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Part 1: Diagnosing Problems
|04-Jan||1. Introduction to river conservation|
|06-Jan||2. River management lessons|
|Week 2||11-Jan||3. Navigability for title - law|
|13-Jan||4. River segmentation|
|Week 3||18-Jan||No class|
|20-Jan||5. Historical hydrology|
|Week 4||25-Jan||6. Indigenous viewpoint on river conservation|
|27-Jan||7. Aquatic & riparian habitat conservation - law|
|Week 5||01-Feb||8. Aquatic habitat|
|03-Feb||9. Riparian habitat|
|Week 6||08-Feb||10. Water temperature|
|10-Feb||11. Water quality|
|Week 7||15-Feb||No class|
|17-Feb||12. Biological opinions|
Part 2. Solving Problems
|22-Feb||13. County-level water management|
|24-Feb||14. Setting biological goals for river conservation|
|Week 9||01-Mar||15. CA State Water Board responsibilities & programs|
|03-Mar||16. River restoration concepts|
|Week 10||08-Mar||17. Fish passage and fishways|
|10-Mar||18. Beaver assisted river restoration|
|Week 11||XX-Mar||Reserved for final exams in future years (no pandemic)|