Salmonid Restoration Federation

June 2019 News and Announcements

In this eNewsletter you will find:

  • 22nd Annual Coho Confab
  • Groundwater Recharge Workshop
  • SRF is Hiring
  • New: SRF Job Board
  • 2019 Conference Videos and Slides Are Posted
  • Salmon, Smith, and Mattole Summer Dives
  • Guide to California Water Rights
  • Please Support SRF

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 the 2019 SRF Stage Zero Workshop are now up on our Vimeo page.

Presentation slideshows from the plenary session, as well as other sessions, including "Stage 0 Restoration, Design, and Implementation", "Growing Impacts: Cannabis and Instream Flows" and "Let The River Run: Insights Into Understanding the Klamath Basin" are now also available here on our website.

If you have requests for specific slideshows to be posted to the website, please email

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!

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.


Guide to CA Water Rights for Small Water Users

Trout Unlimited and The Nature Conservancy recently published a new "Guide to California Water Rights for Small Water Users" which will be printed for distribution and is now online. This guide was funded by Prop 1 and the Wildlife Conservation Board. Please click here to see this informative brochure.

SRF Hiring Administrative, Education, and Development Director

SRF is hiring an Administrative, Education, and Development Director to join our team. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to and please write SRF Position in the subject line. The application deadline has been extended to June 15th, or until the position is filled. 

Restoration, Fisheries, and Watershed Job Board!

SRF is now 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!

Mattole Dives: July 12-13  

Snorkel Survey Teams swim and hike 2-5 mile river reaches looking for summer steelhead and other aquatic species. Sign up before July 5th by contacting Michelle at or at
the Mattole Salmon Group office 707-629-3433

Salmon River Dives: July 23-24   

The annual Salmon River Spring Chinook Cooperative Dive will be held on July 23-24, 2019 in Forks of Salmon. Please check out their website for more information. Registration is required to attend using the online RSVP form.

Smith River Fish Count: August 2-4

The Smith River Alliance is happy to announce the 2019 Smith River Fish Count will take place August 2-4, 2019.  Training, coordination, and camping will take place at Rock Creek Ranch. Please see their website for more information. Registration is required to attend, fill out the RSVP form to sign up.

Please Support SRF with a Merchandise Purchase

Visit SRF's merchandise page to see our merchandise including select Ray Troll t-shirts, hoodies, and baseball caps, featuring multiple colors, sizes, styles of organic t-shirts (including long-sleeves and women's cuts) of this year's conference t-shirt, shown below.