Mudding Beaver Dam

Conference Organizers

JEFF BALDWIN

Conference co-chair

Jeff is an environmental geographer, and has been on faculty at Sonoma State University since 2008. His research focuses upon the co-production of landscapes and enlivened value, specifically by mangrove, coral reef, and human communities in the Caribbean, and by beaver and their associated communities in the American West.

Jeff Baldwin

HEIDI PERRYMAN

Conference Co-Chair

Heidi is the founder and president of Worth A Dam which successfully advocated for the beavers in Martinez in 2007. Drawing on her background in child psychology, she focused support for the beavers, engaged the community, organized a decade of annual beaver festivals, and now helps other cities learn why and how live with this important animal.

Heidi Perryman

JACKIE VAN DER HOUT

Conference Facilitator

Jackie Van Der Hout is the education and outreach director of the California Urban Streams Partnership. She has a background in environmental science and community organizing and is passionate about building relationships between humans and their environments.

JACKIE VAN DER HOUT

BROCK DOLMAN

Conference Host

Brock is co-founder of the Sonoma County based Occidental Arts and Ecology Center where he co-directs the WATER Institute’s Bring Back the Beaver Campaign . A wildlife biologist & watershed ecologist he was given Salmonid Restoration Federation’s coveted Golden Pipe Award in 2012: “ for his leading role as a proponent of “working with beavers” to restore native salmon habitat.

Brock Dolman

Steering Committee

Steering Committee

KAREN POPE

USFS: Wildlife Biologist Pacific South West Region

KAREN POPE

USFS: Wildlife Biologist Pacific South West Region
ZANE EDDY
Humboldt State: Human Dimensions Research lab

ZANE EDDY

Humboldt State: Human Dimensions Research lab
DAMION CIOTTI
Tribal Grant Coordinator, Pacific Southwest Region, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

DAMION CIOTTI

Tribal Grant Coordinator, Pacific Southwest Region, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
EMILY FAIRFAX
Cal State Channel Islands: Environmental Studies

EMILY FAIRFAX

Cal State Channel Islands: Environmental Studies

KATE LUNDQUIST

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center:– Water Institute

KATE LUNDQUIST

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center:– Water Institute
ELIZABETH JOHNSON
Biodiversity First

ELIZABETH JOHNSON

Biodiversity First

Thanks To

Steering Committee

JOE WHEATON
Utah State Watershed Sciences

JOE WHEATON

Utah State Watershed Sciences
MICHAEL POLLOCK
NOAA: Research Fish Biologist

MICHAEL POLLOCK

NOAA: Research Fish Biologist
AMELIA HUNTER
Logo Design

AMELIA HUNTER

Logo Design
BRUCE MUSHRUSH
Web Design & Development

BRUCE MUSHRUSH

Web Design & Development
SUZI ESZTERHAS
CHERYL REYNOLDS
RUSTY COHN
BRUCE THOMPSON: ECO-TRACKS
Photography

SUZI ESZTERHAS
CHERYL REYNOLDS
RUSTY COHN
BRUCE THOMPSON: ECO-TRACKS

Photography

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