River Restoration Northwest is very pleased to announce our invited speakers for the 2017 Symposium

The 2017 RRNW Symposium will feature five presentations on the future of Columbia River and the ecosystem services it provides.  Our invited speakers and the topics to be addressed are as follows:

  1. Lorraine Bodi, VP for Environment, Fish and Wildlife at Bonneville Power Administration: The Columbia River Biological Opinion and strategies to protect endangered species;
  2. Bart Nijssen, University of Washington Land Surface Hydrology Research Group: Projections of climate change impacts on the hydrology of the Columbia River;
  3. Barbara Cosens, University of Idaho Faculty of Law: Modernizing the Columbia River Treaty;
  4. Rich Moy, US representative International Joint Commission (IJC):  The role of the IJC in helping Canada and the USA resolve transboundary issues; and
  5. Kim Hyatt, Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans: Sockeye salmon restoration in the Okanagan Watershed, a Canadian tributary to Columbia River.
Lorraine Bodi
Bart Nijssen
Barbara Cosens
Rich Moy
Kim Hyatt