Program

Tribal Habitat Conference
May 23 and 24, 2017

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Hosted by the: Quinault Indian Nation
Quinault Beach Resort
Oyhut, WA.

 

Theme:  View from the Edge – Tribes on the Front Line

Day 1 – May 23, 9:30am – 7:00pm

9:30 – 9:45                  Opening Prayer

9:45 – 10:00                Welcome

10:00 – 10:05  Conference / Agenda Overview

10:00 – 10:30  Tribal Habitat Strategy

gw?dzadad  – “Teaching of Our Ancestors”

  • Background and Purpose
  • How it works / key targets and geo-spatial goals
  • Initiating Work

10:30 – 11:00              Information Management Framework
                                   Measuring Progress / Tracking Status and Trends
– Bruce Jones

11:00 – 12:00  Quantification of Habitat
First steps in linking harvest goals, hatchery strategies and habitat objectives.
– Ken Currens

12:00 – 1:30         Lunch

(video Cherry Point)

1:00  – 1:30                 Communications Strategy

Telling the Story and Creating Allies

– Tony Meyer

1:30 – 2:15                  Permits 101: Regulatory Overlay and Leverage Points

                                    Tracking and Accountability

2:15 – 2:30                  Break

2:30 – 5:00                  Riparian Buffers and Floodplains

                                    Moderators: Ash Roorbach and Eliza Ghitis

5:30 – 7:00                  Hors d’oeuvres, Cultural Presentation and Poster Session

 

Day 2 – May 24, 8:00am – 5:00pm

 8:00 – 9:00                  Breakfast

 9:00                             Opening Prayer

 9:00 – 11:00                Water – Quality and Quantity

                                    Moderators: Todd Bolster and Catherine O’Neill

11:00 – 12:30  Puget Sound / Nearshore

Moderator:  Cecilia Gobin

 12:30                           Lunch

1:00 – 2:30                  Pacific Ocean / Marine

Moderator: Rob Jones

3:00 – 5:00                  Fieldtrip:

Ocean Management / Research / Tracking Change