EBC Dam Management Webinar: Dams and Fish Movement – An Update on the State of Fish Passage in New England


Date: October 5, 2023


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Virtual Event

Information for viewing the webinar will be shared with registered attendees in a confirmation email.

This EBC Dam Management program will provide an update on efforts to restore and enhance the passage of migratory fish at dams throughout our New England rivers. Topics will include recent project highlights, innovative technologies and approaches to solve fish movement issues, and exciting new funding opportunities.

A robust panel discussion with the audience will conclude the webinar.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.5 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Additional information can be found under the tabs above.
Program Speakers:

Fish Passage Design Guidelines Update

  • Jesus Morales, Federal Riverway Fish Transportation Engineer, Fish and Aquatic Conservation, Northeast Region Headquarters, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Highlight on Large Nature-Like Fishways

  • Marisa Lack, Project Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Mark Cornish, Lead Biologist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Fishheart Fish Passage Technology

  • Steve Amaral, Principal Fisheries Biologist, Alden Research Laboratory LLC (a Verdantas company)
  • Mika Sohlberg, Sales Director, Fishheart Ltd.

The “Fish Disco” and Other Fish Deterrent Systems

  • Raen Schechinger, Director, Underwater Services, J.F. Brennan Company

Moderated Discussion

Program Planning Team:
  • Rory Alsberg, Senior Business Development Manager, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc.
  • Jill Griffiths, P.E., Water Resources Engineer, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, DPC
  • Daniel Parker, Hydropower Practice Lead, Alden: A Verdantas Company

The available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Dam Management Webinar: Dams and Fish Movement – An Update on the State of Fish Passage in New England can be viewed below.

Presentations – EBC Webinar – Dams and Fish Movement – Fish Passage in New England

EBC does not guarantee that each speaker presentation will be posted.

Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

All registered attendees receive the link to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar. If you are a registered attendee and did not receive the webinar recording, please contact the EBC office.

EBC Members

The webinar recording is available to EBC Members via the Info Hub. If you are an employee of an EBC Member Company and cannot access the Info Hub, please contact the EBC Office.


Non-Members are welcome to register and pay the Non-Member registration rate to receive access to the webinar recording.

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