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Keynote Speaker

Dave Rosgen, P.H., Ph.D.

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Dave Rosgen, founder of Wildland Hydrology, as the keynote speaker for the 2018 conference. Dr. Rosgen has over 49 years of field experience in river work, 20 of which were with the U.S. Forest Service. Dr. Rosgen has designed and implemented over 70 large-scale river restoration projects. A few of his major contributions to the field include the development of a stream classification system, the BANCS streambank erosion model, and the FLOWSED/POWERSED sediment transport models, the WARSSS methodology for cumulative watershed assessment, and a geomorphologic approach to Natural Channel Design restoration methodology.  Dave utilizes his extensive experience to conduct short courses in watershed management, river morphology, restoration, and wildland hydrology applications. Dave is also the author of Applied River Morphology and Watershed Assessment of River Stability and Sediment Supply (WARSSS) and over 70 reports and articles in research journals, symposia, and federal agency manuals. Dave and his projects have been featured in TimeScience5280National GeographicThe Denver Post, and The New York Times.