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Demonstrations

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. 
 

11th annual Ridgway RiverFest

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 the riverbanks or play on your watercraft in the middle of the river. For those who are more competitive, we have a few river races you can join.

Pedaling the Poudre Tours

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 Water Education Colorado, Poudre Heritage Alliance, and the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed on May 24 or 25 to explore the Poudre River in Fort Collins. To register for the May 24 date, click here.

Mayberry Earth Day Celebration

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 kite (if there is enough wind). Bring kite if you have one! See the event details below and on the poster attached. 

Saturday, April 21st
10 AM – 12 PM  Volunteer work
12 PM — 3 PM  Refreshments & kite flying

Directions: from Moab follow UT-128 for 15.25 miles and turn left. If you reach the Castle Valley turn-off you have gone too far.
 

Southwest Colorado Riparian Restoration Workshop

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-in begins and 8:30 am at Ft. Lewis College (Colorado Room in the Student Union Building) and we'll finish up by 5:00pm at Waterfall Ranch. You are responsible for getting yourself to the field site (~20 minutes).
 
What topics will be covered at the workshop?
 

Harvesting Aspen's Rainwater

In celebration of Colorado's new rainwater collection law, the City of Aspen and RFC are hosting Aspen's first rain barrel workshop!
 

Grand Mesa Wildflower Walk

On July 1st, Dr. Stephen Stern will lead a wildflower walk at the Grand Mesa Visitor's Center in collaboration with the US Forest Service. Come and enjoy the cool temperatures. No botanical knowledge is required and all are welcome. The walk will be at the Grand Mesa Visitor's Center from 2-3 pm on July 1st.  Registration is not required.    

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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
UT

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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