2017 Agenda

2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Check for updates as the agenda is subject to change.

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Wednesday, September 20      

8:30  – 12:00    Pre-conference Workshops

Workshop #1:  Less is More:  Leveraging Sustainability and Ecosystem Services in Stream Restoration Design

Workshop #2:  A Spreadsheet Tool to Quantify Functional Lift and Loss

Workshop #3:  Drone Technology Workshop

12:00 – 1:30    Lunch on your own

1:30 – 5:00    Plenary Session
“Building a Better Bridge between Science and Practice”
How do we connect new and ongoing research/science with practice?

1:30 pm
Welcome & Opening Remarks
–Michael “Squeak” Smith, Resource Institute

5:00 pm   Adjourn

5:30 – 8:00    Sponsors’ Reception – for all conference participants by the sponsors.

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Thursday, September 21         

8:30 – 5:00    Concurrent Sessions

Session A  Monitoring; Post-Disaster; Stream Impacts from Resource Extraction; & Stream Restoration Economics
Session B  Functional Stream Assessment Methodologies
Session C  Stream Restoration & TMDLs – Policy, Research & Methods
Session D  Innovative Restoration Design Tolls, Methods &  Adaptations (8:30 – 2:30 pm)

12:00 pm      Lunch Provided & drawing for Axle Gimble Drone.
Click to watch a video from the Rocky Mountain Stream Restoration Conference

Session E  Get Your Shovels Ready!  An Update on the Maryland SHA’s TMDL Implementation Program (3 – 5 pm)
Session F  Aquatic Species Habitat Restoration & Stream Permitting – Advances and Challenges
Session G  Ecology of Stream Restoration
Session H  Communities and Streams

5:30 pm       Light Reception at the Pratt Street Alehouse

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Friday, September 22   

8:30 – 12:00  Plenary Session

11:30 am
Closing Remarks, $500 Cash Drawing (must be present to win)
– Michael “Squeak” Smith, Resource Institute

11:45 am     Conference Adjourns