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Colorado Gives Day


The Three C’s of Urban Riparian Restoration: Coordination, Communication, and Challenge

To join the meeting at 11 am on November 10th, follow this link:

RiversEdge Gives Day

Join us for a virtual fundraiser featuring the Rex Race and a prize giveaway
12 pm MST | Online

RiversEdge Series: Cottonwood Kolsch

November 6, 2020 | Copper Club Brewing Company | Fruita, CO
We are thrilled to announce a partnership with our friends at Copper Club Brewing Company to create the RiversEdge Series; small-batch beers for river restoration.

Volunteer Event at the Audubon Preserve

Join RiversEdge West and the Grand Valley Audubon Society for a volunteer event on October 22nd from 8 am - 10 am! Volunteers will be hand-pulling invasive tamarisk seedlings before they blanket the Audubon's wetland and decrease plant diversity in the area. After the tamarisk is removed, we'll collect native seeds and redistribute them over the newly cleared area to encourage the growth of native vegetation that is critical to healthy bird and wildlife habitat.  

Volunteer Event at River Park

September 24, 2020 | 8 AM - 10 AM | River Park at Las Colonias, Grand Junction, CO
Join RiversEdge West at the River Park at Las Colonias on September 24th from 8 am - 10 am for a small, physically-distanced volunteer event removing tamarisk and other weeds! This event is limited to the first 10 participants.

Volunteer Event: Building Bird Boxes

Help RiversEdge West and the Bureau of Reclamation build bird boxes at the Grand Junction Wildlife Area from 8-11 am on September 17th. View map here.
The bird boxes will provide a safe place for birds to build their nests that is protected from the elements and predators.

Restoration on Private Lands Pt. 2 - Implementation, Biological Control Options, and Restoring for Birds

Join us on September 22nd from 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM MDT for part two of this webinar series with extended Q&A geared towards restoration on private lands.
Presentations include:
1) Experiential Tips from the Field – Working Successfully with Private Land Owners - Shelly Simmons, Purgatoire Watershed Weed Management Collaborative
2) Managing Private Wetlands for Birds - Kelsea Holloway, Bird Conservancy/Natural Resource Conservation Service

Restoration on Private Lands Pt. 1 - Restoration Planning, Weed Control, and Recommended Herbicides


Volunteer Event at River Park

August 20, 2020 | 8 AM - 10 AM | Grand Junction, CO


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