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Lamprey Conservation Seminar

When Dec 08, 2011
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Umpqua National Forest/US Fish and Wildlife Service Offices Conference Room 2900 NW Stewart Parkway Roseburg, OR 97471
Contact Name
Contact Phone (541) 957-3470
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This FREE event is jointly sponsored by the United States Fish and
Wildlife Service Roseburg Field office and the Cow Creek Band of
Umpqua Tribe of Indians.
Light refreshments will be provided.

Brief Agenda:
1-2 pm Bianca Streif  (Bio below) will review of latest science on
Lampreys and the new USFWS Conservation Initiative.
Break
2-2:45 Q&A, discussion on immediate actions items that could be done
and discussion of the formation of a Umpqua River Basin Lamprey
Working Group.

Informal milling and networking.

Bianca Streif has over 25 years of experience in fish and wildlife
biology and expertise in aquatic systems.  She is the Aquatic Projects
Coordinator in Oregon for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. She has
worked for the USFWS since 1998, and previously worked for the USDA
Natural Resources Conservation Service.  She has extensive experience
in fish habitat and stream restoration issues in California, Oregon,
Washington, and Idaho, and has worked on numerous regional and
national stream and watershed efforts.  Her current work includes
leadership to conserve and restore lamprey populations in Oregon and
rangewide.  She also works on a variety of Endangered Species Act
issues such as bull trout recovery planning and critical habitat
designation.  Bianca has developed riparian and stream assessment
tools, provided training and technical assistance on stream
restoration activities, fish passage improvements, project design, and
aquatic habitat inventories.  She frequently teaches topics on fish,
watershed concepts, stream ecology, and stream restoration to a
variety of audiences, including graduate students at Portland State
University.  As an active member of the American Fisheries Society
(AFS) she has coordinated numerous restoration and lamprey workshops;
including an International Lamprey Symposium this past September at
the National AFS meeting.  She also serves as volunteer Chair of the
Salmon Creek Watershed Council in Vancouver, Washington.

For more information Contact:
Jim Thrailkill
Supervisor, Roseburg Field Office
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(541) 957-3470
Jim_Thrailkill@fws.gov
Or
Amy Amoroso
Natural Resources Director
Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
541-677-5575
aamoroso@cowcreek.com

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