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2012
Wednesday, June 6th
8:30 AM

Paul Greenberg Presentation

Paul Greenberg

UMass Amherst

8:30 AM - 10:05 AM

10:05 AM

Break

- -

UMass Amherst

10:05 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Session A4 - On the Cutting-Edge: Optimizing Fish Passage Mitigation Decisions in California Watersheds

Jesse O'Hanley, Kent Business School, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

UMass Amherst

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Session B4 - An Exploratory Evaluation of the Swim Path Selection of Western Blacknose Dace in a Modified Flow Field

Michael Goettel

UMass Amherst

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Session C4 - If You Remove It, They Will Come...The Maxwell Pond Dam Removal / Black Brook Restoration Success Story

Stephen Landry, Merrimack Watershed Supervisor - NHDES

UMass Amherst

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Session D4 - EPRI's Program to Develop, Install and Test the Alden Fish-Friendly Hydropower Turbine

Douglas Dixon, Alden Research Laboratory, Inc.

UMass Amherst

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

10:50 AM

Session A4 - Using a focus area approach to restore watershed-scale stream connectivity

Ben Naumann, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service

UMass Amherst

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

Session B4 - Differences in frequency and range of trout movement through culverts in headwater streams

Erin Rodgers, Antioch University New England & Conte Fish Research Center

UMass Amherst

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

Session C4 - Regulatory Reform in Massachusetts: Instituting a General Permit for Dam Removal Projects

Beth Lambert, Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration

UMass Amherst

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

Session D4 - The Science Behind a Fish-Friendly Turbine

Norman Perkins, Alden Research Laboratory

UMass Amherst

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

11:10 AM

Session A4 - Effective Public Engagement for Successful River Restoration Projects

Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy, American Rivers

UMass Amherst

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

Session C4 - Is dam removal enough? Finding the balance between economics and channel/habitat restoration.

Nick Nelson, Inter-Fluve, Inc.

UMass Amherst

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

Session D4 - Assessment of the conditions for fish passage through hydroturbines and the response of fish to passage

Thomas Carlson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland WA

UMass Amherst

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Session A4 - Lessons learned from recent USDA-NRCS assisted fish passage projects in Rhode Island

Kevin Farmer

UMass Amherst

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session C4 - Top Ten Dam-Bustin' Lessons

Lisa Hollingsworth-Segedy, American Rivers

UMass Amherst

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session D4 - Design of Small Scale Floating Surface Fish Collectors

Mike McGowan

UMass Amherst

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Lunch

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UMass Amherst

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Session A5 - Designing Sustainable Fish Passage

Matthew Bernier, IM Systems Group Contractor, NOAA Restoration Center NOAA Restoration Center - Northeast Region

UMass Amherst

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Session B5 - Breaking the speed limit--comparative sprinting performance of brook trout and brown trout

Theodore Castro-Santos, USGS-S.O. Conte Anadromous Fish Research Center

UMass Amherst

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Session C5 - Replacing Dam Functions when Removing a Dam

Laura Wildman, Princeton Hydro, LLC

UMass Amherst

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

1:50 PM

Estimation of Turbine passage survival of juvenile American shad, Alosa sapidissima, by different methods for practical application

Paul Heisey, Normandeau Associates, Inc

UMass Amherst

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

Session A5 - History of Design for the Passage of River Herring in the Northeast

Katey Plymesser, USFWS/Montana State University Fisheries/Civil Engineering

UMass Amherst

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

Session B5 - Culvert Roughness Elements for Native Utah Fish Passage

Suzanna Monk, Brigham Young University Civil and Environmental Engineering

UMass Amherst

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

Session C5 - Regulatory Hurdles and Inconsistencies of Dam Removal

Vince Humenay, Headwater Partners, LLC

UMass Amherst

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

2:10 PM

Session A5 - NOAA's Efforts to Restore River Herring in the Northeast U.S.

John Catena, NOAA Restoration Center NOAA

UMass Amherst

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Session B5 - Modeling brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) passage success through road culverts: from theory to reality

Elsa Goerig, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Centre Eau, Terre et Environnement PhD program in earth sciences

UMass Amherst

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Session C5 - Initiating Dam Removal Projects

Lynnette Batt, American Rivers River Restoration Program

UMass Amherst

2:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Session B5 - The effect of temperature and ammonia exposure on swimming performance of brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis)

Christian Tudorache, Leiden University Institute Biology Leiden

UMass Amherst

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

Session C5 - Guidelines For Assessing Sediment-Related Effects of Dam Removal

Timothy Randle, Bureau of Reclamation

UMass Amherst

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

2:50 PM

Barotrauma in Juvenile Salmonids Exposed to Simulated Hydroturbine Passage: pathways, management implications and applications

Richard Brown, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

UMass Amherst

2:50 PM - 3:00 PM

3:25 PM

Session A6 - Fish Passage, Ecohydrology, and More: A Comprehensive Approach to Protect River Herring in the Wild and Scenic Taunton River Wa

Alison Bowden, The Nature Conservancy

UMass Amherst

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM

Session C6 - Calco Dam Removal - Commencing the Restoration of the Raritan River Watershed, New Jersey

John Jengo, MWH

UMass Amherst

3:25 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Session A6 - Methodologies for River Herring Passage Evaluations, Monitoring, and Assessment of Population Restoration Success

Alex Haro, U. S. Geological Survey S. O. Conte Anadromous Fish Research Laboratory

UMass Amherst

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

Session C6 - The Effects of Dam Removal on the East Branch of the Eightmile River, Connecticut

Barry Chernoff, Wesleyan University College of the Environment

UMass Amherst

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

4:05 PM

Pawtuxet Falls Restoration: Lessons from Narragansett Bay's Largest Dam Removal

Andrew Lipsky, EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.

UMass Amherst

4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

Session A6 - Operations and Maintenance of Fishways for River Herring in New Hampshire Coastal Rivers

Cheri Patterson, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Marine Division

UMass Amherst

4:05 PM - 4:25 PM

4:25 PM

Removal of the Merrimack Village Dam

Mark Wamser

UMass Amherst

4:25 PM - 6:00 PM