2019 Bretz Club Conference and Field Trip

Rivers Run Wild!
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, Oregon


Rivers Run Wild: The Columbia and the Coast Range

10th Annual Bretz Club Schedule, May 2-4, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019:

Organizers and Most Participants arrive 5pm-10pm. Check in, Meet & Greet at the Lodge.

6pm dinner for those who pre-registered.


Friday, May 3, 2019: Scientific Program, Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, Oregon

All talks, popups and posters are in the Nature Barn; meals and evening gatherings the in the Lodge.  Coffee and tea available all day in the lodge.


7:30am      Breakfast / Check-in for Friday Arrivals (Lodge)

8:30am      Introductions and orientation to Bretz Club & Camp Kiwanilong (Nature Barn)

9am            Key note #1: Lydia Staisch (USGS, Menlo Park)

The ancestral rivers of the Pacific Northwest: where they were and why they changed

10:30am    Coffee Break (Hot beverages available, bring your own travel mugs!)

11am          Key note #2: Allison Pfeiffer (Western Washington University)

                  Sediment supply controls on a century of river bed (in)stability in the Pacific Northwest

12:30pm    Lunch  

2pm           Pop-ups (3-minutes each) on whatever comes to mind (those who preregister have priority)

3:45pm      Coffee break

4pm           Poster Session

6pm           Dinner

7:00pm      Key note #3: Amy East (USGS, Santa Cruz)

How are landscapes in the western U.S. responding to modern climate change?

8:30 pm     Evening Extravaganza: Raffle, music and merriment (Lodge)