Salmonid Restoration Federation

May 2019 News and Announcements

In this eNewsletter you will find:

  • SRF Conference Proceedings Now Online
  • SRF Conference Presentations Online
  • Coho Confab - Save the Date!
  • SRF is Now Hiring
  • WSP Accepting Applications
  • Coastal Resilience NFWF Funding Opportunity
  • Smith and Salmon River Dives
  • Please Support SRF

SRF Conference Plenary Session & More Now Online  

Presentations from the 37th Annual SRF Conference are currently being uploaded. The Plenary Session videos are now online, as well as videos from the concurrent session entitled Let the River Run: Insights into Understanding the Klamath Basin Concurrent Session and the workshop entitled Growing Impacts: Cannabis and Instream Flow. For powerpoints of the presentations, visit the conference website. Please stay tuned for future uploads.

SRF Conference Proceedings Are Online

The full 2019 Conference Proceedings are now online for the 37th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference which was held April 23-26. 

If you did not pick up a printed copy of the Proceedings at the conference and would like one, please visit our merchandise page in order to purchase one for $10. This fee helps cover a portion of printing, shipping, and handling charges.

2019 SRF Awards

SRF is happy to announce the 2019 Award Recipients. MaryAnn King and Anna Halligan of Trout Unlimited won the illustrious Restorationist of the Year award, Leslie Ferguson of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board received the Lifetime Achievement Award, Marcin Whitman (former CDFW Senior Engineer) received the Golden Pipe award, and Charlie Schneider of Redwood Empire, TU, received the Gordon Becker Memorial River Advocate Award.

Save the Date: 22nd Annual Coho Confab 
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, and tour exciting restoration projects throughout the Klamath and Trinity River region. The agenda will be posted shortly and registration will open in early June.rainbow_Klamath_small.PNG

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. This position is open until May 31 or until the position is filled. 

Watershed Stewards Program Now Accepting Applications

WSP is currently recruiting for AmeriCorps Members to serve in Year 26 of their 10.5 month program. Applications must be submitted by June 28. See their website for more details.

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. Together, 80 trained divers will swim and count spring Chinook and summer steelhead in the Salmon River, its forks, and key tributaries. Please check out their website for more information. Registration is required to attend, use the online RSVP form to sign up.

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. This event contributes to annual monitoring of summer adult salmonid populations in the Smith River. 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.

Coastal Resilience NFWF Funding Opportunity: Pre-proposals due May 20

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is currently accepting preproposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund. NFWF will award approximately $29 million in grants on a competitive basis throughout the United States to create, expand, and restore coastal and estuarine natural systems. Grants will support projects that will increase protection for communities  while also improving valuable habitats for fish and wildlife species. See the full request for proposals for more details.

Please Support SRF with a Merchandise Purchase

Visit SRF's merchandise page to see our full line of Ray Troll t-shirts, hoodies, aprons, and baseball caps, featuring multiple sizes and colors of this year's conference t-shirt shown below.