Salmonid Restoration Federation

February 2022 eNewsletter

In this eNewsletter you will find:

  • 2022 SRF Conference Registration is Open
  • SRF Agenda Packet Now Posted
  • SRF Conference - Call for Awards
  • 2022 SRF Conference-Poster Session Now Open
  • SRF Conference F.A.Q.s
  • Featured SRF Conference Workshop: California Enviromental Flow Framework
  • Featured SRF Conference Tour: 18 Years of Management to Improve Salmonid Habitat
  • Consider Donating to the SRF Silent Auction
  • SRF Membership Promotion
  • Co-Sponsor the 39th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference
  • WSP Placement Site Application
  • CA Association of RCDs Seeks JEDI Program Manager
  • World Fish Migration Day 2022 Kid's Flag Contest
  • WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Managment Program
  • River Network Seeks Healthy Rivers Program Manager
  • CDFW Seeks Enviro Scientist
  • Collaborative Water Managment Guidebook
  • SRF Restoration Job Board
  • Visit the Merchandise Page

SRF Conference Registration Open

Please register for the 39th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference to ensure that you can attend. Due to COVID, SRF is capping registration at half-capacity at this time so the conference will sell out early this year. SRF will be requiring proof of vaccination and booster shots or recent (within 48 hours) PCR test results. SRF is arranging on-site testing for the first days of the conference and we will follow all CDC and Santa Cruz public health guidelines to produce a safe event.

SRF Agenda Packet Now Posted

The Penultimate Conference Agenda packet is now posted. The final one with more conference events detail will be posted shortly. Full descriptions of workshopsfield tours, and sessions are available on our website.
All participants are welcome to present at the  poster session.

SRF Conference - Call for Awards

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 Gordon Becker Memorial River Advocate Award.

These awards will be presented at the 2022 Salmonid Restoration Conference. Nominations should be sent to by February 11, 2022. Please write "Award Nominations" in the subject line.

2022 SRF Conference - Poster Session Now Open

The Poster Session will likely be 7-10 pm on Thursday, April 21 at the Cocoanut Grove (the conference venue). This annual event is open to all conference attendees and is a great venue to network with your peers.
If you would like to present during the Poster Session, click here to pre-register. Please email with any questions about the poster session.

SRF Conference F.A.Q.s

Information about hotel group blocks, COVID-19 precautions, and other conference logistical information can be found here.

Featured SRF Conference Workshop: California Environmental Flows Framework

This workshop will provide an overview of the California Environmental Flows Framework (CEFF), introduce technical tools that were developed to support CEFF implementation, and highlight case study applications that are completed or underway. The workshop will include presentations and interactive elements and will be oriented towards practitioners working to assess and protect environmental flows in California’s rivers and streams. Learn more about the CEFF and the workshop here

Featured SRF Conference Tour: 18 Years of Management to Improve Salmonid Habitat

The day will start with presentations providing a project overview and data methods and analyses. The field tour will head to the San Gregorio watershed and the El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve. Participants will hike the roads, trails, and bridges that Midpen rebuilt to reduce sedimentation, enter the mainstem of El Corte de Madera Creek, and learn about stream gaging, sediment sampling, and the basic techniques of V* field data gathering that were used. 

Topics will include discussions of logging legacy, large-wood jams, sediment rating curves, and natural vs. human-influenced sediment sources. Learn more here

Consider Donating to the SRF Silent Auction 

SRF hosts many events across California each year. At events that include evening festivities, we often host a silent auction which serves as a fundraiser for our organization. Thank you for considering to donate an item or service to our silent auction.

SRF is currently accepting donations for the 39th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference. Please fill out this form to let us know about an item or service you would like to donate. 

Co-Sponsor Info for the 39th Salmonid Restoration Conference

Please consider supporting the 39th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference. Co-sponsors are recognized in all conference materials and receive complimentary conference passes. Co-sponsorships help keep the conference affordable for practitioners and make it feasible for SRF to produce the conference during COVID. Please see the co-sponsor appeal letter.


SRF Membership Promotion

SRF’s members are the backbone of our organization. Members receive discounted pricing for the conference and other benefits. Please join or renew your membership at the $100 level in February and receive this beautiful Pen and Pine illustrated calendar.

WSP Placement Site Application
Due Feb 4, 2022

Each year, the Watershed Stewards Program partners with approximately 25 environmental organizations throughout California to support and mentor our WSP Corpsmembers as they begin their careers as environmental professionals. The WSP Year 29 (October 3, 2022 – August 17, 2023) Placement Site Application is now available here

CA Association of RCDs Seek JEDI Program Manager

The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts is seeking a dynamic professional to implement and manage their new Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Program. Applications due Feb 6, 2022. More information here

World Fish Migration Day 2022 Kid's Flag Contest
May 21, 2022

Create a flag depicting a migratory fish made from any material. Use your art for you and others to learn about migratory fish. Submissions will be judged based on age; 5-12 and 13-18. Submit pictures of your flag by Jan 19, 2022. Learn more here

WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Managment Program

A funding opportunity is now available from the Bureau of Reclamation to develop a watershed group, complete watershed management planning activities, and design watershed management activities. Learn more here. They will host a webinar on Thurs, Feb 17, 2022, at 1 pm MST to discuss application requirements.

River Network Seeks Healthy Rivers Program Manager
Due: Feb 25, 2022

The Colorado Basin team at River Network is hiring a Healthy Rivers Program Manager. They will help advance the health of western rivers at several scales; science support, host trainings, and promote floodplain mgt. Learn more here

CDFW Seeks Enviro Scientist
Due: Feb 7, 2022

Within the Bay Delta Region’s Habitat Conservation Program, the incumbent is responsible for preparing, tracking, reviewing, editing, and commenting on complex Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements (LSAAs), California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documents, California Endangered Species Act (CESA) permits, and related documents in the Bay Area, primarily within Napa County. More information here

Collaborative Water Management Guidebook

The Nature Conservancy, Salmonid Restoration Federation, and Alford Environmental have produced a Collaborative Water Management Guide to Enhancing Streamflow and Water Supply Reliability in California’s Rural Watersheds and Communities. 

SRF Restoration Job Board

SRF hosts a Job Board on our website to post current positions related to California's fisheries and watershed restoration field. Please email to post a job on our webpage.  

Visit the SRF Merchandise Page
Visit our merchandise page to see SRF's full line of Ray Troll t-shirts, hoodies, baseball caps, and this year's conference image design.