2020 Eastern WA Riparian Planting Symposium

3/2/2020  By Tricia Snyder

*******************IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT*********************

The 2020 symposium has been rescheduled to June 25, 2020 due to travel advisories and restrictions on large meetings that could affect many of our attendees and of course to help protect the health of ourselves and communities.


If you are already registered and can attend the new date, you don't need to do anything! Your registration is secure and you have a guaranteed spot.


If you are registered and cannot attend the new date, please e-mail Tricia Snyder at tsnyder@ybfwrb.org.


Thank you for your understanding!



It's almost time again for the Eastern Washington Riparian Planting Symposium! This year the event will be held in Yakima, WA at The Chateau. 

 Find more information and register here. 

The Eastern Washington Riparian Planting Symposium works to embrace the unique challenges of riparian restoration in the Columbia Basin through shared knowledge, ideas, and collaboration.

Speakers include:

Tom Elliott, Yakama Nation, and Kevin Fetherston, Natural Systems Design
Gail Redburg and Rick Christian, Umatilla Tribe
Emilie Blevins, Xerces Society
Dale Meck, Yakima County
Ryan Watts, WildLands, Inc.
Tim Abbe, Natural Systems Design
Jill Scheffer, Kittitas Environmnetal Education Network
Katrina Strathmann, Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group

Back by popular demand, our afternoon will include two Lessons Learned sessions: a chance for practitioners to learn from each other and openly discuss project challenges.

Please find the draft agenda here.

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