2004 Symposium Program

February 3rdFebruary 4thFebruary 5th
  • Rudy Clements, Director of Tribal Relations, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs
  • “Eco-hydraulics and River Restoration” Nicholas Clifford, Professor of River Science, University of Nottingham, UK

Session 1 Dams

  • John Pizzimenti, GEI Consultants, Lake Oswego, OR “River Restoration and Existing Dams”
  • Gregory Stewart, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR “What Can We Learn from the Removal of Small Dams?”

Session 2 Culverts

  • Nick Testa, Oregon Department of Transportation, Corvallis, OR “Wakefield Creek Culvert Replacement and Head-Cut Control”
  • Paul Dorn, Suquamish Tribe and Wayne Wright, GeoEngineers, Port Orchard, WA “Dogfish Creek Culvert Removal and Estuarine Salmon Habitat Restoration”
  • Paul Agrimis and Ken Vigil, Vigil-Agrimis, Inc., Portland, OR “Urban Stream Restoration after Culvert Removal, Mt. Scott Creek”

Session 3 Fish

  • Paul Kemp, NOAA Fisheries, Pasco, WA “Behavior of Seaward Migrating Juvenile Pacific Salmonids: Implications for Enhanced Fish Passage”
  • Patrick Powers, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA “Pool and Chute Fishways-Discussion and Design”
  • Janet Corsale, Inter-Fluve, Inc., Hood River, OR “Fifteenmile Creek Fish Passage Improvements at Channel Obstacles”
  • Design Methods A – Meander Bends, Cultural Preferences, and Channel Classification in River Restoration – G. Mathias Kondolf, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Geography, University of California, Berkeley

Session 4 Guidelines

  • Brian Cluer, NOAA Fisheries, Santa Rosa, CA ¾ “In-Stream Gravel Mining Effects and Strategies to Protect Salmonid Habitat”
  • Cygnia Rapp, Washington Department of Ecology, Bellevue, WA “Framework for Delineating Channel Migration Zones”
  • Kay Caromile, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA “Washington’s Aquatic Habitat Guidelines (AHG) Program”

Session 5 Sediment

  • Edward McCarthy and Russ Gaston, OTAK Inc., Kirkland, WA “Sediment Management in Urban Creeks”
  • Kristine Benson, Alaska Department of Transportation, AK and Dan Miller, Inter-Fluve Inc., Hood River, OR “Stream and Wetland Habitat Mitigation for Realignment of Haines Highway”
  • Jon Raybourn and David Maurer, US Bureau of Land Management, Medford, OR and Frank Betlejewski US Forest Service, Medford, OR “Sucker Creek Placer Mine Channel and Floodplain Function Restoration”

Session 6 Case Studies

  • Marit Larson, New York City Parks and Recreation, New York, NY “Comprehensive Stream Rehabilitation for the Highly Urbanized Bronx River”
  • David Matsubara and Dave Murray, Kerr Wood Leidal Assoc., Ltd., North Vancouver, BC “Comparing Austrian and British Columbian Approaches to River Restoration”
  • Kevin Timmins, OTAK, Lake Oswego, OR “Collaboration in Low-Impact Willamette River Bank Rehabilitation”

Session 7 Regulatory Update

  • Larry Evans, US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland, OR “The Corps Regulatory Process and Opportunities for Program Efficiency”
  • Marc Liverman, NOAA Fisheries, Portland, OR “SLOPES III: Slouching Towards Restoration”
  • Nora Berwick, NOAA Fisheries, Portland, OR “Regulatory Update on ESA Compliance for Watershed Restoration Projects”

After-Dinner Address

  • M. Gordon Wolman, Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD ¾ “The Truth About the Environment II: History and Projections”
  • Design Methods B – Vegetation
  • Chris Hoag, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen, ID “Successful Bioengineering for Semi-Arid Climates”

Session 8 Bioengineering I

  • Justin Maschhoff, Forest Concepts, LLC, Federal Way, WA “Hand-Built Bank Stabilization: A Creek Less Muddy”
  • Dan Miller, Inter-Fluve, Inc., Hood River, OR ¾ “Streambank Bioengineering Demonstration Project, Fifteen Mile Creek”

Session 9 Bioengineering II

  • Katie Salsbury, Intermountain Aquatics, Driggs, ID “Bio-Engineered Streambank Stabilization Using Wetland Sod”
  • Eric August, Aquatic and Wetland Co., Fort Lupton, CO “Dry Creek Channel Realignment and Riparian Restoration”
  • Ann Riley, Waterways Restoration Institute, Berkeley, CA “Myths of Urban Stream Restoration”

Session 10 Small Projects

  • Elaine Mayer, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Fairbanks, AK “Culverts to Bridges: Success Stories on the Sloughs of North Pole”
  • Shane Cherry, Hart Crowser, Edmonds, WA ¾ “Geomorphic Approach to Match Restoration Objectives with Site Potential “
  • Matt Fairchild, US Bureau of Land Management, Roseburg, OR “Bioengineering to Reduce Ecological Footprints at Culvert Replacements”

Session11 Monitoring

  • Steven Thompson, Washington Department of Transportation, Olympia, WA “Riparian Ecosystem Restoration Instead of Detention Ponds to Mitigate for Added Impervious Surface”
  • Paul Bakke, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Lacey, WA “Eddy Creek Case Study in Monitoring Sedimentation Impacts”
  • Ian Reid, US Forest Service, Ashland, OR “Using Monitoring to Evaluate Restoration Success in Beaver Creek”

Symposium Closing Presentation

  • Speaker Chris Swain “Lessons Learned from the Columbia River Swim”