2013 Salmon Recovery Conference

2013 Salmon Recovery Conference
Today is the final day to get early-bird rates for the 2013 Salmon Recovery Conference in Vancouver, WA.

State hosts salmon recovery conference
About 600 people who live and breathe salmon recovery are expected to descend on Vancouver May 14 and 15 for a two-day salmon recovery conference. Hosted by the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board, the conference includes 12 different educational tracks on all things salmon recovery. Lean more about the 2013 Salmon Recovery Conference and register today. (Student volunteers are needed.)

Conference focus

  • Building better salmon recovery projects and sharing lessons learned.
  • Celebrate what is working in salmon recovery
  • Examine what could work better
  • Share experiences and lessons from the field
  • Assess and reflect on over ten years of salmon recovery work
  • Learn ways to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of projects

Who should attend: You, and others like you who are engaged in salmon recovery—project managers, land trust staff, conservation district personnel, tribal members, city and county staff, planners, landowners, fishery enhancement groups, hatchery workers, fishing professionals, sport fishers, state and federal agency staff, fish scientists, restoration ecologists, wetland biologists, and others involved with salmon recovery in Washington, Oregon, and along the Pacific Coast.

  Conference tracks include

  • Ocean, Nearshore, Estuaries, and River Deltas
  • Instream Wood Projects
  • Riparian Restoration
  • Invasive Species
  • Fish Passage and Dams
  • Acquisition, Protection, and Stewardship
  • Floodplain Reconnection and Levee Removal
  • Lower Columbia River Issues
  • Farms and Fish
  • Organizational Development
  • Project Planning
  • Monitoring

Panel discussions will explore ways to develop stewardship programs, dealing with water rights, conducting invasive species control, and coordinating the salmon recovery message. The conference also will feature several experts presenting in workshop-style sessions. See the 2013 Salmon Recovery Conference program for more details and register today

For more information, contact Susan Zemek at susan.zemek@rco.wa.gov

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