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SESSION B
Longitudinal and Lateral Connectivity
(Aquatic Organism Passage, Floodplain Connectivity)

Moderator:  Peter Wadden, Town of Vail, Vail, CO
Location:  Tarn
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8:30 am
Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Impact of Habitat Fragmentation on Fisheries in Colorado and Approaches to Restoration
— Eric Richer, Hydrologist, Aquatic Research Section, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Fort Collins, CO
Richer’s Presentation

9:00 am
Evaluation of Fish Passage at Whitewater Parks Using 2D and 3D Hydraulic Modeling
— Travis Hardee, Colorado State University, Department of Civil and Engineering, Fort Collins, CO
Hardee’s Presentation

9:30 am
Floodplain Connectivity in the San Luis Valley: Challenges and Lessons Learned
— Zachary Billingsley, Lidstone & Associates, a Wenck Company, Fort Collins, CO
Billingsley’s Presentation

10:0 am  Break

10:15 am
Managing Channel Incision Through Legacy Sediments in The Hill Country of the Upper Mississippi River Valley
— Ron Koth, Barr Engineering Company, Rapid City, SD
Koth’s Presentation

10:45 am
Predicting In-Stream Habitat Improvements with 2D Hydraulic Modeling: A Case Study from the North St. Vrain
— Daniel Aragon, Michael Baker International, Lakewood, CO
Aragon’s Presentation

11:15 am
Farewell to the Cane River Dam: Removal, Restoration, and Reconnection
— Andrew Bick, PE, CFM, Wildlands Engineering, Inc., Asheville, NC
Bick’s Presentation

11:45  am  Wrap-Up and Discussion

12:00 pm Lunch Provided