Salmonid Restoration Federation

January 2017 eNewsletter Highlights

North Coast Water Conservation Workshop, January 13

Please join SRF for an exciting North Coast Water Conservation Workshop on Friday, January 13 featuring keynote speaker Brock Dolman, and other exciting speakers from Sanctuary Forest, Trout Unlimited, and CalTrout. The workshop at the Fortuna River Lodge will coincide with the kick-off for Humboldt Steelhead Days. Listen to a recent KMUD interview with SRF's Executive Director, Dana Stolzman, to learn more about this workshop.

Advanced registration is $20 and will enable us to send attendees useful information and resources prior to the event. You can register online here. We will also be accepting registration at the door and no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Registration Open for the 2017 Salmonid Restoration Conference

The 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference will be March 29 - April 1, 2017 in Davis, CA.

For additional registration information or to register online for the upcoming conference, please click here. Advanced registration pricing ends March 3, 2017.

Please visit the conference page to see full descriptions of the workshops, field tours, and concurrent sessions.

Register for the 2017 SRF Conference Poster Session

SRF welcomes your attendance and participation in the 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference Poster Session that will be held Friday, March 31, 2017 from 7 – 10 pm at the Veterans Memorial Center in Davis, CA.

Visit our website for additional information about the Poster Session. If you would like to present during the Poster Session, please pre-register by filling out this form.

Featured Workshop at the 2017 SRF Conference

Evaluating Instream Habitat Variables and Watershed Conditions to Inform and Prioritize Salmonid Recovery Actions workshop coordinated by Tom Leroy and Danny Hagans of Pacific Watershed Associates.

This workshop will provide restorationists and land managers with information on tools and techniques to evaluate and improve watershed conditions for salmonids and other native fishes at a watershed scale.

Click here to read the descriptions of the four full-day workshops that will take place at the conference.

Featured Field Tour at the 2017 SRF Conference

Fins, Feathers, Farms and Floodplain Fecundity: Multi-Use Floodplain Projects in the Lower Sacramento Valley Tour presented by Jacob Katz of California Trout and Eric Ginney of ESA.

Click here to see the descriptions of the field tours that will be offered during the conference.

SRF Conference FAQs

Please see our FAQs page for information about the poster session, awards, and group hotel blocks for the 35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference.

Join SRF for January 7 Arts Alive in Downtown Eureka

Please join us for Arts Alive  Saturday, January 7 from 6-9pm.

Our new office is located in the Heart of Old Town Eureka by the gazebo and the waterfront at 425 Snug Alley, Unit D.

SRF will be featuring incredibly beautiful underwater fish photography and salmon footage by Thomas Dunklin. Join us for tapas, wine, and lively conversation!

2017 Award Nominations Open

Please submit 200 words or more to nominate candidates for the illustrious Restorationist of the Year Award, the Golden Pipe Award for Innovation, the Lifetime Achievement Award, and the new Gordon Becker Memorial River Advocate Award.

The restoration community mourns the loss of our colleague and friend, Gordon Becker, who is memorialized in this beautiful tribute. The Gordon Becker Memorial River Advocate Award is for candidates who have been strong river advocates or stewards.

These awards will be presented at the 2017 Salmonid Restoration Conference. Nominations should be sent to by February 8, 2017. Please write "Award Nominations" in the subject line.

Co-sponsor the 2017 SRF Conference

Please click here to learn more about the benefits of becoming a conference co-sponsor. Co-sponsorship inquiries can be sent to

Humboldt Bay Tributaries Restoration & Spawning Tour

As part of Humboldt Steelhead Days, join local restoration partners on January 14 for a tour of the Freshwater Farms Reserve watershed and learn all about the ecology of our endangered native population of Coho salmon and steelhead. 

TNC Hiring for McCloud River Preserve Associate Position

The Nature Conservancy will be hiring a seasonal (6 month) Associate for the McCloud River Preserve. This position would begin in May and run through October (some limited flexibility in timing), and would require that the person hired reside in housing at the preserve.

Rogue River Watershed Council Seeks Project Manager

Rogue River Watershed Council is recruiting for a full time Project Manager to work on fish passage in the middle and upper Rogue River Basin.

Please see recruitment announcement for details. Closing date is January 6, 2017.

Shop for SRF Merchandise Online!

Visit our merchandise page to see our full line of Ray Troll t-shirts (including the Deep Forest Conference t-shirt), hoodies, aprons, and more.