Roads and Rivers: Reconciling Access to Land and Integrity of Riverine Ecosystems, Part 2

Thursday, August 21, 2014: 8:20 AM-5:20 PM
2103 (Centre des congrès de Québec // Québec City Convention Centre)
8:20 AM
Ecohydraulics of Culvert Fish Passage
Christos Katopodis, Katopodis Ecohydraulics Ltd.

8:40 AM
Use of Numerical Hydraulic Modeling to Improve Fish Passage at Perched Culverts
Jason Duguay, Université de sherbrooke; Jay Lacey, Université de sherbrooke

9:20 AM
Culvert Hydraulics and Passage Performance of Brook Trout: Understanding the Key to Success
Elsa Goerig, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique; Theodore Castro-Santos, U.S. Geological Survey; Normand Bergeron, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique

9:40 AM
Methods for Detecting and Resolving Passage Issues for Small, Non-Game Fish at Road-Stream Crossings
C. Andrew Dolloff, USFS-SRS and Virginia Tech; Craig N. Roghair, USDA Forest Service CATT; Colin W. Krause, USDA Forest Service CATT; Andrew R. Whiteley, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Jason A. Coombs, US Forest Service Northern Research Station; Keith H. Nislow, US Forest Service Northern Research Station; Jon Walker, USDA Forest Service; Pam Martin, USDA Forest Service

10:00 AM
Thursday Morning Break

10:30 AM
Quantification of Barrier Effects on Stream Fish Movement: Understanding Fish Behavior and Optimizing Sampling Design
Marc Pepino, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières; Marco Rodríguez, Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres; Pierre Magnan, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

10:50 AM
Influence of Forest Road Culverts and Waterfalls on the Fine Scale Distribution of Brook Charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) Genetic Diversity in a Boreal Watershed
Jean-Baptiste Torterotot, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique; Charles Perrier, Institut de Biologie Intégrative et des Systèmes (IBIS), Université Laval; Normand Bergeron, Ph.D., Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique; Louis Bernatchez, Université Laval

11:10 AM
Simulation and Empirical Analysis of Novel Sibship-Based Genetic Determination of Fish Passage
Andrew R. Whiteley, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Jason A. Coombs, US Forest Service Northern Research Station; Keith H. Nislow, U.S.D.A. Forest Service; Benjamin Letcher, U.S. Geological Survey

11:30 AM
Genetic Monitoring of Trout Movement after Culvert Remediation: Family Matters
Helen Neville, Trout Unlimited; Douglas P. Peterson, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Comparison of Methods to Verify Fish Passage through Remediated Culverts: Everything Including the Kitchen Sink (Withdrawn)
12:10 PM
Thursday Lunch

1:30 PM
Design and Build Considerations in Fish Passage Culvert Projects
Bruce Dickson, Applied Geology and Environmental Science; Nathan Welker, United States Forest Service

1:50 PM
15,000 Barriers and Counting: Marshaling Responses to Crossings that Impair Fish Passage in Maine
Slade Moore, Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment/Maine Coastal Program

2:30 PM
Road-Stream Crossing Failure in an Extreme Flood Event: Mutual Benefits of Appropriate Design for Human Infrastructure and Stream Fish Populations
Keith H. Nislow, University of Massachusetts; Scott Jackson, University of Massachusetts; Alexandra Jospe, The Nature Conservancy

3:10 PM
Thursday Afternoon Break

3:40 PM
Restoring the Connection Between Brook Trout Populations within a Appalachian Watershed
Darren Wood, West Virginia University; Amy Welsh, SUNY-Oswego; J. Todd Petty, West Virginia University

4:00 PM
Stream Process Restoration: Threats, Solutions, and Results Associated with Road Crossings
Scott Craig, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Steve Koenig, Project SHARE

4:20 PM
Concluding Remarks

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