Salmonid Restoration Federation
Holding Space—Restoring Habitat and Making Room for Innovation
March 26 - 29, 2024
Santa Rosa, California

Sessions at the 41st Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Lightning Tales: Sharing Stories of Inspiration and Hope
1:30pm - 5:00pm
Session Coordinators: Eli Asarian, Riverbend Sciences, and Sarah Phillips, Marin Resource Conservation District Description
Klamath Dam Removal - Meeting the Moment and Planning for the Future
1:30pm - 5:00pm
Session Coordinators: Bob Pagliuco, Marine Habitat Resource Specialist, NOAA Fisheries Restoration Center; and Mike Belchik Sr. Water Policy Analyst, Yurok Tribe
Accelerating Restoration – Updates and Examples to Help Get the Job Done
1:30pm - 5:00pm
Session Co-Coordinators: Erika Lovejoy, Sustainable Conservation and Brad Henderson, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Thiamine Deficiency in California Salmon and Steelhead
1:30pm - 5:00pm
Session Coordinator: Nate Mantua, Southwest Fisheries Science Center
Aquatic Ecology, Disturbance, and Floodplains
1:30pm - 5:00pm
Session Coordinator: JD Wikert, USFWS

Friday, March 29, 2024

Beaver and Process-Based Restoration: Opportunities and Obstacles
9:00am - 5:00pm
Session Coordinator: Karen Pope, PhD, USDA Forest Service
Eel River Dam Removal: Opportunities and Considerations
9:00am - 12:15pm
Session Coordinator: Charlie Schneider, Cal Trout
Did this Thing Come with Instructions? Exploring Design in Restoration
9:00am - 12:15pm
Session Coordinators: Eric Ginney, ESA, and Brian Cluer Ph.D., NMFS
From Groundwater to Streamflow: Exploring the Science, Projects and Policies to Manage Groundwater Resources to Support Streamflows for Salmon and Public Trust Resources
9:00am - 5:00pm
Session Coordinators: Monty Schmitt, The Nature Conservancy; Matt Clifford, Trout Unlimited; and David Dralle, US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station

Assessing the Patient(s): Status, Trend, and Validation Monitoring to Understand the State of Salmon Populations and Recovery Efforts in Coastal California
9:00am - 5:00pm
Session Coordinator: Gabe Rossi, UC Berkeley
Fish Passage and Other Intriguing Talks
1:30pm - 5:00pm
Session Coordinator: Shane Scott, SSA Environmental
Oops! I didn't mean to do that. Restoration Endeavors With Unintended Outcomes
1:30pm - 5:00pm
Session Coordinator: Rachel Shea, PE, Michael Love & Associates