Salmonid Restoration Federation

April 2016 eNewsletter Highlights

The Salmonid Restoration Conference is SOLD OUT

The 2016 Salmonid Restoration Conference in Fortuna is SOLD OUT on Friday and Saturday, April 8-9. On-site registration will not be available.

Some of the workshops and field tours offered on Wednesday and Thursday (April 6-7) are still available. Please visit the registration page to see what's available and to secure your spot.

The Conference Agenda Packet is available online including the conference workshops, field tours, and concurrent sessions. The conference agenda packet will be posted shortly.

Featured Tour at the 2016 SRF Conference

Fish Passage and Tidegates Restoration in Humboldt Bay and the Mad River Watershed Tour coordinated by Ross Taylor & Associates and Leah Mahan of NOAA Restoration Center.

Click here to see the descriptions of the field tours that will be offered during the conference.

Featured Workshop at the 2016 SRF Conference

Let’s Get Connected—Tools for Getting Meaningful Public Input and Participation Workshop coordinated by Anna Halligan of Trout Unlimited and Natalie Arroyo of Redwood Community Action Agency.

Click here to read the descriptions of the four full-day workshops that will take place at the conference.

Water Rights Educational Curriculum Now Available Online

Please see below for a list of resources prepared by SRF and Trout Unlimited as part of a new Water Rights Educational Curriculum called "Making Sure Your Water Use Complies with California Water Law":

Part 1: Initial Statement of Diversion and Use Curriculum (PDF)

Part 1: Initial Statement of Diversion and Use Webinar (Recorded Video with Sound)

Part 2: Small Domestic Use Registration Curriculum (PDF)

Part 2: Small Domestic Use Registration Webinar (Recorded Video with Sound)

This curriculum and other useful materials are available on our Water Rights Education Resources page.

Donate to the 2016 Conference Silent Auction

If you or your company are interested in contributing a product or service to the silent auction, please complete the online donation submission form.

SRF Membership Dinner and Film Screening

The Annual Membership Dinner & Screening of A River Between Us will take place on April 7 at the Fortuna River Lodge.

This event is open to the public. Buy your tickets in advance before they sell out!

Conference Cabaret and Banquet

Casey Neill and the Norway Rats will be performing at this year's Conference Banquet and Cabaret!
The banquet is one of the most highly anticipated events at the Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference. The cost of a banquet ticket includes a wild Copper River salmon dinner, local wine and beer, a silent auction, the awards ceremony, a Cabaret, and live music and dancing.
The banquet will most likely sell out, so please buy your tickets in advance.

New Guide for California Water Rights Holders

The Small Watershed Instream Flow Transfers Working Group has released A Practitioner’s Guide to Instream Flow Transactions in California.

This handbook is a practical guide, written in layman’s terms, to navigating the complex world of water rights for the purpose of leaving water instream to benefit fish and wildlife resources.