Previous Conferences

Previous conferences

Seventh Annual River Center Meeting:  "Waters that Cross Divides"

Jointly hosted with the Montana section of the American Water Resources Association (AWRA)

Highlights included a 1/2 day field trip to the Milltown Dam area, an exciting lineup of invited and contributed talks, and a poster session and evening banquet. Please visit the official conference website and agenda above for additional information.

September 30-Oct. 2, 2009

Holiday Inn Parkside, Missoula

Principal Sponsors:  University of Montana; Montana NSF EPSCOR

Gold Sponsors: AMEC Geomatrix; Mountain Water Company; Robert Peccia & Associates

Supporters: Envirocon; Herrera Environmental Consultants, Inc.; UM Watershed Health Clinic

(Additional sponsors have contributed directly to Montana AWRA to help support the 2009 joint conference and are acknowledged in conference materials)

PDF versions of conference materials are available for download:

Sixth Annual River Center Meeting: “Managing and Restoring Human-Manipulated Large River Ecosystems”

September 26, 2008

University of Montana
Missoula, MT

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Fifth Annual River Center Meeting:  "Ecology - when it comes to river restoration design, so what?"

September 20 and 21, 2007

University of Montana
Missoula, MT

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Assessing Stream Restoration Success:  Developing Sustainable Ecological and Physical Systems

September 28 and 29, 2006

University of Montana—Missoulabackhoe digging in a flooded river

Organized by:

  • William W. Woessner, Acting Director
  • Johnnie N. Moore
  • University of Montana

Principal Sponsor:   University of Montana

Gold Sponsor: Mountain Water Company

Supporters: HDR Engineering Inc., Robert Peccia & Assoc., UM Watershed Health Clinic, MCS Environmental, Inc.,  MT Fish Wildlife and Parks

2006 Conference Program
2006 Field Trip Guide


September 22 and 23, 2005

University of Montana
Missoula, Montana

Emmanuel J. Gabet, Conference Chairthree men standing by excavation equiment and a hole filled with water

William W. Woessner, Acting Center Director

Principle Sponsors: NSF EPSCoR, University of Montana
Gold Sponsors: Mountain Water Company, PBS&J
Supporters: University of Montana Watershed Health Clinic, Robert Peccia & Associates

2005 Conference Program
2005 Field Trip Guide

Second Annual River Center Meeting (2004)

First Annual River Center Meeting (2003)