2016 SEVENTH ANNUAL NATIVE AND WILD TROUT CONFERENCE WRAPUP

7th Annual Native and Wild Trout Conference
April 21, 2016
9:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.

8:55a.m.       Pre-Conference Slide Program  

9:00a.m.       Welcome and Introductions  –

Mike Anderson, AZGFD

9:05a.m.       Welcome from the Arizona Game and Fish Department

9:15a.m.       AGFD Legislative Update –

Jorge Canaca: Legislative Liaison; AGFD –

9:30a.m.       AGFD Coldwater Fisheries Vision and Management Plan – 

Andy Clark – AGFD 

10:00a.m.     Trout Unlimited Southwest Native Trout Strategy –

Jack Williams & Brad Powell – Trout Unlimited

10:30a.m.     Glen Canyon Dam: Long Term Experimental Management Plan

Chris Budwig, PhD & John Jordan – Trout Unlimited

10:45a.m.     Break

11:00a.m.   Temperature Monitoring Network – 

Dan Isaak – US Forest Service (webinar)

11:30a.m.   Distinguished Service for Conservation Awards –

John Jordan & Gary Stinson – Trout Unlimited

11:45a.m.  Group Photo

 12:00p.m.  Lunch  

1:15p.m.     Elements of Good Stream Monitoring Programs –

Dan Dauwalter – Trout Unlimited

1:45p.m.     Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) Programs –

Therese Thompson – WNTI Coordinator of Strategic Partnerships

(a) 2:15p.m. US Forest Service-Wildfire Risk Assessment –

Tessa Nicolet – US Forest Service 

2:45p.m.     BREAK

3:00p.m.     Making Hatcheries Work for Native Trout –

Nate Wiese: USFWS – Mora National Fish Hatchery 

3:20p.m.      Trout-In-the-Classroom (TIC) Program –

Jennifer Johnson – USFWS: Angela Mitchell – Shea Middle School
Josh Ruddick – Santa Rita High School; DJ Zor – Trout Unlimited

5:00 p.m.    BBQ Dinner:  Sponsors & Directions to Biscuit Tank &                Educational Building

4:30p.m.     Adjourn / “See You Next Year”

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