Home > Outreach > Annual Symposium

The fifth annual Eastern WA Riparian Symposium will be held as a virtual event February 24th and 25th, 2021. The final agenda and speaker booklet will be posted below when they are available.

Final Agenda

Speaker Booklet 

Photo Contest

The photo contest entries are now in; click here to see them. To vote for your favorites go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8PXK5Y7

Thanks to all of you who submitted photos! Photos will be displayed live at the virtual symposium and voted on. Contest winners must attend the virtual symposium to win.

Categories:

  • Plants (provide common and species name in the description, if you know)
  • Wildlife
  • Landscapes
  • Riparian Restoration

Presentations

Day 1:

  1. Kim Erion, Ike Corporation
    “Working with Consultants”
  2. Amanda Stahl, Riverine Ecology Lab, Washington State University
    “Options for Effective and Efficient Riparian Monitoring Drone & Satellite Data”
  3. Brad Hermanson, Hermanson Consulting
    “Project Management — True Fundamentals”
  4. Katrina Strathmann and Landon Schaffer, Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group
    “Project Management — Case Study, Mercer Creek Stream and Riparian Restoration”

Day 2:

  1. Reid Camp, Cramer Fish Sciences
    “Hydrology and Riparian Planting”
  2. Mike Kane, Kane Consulting
    “Bank Bioengineering”
  3. Erin McKay, Chelan County
    “Lessons Learned Presentation”
  4. Adrienne Grimm, Yakama Nation
    “Lessons Learned Presentation”

Not able to attend? Recordings of all 2021 Eastern WA Riparian Planting Virtual Symposium presentations will be uploaded to YBFWRB’s YouTube channel.

Please contact Heather Simmons, hsim461@ecy.wa.gov, 509-454-7207 with any additional questions or to be added to the email list for future announcements.

Thanks to the 2021 Symposium Sponsors

WA State Dept of Ecology
Natural Systems Design
Yakima Basin Fish & Wildlife Recovery Board

Past Symposiums

First Annual Eastern Washington Riparian Planting Symposium
Ellensburg, Washington
February 16, 2017

Second Annual Eastern Washington Riparian Planting Symposium
Ellensburg, Washington
March 8, 2018

Third Annual Eastern Washington Riparian Planting Symposium
Ellensburg, Washington
March 7, 2019

Fourth Annual Eastern Washington Riparian Planting Symposium
Virtual
June 24-25, 2020