2006 Chapter Conference

2006 Joint SER/SWS Chapter Conference

Hosted By
Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) Northwest Chapter &
Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)

May 2-4, 2006

Speakers & Sessions

  • Nate Mantua, UW Climate Impacts Group, Climate change impacts on aquatic ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest
  • Alan Hamlet, UW Climate Impacts Group, Hydrologic Implications of 20th Century Warming in the Western U.S.
  • Joshua Lawler, OSU Zoology, Climate-induced continental shifts in species distributions: implications for the Pacific Northwest.
  • Jim Evans, The Nature Conservancy, Biodiversity and Global Change in an Inland Northwest Ecosystem: Examples from the Hanford Site
  • Dennis Martinez, Indigenous People’s Restoration Network, Can Traditional Indigenous Cultural Practices and Knowledge Mitigate Climate Change and Help Salmon Recovery in the Rivers of the Fraser-Columbia Plateau and Coastal Pacific Northwest?
  • Gary A. James, Fisheries Program Manager, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Successful Restoration of Water and Salmon in the Umatilla and Walla Walla Basins in NE Oregon and SE Washington.
  • Katrina Strathmann, Yakama Nation Wildlife Resource Management, Shrub-steppe restoration for Greater Sage-Grouse on the Yakama Reservation
  • Chris Hyland, Project Manager, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Liability/Risk and/or Lessons Learned
  • Patricia  McQueary, Washington State Department of Transportation, The U.S. 12, SR 124 to Wallula Project, A Success Story in Cooperation and Design
  • Kenneth Gano, Washington Closure Hanford, Revegetation of Remediated Waste Sites on the Hanford Site in South-Central Washington