Salmonid Restoration Federation

March 2017 eNewsletter Highlights

Advanced Registration for the Salmonid Restoration Conference Ends March 3

The 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference will be held from March 29 - April 1, 2017 in Davis, CA. The conference agenda packet is now online.

For additional registration information or to register online for the upcoming conference, please click here. Advanced registration pricing ends March 3, 2017. The group hotel blocks end soon: the Hallmark Inn expires on March 7 and Best Western expires March 21.

We are excited to announce this year's Plenary session speaker line-up: Jay Famiglietti, Hydrologist, UC Irvine Professor, and NASA Senior Water Scientist; Jay Lund, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences; and Felicia Marcus, Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board.

Please visit the conference page to see full descriptions of the workshops, field tours, and concurrent sessions.

Sign up to present at the 2017 SRF Conference Poster Session

SRF welcomes your attendance and participation in the 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference Poster Session that will be held Friday, March 31, 2017 from 7 – 10 pm at the Veterans Memorial Center in Davis, CA.

Visit our website for additional information about the Poster Session. If you would like to present during the Poster Session, please pre-register by filling out this form.

SRF Annual Meeting, Membership Dinner, and Film Screening

Please join SRF for our annual meeting, delicious membership dinner, and an exciting film screening of Return of the River on Thursday, March 30. The annual membership meeting is a great opportunity to learn more about SRF. You do not need to be a member to attend this fun-filled evening. Tickets are available online.

Featured Workshop at the 2017 SRF Conference

The Fish Passage from Tidewater to the Sierra workshop is coordinated by Mike Love, Ross Taylor, and Mike Garello.

This day-long interactive course will address watershed-scale fish passage prioritization, geomorphic risk assessment for passage projects, and selecting the appropriate design approach for addressing stream crossing barriers as well as methods and challenges associated with restoring upstream and downstream passage over high-head dams in California and lessons learned from the Pacific Northwest.

Click here to read the descriptions of the four full-day workshops that will take place at the conference.

Deadline Extended for Fisheries Restoration Grant Program

The grant deadline has been extended to Monday, April 3. This year’s Proposal Solicitation Notice is available on the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's (CDFW) website. There are important changes in the FRGP 2017 PSN. You will need to download the 2017 Solicitation as a reference document to assure compliance with CDFW proposal requirements.

SRF Conference FAQs

Please see our FAQs page for information about the poster session, awards, and group hotel blocks for the 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference.

NFWF Resiliency Grant Opportunity

Check out the newest NFWF and Wells Fargo Resiliency Grant Opportunity. For the Western Region, priorities include forest conservation, fuels management, habitat restoration, and conservation easements for healthy forest ecosystems.

The program places special emphasis on inclusion and helping traditionally underserved, low- and moderate-income communities build capacity for resiliency planning and investments in “greener” infrastructure.

NOAA Coastal Resilience Funding Opportunity

The NOAA 2017 Coastal Resilience Grants Federal Funding Opportunity is now posted Proposals are due March 15th.

Trout Unlimited Hiring for Streamflow Coordinator Position

Trout Unlimited’s California Program is hiring a streamflow coordinator position to work primarily on coastal water projects.

Applications will be accepted until at least February 3, 2017, and the position will remain open until filled. Click here to see the full job description.

Shop for SRF Merchandise Online!

Visit our merchandise page to see our full line of Ray Troll t-shirts (including the Deep Forest Conference t-shirt), hoodies, aprons, and more.