Salmonid Restoration Federation

December 2016 eNewsletter Highlights

North Coast Water Conservation Workshop

Please join SRF, Sanctuary Forest, Cal Trout, Trout Unlimited, and Humboldt Steelhead Days for an exciting North Coast Water Conservation Workshop on Friday, January 13 at the Fortuna River Lodge to learn about community water conservation programs, water rights, greywater installation, and building resilience for salmon recovery.

For more info please visit our website. More details will be added shortly.

Final Agenda and Registration for the SRF Conference to Open Soon

The 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference will be March 29 - April 1, 2017 in Davis, CA.

The Final Agenda and registration information will be posted soon. We will announce this information by e-mail and on our Facebook page.

Field tours include Watershed Day at the Capitol, a Legislative Tour; Stanislaus River Rafting to Restoration Sites; Yolo Bypass and Putah Creek Restoration Projects; Fins, Feathers, Farms and Floodplain Fecundity: Multi-Use Floodplain Projects in the Lower Sacramento Valley; and American River Gravel Augmentation and Floodplain Restoration Sites.

Workshops will include What We've Learned About West Coast Floodplains: Lessons from the Landscape; Fish Passage: Tidewater to the Sierra and Back; and a State of Beaver Restoration in California workshop.

Register for the 2017 SRF Conference Poster Session

SRF welcomes your attendance and participation in the 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference Poster Session that will be held Friday, March 31, 2017 from 7 – 10 pm at the Veterans Memorial Center in Davis, CA.

Visit our website for additional information about the Poster Session. If you would like to present during the Poster Session, please pre-register by filling out this form.

Featured Workshop at the 2017 SRF Conference

Fish Passage from Tidewater to the Sierra workshop coordinated by Michael Love of Michael Love & Associates and Mike Garello of HDR Engineering.

Click here to read the descriptions of the four full-day workshops that will take place at the conference.

Featured Field Tour at the 2017 SRF Conference

Stanislaus River Rafting to Restoration Sites presented by J.D. Wikert of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Click here to see the descriptions of the field tours that will be offered during the conference.

SRF Conference FAQs

Please see our FAQs page for information about the poster session, awards, and group hotel blocks for the 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference.

SRF Hiring Project Assistant
Applications Due Friday, December 16

SRF will be hiring a Project Assistant to join our team. The application deadline is Friday, December 16 but candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP. We hope to train for this position by the end of December.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and your resume or CV electronically to Please write "Project Assistant application" in the subject line. Click here to see the job description.

2017 Award Nominations Open

Please submit 200 words or more to nominate candidates for the illustrious Restorationist of the Year Award, the Golden Pipe Award for Innovation, the Lifetime Achievement Award, and the new Gordon Becker Memorial River Advocate Award.

The restoration community mourns the loss of our colleague and friend, Gordon Becker, who is memorialized in this beautiful tribute. The Gordon Becker Memorial River Advocate Award is for candidates who have been strong river advocates or stewards.

These awards will be presented at the 2017 Salmonid Restoration Conference. Nominations should be sent to by February 8, 2017. Please write "Award Nominations" in the subject line.

Co-sponsor the 2017 SRF Conference

Please click here to learn more about the benefits of becoming a conference co-sponsor. Co-sponsorship inquiries can be sent to

Putah Creek Council Seeks Executive Director

Working with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director manages the Council’s programs and projects, supervises staff, and oversees the organization’s day-to-day operations.

For additional information and application instructions, click here.

NRM Seeks Staff Hydrologist

Natural Resources Management Corporation (NRM) is accepting applications from qualified professionals with experience in hydrology and soil erosion assessment. NRM is a full-service forestry and environmental consulting firm with headquarters in Eureka, California.

Click here for additional information about the Staff Hydrologist position.

Regional Water Board Positions

Several new positions have been posted for the Regional Water Board’s new Cannabis Regulatory Unit:

Pacific Watershed Associates is Hiring

The Petaluma Office of Pacific Watershed Associates Inc. has an exciting position opening for a Geologic/Watershed Field Technician(s). The announcement is active and is “open until filled.”

Click here to view and download the job announcement.

Give the Gift of Ray Troll this Holiday Season

If you're looking for the perfect holiday gift for your fish-centric friend or family member, look no further! Visit our merchandise page to see our full line of Ray Troll t-shirts (including the Deep Forest Conference t-shirt), hoodies, aprons, and more.