2022 Proposals Under Review

The 2022 Yakima Basin grant round is complete. Our Board of Directors approved the ranked funding list below on August 10, 2022 and the list was submitted to the state on August 12, 2022. Final grant decisions were announced at the September SRFB meeting.

The table below outlines the recommended funding list approved by the YBFWRB Board of Directors. We received an allocation of $2,857,167 in the Yakima Basin. For more information, please see the 2022 Yakima Basin SRFB Submission Report.

In addition to the regular grant round, our committees also received and reviewed three proposals for the SRFB’s new funding program for projects over $5 million.

They also recommended that the Board forward to the SRFB for consideration as a Targeted Investment Gap to Gap Ecosystem Restoration, Construction Implementation, which was awarded $3,612,109 in addition to $1,184,865 awarded from the program for projects over $5 million.

2022 Funded Projects

Project Sponsor/Project NameRequestTotal w/ Match
Kittitas Conservation Trust Thorp Reach Acquisition$940,178


Yakama Nation
River Mile 89.5 Project – Phase 2$960,000


Yakama Nation Wahtum Creek Culvert Replacement Design$285,000


Kittitas Conservation Trust Hanson Ponds Preliminary Designs$147,009


Trout UnlimitedLittle Creek channel complexity – pilot project$36,212


Trout UnlimitedSwauk Creek: Supplemental Flows P&C Designs$199,298


Mid‐Columbia Fisheries Enhancement
Lower Cowiche Floodplain Restoration, Request for Budget Increase$87,366
Mid‐Columbia Fisheries Enhancement
Whiskey Creek Barriers$98,800
Mid‐Columbia Fisheries Enhancement
Cowiche Creek Restoration Design, RM 0.7$72,000
Mid‐Columbia Fisheries Enhancement
Cabin Creek Restoration Assessment$31,304TBD