On February 16, 2017 the Department of Ecology and the Yakima Basin Fish & Wildlife Recovery Board cosponsored a symposium on riparian planting that was attended by 140 participants from throughout eastern Washington. Links to the agenda, powerpoint presentations and presenter contact info are on the left. The training was also featured on the Department of Ecology’s statewide blog, ECOconnect.

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Symposium Agenda

Presenter Contact List

Riparian Symposium
Riparian Crowd


1. Richard Fleenor:
Plant Materials & their Placement

2. Kent Apostol:
Seedling Establishment Measures

3. Jennifer Hadersberger:
Lidar Mapping & Shade Analysis

4. Brian Schmidt:
Herbaceous Weed Control

5. Scott Nicolai:
Lessons from 25 Yrs Killing Plants