2009 Symposium Program

Feb 3rdFeb 4thFeb 5th


Bern Klatte, President RRNW

Design Methods A

Mary E. Power, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California — Berkeley, Food Webs Down River Networks: Toward Predictive Mapping for Management and Restoration

Session 1: Floodplain Function I

Session 2: Tribes and First Nations

  • Gretchen Kruse — Kootenai River Model Watershed Project
  • Scott Turo — Habitat Management Warm Springs Tribe
  • Linda Brown — John Day Basin Restoration Program – CTWSRO
  • Scott R. Nicolai — Large Wood Replenishment in Taneum Creek – Or is it Pre-Commercial Thinning?

Session 3: Dam Removal

Session 4: Assessment Technology

Design Methods B

Doug Shields, Research Hydraulic Engineer, USDA – ARS, National Sedimentation Laboratory — Towards a Basis for Designing Backwater Restorations

Session 5: Floodplain Function II

  • Krey Price — Wetland Creation on Agricultural Land Using Impoundment Berms
  • Leonard Ballek — Restoring Woody Plants on a Constructed Stream Channel at a High Elevation Abandoned Mine in Idaho
  • Steve Thompson — The Importance of Wildlife Connectivity In Restoration

Session 6:  Poster Session

T: indicates traditional poster   E: Indicates electronic poster

TTroy Brandt and Jonathan FerreeHallowat Creek Large Wood Project – Channel Morphology And Bull Trout Habitat Effectiveness Monitoring
TCara Walter and Desireé TullosSediment Outcomes For A Small Dam Removal On The Calapooia River, Oregon
TJennifer Goldsmith and Michael SpillaneRecreational User and Public Safety Checklist for Wood Placement Projects in Riverine Environments
TCourtney Shaff Oregon Watershed Enhancement BoardEffectiveness Monitoring Program
EMauria Pappagallo, EIT and Ryan Makie, PEStephens Creek Confluence Habitat Enhancement Project A Case Study In Design/Construction Lessons Learned
TTom Moody, P.E. and Allen HadenRestoration Of Salmon Overwinter Habitat In Big Boulder Creek, Alaska
TAllen Haden and Stephanie Yard, P.E.Using Physical And Biological Conditions To Evaluate Stream Barriers Used For Native Trout Recovery In Arizona
TRebecca Wassell and William EhingerCle Elum River Floodplain Restoration: Cooper Bridge
EPerry Welch, Roger Nichols, Stan Zyskowski and Alison StudleyFinney Creek Instream Restoration
EJeremy Kobor, Jodi Lemmer, and Jim ReedRestoring Historic Hydrologic Processes On A Fluvial Island At The Confluence Of The Mckenzie and Willamette Rivers, Coburg, OR
TWendy Neal and Clayton WiseReturn Flow Cooling Systems
TTim Abbe, Brendan Belby, Jeremy Bunn and Kelley JorgensenErosion and Aggradation in the Columbia River Estuary
TWill ConleyKlickitat Watershed Enhancement Project
EDavid Renstrom3-D Flyover Animation – Puyallup River Levee Setback Feasibility Study
TJulie Gabrielli, Aida Arik, and John SelkerMonitoring of River Restoration Using Distributed Temperature Sensing
TK. Lauren SenkyrPartnership And Permitting: Lessons Learned Through Brownsville And Gold Hill Dam Removals
TLes A. PerkinsCollaborative Fish Screen Design On Crabtree Creek In Linn County, Oregon
EStephane Charette and Kristen ColesEvaluating Survival Rates Of CREP Plantings Along The Middle Fork John Day River

Session 7:  Restoration Context — Connecting the Dots

  • Tim Beechie — A Landscape Context For Salmon Restoration In The Skagit River Basin
  • Eric Beamer — Tidal Delta Restoration For The Recovery Of Wild Skagit River Chinook Salmon: Linking Estuary Restoration To Wild Chinook Salmon Populations
  • Kevin Morse — Fisher Slough Freshwater Tidal Restoration – Community Context, Goals, and Objectives
  • David Cline, P.E., Jenny Baker, Kevin Morse — Fisher Slough – Tidal Marsh Restoration Project

Session 8: Biologic and Physical Response Monitoring

Design Methods C

Karen Campbell, Education Director, National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics — River on the Road:  Partnering to Engage the Public in River Restoration Research

Session 9: Guiding Salmon Restoration through Digital Models that Link Landscape Attributes with Salmon Populations

Session 10: Case Studies

Closing Remarks

Kelley Jorgensen, Incoming RRNW President