Salmonid Restoration Federation

January 2021 News and Announcements

In this eNewsletter you will find:

  • Save the Date: SRF Virtual Conference
  • SRF Scholarship Program
  • Salmonid Recipe Cards Available
  • SRF Restoration Webinar Series Archive
  • South Fork Eel River Low-Flow Monitoring Projects
  • Please Update Your Contact Information
  • Harmony in the Eel River Basin
  • WRA Job Opening
  • Marine Debris Program Funding
  • "Saving Species Together" Video Series
  • Trout Unlimited Speaker Series
  • California Grants Portal Now Open
  • SRF Restoration Job Board

Save the Date: SRF 2021 Virtual Conference
April 21-23, 2021

SRF will be hosting a virtual conference April 21-23, 2021 that will feature intensive workshops, a Plenary session, selected concurrent sessions, a poster session, virtual exhibitor space, the SRF annual membership meeting, and a film screening fundraiser. If you did not request a refund for the 2020 Conference that was cancelled due to COVID-19, you will be automatically enrolled in this virtual conference.

The conference agenda will be posted soon, and registration will open shortly. Workshops will include Assessing Instream Flows, Accelerating Salmonid Recovery, and Speaking of Science. Concurrent sessions will feature dam removal, salmonid reintroductions, flow enhancement strategies, food webs, anadromous salmonid habitat suitability criteria, and understanding historical context to inform current salmonid recovery planning. 
To become a sponsor or an exhibitor for this event, please click here.

SRF Diversity and Equity Scholarship Program

In 2020, SRF created a scholarship fund to support students that are underrepresented in the watershed field. If you would like to donate to our scholarship fund, please contact us at

Applications for the scholarship fund will be available through the Humboldt Area Foundation scholarship portal, starting January 15, 2021

Salmonid Recipe Cards Available

SRF and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation collaborated on a series of educational projects this year, designed to promote sustainable seafood. These new recipe cards are available for free to the public, and we need your help distributing them! Please fill out our online form to order yours today.

SRF Restoration Webinar Series Archive

Last year, SRF launched an online webinar series to highlight themes from the 2020 Conference that will be explored when it is feasible to produce the Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference. 
Recordings of all restoration webinar presentations are available on the SRF Vimeo page

South Fork Eel River Low-Flow Monitoring Projects

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 project, including this time-lapse of photos from Redwood Creek in 2020. 

SRF is also conducting low flow monitoring on Sproul CreekClick here to see a digital flipbook of photos from the West Fork of Sproul Creek during Summer 2020.

Please Update Your Contact Information with SRF

SRF will be communicating exclusively through digital means for our 2021 conference. If you have recently changed jobs or created a new email address, please let us know! Update your contact information on our website.

Harmony in the Eel River Basin

This documentary from KEET-TV teaches the importance of the Eel River watershed, and about the activists trying to save it for future generations. 

WRA Ecologist Position Available

WRA, Inc. seeks an ecologist to work with their Conservation Strategies team facilitating the entitlement of mitigation/conservation banks, in-lieu fee programs, and turnkey mitigation projects. Click here to see the full job description and instructions on how to apply.

Marine Debris Program Funding

The NOAA Marine Debris Program's FY2021 North America Marine Debris Prevention and Removal grant competition is open and soliciting proposals for review. Applications are due January 29, 2021. The Notice of Funding Opportunity published at

Saving Species Together Video Series Now Online

This joint agency project uses funding from a legal case about habitat damage to highlight imperiled coho salmon and other endangered California species in a new series of videos

Trout Unlimited Speaker Series

TU Staff and grassroots leaders will be hosting a staff speaker webinar series via Zoom in January and February. The first two talks will take place on January 14 (North Coast Coho and Central Coast Steelhead) and January 21 (Inland Trout and California Water Project) both at 6:30pm-7:30pm. To learn more, contact Trout Unlimited.

California Grants Portal Now Open

The California State Library, in partnership with the State Water Resources Control Board and other state funding agencies, has launched the California Grants Portal – your one-stop destination to find all state grant and loan opportunities provided on a first-come or competitive basis.

SRF Restoration 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. Please email to post a job on our webpage. 

SRF Merchandise Available

Please visit SRF's merchandise page to order our merchandise including select Ray Troll hoodies, baseball caps, and t-shirts. Our new conference t-shirt will be available for purchase soon!