Stewardship And Restoration Of Coastal Rivers Conference

Conference Announcement!

The Coastal Rivers Research Consortium Presents...

April 12, 2006 * 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The conference will focus on emerging policy issues, current understanding of coastal rivers as ecological systems, and scientific challenges for the next decade.

8:00 Registration/Coffee & Pastries
8:45 Introduction to Conference - Robert Bilby
9:00 Policy Issues for Washington Rivers - William Ruckelshaus
9:30 Structural Challenges for Effective Riverine Conservation - William Stelle
10:00 Salmon Conservation in British Columbia Coastal Rivers - Paul LeBlond,
Mark Angelo
10:30 Coffee
10:50 Ecology of Coastal Rivers in Pacific Coastal Rain Forests - John Richardson
11:20 Emerging Riparian Perspectives and Challenges in the Pacific Coastal
Ecoregion - Robert Naiman
11:50 Lunch (provided)
1:15 Coastal Salmon Ecology: Key Uncertainties over a Range of Disciplines
- Tom Quinn
1:45 Impacts of Global Change on Coastal Rivers in the Pacific NW
- Edward Miles
2:15 Pacific NW Estuarine Ecosystems: Scales of Organization
- Charles "Si" Simenstad
2:45 Coffee
3:00 Science Challenges for Restoring Dynamic River Systems - Tim Beechie
3:30 Sustainable Land Use: Quantitative Assessment of Future Change
- Stan Gregory
4:00 Panel Discussion - Brian Winter, Jim Lichatowich, & Speakers
5:00 Closing - Robert Naiman

Seattle Museum of History & Industry
Students: $35
Professionals: $70

For more information on the conference and to register:

For further information not pertaining to registration, send email to or contact the conference coordinators:

Robert Naiman
Phone (206) 685-2025

Kathleen Herrmann

Sponsored by:

UW College of Ocean & Fishery Sciences
UW Earth Initiative
NOAA Fisheries Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Olympic National Park
US Geological Survey (Ft. Collins, CO)
Weyerhaeuser Company
US Forest Service (PNW Research Station)