UCSRB staff sent the regional Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) project list to the state for its review. Link here to the updated Regional project list: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/87126572/News%20Letter/Copy%20of%20UC%202013%20Project%20List%2010-6-13.pdf

A few facts:

  • There is a total of $4,427,506 requested from the SRFB with a total regional allocation of $1,953,000.
  • Out of a total of 20 proposed projects, 7 appear to be within the regional allocation.  All other projects are considered alternates and willbe funded sequentially if funds become available.
  • The Tributary Committee (PUD mitigation funding) will be contributing $1,036,500 towards projects in the Upper Columbia.
  • The SRFB’s Technical Review Panel is currently reviewing the regional list.  SRFB will make final funding decisions in early December.