Salmonid Restoration Federation

September 2019 News and Announcements

In this eNewsletter you will find:

  • 2020 SRF Conference First Call for Abstracts
  • 2020 SRF Conference FAQs and Lodging
  • 22nd Annual Coho Confab Presentations
  • Groundwater Recharge Workshop
  • Redwood Creek and Sproul Creek Low-Flow Monitoring
  • WCB Request for Proposals
  • California Fish Passage Forum 2020 RFP
  • Smith River Alliance and PWA are hiring!
  • SRF Restoration Job Board
  • Please Support SRF

2020 SRF Conference First 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 First Call for Presentation Abstracts.

Please note that the agenda evolves and the Second 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 FAQs and Lodging

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions section of our conference webpage to learn more about the poster session, lodging, and conference location.
The largest hotel block is at the Hotel Paradox and there are 25 rooms at the state rate and 25 rooms at the federal rate. Please book soon to secure these great rates. SRF is setting up additional group blocks and will post them shortly. The Hotel Paradox is where the workshops will be hosted and is biking and walking distance to the Cocoanut Grove where the conference will be held.

SRF Pond Planning Groundwater Recharge Workshop Resources

SRF and Sanctuary Forest recently hosted a Pond Planning and Groundwater Recharge workshop and field tour.
Please click here to see the presentations or here to listen to KMUD interview with Dana Stolzman and Tasha McKee about the workshop and tour.

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 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.

CDFW Seeks Information Related to Listing of Northern California Summer Steelhead

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is seeking information relevant to the proposed listing of Northern California Summer Steelhead as an endangered species. CDFW is soliciting information from the public regarding Northern California Summer Steelhead ecology, genetics, life history, distribution, abundance, habitat, degree and immediacy of threats to reproduction or survival, adequacy of existing management measures, and recommendations for management of the species. Comments, data and other information can be submitted via e-mail to with “NC Summer Steelhead” in the subject heading. Please submit comments by Sept. 22, 2019.

WCB Request for Proposals

The WCB Stream Flow Enhancement Program is now accepting applications through the 2019 Proposal Solicitation Notice. The Solicitation and application materials for this year are available on the WCB website. Applications are due on September 10, 2019.

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 is October 7, 2019. Preference will be given to proposals that address one or more fish passage barriers.

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.

Smith River Alliance is Hiring

Smith River Alliance is hiring a Project Coordinator. The full job description can be found here on their website. Applications are due September 15, 2019.

PWA is Hiring

Pacific Watershed Associates is hiring for three positions in Petaluma: Staff Scientist, Geologic/Watershed Field Technician, and Office Assistant/Fleet Management Manager.  The full job descriptions can be found here on their website. Applications accepted and position(s) open until filled. 

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.