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Conferences & Symposiums

2017 National Native Seed Conference

The National Native Seed Conference connects Research, Industry, Land Management, and Restoration professionals, providing the premier opportunity to develop relationships and share information about the collection, research and development, production, and use of native plant materials.

Society for Ecological Restoration - SW Chapter Conference

Featured Speakers:
Scott Abella, University of NV Las Vegas
Lesley DeFalco, US Geological Survey
Friday Field Trips:
Tule Spings Fossil Beds NM
Las Vegas Wash Restoration
Workshops Presented By:
Cross-Watershed Network
Borderlands Restoration
Maricopa County Conservation Alliance

SRSN Annual Meeting - Ecotypes: Science, Practice, & Policy

The Southern Rockies Seed Network is proud to host their 3rd Annual Conference at The Ranch, Loveland CO. This year's theme is "Ecotypes: Science, Practice, & Policy".
The Keynote speaker is Peggy Olwell, National Plant Conservation Program Lead for the Bureau of Land Management in Washington, DC, who has worked on endangered species and plant conservation issues for over 30 years, and has lead the development of the National Seed Strategy. 

Colorado River Water Users Association Annual Conference

CRWUA's conference will feature a multitude of informative speakers, panel discussions, and other meetings of interest to Colorado River water users. The conference is a significant meeting for key decision makers from the Colorado River Basin states.  
Last year, more than 800 water leaders, policy makers, and consultants attended the annual conference.

Click here for more information.

Sustaining Colorado Watersheds Conference

This annual conference expands cooperation and collaboration throughout Colorado in natural resource conservation, protection, and enhancement by informing participants about new issues and innovative projects and through invaluable networking.

West Slope Environmental Education Conference

Join environmental education (EE) providers and supporters from agencies, nonprofits, schools, and environmental, nature, conservation fields for an engaging summit. Join us to learn more about the Colorado Environmental Education Plan, network and share ideas, and find inspiration from innovative EE leaders.
Campfire Social

San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference

The annual San Juan Mining and Reclamation Conference provides an informative, public venue for citizens and professionals to network and learn about topics and technologies relevant to mining operations, remediation, water quality and watershed issues in the San Juan Mountain region.  

Upper Colorado River Basin Water Forum

Complex Systems in Flux:

Changing Relationships between Water, People and the Environment
November 2-3, 2016 at CMU in Grand Junction, CO 
Hosted by The Water Center at Colorado Mesa University
Keynote Speakers: 
  • Jack Schmidt, Professor of Watershed Sciences, Utah State University
  • Tom Buschatzke, Director, Arizona Department of Water Resources

2017 TC Conference

The Future is Now:  Forward-Thinking Restoration, Planning, and Adaptation 

Thank You! 

4th Northern Rockies Invasive Plants Council Conference

This four day conference will feature presentations on the latest developments in invasive plant research and provide ample opportunity for managers and researchers to engage and identify creative new approaches to managing invasions. Join the discussion of possibilities and problems specific to the management of invasive plants in natural areas, and perhaps more importantly, contribute to solutions!  For more information, click here:


Sunday, June 7, 2020

Organizer: Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) and the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)

Quebec City - Canada,
The Québec RE3 Conference, a joint conference between the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) and the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), will...
Monday, August 3, 2020

Organizer: Hosted by the Resource Institute

Nashville, TN

Southwest Stream Restoration Conference is joining with other conferences for the First National Stream Restoration Conference.


Sunday, August 9, 2020

Organizer: EPA Region 6, in partnership with the City of New Orleans, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s), and States in Region 6

New Orleans, LA
The conference program includes courses, workshops, and presentation topics on Resiliency, Sustainability, Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development; Wetlands and Coastal Restoration;...
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
10th Annual Upper Colorado River Basin (virtual) Water Forum:
Coming to Terms with Limits and Uncertainty
An On-Line Gathering 


Keynote: Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
A River Runs Through It: People, Wildlife, and Habitat

RiversEdge West’s 19th Annual Research and Management Conference is coming! The 19th Annual Conference will be held in Grand Junction on...


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