Salmonid Restoration Federation

October 2019 News and Announcements

In this eNewsletter you will find:

  • 2020 SRF Conference Second Call for Abstracts
  • 2020 SRF Conference FAQs and Lodging
  • 2020 SRF Conference Poster Session Now Open
  • 22nd Annual Coho Confab Presentations
  • Redwood Creek and Sproul Creek Low-Flow Monitoring
  • California Instream Flow Resources
  • California Fish Passage Forum 2020 RFP
  • Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership
  • SRF Restoration Job Board
  • Please Support SRF

2020 SRF Conference Second Call for Abstracts

SRF is happy to announce that the 38th Annual Conference will be held in Santa Cruz, California March 31-April 3, 2020. Please visit our website to see the Second Call for Presentation Abstracts.

Please note that the agenda evolves and the Final Call for Abstracts may not include all of the initially described potential sessions, workshops, and tours. Brief session descriptions are now posted to the SRF website. Early submission helps SRF determine which sessions and workshops will be in the final agenda. 

SRF’s Call for Abstracts is highly competitive and not all abstracts can be accepted. Presentations that have not been given before at our conference will have priority.

To submit an abstract, please review our submission guidelines. Please fill out this form, then email your abstract to Receipt of your submission will be acknowledged by email and forwarded to the correct session chair.

Presenter abstracts are due by November 8, 2019

2020 SRF Conference Hotel and FAQs

The largest hotel block is at the Hotel Paradox that has 25 rooms at the state rate, 25 rooms at the federal rate, and 25 premium rooms. Please book soon to secure these great rates. Additionally, the Best Western is offering $95 rates for state employees and $119 for other until November 15, the rates will increase slightly after then. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions section of our conference webpage to see how to secure these group rates.

2020 SRF Conference - Poster Session Now Open

The Poster Session will be 7-10 pm on Thursday, April 2 at the Cocoanut Grove. This annual event is open to all conference attendees and a great venue to network with your peers. There is no cost to attend or present a poster. We encourage posters, pamphlet distribution, software exhibits, and multimedia (video) presentations.
If you would like to present during the Poster Session, click here to pre-register.
Please email info@calsalmon with any questions about the poster session.

22nd Annual Coho Confab Presentations 

SRF recently hosted the 22nd Annual Coho Confab in the mid-Klamath. Some of the opening presentations are now available on the SRF website.

Sproul Creek, South Fork Eel Low-Flow Monitoring

SRF was recently awarded a Wildlife Conservation Board grant for Planning and Monitoring in the Sproul Creek watershed in the South Fork Eel River. SRF has created a landing page so landowners and stakeholders can learn more about this program and see current flows. Please visit the Sproul Creek Low-Flow Monitoring page to learn more about this exciting project.

California Instream Flow Resources

Trout Unlimited just created a new website hub for California instream flow resources.

This collection of publications, videos, guides, project one-pagers, and other materials that have been produced by TU or their partners may be useful to landowners, practitioners, and agencies interested in flow restoration and enhancement in California.

California Fish Passage Forum 2020 RFP

The California Fish Passage Forum annual request for proposals is now open online. The deadline for submitting proposal applications has been extended to October 11, 2019. Preference will be given to proposals that address one or more fish passage barriers.

Pacific Marine and Estuarine Fish Habitat Partnership 

PMEP is seeking project proposals that benefit nursery habitats for PMEP focal species within smaller  estuarine and nearshore waters along the West Coast. The deadline for project proposal submissions is Thursday, November 14, 2019.

Redwood Creek, South Fork Eel Low-Flow Monitoring

SRF has been conducting low flow monitoring in Redwood Creek in the South Fork Eel watershed since 2013. Check out our website to see project resources, the low flow trajectory, and regular updates about this ongoing project.

SRF Restoration Job Board

SRF is hosting a Job Board on our website to post current positions related to the fisheries and watershed restoration field in California.

SRF Merchandise Available

Visit SRF's merchandise page to see our merchandise including select Ray Troll hoodies, baseball caps, and t-shirts, like the one featured below.