2018 Conference

Thank you to all who attended "The Dammed Rivers!" conference October 1 - 3, 2018 in Saskatoon, SK. Presentations highlighted in green are available to view below More will be added as permission is granted. 

Tuesday, October 2

Robert Halliday, PFSRB Board Chair - Prairie Dams 101 

Ron Woodvine, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - PFRA's Role in Prairie Water Development

David Martz, Ducks Unlimited Canada - 80 Years on the Prairies: Ducks Unlimited Canada's Experience

Dr. Chris Spence, Environment and Climate Change Canada - Assessing the role of small scale dams in wetland drainage scenarios

Doug Kilgour, SaskPower - Public Safety and Security around SaskPower Dams

Jody Scammell, Water Security Agency - Gardiner Dam's Historic Movement and Ongoing Stability Evaluation

Norma Spence, Manitoba Hydro - Grand Rapids Generating Station 1965

Mike Murray, Bow River Basin Council - South Saskatchewan River Basin WPACs 10 year Review of the SSRB Water Management Plan

Daniel Dietrich, SaskEnergy - River Crossings: SaskEnergy's Approach to Protecting River Systems During Pipeline Construction

Jason Stianson, Golder Associates - Geotechnical Assessments of aging dams in Saskatchewan

Mike Nemeth, Alberta WaterSMART - Dams on the Athabasca River: Assessing trade-offs of regulated flows as an option for water management

Brian Yee, Alberta Environment and Parks - Dams on the Peace River: Downstream Effects in Alberta

Video - BC Hydro Site C

Wednesday, October 3

Brad Uhrich, Ducks Unlimited Canada - Smith Project Naturalization

Paul Van Pul, Consultant/Author - The La Colle Falls 1913 Lock & Dam Development

Joanna Munholland, Sam Waller Museum - Essential Service: The Saskatchewan River in northern Manitoba from 1840-1958

Graham Strickert, Global Institute for Water Security - SK Delta and EB Campbell relicense

Emily Cavaliere, Global Water Futures - Elwha River Dam Removal: Before and After

Jeffrey Sereda, Water Security Agency - Impacts of water management on fish/fish habitat in the Qu'Appelle lakes

Bruce Davison, Environment and Climate Change Canada - Land-surface schemes as lower boundary conditions for weather and climate models - how they represent dams and reservoirs

Galina Morozova, University of Guelph - A possible salt-water intrusion in Cumberland marshes and its relationship with upstream dams and flooding

Iain Phillips, Water Security Agency - Temperature-related influence of Gardiner Dam on the aquatic ecosystem health of the Saskatchewan River

Renny Grilz, Meewasin Valley Authority - Battling Invasive Species along the South Saskatchewan River

Adam Matichuk, Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation - Restoration of fish passage via a former CNR railroad dam on Aiktow Creek



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