Salmonid Restoration Federation

March 2016 eNewsletter Highlights

Salmonid Restoration Conference Early Registration Ends March 5

The 34th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference will be April 6-9, 2016 at the River Lodge in Fortuna, CA.

The SRF Conference will sell out early this year. Register today to reserve your spot and to enjoy discounted rates during early registration.

The Conference Agenda Packet is available online including the conference workshops, field tours, and concurrent sessions. The conference agenda packet will be posted shortly.

Featured Field Tour at the 2016 SRF Conference

Lower Klamath and Strawberry Creek Field Tour coordinated by Fiori Geosciences and the Pacific Coast Fish, Wildlife & Wetlands Restoration Association.


Water Rights Educational Curriculum Now Available Online

Please see below for a list of resources prepared by SRF and Trout Unlimited as part of a new Water Rights Educational Curriculum called "Making Sure Your Water Use Complies with California Water Law":

Part 1: Initial Statement of Diversion and Use Curriculum (PDF)

Part 1: Initial Statement of Diversion and Use Webinar (Recorded Video with Sound)

Part 2: Small Domestic Use Registration Curriculum (PDF)

Part 2: Small Domestic Use Registration Webinar (Recorded Video with Sound)

This curriculum and other useful materials are available on our Water Rights Education Resources page.

CDFW Recruiting for Multiple Scientific Aid Positions

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s California Recreational Fisheries Survey (CRFS) is currently recruiting for multiple seasonal Scientific Aid positions in Del Norte, Humboldt, and Mendocino counties. It’s anticipated that the positions will run from March through October 2016.

Duties include: 

  • Collecting marine recreational fishery data at public launch ramps, docks, piers, jetties and beach/banks sites using standardized survey protocols

  • Identifying marine finfish and invertebrates to species and collecting fish lengths, weights and other biological data as needed

  • Conducting onboard sampling of Commercial Passenger Fishing Vessels at sea

Click here for additional information about these employment opportunities.

FRGP Public Solitication Notice

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fisheries Restoration Grant Program PSN is now available. The deadline is March 11, 2016.

Please click here to see the full PSN and the announcement about public workshops.

Register today for the 2016 Conference Poster Session

Donate to the 2016 Conference Silent Auction

If you or your company are interested in contributing a product or service to the silent auction, please complete the online donation submission form.

Co-sponsor the 2016 SRF Conference

Conference Hotel Information

The Best Western group code is SRF. Please call the hotel directly at (707) 725-6822 in order to get the group rate which will expire March 5, 2016. Note: This hotel group block is currently sold out but they are still honoring the group rate. Call today to make a reservation.

To book a room at the Comfort Inn, use this link and select the conference dates. This rate is available until March 5, 2016.

Visit the Conference FAQs page for information on registration, lodging, and other logistics related to the 2016 Salmonid Restoration Conference.

Conference Cabaret and Banquet

Casey Neill and the Norway Rats will be performing at this year's Conference Banquet and Cabaret!
The banquet is one of the most highly anticipated events at the Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference. The cost of a banquet ticket includes a wild Copper River salmon dinner, local wine and beer, a silent auction, the awards ceremony, a Cabaret, and live music and dancing.