Salmonid Restoration Federation

February 2017 eNewsletter Highlights

Register today for the 2017 Salmonid Restoration Conference

The 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference will be March 29 - April 1, 2017 in Davis, CA. The conference agenda packet will be available soon.

For additional registration information or to register online for the upcoming conference, please click here. Advanced registration pricing ends March 3, 2017.

We are excited to announce this year's Plenary session speaker line-up: Jay Famiglietti, Hydrologist, UC Irvine Professor, and NASA Senior Water Scientist; Jay Lund, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences; and Felicia Marcus, Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board.

Please visit the conference page to see full descriptions of the workshops, field tours, and concurrent sessions.

Register for the 2017 SRF Conference Poster Session

SRF welcomes your attendance and participation in the 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference Poster Session that will be held Friday, March 31, 2017 from 7 – 10 pm at the Veterans Memorial Center in Davis, CA.

Visit our website for additional information about the Poster Session. If you would like to present during the Poster Session, please pre-register by filling out this form.

Featured Workshop at the 2017 SRF Conference

What We've Learned About West Coast Floodplains: Lessons from the Landscape workshop coordinated by Eric Ginney, ESA; Jacob Katz, Ph.D., California Trout; Corey Phillis, Ph.D., Metropolitan Water District; and Brian Cluer, Ph.D., National Marine Fisheries Service.

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

Featured Field Tour at the 2017 SRF Conference

Yolo Bypass and Putah Creek Restoration Projects tour presented by Rich Marovich of Sonoma County Water Agency and Karin Young of Putah Creek Council.

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

SRF Conference FAQs

Please see our FAQs page for information about the poster session, awards, and group hotel blocks for the 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference.

2017 Award Nominations Open

Please submit 200 words or more to nominate candidates for the illustrious Restorationist of the Year Award, the Golden Pipe Award for Innovation, the Lifetime Achievement Award, and the new Gordon Becker Memorial River Advocate Award.

The restoration community mourns the loss of our colleague and friend, Gordon Becker, who is memorialized in this beautiful tribute. The Gordon Becker Memorial River Advocate Award is for candidates who have been strong river advocates or stewards.

These awards will be presented at the 2017 Salmonid Restoration Conference. Nominations should be sent to by February 8, 2017. Please write "Award Nominations" in the subject line.

Co-sponsor the 2017 SRF Conference

Please click here to learn more about the benefits of becoming a conference co-sponsor. Co-sponsorship inquiries can be sent to

SRF Announces First Ever Mentor-Mentee Luncheon

For the first time, SRF will be offering a Mentor-Mentee Luncheon at the Salmonid Restoration Conference. This special event is scheduled on Friday, March 31 after the Plenary Session. Attendance is limited and you'll be sent information on how to sign up after you've registered for the conference.

Fisheries Restoration Grant Program Proposal Solicitation Notice

This year’s Proposal Solicitation Notice will be available on the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's (CDFW) website on February 2, 2017. There are important changes in the FRGP 2017 PSN. You will need to download the 2017 Solicitation as a reference document to assure compliance with CDFW proposal requirements.

NOAA Coastal Resilience Funding Opportunity

The NOAA 2017 Coastal Resilience Grants Federal Funding Opportunity is now posted Proposals are due March 15th.

PMEP Seeks Half-Time Coordinator

Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership (PMEP), a recognized Fish Habitat Partnership (FHP) under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Fish Habitat Action Plan (NFHAP), is seeking a half-time coordinator/staffer to work with the PMEP Board and its committees to advance and further its mission and goals.

Trout Unlimited Hiring for Streamflow Coordinator Position

Trout Unlimited’s California Program is hiring a streamflow coordinator position to work primarily on coastal water projects.

Applications will be accepted until at least February 3, 2017, and the position will remain open until filled. Click here to see the full job description.

Shop for SRF Merchandise Online!

Visit our merchandise page to see our full line of Ray Troll t-shirts (including the Deep Forest Conference t-shirt), hoodies, aprons, and more.