Salmonid Restoration Federation

June 2016 eNewsletter Highlights

Erosion and Sediment Control BMP Workshop

SRF, Pacific Watershed Associates, and Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program are hosting a Best Management Practices workshop and field tour of erosion control sites in Trinity County.

For additional information and to register for this event, please click here.

The workshop will highlight identifying and evaluating sediment sources, assessing environmental impacts, creating erosion control and prevention plans, designing and evaluating grading plans, and the environmental permitting application process.

8th Spring-Run Chinook Symposium

Registration is now open for the 8th Spring-Run Chinook Symposium on July 26-28, 2016 in Chico, CA. The year's Symposium will highlight regional status reports on Spring-Run Chinook populations, instream flow studies and fish passage assessments, water conservation and transactions, and how to translate research and genetics into implementation and recovery actions.

Field tours will include visits to the legendary spawning grounds in Upper Butte Creek and PG&E’s hydroelectric retrofit projects; salmon and steelhead fish passage in Lower, Deer, Mill and Antelope Creek that have been prioritized for instream flow enhancement and fish passage projects; a Clear Creek Spring Chinook Restoration tour; and a tour of Lower Butte Creek Water Diversions.

SRF has arranged a group block at Oxford Suites in Chico, CA. Rooms are $90 for kings and $100 for doubles. Rate expires June 25th.

For more information and to register for this event, please click here.

Please find the event poster here to hang in your office.

19th Annual Coho Confab

Registration is now open for the 19th Annual Coho Confab on August 26-28, Mendocino Coast. The 2016 Coho Confab will feature tours of large wood augmentation projects, fish passage projects, the Usal Redwood Forest, underwater fish identification, and other collaborative restoration projects.

This Confab will be at the beautiful Jughandle Creek Farm on the Mendocino Coast. The advanced registration cost of the event is $200 which includes all meals, field tours, presentations, and camping. 

For more information and to register for this event, please click here.

For an additional $100, participants can sign-up to stay in the Jughandle Farmhouse or cabins on a first-come, first-requested basis. To make a reservation to stay in the house or cabins, please email

Save the Date for the 2017 SRF Conference

The 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference will be held March 29 - April 1, 2017 in Davis, CA. Please note that SRF had to change the date since our first announcement due to the theater availability for the Plenary session.

The Call for Proposals will be circulated in July and the First Call for Abstracts will be posted in August.

Check the Annual Conferences page on our website for updates in the coming months.

2016 Conference Workshop and Plenary Session Highlights

Video highlights from the 2016 Salmonid Restoration Conference Plenary Session and Beaver Dam Analogues Workshop are now available online.

Visit our Vimeo page to watch the videos!

SRF Conference Presentations Online

A selection of presentations from the 2016 Salmonid Restoration Conference are available online in a PDF format. 

Trout Unlimited Job Announcement

TU has an opening for a California Associate Conservation Scientist. This full-time position will provide support to various partner-based approaches to restore streamflow in CA’s coastal streams.

Applications will be considered immediately. Visit TU's website for more information.

Sanctuary Forest Hiring for Three Positions

Positions becoming available are Development, Education and Administrative Coordinator, Administrative and Program Assistant, and Water Program Coordinator. 

Visit Sanctuary Forest's website for complete job descriptions and information on how to apply.

Salmon River Restoration Council Hiring Fisheries Coordinator Position

SRRC is looking for someone to coordinate existing fisheries projects, manage crews, and coordinate with managing agencies and cooperators to complete project planning and fish surveys. 

Visit their website for a complete job description.

The Watershed Stewards Program Hiring Team Leaders

WSP is seeking four Team Leaders to assist with the training and coordination of education, outreach, and volunteer events for WSP Members in a given region of California. 

Application Due: June 30th, 2016

To apply, look under the applicant tab on the WSP website.

CDFW Released Proposition 1 Solicitation

CDFW has released its FY 2016-17 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PSN) for its Proposition 1 Restoration Grant Programs and is now accepting applications.

Application Due Date: June 24, 2016 4:00 PM PST

Visit CDFW's Prop 1 Restoration Grant Programs website for more information on the programs and application process.

Smith River South Fork Fish Count, July 29 - 31

The Smith River Alliance invites all swimmers and wild fish enthusiasts to participate in this year's Fish Count. Training and coordination will take place at Rock Creek Ranch.

Please RSVP online.

To request information, email