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Developmental Meeting For the Lower Colorado River Cooperative Restoration & Weed Management Area

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm 

This meeting will be held in conjunction with the Cross-Watershed Network and Virgin River Conservation Partnership Annual Workshop and Symposium at the Clark County Wetlands Park & Nature Preserve.

Anyone interested in invasive species, restoration, or funding to help with these topics are welcome to attend.  This meeting is free to attend; no registration is required. 

Pollinator Habitat Design Workshop

The National Park Service Exotic Plant Management Team, the Society for Ecological Restoration SW Chapter, U.S.

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.

Utah’s Watershed Restoration Initiative Biennial Statewide Meeting

Utah’s Watershed Restoration Initiative invites you to join us for our biennial statewide gathering of WRI project managers and supporters.  This day-long meeting will highlight important training and topics of interest for WRI partners and will be held in Richfield Utah. 

Learn more here.

Annual River Basin Tour

Save the date for Water Education Colorado's two-day Annual River Basin Tour, exploring the lower South Platte River Basin June 17-18, 2019. Registration will open early to WEco members April 1.
Come see this hard-working prairie river up close and meet the people striving toward a water future for the local economies and habitats in Colorado’s northeastern corner.

2019 Annual Colorado TU Rendezvous

View the agenda here.

Colorado TU is proud to announce that our Rendezvous will be returning to the historic Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, CO on April 26-28, 2019. Join fellow TU members (new and old), outdoor professionals, guides, educators, and conservation groups for a weekend not to be missed.

Webinar: Forest Management for Mitigating Drought Impacts

Join John Bradford with the U.S. Geological Survey to discuss research that provides insight into forest management practices that can best minimize drought impacts for a range of forest types and climates in the U.S.

Learn more here.


Project Summary:

Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival

The Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival provides a unique recreational experience to anyone interested in the natural world and fosters awareness of the importance of habitat for the enrichment of all life in the Verde Valley. 

Learn more here.

Vegetation Mapping Workshop

In this workshop you will learn techniques for fine-scale vegetation mapping, an invaluable tool for understanding California’s natural resources. Through hands-on exercises in a GIS lab and in the field, you will get direct experience creating and validating a GIS vegetation map. Read on for details.


Saturday, August 6, 2016

Organizer: Colorado Native Plant Society

Grand Mesa, CO
The purpose of the class is to provide 1-day in-field training for wetland plant identification, ecology, and functions and services for the major native woody, herbaceous, and graminoid wetland and...
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Organizer: Urban Watersheds Research Institute

Leonard Rice Engineers Training Room
Denver, CO

The Urban Watersheds Research Institute is offering an upcoming training titled Water Rights Engineering Including Case Studies - Thursday and Friday, August 25 & 26, 2016; 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Organizer: US Department of Agriculture

Participate to learn the basics of the National Plant Data Team’s PLANTS database and website. Established in 1990, the PLANTS database is an international...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Organizer: Utah Riparian Service Team

Richfield, UT
You are invited to submit nominations to attend a 2-day training session on the Process for Assessing Proper Functioning Condition (PFC) of Lotic Areas.  This session is an activity of a west-wide...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Organizer: Arkansas River Watershed Invasive Plant Partnership and Tamarisk Coalition

Pueblo, CO
Workshop Overview:
The Arkansas River Watershed Invasive Plant Partnership (ARKWIPP) is excited to announce our 8th annual workshop!
Even under the best conditions, there are often challenges...
Monday, September 26, 2016
Moab, UT
The Third International Workshop on Biological Soil Crusts (BioCrust3) will take place September 26-30, 2016, in Moab, Utah.
BioCrust3  will bring together international scientists interested in...
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Organizer: Urban Watersheds Research Institute

Leonard Rice Engineering Training Facility
Denver, CO
 HEC-RAS 5.0 has been significantly improved and includes new abilities. One of them is to perform two‐dimensional (2D) hydrodynamic flow routing. Now, users can perform one‐dimensional
 (1D) and 2D...
Friday, October 7, 2016

Organizer: Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

Ridgway, CO
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...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Organizer: Colorado Water Conservation Board

Durango Library 1900 E 3rd Ave.
Durango, CO

The Southwest Basin is located in the southwest corner of Colorado and covers an area of approximately 10,169 square miles. The largest cities within the basin are Durango (pop. 15,213) and Cortez...

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Organizer: Utah Riparian Service Team

Cedar City, UT
You are invited to submit nominations to attend a 3-day training session on the Process for Assessing Proper Functioning Condition (PFC) of Lentic Areas.  This session is an activity of a west-wide...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Las Vegas, NV
On November 8th, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Tamarisk Coalition is working under a Walton Family Foundation grant to present a workshop on riparian restoration, focusing on areas impacted by the tamarisk...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Organizer: Great Northern, Southern Rockies, Great Basin, and Desert LCCs

Date: November 16, 2016
Time: 12-1 pm MST  / 11 am -12 pm PST
Hosts: Great Northern, Southern Rockies, Great Basin, and Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
Presenter: Lisa Johnson, Boise State...
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Organizer: Urban Watersheds Research Institute

Leonard Rice Engineering Training Facility
Denver, CO
The Colorado Urban Hydrograph Procedure (CUHP) is a unit hydrograph based software that was calibrated to urban rainfall-runoff data in a semi-arid hydrologic region of eastern Colorado.  It has been...


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