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

Tours at the 38th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Lost Padres Dam, Current Ladder and Trap
Los Padres Fish Passage Projects
9:00am - 5:00pm

Tour Coordinators:

Brian LeNeve, Carmel River Steelhead Association
Haley Ohms, PhD, University of California Santa Cruz & NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Beverly Chaney, Associate Fisheries Biologist, Monterey Peninsula Water Management District
Cal Am Dam Keeper

Pescadero Creek
It Takes A Watershed: Fisheries Recovery in the Butano/Pescadero Watershed
9:00am - 5:00pm

Tour Leaders:
Jim Robins, Alnus Ecological
Kellyx Nelson and Joe Issel, San Mateo RCD
Tim Hyland, CA State Parks
Joe Pecharich, NOAA RC
Jon Jankovitz, CDFW
John Klochak, USFWS
Chris Hammersmark and Sam Diaz, cbec, Inc.

Aerial view of the San Clemente site, Carmel River (post-removal)
Restoring Processes - San Clemente Dam Removal and Floodplain Restoration, Carmel River
9:00am - 5:00pm
Field Tour Coordinator:
Tommy Williams, PhD, NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Tour Leaders:
Brian Cluer, NMFS West Coast Region California Coastal Office
Amy East, USGS Pacific Coastal Marine Science Center
Christy Fischer, Santa Lucia Conservancy
Tim Frahm, Trout Unlimited
Rafael Payan, Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Before the Restoration, mountain biking photo (2001)
18 Years of Managing Mountain Bikes, Sediment, and Legacy Logging to Improve Salmonid Habitat
9:00am - 5:00pm
Tour Coordinators:

Aaron Hébert, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Jonathan Owens, Balance Hydrologics

San Lorenzo Lagoon
Salmonid Recovery in the San Lorenzo River Watershed: Water, Wood and Working with Neighbors
9:00am - 5:00pm

Tour leaders: 
Kristen Kittleson, County of Santa Cruz
Chris Berry, City of Santa Cruz

Mouth of Scotts Creek
Scotts Creek Tour: A Three-Pronged Approach to Coho Recovery
9:00am - 5:00pm
Field Tour Leaders:
Santa Cruz Resource Conservation District
Cal Poly’s Swanton Ranch
Joseph Kiernan, NOAA Fisheries