Join Us for Our Next Webinar on February 23, 2023

The Programmatic Approach to Ecosystem Restoration Presented by Beth Lambert, Director, Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration The Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration provides a template of how to create, tailor and promote a government-sponsored ecological restoration program. Created in 2009 by bringing together two small, community-based restoration programs housed within different agencies in the Commonwealth,... Read More

December 2022 Webinar Recording Now Available!

The Joint Committee on Fisheries Science and Engineering hosted a free webinar on December 6, 2022 featuring George Pess, Ph.D., Program Manager for the Watershed Program at the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) speaking about the ecosystem response following the removal of the Elwha River Dams in... Read More

Join us for our Next Webinar: December 6, Noon Pacific Time

Ecosystem Response to the Removal of the Elwha River Dams. One ecosystem restoration technique that can have a large-scale effect is dam removal. This single action allows for the re-connection of ecosystem processes such as upstream and downstream organism movement, the rapid transformation from lentic to lotic conditions in former reservoirs, rapid shifts in community... Read More

May 26 Fish Passage Funding Webinar Recording Now Available

The Joint Committee on Fisheries Science and Engineering hosted a free webinar on May 26 featuring a panel of speakers from various federal agencies, including USFWS, USFS, USDOE, USACE, FHWA, and NOAA. The panel members provided an overview of upcoming federal opportunities for fish passage projects under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Thank you to all... Read More

Webinar Recordings Now Available!

Two recordings of past webinars have been uploaded to our Youtube channel!  Please share with your colleagues and let us know if you have any recommendations or requests for future webinars. 2020 Distinguished Project Award Winner Artur Furydna, TPRIIG/CCB/LIFEDrawaPL December 8, 2020 Flyer World Fish Migration Day: Creating a Movement to Save Migratory Fish –... Read More

Free Webinar: Removing ‘Road Dams’ In Europe?

The US Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, and The World Fish Migration Foundation invite you to the webinar: Removing “Road Dams” in Europe? taking place on 19th January, 2022 from 15:00-18:00 CET.  This is a free, international webinar which will highlight the need and opportunities to improve road and stream crossings to enhance the biodiversity of rivers... Read More

Free Fish Passage Webinar on December 15, 2021

Join us for our next webinar on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST/10 AM PST! Dwayne Shaw of the Downeast Salmon Federation will speak about the holistic work by his organization to conserve and restore federally listed populations of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), including habitat conservation and restoration, operation of state-of-the art hatcheries,... Read More

Free Webinar on October 6, 2021

Join us for our next webinar on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 12:00 PM EDT! Megan Lung of the NYS DEC Hudson Estuary Program  will speak about stakeholder- and partner-driven processes to reconnect stream habitat and reduce localized flooding. Click on the link below for a full summary of the webinar and to access the... Read More

Webinar Recording Available on Our Youtube Channel!

The Joint Committee is excited to announce the launch of its new Youtube channel! Our most recent webinar is now available for viewing.  Please watch and share with friends and colleagues who may be interested. A PDF version of the slides from the presentation are also available. We had a great turnout for this webinar, though... Read More