Header Image

NRDP Conferences

NRDP will update this page with information on future conferences as it becomes available.

Please email [email protected] or call 406-444-0205 with any questions.

Upper Clark Fork Working Group

Monthly seminars are available through the Upper Clark Fork Working Group (UCFWG), a coalition of experts integrating information, ideas, and actions in the Upper Clark Fork. For more information and to attend monthly seminar meetings see UCFWG web-page at https://ucfwg.org/.

2012 NRDP Conference

Riparian Restoration in a Contaminated Environment: April 18 – 20, 2012

A Tale of Two Tributaries

2015 NRDP Conference

Restoration Lessons Learned – Part II – April 15-17, 2015

Wednesday April 15th
Restoration by Stealth: Addressing the “W’s” in Watershed Management (Traci Sylte P.E., Hydrologist and Soil, Water, and Fisheries Program Manager, Lolo National Forest)

Threat of the Lesser Known Invasive Plant Species on Establishing Desired Riparian and Floodplain Vegetation (Amy Sacry Restoration Ecologist, Geum Environmental Consulting)

Floodplain Connectivity in Restoration Design (Karin Boyd, PG)

The Evolution of Channel and Floodplain Restoration Design Approaches Based on Lessons Learned over the Past Few Decades (John Muhlfeld, Hydrologist, River Design Group, Inc.)

Navigating the DNRC Process For Instream Flow: Thoughts on Strategy, Things to Do, Things to Avoid, Some Cautionary Tales (Stan Bradshaw Staff Attorney, Montana Trout Unlimited, Montana Water Project)

Ingredients for Success: Making Instream Flow Work in Western Montana (Andy Fischer, Project Manager for the Clark Fork Coalition)

Thursday April 16th
Habitat Restoration Efforts and Riparian Management on Working Lands – Some Successes and Failures along the Milk River (Kelvin Johnson, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Region 6 Wildlife Habitat Biologist)

The Significance of Land Acquisition in the Management of Wildlife in Montana (Mike Thompson, FWP, Region 2 Wildlife Manager)

Clark Fork River Cleanup Update and Introduction to the Tour (Brian Bartkowiak, Project Manager, Montana DEQ)

Groundwater Replacement– (Pat Cunneen, NRDP)

Telling the Good Truth (Mike Gurnett retired FWP filmmaker)

Friday April 17th
Opportunities and Challenges in Monitoring Fishery Restoration in the Upper Clark Fork (Pat Saffel, FWP Region 2 Fishery Manager)

Prescient Revegetation: Factors Influencing Riparian Plant Establishment Period (Tom Parker, Principal Ecologist, Geum Environmental Consulting, Inc.)

Knowledge is Power: Developing Monitoring Programs that Increase Understanding of Restoration Outcomes (Cara R. Nelson, Associate Professor of Restoration Ecology and the Director of the Ecological Restoration Program at University of Montana’s College of Forestry and Conservation)

Upper Clark Fork River Bird Monitoring – Erick Greene, University of Montana

Working with People - CFR Restoration March 2015

2020 NRDP Conference - CANCELED

NOTICE: Conference Canceled.

The Natural Resource Damage Program has decided to cancel the NRD Conference May 17th – May 19th, 2022. We intend to reschedule this conference at a later date. We will continue to update this page with new information.

2021 Virtual Meetings – NRDP Program Highlights and Upper Clark Fork Working Group

In place of a conference, NRDP would like to provide a virtual update on some recent NRDP project highlights. Further details about NRDP program highlights will be provided in the coming months.  For more information on the Upper Clark Fork Working Group, a coalition of experts integrating information, ideas, and actions in the Upper Clark Fork, and to attend its monthly seminar meetings see its web-page at https://ucfwg.org/.

Please email [email protected] or call 406-444-0205 with any questions.

Thank you for your understanding.

Skip to content