Salmonid Restoration Federation

Sessions at the 40th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Large-scale Fisheries Habitat Restoration in Working Landscapes
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Session Coordinators:
Jay Stallman, Stillwater Sciences
Ann Willis, American Rivers, California Regional Director

Fish Passage Design and Implementation Lessons Learned
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Session Coordinators:
Jason Q. White, Environmental Science Associates
P. Travis James, Michael Love & Associates
Luke Walton, Prunuske Chatham, Inc.

Modeling Salmonid Habitat: Stream State, Forest Conditions, and Future Climates
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Session Coordinator:
Jonathan Halama, MPH, PhD

Evolving Policies and Tools to Advance Salmon Restoration: Flows, Cannabis, and Funding Opportunities
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Session Coordinators:
Kelly Souza, California Department of Fish and Wildlife 
Monty Schmitt, The Nature Conservancy
Matt Clifford, Trout Unlimited

Friday, April 28, 2023

Please May I Get Upstream? Reintroducing Extirpated Salmon Runs Upstream of Dams
9:00am - 12:15pm

Session Coordinators:
Eric Ginney, ESA
Randy Beckwith, DWR
Mike Belchik, Yurok Tribe

Approaches to Build Trust and Engage Our Diverse Communities
9:00am - 12:15pm

Session Coordinators:
Natalie Arroyo, Humboldt County 4th District Supervisor;
Mary Burke, California Trout; and
Leslie Wolff, Hydrologist, NOAA Fisheries, West Coast Region

The Eel River: A River of Opportunity with Implications Beyond Its Basin
9:00am - 12:15pm

Session Coordinator:
Alicia Hamann, Friends of the Eel River

Cal-PBR Network: Process Based Restoration in a Changing Climate
9:00am - 12:15pm

Session Coordinators:
Carrie Monohan PhD., The Sierra Fund
Karen Pope PhD, Pacific Southwest Research Station USDA
Damion Ciotti, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Kate Lundquist, Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
Kevin Swift, Swiftwater Design
Garrett Costello, Symbiotic Restoration

Planning and Evaluation of Dam Removal, Salmon Recovery, and Habitat Restoration
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Session Coordinator:
Mike Belchik, Yurok Tribe

20+ Years of Restoration on the Trinity River: What Have We Learned, and Where Do We Go From Here?
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Session Coordinators:
Mike Dixon, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Kyle de Juilio, Yurok Tribal Fisheries Department

Riparian Corridors, the Link Between Upland and Instream Restoration
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Session Coordinators:
Thomas H. Leroy, Pacific Watershed Associates 
Elise Ferrarese, Trout Unlimited
David Roon, Oregon State University

Accelerating Restoration – New Tools to Get the Job Done
1:30pm - 5:00pm

Session Coordinators:
Ruth Goodfield, NOAA Restoration Center 
Erika Lovejoy, Sustainable Conservation 
Jacob Shannon, North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board