Salmonid Restoration Federation

Agenda

Klamath Fish Passage Summit
Reconnecting the Klamath — Honoring Communities and Culture
 
Thursday, October 13
 
8am - Regsitration
 
9am - 12pm - Plenary Session
 
Invocation and Welcome
Russell “Buster” Attebery, Karuk Tribal Council Chairman
Troy Hockaday, Karuk Council Member
 
Opening Remarks — Klamath Fish Passage Summit
Alicia Marrs, Coordinator, California Fish Passage Forum
 
What Klamath Dam Removal Means to the Yurok Tribe
Frankie Myers, Vice-Chairman, Yurok tribal member
 
Honoring the People and Place that led to this Historic Dam Removal Being Possible; a Retrospective
Mike Belchik, Senior Water Policy Analyst, Yurok Tribe
 
Klamath Dam Removals Latest and Greatest: Status, Milestones, and Schedule
Mark Bransom, Klamath River Renewal Corporation
 
Klamath Reservoir Reach Restoration Plan: Assessing Habitat Conditions and Prioritizing Restoration Post-Dam Removal
Bob Pagliuco, Marine Habitat Resource Specialist, NOAA Fisheries Restoration Center

10:15 - 10:25: Short Break
 
Klamath Dam Removal: The Use of Multiple Tools to Establish a Scientific Baseline
Robert Lusardi, PhD, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences and Cal Trout; and Rachelle Tallman, UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences
 
Traditional Use of Fire in the Klamath — the Relationship between Fire and Fish
Bill Tripp (invited), Eco-Cultural Restoration Specialist, Karuk Tribe, Department of Natural Resources, 
 
Dam Removal and Cultural Transition
Wendy Poppy Ferris-George, Hoopa tribal member, Board of Director of the Klamath River Renewal Corporation
 
Reimagining Climate and Environmental Justice in the Klamath Dam Removal Process
Dr. Cutcha Risling Baldy (Hupa, Karuk, Yurok, enrolled Hoopa Valley Tribe), Department Chair, Native American Studies, Cal Poly Humboldt and author of We Are Dancing For You
 
12pm - 1pm- Lunch Break
 
1pm- 5pm - Afternoon Tours
  • Iron Gate Dam Tour
  • French Creek Tour
  • Cardoza Fish Passage Restoration Project on the Shasta River
     
7PM: Evening Film Showing at the Kahtishraam Wellness Center
The Lost Salmon, Northwest Now
Introduction by Ron Reed, Karuk Tribe
 
Friday, October 14
 
8am- Registration and Sandwich bar
 
9am - 5pm - All-day Tours
  • Reservoir Reach Tour
  • Mid Klamath Tour 
  • Scott River Tour