2020 Coast Salmon Partnership Meeting Schedule
The Coast Salmon Partnership Board of Directors meets at the Port of Grays Harbor, 111 South Wooding Street in Aberdeen, WA. Unless otherwise indicated, the meeting time is 10 am and 2 pm. Members of the public are welcome.
Conferences, Workshops and Training
Share your work. Grow your understanding. Network with colleagues.
March 25-26, 2020
8 AM to 4:30 PM
Pre-License Review Course & WSDA Pesticide Licensing Exam
Grays Harbor County WSU Extension, 34 Elma McCleary Road, Elma, WA 98541
This Pre-License Review Course is led by a Washington State University (WSU) Extension Senior Coordinator. Course topics include: Laws & Safety, Rights-of-Way Weeds, Aquatic. Review of study materials is a prerequisite for the course. Review course paid for by 10,000 Years Institute. Testing is administered by the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) on Day 2. Registration is REQUIRED by March 20th, 2020.
To register and for more information, contact Raena at 10,000 Years Institute.
March 26, 2020
All day event
Pacific Northwest Native Freshwater Mussel Workgroup Symposium
Pacific Northwest Native Freshwater Mussel Workgroup presents “Freshwater Mollusk Updates from Across the West; Who’s Doing What, Where?” Registration is free but you must be registered to attend.
April 2, 2020
5 PM to 8:30 PM
April 21, 2020
5 PM to 8:30 PM
Public Hearing: State Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Chehalis River Basin Flood Damage Reduction Project
DATE and VENUE CHANGE
April 2 – online option only, register here
April 21 – online option only, register here
For both dates, online events will begin at 5 p.m. with a 45-minute presentation. Starting about 5:45 p.m., we will take public comment through the webinar until 8:30 p.m. To help ensure everyone has a chance to comment, participants will be limited to 2 minutes each.
April 12 – 16, 2020
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Western Division and WA-BC American Fisheries Society Meeting
This year’s theme is Crossing boundaries and navigating intersections. Boundaries are divides that may include technology, methodology, mindsets, disciplines, environments, borders, politics, communications, values and the like. Intersections represent pathways where these often-separate factors converge. This meeting will highlight the myriad and successful ways boundaries have been crossed and intersections navigated in fisheries and aquatic sciences to achieve desired outcomes.
April 28 – 30, 2020
All day event
Columbia River Estuary Conference 2020
POSTPONED Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St, Astoria, OR 97103
The focus of the 2020 biennial conference is on the state of lower Columbia River plume and nearshore ocean. It has been 25 years since the lower Columbia was designates an “estuary of national significance” and roughly the same since NOAA’s Pacific Ocean transect monitoring and indicators system was established. The 2020 CREC will be a three day event with invited and contributed presentations. Audience participation will be encouraged. There will be a poster session during an evening social event. Abstracts are due February 7, 2020.
Email abstracts to Catherine Corbett
May 14-15, 2020
Coastal Economic Resiliency Workshop
POSTPONED Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P Smith Dr, Aberdeen, WA 98520
This workshop is being convened by the Washington Coast Marine Advisory Council. The goal of the workshop is to define a collective future vision for economic resilience on the Washington coast and develop recommendations that will better equip communities to address this complex problem and advance alternative paths.
Registration information coming soon.
All day event
Pacific Marine Resource Council Annual Science Conference
Cranberry Museum, 2907 Pioneer Rd, Long Beach, WA 98631
Speakers from around the region will present cutting edge science on salmon, ocean conditions, estuary studies, climate change, coastal resiliency, crab research and more. This is an all day event with catered breakfast, lunch and dinner. Event is open to the public. Please RSVP to receive your free ticket.
9 AM – 5 PM
Scotch Broom Ecology and Management Symposium
Great Wolf Lodge Water Park | 20500 Old Highway 99 Southwest, Grand Mound, WA 98531
Scotch Broom is one of the most costly invasive species throughout the Pacific Northwest, with an annual potential impact of $143 million dollars. The purpose of this symposium is to bring natural resource managers, scientists, and researchers together in order to discuss new and best practices of scotch broom management. This event is open to the public and there is no cost to register.
Information on registration available here.
October 21, 2020
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
2020 Olympic Experimental State Forest Science Conference
Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Avenue, Forks, WA
Join the Washington State Department of Natural Resources for our annual update on scientific research in the Olympic Experimental State Forest. Presentations in the morning will be followed by an afternoon field tour. The conference is free, but registration is required.
To register, send an email with the words “Yes I will attend” in the subject line to Jessica Huggins.