You are cordially invited to join us at the Wenatchee Convention Center in Orchard Hall, located at 121 N Wenatchee Ave., Wenatchee, WA 98801, on March 29th, 2024, for the Columbia Basin Riparian Restoration Symposium. Doors will open at 8:30 am, and the symposium will commence promptly at 9:30 am.

Pre-Symposium Events: March 28th Before the main event, on March 28th, we have planned exciting pre-symposium events including a site tour and a social evening. It’s an excellent opportunity to network and engage with fellow participants.

Moderators: This symposium will be moderated by Tori Wood from the Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group along with the Committee of Populus: The Columbia Basin Riparian Planting Partnership.

Agenda Highlights:

  • Coffee/Registration: Kickstart your day with a cup of coffee and complete your registration from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.
  • Welcome and Overview: Tori Wood will welcome everyone and provide an overview of the symposium.
  • Presentations: We have an exciting lineup of presentations covering topics such as Process Based Restoration, Sustainable Materials and Material Sourcing, Funding, Lessons Learned, Streambank Stabilization, Engineering Designs, and more.
  • Lunch Break: Enjoy lunch and participate in optional breakout groups from 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm.
  • Photo Contest Winners Announced: Stay tuned as we announce the winners of our photo contest.
  • Closing: Tori Wood will conclude the symposium with closing remarks at 5:20 pm.

Sponsors: We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our sponsors for their generous support: Wildlands, Derby Canyon Natives, and BFI Natives. We are also awaiting confirmation from other potential sponsors.

Registration Instructions:


Limited Free Admission:

  • Free Admission: This option is reserved for Students, AmeriCorps members, and individuals experiencing financial hardships or who would be unable to attend the Symposium otherwise.
  • Sales end on Mar 19, 2024.

General Admission:

  • Price: $35.00 + $4.19 Fee.
  • Sales end on Mar 19, 2024.

Advanced Admission:

  • Price: $100.00 + $8.55 Fee.
  • Sales end on Mar 19, 2024.

Help Us Sponsor Those in Need:

  • If you would like to support our initiative to provide free admission to those who need it, please consider selecting the “Help Us Sponsor Those in Need” option during registration.
  • Your sponsorship enables us to offer free admission to students, AmeriCorps members, and individuals facing financial challenges, while also assisting us in covering the costs associated with organizing this event.

Thank you for your support in making this symposium accessible to all who wish to participate.

Elevate Your Impact: Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

Your support is vital to the success of our event! Explore our sponsorship packages below:

Sandbar Willow – $750:

  • Exclusive benefits package.
  • Limited availability.
  • Amplify your brand visibility and support our cause.

Red-osier Dogwood – $500:

  • Limited packages remaining!
  • Make a significant impact and receive valuable recognition.

Quaking Aspen – $200:

  • Perfect for small businesses or organizations.
  • Support our event and showcase your commitment.

Join us in making a difference! Your sponsorship ensures the success of our event. Contact us to secure your sponsorship today!

For more information, please email Tori Wood at