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

T Troy Brandt and Jonathan Ferree Hallowat Creek Large Wood Project – Channel Morphology And Bull Trout Habitat Effectiveness Monitoring
T Cara Walter and Desireé Tullos Sediment Outcomes For A Small Dam Removal On The Calapooia River, Oregon
T Jennifer Goldsmith and Michael Spillane Recreational User and Public Safety Checklist for Wood Placement Projects in Riverine Environments
T Courtney Shaff Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Effectiveness Monitoring Program
E Mauria Pappagallo, EIT and Ryan Makie, PE Stephens Creek Confluence Habitat Enhancement Project A Case Study In Design/Construction Lessons Learned
T Tom Moody, P.E. and Allen Haden Restoration Of Salmon Overwinter Habitat In Big Boulder Creek, Alaska
T Allen Haden and Stephanie Yard, P.E. Using Physical And Biological Conditions To Evaluate Stream Barriers Used For Native Trout Recovery In Arizona
T Rebecca Wassell and William Ehinger Cle Elum River Floodplain Restoration: Cooper Bridge
E Perry Welch, Roger Nichols, Stan Zyskowski and Alison Studley Finney Creek Instream Restoration
E Jeremy Kobor, Jodi Lemmer, and Jim Reed Restoring Historic Hydrologic Processes On A Fluvial Island At The Confluence Of The Mckenzie and Willamette Rivers, Coburg, OR
T Wendy Neal and Clayton Wise Return Flow Cooling Systems
T Tim Abbe, Brendan Belby, Jeremy Bunn and Kelley Jorgensen Erosion and Aggradation in the Columbia River Estuary
T Will Conley Klickitat Watershed Enhancement Project
E David Renstrom 3-D Flyover Animation – Puyallup River Levee Setback Feasibility Study
T Julie Gabrielli, Aida Arik, and John Selker Monitoring of River Restoration Using Distributed Temperature Sensing
T K. Lauren Senkyr Partnership And Permitting: Lessons Learned Through Brownsville And Gold Hill Dam Removals
T Les A. Perkins Collaborative Fish Screen Design On Crabtree Creek In Linn County, Oregon
E Stephane Charette and Kristen Coles Evaluating 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