FISH PASSAGE 2018

Fish Passage 2018 will connect engineers, researchers, water managers and users, educators, practitioners, funders, and policy makers from around the world who have a shared interest in the advancement of technical and nature-like fishways, stream restoration, and dam removal projects. The three-day conference will include concurrent sessions in engineering, biology, management and monitoring techniques, with key conference themes being considered, including:

  • 40,000 years of Australian fish passage
  • Fish passage challenges in developing countries
  • Defining what is a “successful” fishway
  • Do we really need more fish passage?
  • Policy the Achilles-heel of fish passage
  • Cost-effective fish passage innovations
  • The benefits of prohibiting fish passage
  • Cold Water Pollution mitigation – cold hard facts
  • Updating fish passage monitoring
  • Reconnecting with floodplains & wetlands
  • Fish passage for non-salmonids
  • How to design a successful fish passage project
  • Individuals to populations - quantifying connectivity
  • Water extraction versus fish passage
  • Dam removal – weir to go now?
  • Corporate philanthropy in fish passage
  • Estuarine barrier passage
  • Downstream fish passage from top to bottom
  • Fish and Hydropower

The conference will also feature independently offered short courses, workshops and tours immediately before and after the conference.

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