Salmonid Restoration Federation
Drought, Fire, and Floods—Can Salmon and the Restoration Field Adapt?
April 23 - 26, 2019
Santa Rosa, California

The 37th Annual Conference was held in Santa Rosa, California from Tuesday April 23 to Friday April 26, 2019.

Videos of the plenary speakers and other selected sessions are available on our SRF Vimeo page

Some presentations are available on our website here.

Field Tours

  • Living in a Fire Adapted Landscape: Burn Zone Recovery, Natural Regeneration and Active Restoration in Sonoma County Watersheds
  • Dutch Bill Watershed Streamflow Improvement and Coho-Recovery Tour
  • Integrating Flood Management, Steelhead and Wildlife Restoration in the Napa River Watershed
  • Winter Habitat, Floodplains, and Fish Passage in Lagunitas Creek
  • Exploring a Stage 0 Valley - Aggraded, Avulsed, Restored
  • Dry Creek Field Tour: Partnerships in Habitat Enhancement and Monitoring for Salmonid Recovery
  • PIT Antenna Technology: An Array of Applications in the Russian River Watershed


  • Restoring to Stage 0, Recent Advances and Applications in Process-Based Habitat Restoration
  • Thinking Outside the Channel: Innovative Approaches to Urban Stream Restoration 
  • Assessing Ecological Risks from Streamflow Diversions
  • Growing Impacts: Cannabis and Instream Flows

Concurrent Sessions

  • Data, Planning and Actions for Watershed Resiliency: Fires, Floods and Climate Change
  • Growing Impacts: Cannabis and Instream Flows
  • Floodplains and Functions: From Concept to Creation
  • Salmonid Foodscapes in River Networks
  • Freshwater-Estuarine Transition Zone in Coastal Watersheds 
  • Stage Zero Restoration, Design and Implementation
  • Let The River Run: Insights into Understanding the Klamath Basin
  • Possibility of a Renaissance for Spring-Run Chinook: Fact or Fiction?
  • Summertime Blues: Salmonid Survival and Ecosystem Response at the Base of the Hydrograph
  • Strategies for Improving Streamflow
  • Innovations in the Science and Management of Dry Season Water Supply for Salmonid Recovery in California

Conference Highlights

Finley Community Center and Flamingo Hotel Santa Rosa , CA