2019 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Constrained Realities: The Role of Restoration in the Reality of Watershed Extremes

*Check for updates as the agenda is subject to change.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

8:30– 12:00 pm   Pre-conference Workshops

WORKSHOP #1
Successful Monitoring: 30 years of Wild Trout Restoration in the Blackfoot Watershed
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Ron Pierce, Montana

WORKSHOP #2
Drones & Stream Restoration
-- Bill Whitehead, SWCA

WORKSHOP #3 - TBA

12:00 – 1:30 pm   Lunch on your own

1:30 – 5:00    Plenary Session
Constrained Realities: The Role of Restoration in the Reality of Watershed Extremes

1:30 pm  
Welcome & Opening Remarks

-- Michael “Squeak” Smith, Resource Institute

1:45 pm 
Constrained Realities: The Role of Restoration in the Reality of Watershed Extremes
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Moderator:  Alan Walker, Resource Institute

1:45 – 2:30 pm
Designing Sustainable Restoration Projects in the Reality of Watershed Extremes
--  Dave Rosgen, PhD, Wildland Hydrology, Fort Collins, CO

2:30 – 3 pm   
Lessons Learned After 5 years of Post-Flood Recovery Projects
 -- Chris Sturm, Colorado Water Conservation Board, Denver, CO
-- Jeff Sickles, Enginuity Engineering Solutions, Littleton, CO

3 – 3:15 pm    Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:15 – 3:45  pm  
Urban Watershed Conditions (Land Use and Population)
-- Barbara Chongtoua, Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, Denver, CO

3:45 – 4:15 pm     
Climate Change
-- Russ Schumacher, PhD, Director, Colorado Climate Center
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

4:15 – 5 pm    
Audience Q&A with Presenters

6:00 – 8:00 pm
Sponsors’ Reception in the Exhibit Hall
8:15 pm   Cowboy Poetry in the gazebo
                -- Tim Keane, PhD, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

7:30 am  Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall    

8:30 – 12:00 pm  Concurrent Sessions A - C (Break at 10:10 am)
12 - 1:30 pm         Lunch Provided
1:30 – 5 pm          Concurrent Sessions D - F (Break at 3:10 pm)

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

7:30 am  
Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall     

8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Plenary Session

8:30 – 10:00 am
How are We Improving the Ecology of Streams?
-- Dave Penrose, Penrose Environmental Consulting, Asheville, NC

10:00 - 10:15 am
Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:15 am
Should Restoration Designs Have a 3rd Party Pier Review?

11:30 – 11:45
Conference Summary
-- Tim Keane, PhD, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

11:45  am  $500 Cash Drawing (must be present to win)
-- Michael “Squeak” Smith, Resource Institute

12 pm     Conference Adjourn