“Want Fish” Workshop at Lake Sonoma September 13

To All,

Please plan to attend the exciting conference on Sept 13 at the US Army Corps of Engineers Lake Sonoma Visitor Center.

Curtis Kendall

Steward@rrwc.net www.rrwc.net Russian River Watershed Council Box 3908, Santa Rosa, CA 95402

For More Information: Address: PURPOSE: To raise awareness of issues surrounding Russian River fisheries and water quality & quantity

10:30 Registration

11:00 Tour Begins

CONFERENCE AGENDA: 12:00 Welcome Introductions by Scot Stegeman, Russian River Watershed Council, President

12:15 A Brief History of the Russian River and an overview of the Fish Friendly Farming Certification program Laurel Marcus, California Land Stewardship Institute, Executive Director

12:45 The Russian River Coho Salmon Captive Broodstock Program Ben White, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

1:15 Central California Coast Coho salmon Recovery Plan Dick Butler, National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Region, Santa Rosa Office Supervisor

1:45 Break

2:00 Panel Discussion: The Question of Fish Vicky Whitney, State Water Board, Deputy Director for Water Rights, Matthew J. Deitch, Ph.D., Center for Ecosystem Management and Restoration, Kent MacIntosh, Trout Unlimited Redwood Empire Chapter, President, David J. Manning, Sonoma County Water Agency, Senior Environmental Specialist-Fisheries,

4:00 Adjourn for Informal Discussion Refreshments will be provided Directions: HWY 101, take Dry Creek Rd. Exit at Healdsburg; west on Dry Creek Rd.; Dry Creek Rd becomes Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Rd; follow Stewarts Point Skaggs Springs Rd to the Lake Sonoma Visitor Center.

SPONSORS: Russian River Watershed Council, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, State Resources Agency, Sonoma County Water Agency