The Skagit Watershed Council in partnership with the Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group and the Skagit River System Cooperative sponsored this conference on January 19th, 2021. The goal of the North Sound Riparian Conference was to bring together riparian restoration practitioners to learn and share ideas. Here are some of the presentations from that day:
“Moving the Target: Managing Your Forest in a Changing Climate”, by Dave Peterson, Professor of Forest Ecology at the University of Washington School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
“Climate Change Genetics”, by Deborah L. Rogers, Co-Executive Director & Director of Conservation Science and Stewardship at the Center for Natural Lands Management
“The Seedlot Selection Tool”, by Dominique Bachelet, Associate Professor in the Department of Biological and Ecological Engineering at Oregon State University
“Stossel Creek Climate Adaptation Project: Assisted Migration Planting – Data From Year One”, by Denise Krownbell, Strategic Advisor for Seattle City Light
“Around the Woods: How Practitioners are Adjusting for Climate Change”, by Brenda Clifton, Senior Restoration Botanist for the Skagit River System Cooperative, and Michael Yadrick, Plant Ecologist for the City of Seattle.
“Revegetating Emergent Wetlands: Emergent Species, Functions, Permits, and Monitoring Results”, by Josh Wozniak, President of the Society of Wetland Scientist’s Pacific Northwest Chapter and Environmental Sciences Group Lead at Parametrix.
“Effect of pole diameter on willow performance over five years in a wetland dominated by reed canarygrass”, by Laura Hatema, Senior Ecologist for King County
“Around the Woods: Lessons Learned from Wetland Restoration Projects”, by Kerrie McArthur, Senior Biologist at Confluence Environmental Company, and John Soden, Professional Wetland Scientist at Natural Systems Design.
Skagit Watershed Council in partnership with the Puget Sound Partnership Salmon Recovery Program sponsored this workshop on May 13. 2010. To see the agenda for the Successful Habitat Restoration in Developed Landscapes workshop, click here.
Process-Based Principles for Habitat Restoration
Tim Beechie, NOAA Fisheries
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The Challenge of Process-Based Principles for Habitat Restoration
Eric Beamer, Skagit River System Cooperative, Recovery Implementation Technical Team
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Process-Based Restoration: Examples from Local Watersheds (Examples 1-4)
Paying Attention: The Future of Restoration
Carol MacIlroy, Carol MacIlroy Consulting Inc., Abstract (PDF) »
Process-Based Restoration: Examples from Local Watersheds (Examples 5-7)