Salmonid Restoration Federation
2020 Vision for California’s Salmonscape
March 31 - April 3, 2020
Santa Cruz, California

Sessions at the 38th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Approaches for Management and Restoration of Central California Coastal Lagoons
Session Coordinator: 
Dane K Behrens, PhD, PE, Environmental Science Associates

Illustration from A Delta Renewed (San Francisco Estuary Institute, 2016) created by Yiping Lu (UC Berkeley)
Understanding Historical Context to Inform Current Salmonid Recovery Planning
Session Coordinator: 
Jay Stallman, Stillwater Sciences
Creating Opportunities for Community Involvement to Address Common Urban Stream Management Issues
Session Coordinators: 
Ann Riley, Co-founder California Urban Streams Partnership
San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board

Sediment: Management Challenges and the Foundation Of Habitat
Session Coordinators: 
Eric Ginney, ESA
Brian Cluer, NOAA

Friday, April 3, 2020

Sea Surface Temperature map of the California Coast
Seascape Ecology: Growth, Survival, and Foraging in the California Current
Session Coordinators: 
Cynthia Le Doux-Bloom, PhD, Humboldt State University, Department of Fisheries Biology
Nate Mantua, PhD, NOAA, Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Anadromous Salmonid Habitat Suitability Criteria
Session Coordinator: 
Mark Gard, USFWS
The Influence of Food Webs on Salmonid Growth and Performance: A Forgotten Link to Species Resilience
Session Coordinator: 
Robert Lusardi, Center for Watershed Sciences, UC Davis
Challenges and Innovations in Salmonid Lifecycle Monitoring in Coastal Streams
Session Coordinator: 
Jack Eschenroeder, Fish Bio
Hydrologic Management Insights from Instrumented Watersheds
Session Coordinators: 
Tim Bailey, Humboldt County Resource Conservation District
David Dralle, Postdoctoral Researcher, Eel River Critical Zone Observatory, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Juvenile Chinook Salmon
Seascape Ecology: Overview, Current Events, Movement, and Migration
Session Coordinators: 
Cynthia Le Doux-Bloom, Humboldt State University, Department of Fisheries Biology
Nate Mantua, NOAA, Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Spring-run Release in the San Joaquin River. Photo by Elif Fehm-Sullivan
The Science Informing Salmonid Reintroductions
Session Coordinator: 
Carlos Garza, NOAA Fisheries, Southwest Fisheries Science Center

(Un)Dam it! Dam Removal and Fish Passage Projects in California
Session Coordinator: 
Darren Mierau, CalTrout North Coast Director