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8:00-8:30am     Announcements

Main Room

Track A


Panel 4A Restoration & Thermal Patterns


Scott O'Daniel CTUIR

Meacham Creek Water Quality

Sierra Higheagle Nez Perce Tribe

Zenner Meadows Restoration Using Induced Meandering

John Palmer EPA Region 10

Columbia River Thermal Refuges


4B Clean Water Act Program Changes

Donna Downing EPA HQ

Water Quality Certification Rule Changes and Impacts on Tribes

Laura Shumway EPA HQ

ATTAINS Phased National Rollout: Including Tribal Assessments

Track B

10:00-10:30am     Break


5A Thermal Patterns    featuring an interactive sonde discussion

Andy Gendaszek USGS

Thermal Patterns in Mill Creek

Mark Buettner Klamath Tribes

Long-Term Water Quality Monitoring Program: Key Program For Assessing Effects of Land and Water Management and Climate Change in the Upper Klamath Basin

Candace Penn Squaxin Island Tribe

Vote for your favorite sonde brand - Join this session to give us your input!


5B Clean Water Act Program Changes & Opportunities

Donna Downing EPA HQ

Navigable Waters Protection Rule (formally WOTUS)


Damaris Christensen EPA HQ

Navigable Waters Protection Rule (formally WOTUS) continued

Krista Mendelman EPA Region 10

Who Knew That Hazard Mitigation Could Be So Beautiful - Natural Hazard Mitigation Plans and Nature-Based Solutions

12:00-1:00pm     Lunch 


6A Water Quality Monitoring

Julian Sammons Skokomish Tribe

Off-reservation Pollution Sources that Affect the Skokomish Reservation - 106 Case Study

Eric Berntsen Kalispel Tribe

Characterizing Spatiotemporal Variability in Water Temperature and Habitat to Inform Restoration for Cold-Water Fishes


6B Wetland Program Development Grants

Linda Storm EPA Region 10

Introduction and Program Basics

Janice Martin Quinault Indian Nation

Tribal WPDG case study

Matt Baerwalde Snoqualmie Tribe

Tribal Wetlands Working Group

2:00-2:15pm        Break

2:15-3:00pm     Strategizing and Closing

Vicki Kruger Squaxin Island Tribe

Main Room

Tribal Nonpoint Training

Day 2 October 27 

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