• Restoring Idaho Streams

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    Name: Restoring Idaho Streams
    Date: August 16, 2019
    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Idaho landowners who have a perennial stream running through their property often want that stream to be as stable and healthy as possible, both for the health of their stream and the health of their property. This
    one day program will use a combination of indoor presentations and a field trip to help participants assess streams on their property and undertake management practices to improve stream health and stability.

    Program Agenda
    8:00am - Check in, snacks, networking
    8:30am - Why Stream Health:
    Randy Brooks, University of
    Idaho Extension
    8:45am - Basic Principles of Assessing and
    Improving Stream Health:
    Jim Ekins, University of Idaho
    Extension
    9:30am - Tools for Restoration, Low and
    High Cost Options: Latah
    Conservation District Staff
    10:00am - Permitting Processes related to
    Protecting Streams: TBA: LCD or
    IDWR staff
    10:45am - Break
    11:00am - Landscape Design Principles:
    Iris Mayes, UI Extension, Latah
    County
    11:15am - Panel: Technical and Financial
    Assistance for Restoring Stream
    Health on Private Lands
    • Ken Stinson or Staff, Latah
    Conservation District
    • Lovina Englund, Palouse Land
    Trust
    • Staff, IDWR (Tentative)
    • Sujata Connell, Idaho DEQ
    Surface Water Quality
    program
    • Tiege Ulschmid, IDFG
    • Iris Mayes, UI Extension,
    Latah County
    12:15pm - Break, prep for field tour
    12:30pm - Depart for Field Tour and
    Activities (bring a sack lunch):
    • Visit restoration efforts in
    Latah County, near Deary
    • Optional visit to site on E
    Fork Potlatch River (about an
    hour drive and some required
    walking on uneven terrain).
    4:30pm - Close
    Location:
    University of Idaho Pitkin Forest Nursery's Reveley Building
    1025 Plant Science Rd.
    Moscow, ID
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, August 16
    8:00am-4:30pm
    Contact Information:
    208-883-2269
    Fees/Admission:
    $20 per person. Paid registration required, contact Iris Mayes at 208-883-2269 for more information.
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