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The Wonders of Wetlands: A Wetland Workshop for Private Landowners

Learn about opportunities for wetlands and wildlife on private lands. 
Topics Include:
  • Importance of small wetlands
  • Habitat elements and species of concern
  • Wetland and riparian restoration
  • Financial and technical assistance options
  • Priority wildlife species and identification
  • Bring binoculars for some birding!

River Ranger Rendezvous

When:  August 6th - 8th, 2019
Where: Colorado/Utah on the Colorado River (Ruby/Horsethief and Westwater Canyons)

Low-Tech Process-Based Restoration of Riverscapes

Denver Watershed Tour

Join Denver’s Public Works and Denver Water on a two-day tour of Denver’s watershed to explore how water moves from source to faucet and storm drain. The Denver Watershed Tour is designed for classroom and informal educators to learn more about how water gets to and moves through our communities.
Throughout the tour, participants will engage in interdisciplinary activities to bring back to the classroom.
For more information click HERE.

Springs Inventory and Assessment Workshop

The Springs Stewardship Institue, in collaboration with the United States Forest Service and with funding from the Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative, will be hosting a special two day Springs Inventory and Assessment workshop. This workshop will focus on the US Forest Service GDE protocol, but also include an overview of other protocols that are widely in use. A session on data management at Springs Online ( that now supports the GDE Level I protocol will also be presented. 

Restoration Workshop

A restoration workshop focused on Front Range flood-affected communities
RiversEdge West and the Cross-Watershed Network, in collaboration with the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, are hosting a restoration workshop in Ft. Collins on Thursday, June 20th from 9 am - 4 pm.
Topics will include:

    Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program – South Houston

    8:30 am – 4:00 pm

    Garden and Landscape Demonstration Day

    Join Colorado State University Extension for their 3rd Annual Demonstration Day on May 18, 2019, from 9 am -1 pm in Grand Junction, CO!
    This free event will include garden and landscape demonstrations by green industry professionals and Colorado State University Tri-River Area Master Gardeners and Agents. Garden tours will also be available.

    Dolores River Riparian Planting

    Restoration Event in Gateway on Friday, November 9, 9am - 3:30pm. We'll plant native plants in the Dolores River riparian corridor- immediately downstream of the bridge over the Dolores River in Gateway. This is part of a multi-year effort by Dolores River Restoration Partnership to enrich the vegetation community of the site, since tamarisk was removed several years ago and a cottonwood gallery has been restored.

    Wetland and Waterfowl Ecology and Management Workshop

    A three-day Western Slope Waterfowl and Wetland Training will be held in Grand Junction September 25-27th, in collaboration with US Bureau of Reclamation, Colorado Parks & Wildlife, Ducks Unlimited, RiversEdge West, Wetland Management & Educational Services, Inc., and Scaup & Willet LLC. 


    Saturday, June 3, 2017

    Organizer: Colorado Native Plant Society

    Western State Colorado University 600 Adams Street
    Gunnison, CO
    Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    Organizer: Roaring Fork Conservancy

    Interested in floating the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley? Join staff from Pitkin County Open Space & Trails and...
    Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Organizer: Colorado Native Plant Society

    Cedaredge, CO

    On July 1st, Dr. Stephen Stern will lead a wildflower walk at the Grand Mesa...

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017

    Organizer: Roaring Fork Conservancy

    Aspen, CO
    In celebration of Colorado's new rainwater collection law, the City of Aspen and RFC are hosting Aspen's first rain barrel workshop!
      Participants will learn how to:

    navigate Colorado's Water...

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition and Cross-Watershed Network

    Fort Lewis College
    1000 Rim Drive
    Duragno, CO
    Brought to you by the Tamarisk Coalition, this workshop will equip river restoration enthusiasts with tips and tricks for better managing riparian areas in the Four Corners area.
    The Basics: Check-...
    Saturday, April 21, 2018

    Organizer: Rim to Rim Restoration

    Mayberry Native Plant Propagation Center

    Join Rim to Rim Restoration for  Earth Day on Saturday, April 21st at Mayberry Plant Propagation Center.  Enjoy light refreshments, a self-guided tour, check out our new projects or just fly a...

    Thursday, May 24, 2018

    Organizer: Water Education Colorado, Poudre Heritage Alliance, and the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed

    Fort Collins, CO

    Colorado's waterways play an important role in our communities. They provide ecosystem benefits, habitat for fish/wildlife, and water for recreation, agriculture, industry and personal use. Join...

    Saturday, June 30, 2018

    Organizer: Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership

    Rollans Park 257 Sherman St.
    Ridgway, CO 81432
    Bring out your Kayak, Canoe, Tube or SUP for the 2018 Ridgway RiverFest
    Everyone who comes to the Ridgway RiverFest has a chance to get WET and enjoy the river. You can wade in the eddy and along...


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    mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.