We were excited to be a sponsor of the 2018 River Restoration Northwest’s Annual Stream Restoration Symposium held in Stevenson, WA on Feb 6-9. Our team kept busy throughout the conference with two session presentations, two moderated sessions, and five poster sessions. It was great meeting with colleagues to share project experiences, techniques, and lessons learned. Below are links to all of our conference materials.


Session 7: Rethinking Fish Barriers – Culverts & Tidal Restoration

  • Joe Richards: Quantifying Performance of Stream Simulation Culverts in the Chehalis Basin, WA – View Presentation
  • Matt Brennan: Tidal Barrier Correction in WA, OR, and CA – Identifying Best Practices and Design Standards for Tidal Restoration – View Presentation

  • Jane Atha (Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife): Thinking Like a Pebble: Stream Simulation Culverts into the Future – View Presentation

Poster Sessions

  • Ryan Bartelheimer: Session 6 Poster Session – Navigating Washington State’s Streamlined Processing of Fish Habitat Enhancement Projects: The Conservation District Pathway – View Poster

  • Elizabeth Gutierrez, Joe Richards, and Colin Thorne: Session 6 Poster Session – Stream Simulation Culvert Performance Evaluation Tool – View Poster

  • Mason Lacy: Session 6 Poster Session – 2D Morphodynamic Modeling of a Stream Simulation Culvert – View Poster

  • Barry Tanaka: Session 6 Poster Session – Design and Implementation of Secondary Channels in Dry Creek, Sonoma County, California – View Poster


  • Paul Agrimis: Session 5 Moderator – Skagit River Delta Restoration-Farm, Fish & Flood Needs

  • Colin Thorne: Session 7 – Rethinking Fish Barriers: Culverts & Tidal Restoration

  • Mauria Pappagallo: Session 11 – Sediment Management in Dam Removal