Foodwebs and Floodplains Webinar

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Foodwebs and Floodplains Webinar


June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, June 26, 2020
12:00pm

This webinar will examine the effects of food webs and aquatic habitat productivity on the growth of juvenile salmonids, particularly in productive ecosystems or where food webs strongly interact with physical habitat attributes to influence growth.

CalTrout Biologist Jacob Katz will begin the webinar with his talk from the postponed 2020 Conference agenda, entitled “Puddle Power: Reactivating Floodplains and Reenergizing River Food Webs”.

This presentation will demonstrate how multi-species multi-benefit land uses can cultivate ecological solutions on actively farmed agricultural landscapes by mimicking the historical flood patterns that restore the ecological functions to which California’s native fish species are adapted. A proposal for a portfolio of landscape-scale projects (totaling over 250,000 acres) focused on reintegrating floodplain function into Sacramento Valley water, fish, and farm management will be presented and discussed.

More about the Nigiri Project

Background information: https://norcalwater.org/2020/05/15/chasing-nigiri/
No Going Back: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mmo5eHbQ-fk
The New Way Forward: Wetlands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDvk8fSAdh4&t=2s

Please register to join us at this link https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsd-6grD8tHdVgnRgly8EnTbPxNq6…

A recording of the webinar will be posted on the Salmon Restoration Federation website when available afterwards.