Salmonid Restoration Federation

SRF November 2022 eNewsletter

November 2022

In this eNewsletter you will find:

  • Final Call for 2023 SRF Conference Abstracts
  • 2023 SRF Conference - Poster Session Open
  • Featured Tour-Humboldt Bay Estuary
  • Featured Workshop-Healthy Fire, Healthy Fish
  • Klamath Fish Passage Summit Plenary Online
  • Support the 40th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference
  • Statewide Permitting Webinar
  • Restoring Riverscapes Workshop
  • San Mateo RCD Hiring
  • Six Fish Techs Needed
  • Restoration Job Board
  • Please Support SRF

Final Call for 2023 SRF Conference Abstracts
Presenter Abstracts Due November 8, 2022

The 40th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference will be held in Fortuna, California from April 25-28, 2023. Please visit our website to see the Final Call for Presentation Abstracts.

Please note that the agenda evolves and the Final Call for Abstracts includes additional concurrent sessions and the proposed field tours. Workshoptour, and session descriptions are online. Early abstract 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.

2023 SRF Conference - Poster Session Open

The Poster Session will be 7-10 pm on Thursday, April 27 at the Fortuna River Lodge (the conference venue). This annual event is open to all conference attendees and is a great venue to network with your peers.

If you would like to present during the Poster Session, click here to pre-register. Please email with any questions about the poster session.

Featured Tour- Humboldt Bay Estuary

The tour will visit recently completed estuary restoration projects around Humboldt Bay, exploring a variety of project types. The tour will include discussion of the project planning process, construction challenges, and results from post-implementation physical and biological monitoring for both newly constructed projects and those implemented several years prior. Learn more here

Featured Workshop- Healthy Fire, Healthy Fish

The West suffers simultaneously from too much fire and not enough. The effects of fire on fish are equally complex. This workshop will explore the many dimensions of fire and fish, including fire ecology for fisheries, impacts of fire on fish, opportunities for joint projects and policy, and a shared vision and strategy for healthier fire and healthier fish. Learn more here

Klamath Fish Passage Summit Plenary Online

SRF in conjunction with the California Fish Passage Forum and NOAA Restoration Center coordinated a Klamath Fish Passage Summit that focused on Reconnecting the Klamath — Honoring Communities and Culture. This historic event highlighted Klamath dam removal science, planning, and post-dam removal restoration activities and was intended for tribal leaders and restorationists engaged in the technical aspects of dam removal. Special thanks to the PSMFC, the Karuk tribe, Cal Trout, RES, and Catena Foundation for making this special event possible and for all the restoration partners that coordinated outstanding field tours.

Here are the powerpoint presentations and the Plenary session video.

Support the 40th Salmonid Restoration Conference

Please consider supporting the 40th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference. Co-sponsors are recognized in all conference materials and receive complimentary conference passes. Co-sponsorships help keep the conference affordable for practitioners. Please see the co-sponsor appeal letter.

Statewide Permitting Webinar
Mon, Oct 31, 1pm

Join Sustainable Conservation for Resilience Through Restoration - A Collaborative Approach for California webinar to celebrate new statewide authorizations for restoration that were recently completed and the partnerships that make them possible.

Restoring Riverscapes Workshop

Please join NOAA for an engaging, multi-day, virtual workshop in early 2023. We’ll discuss the benefits and challenges of riverscape  restoration to advance salmon habitat restoration practices  in the West Coast. NOAA  fisheries West Coast is co-sponsoring the workshop as  part of a new, collaborative  education enterprise with the  habitat restoration community of practice. 

San Mateo RCD Hiring

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District is hiring a Conservation Project Manager. This new team member will advance efforts to restore wildlife habitat, enhance streamflow, and improve water security for agriculture and domestic use. Learn more here

Six Fish Techs Needed

The Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission is looking to fill six Fisheries Technician positions to work on the Lower American River and Stanislaus River Rotary Screw Trap Projects based out of Sacramento, CA.

Restoration Job Board

SRF hosts a Job Board on our website to post current positions related to California's fisheries and watershed restoration field. Please email to post a job on our webpage. 

Please Support SRF

Please join SRF or renew your membership today. Membership includes Connection to a network of thousands of scientists and practitioners with an interest in California fisheries and watershed restoration. 

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