Salmonid Restoration Federation

August 2019 News and Announcements


In this eNewsletter you will find:

  • 2020 SRF Conference Proposal Solicitation
  • 22nd Annual Coho Confab
  • Groundwater Recharge Workshop
  • Redwood Creek, South Fork Eel Low-Flow Monitoring
  • 25 Year Anniversary of WSP 
  • SRF Job Board
  • Please Support SRF

2020 SRF Conference Proposal Solicitation 

SRF is happy to announce that the 38th Annual Conference will be held in Santa Cruz, California March 31-April 3, 2020. The Initial Call for Proposals is now open; to submit a proposal for a workshop, session, or field tour, please email to by August 7. The First Call for Abstracts will be posted in August / September 2019.

SRF Pond Planning Groundwater Recharge Workshop and Tour
August 17, Eel River Watershed

SRF and Sanctuary Forest will be offering a Pond Planning and Groundwater Recharge Workshop and Tour on August 17 at the Beginnings Octagon in Briceland, CA. This workshop will focus on planning for improved winter water storage including ponds and groundwater recharge projects. Following the workshop, participants will visit the exciting Sanctuary Forest Baker Creek project. Register now to save your spot!

To learn more about the workshop, check out this KMUD interview with Dana Stolzman (SRF) and Tasha McKee (Sanctuary Forest).

Coho Confab: Registration and Agenda Now Online
August 23-25, Klamath River

SRF, with the support of California Department of Fish and Wildlife, will host the 22nd Annual Coho Confab at Sandy Bar Ranch on the Klamath River. Join SRF, Mid-Klamath Watershed Council, Hoopa, Karuk, and Yurok tribes, and other restoration partners in a destination Confab on the Klamath River. This Confab will focus on off-channel habitat, large wood, thermal refugia, fish passage, prescribed fire techniques, levee setbacks and restoring the natural channel, as well as tour exciting restoration projects throughout the Klamath and Trinity River region. Click here to see the agenda and register online. Early registration ends today, August 1.


2019 SRF Conference Videos and Presentations are now online

The 37th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference was held April 23-26 in Santa Rosa, CA. 

Videos of several sessions from the conference, including the 2019 SRF Stage Zero Workshop, are now up on our Vimeo page.

Presentation slideshows from selected sessions are also available here on our website, including David Dralle's presentation on "The Salmonid and the Subsurface: The Importance Of Rock Type For Understanding And Sustaining Northern California Aquatic Ecosystems" from the session "Innovations in the Science and Management of Dry Season Water Supply for Salmonid Recovery in California".

Celebrate 25 Years of WSP!

With over 1,000 alumni, 80 Placement Site partners, and hundreds of Watershed Mentors this should be the biggest reunion in the history of the Watershed Stewards Program! All are welcome. Enjoy great food, drink, and live music by Melange. Purchase your tickets today ($10/person suggested donation).

RSVP and Donate on the Eventbrite page.

WCB Request for Proposals

The WCB Stream Flow Enhancement Program is now accepting applications through the 2019 Proposal Solicitation Notice. The Solicitation and application materials for this year are available on the WCB website.

Redwood Creek, South Fork Eel Low-Flow Monitoring

SRF has been conducting low flow monitoring in Redwood Creek in the South Fork Eel watershed since 2013. Check out our website to see project resources, the low flow trajectory, and regular updates about this ongoing project.

Restoration, Fisheries, and Watershed Job Board

SRF is hosting a Job Board on our website to post current positions related to the fisheries and watershed restoration field in California.

Check it out here!

Please Support SRF with a Merchandise Purchase

Visit SRF's merchandise page to see our merchandise including select Ray Troll hoodies, baseball caps, and t-shirts, like the one featured below.