The annual Plenary session is an exciting event that highlights the state of salmonid recovery in California and features distinguished keynote speakers including legislators, renowned academics, watershed visionaries, and scientists at the forefront of the restoration movement in California. The 2018 Plenary session has an all star line-up of keynote speakers including:
Associate Professor Stephanie Carlson of UC Berkeley will present Evolutionary Enlightened Management Strategies for Conserving and Restoring Pacific Salmon and Trout.
Professor Colin Thorne of the School of Geography, University of Nottingham, UK will be giving a a presentation entitled, Thinking Outside the Channel - Learning from History and Working with Nature to Restore Riverine-Floodplain Connectivity.
Frank Kanawha Lake, Research Ecologist with the US Forest Service PSW Fire and Fuels Program will present on Fish and Fires – Integrating Traditional and Western Knowledge Systems with Landscape Restoration Strategies to Address, Adapt to, and Confront Large-Scale Wildfires in an Era of Climate Change.
A presentation entitled World Renewal – Revitalization in Native Country will be given by Wendy Poppy Ferris-George (Hupa/Karuk/Yurok/Chameriko) of the Klamath Renewal Corporation.