Activity:

Restoration

Restoring, enhancing, improving watershed or stream function and process.

Request For Bids - 2017 Underwood In-Lieu Navigation Channel Project

The Yakama Nation’s Underwood In‐Lieu Navigation Channel Project is requesting bids for construction of a Navigation Channel to be implemented adjacent to the mouth of the White Salmon River between November of 2017 and January of 2018. The project will involve all work elements and specifications found in the Project Plans attached to this bid packet.

Request for Bid - Chewuch River Mile 17 to 20 Fish Enhancement Project

***CONTRACTORS SHOULD CHECK THE YAKAMA NATION FISHERIES WEBSITE WEEKLY FOR POTENTIAL UPDATES FOR THIS RFB.***

The purpose of the Chewuch River Mile 17 to 20 Fish Enhancement Project is to re-establish and enhance existing fish habitat in the Chewuch River. The river has been slow to recover from a legacy of instream wood removal that occurred during the early half of the 1900's. Many stands of the forest within the project area and upstream of the project area provide low rates of natural wood recruitment due to historic logging activities, fire, recreation, and road development.

RFP: Beaver Creek Reach 5 Project Design and Engineering Services

Yakama Nation Fisheries is seeking proposals from qualified engineering firms to award a design and engineering services contract in support of salmon habitat restoration activities taking place in Beaver Creek in Okanogan County, Washington.  Based upon the proposals received under this solicitation the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation will award a design contract to the best quality bidder for the Scope of Work described within this RFP.

Natapoc Habitat Enhancement Project (Large Woody Material Option)

 This project entails placing large woody material (LWM) along the mainstem Upper Wenatchee River in crib-like structures.  The length of the treatment will be for approximately 100 yds. however; the treatment will be non-continuous in favor of utilizing gaps in the riparian canopy as well as further minimizing disturbance to riparian bank vegetation for exact structure placement.  

Nason Creek Recreation and Large Wood Assessment

This report presents the findings of the Nason Creek Recreation Assessment.  The goal of this study is to support the work of the Yakama Nation and partners as they continue to seek ways to balance the ecological benefits of habitat restoration projects for salmonid species with the safety and recreation experience of river users.
This study employed a mix of qualitative and quantitative methods to achieve the following objectives:
- Characterize existing boating recreation use levels;