2017 Science Symposium

The Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership held a Science Symposium in April of 2017 at the Sterling Community Center in Sterling, Alaska.

Scientist Presentations:

Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership
Jack Sinclair – Kenai Watershed Forum

Developing Tools for Salmon Habitat Security and Watreshed Connectivity in the Kenai Lowlands
Coowe Walker – Kenai Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Resource Management Projects
Sharon Kim – National Park Service

Managing Reed Canary Grass on the Kenai Peninsula
Jennifer Peura – Kenai Watershed Forum

Eradicating Elodea From the Kenai Peninsula – Success?
John Morton – Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Mountains to Sea Partnership: Promoting Anadromous Riparian Corridor Connectivity
Mandy Bernard – Mountains to Sea

Tyonek Tribal Conservation District Habitat Monitoring & Restoration Program
Christy Cincotta – Tyonek Tribal Conservation District

Systematic Validation of Hydrography on the Kenai Peninsula Using Field Reconnaissance and Image Interpretation
Jeff Knopf – GeoSpatial Services – Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Alaska Fisheries Governance with a Freshwater Focus
Megan Krupa – University of Alaska

Water Faucets, Back Alleys and Haul Outs: Groundwater Guiding Salmon Through Warm Streams
Sue Mauger – Cook Inletkeeper

New Partnerships and Approaches to Generate Greater Returns on Fisheries Research and Management Investments
Ian Dutton – Nautilus Impact Investing

Stream Watch Volunteer Program – How Volunteers Help Protect Fish Habitats on the Kenai Peninsula
Melissa Steritz – Kenai Watershed Forum

Peatland Contributions to Stream Flow During the Summer Dry Period
Mike Gracz – Kenai Watershed Forum

Status of Kenai Peninsula Invasive Northern Pike Control
Robert Massingill – Alaska Department of Fish and Game