Salmonid Restoration Federation

35th Conference Plenary Session Videos Now Online

Thank you to Davis Community Television for recording this year's Plenary session. You can watch the recording at

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 2017 Plenary session focused on restoring salmon and sustainable water management in California from global, state, and regional perspectives. SRF had an all-star line-up of keynote speakers including:

NASA Scientist Jay Famiglietti gave a presentation entitled, The Epic California Drought as Viewed from Space: Drought vs. Chronic Water Scarcity and Implications for Sustainability.

Jay Lund, Center of Watershed Sciences and co-author of Managing California’s Water: From Conflict to Resolution, presented on salmon restoration and re-engineering of water in California.

In her presentation entitled, If Salmon Could Talk, Felicia Marcus, Chairwoman of the State Water Resources Control Board, discussed water management challenges and opportunities.