3rd Steelhead Summit
SRF will host the 3rd Steelhead Summit December 3 - 5, 2018 in Ventura, CA. The theme will be Conservation Strategies for Steelhead Recovery.
The agenda will highlight conservation strategies for steelhead recovery, including origins of steelhead life history variation; risk mitigation strategies; monitoring and limiting factors; adapting to climate change, drought, floods, and wildfire; post-fire watershed health and planning; balancing habitat and public safety; instream flow needs, permitting, and enhancement; and building support for flow enhancement and groundwater recharge.
The full-day symposium will be followed by concurrent field tours that focus on Santa Monica Bay monitoring and restoration projects; Thomas Fire and flood impacts on Steelhead in Santa Barbara; habitat above Matilija Dam to restoration projects in the Ojai Valley. On the final day, there is a concurrent flow enhancement and water rights workshop and a tour of fish passage and restoration projects in the Lower Santa Ynez River basin and Gaviota Coast.