21/2015)
Final Record of Decision (July 2015)

FOREST SERVICE FINAL EIS
Final EIS (June 2015)

FOREST SERVICE DRAFT EIS
Public Letter (03/12/2014)
Draft EIS (March 2014)

FOREST SERVICE SCOPING
Public Letter (11/30/2012)
Map 1 - Vicinity Map
Map 2 - Project Map