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Basic Wetland Delineation Course

Basic Wetland Delineation

Wetland Plant Identification Workshop

Who is encouraged to attend? Federal, state, county, and local land managers, private consultants, non-profit organizations, and private land owners who need to understand the importance of identifying dominant wetland plant families and species.

Cost: FREE (Limited to 25 participants)

Funding provided by EPA, Wetland Program Development Grant

Register by May 15, 2018 by emailing 

Details and directions will be sent via email by June 1.

72nd Annual Meeting Technical Training, and Trade Show: Gateway to the Prairie

The Society for Range Management’s 72nd Annual Meeting, Technical Training and Trade Show will be held February 10 -14, 2019 at the Hilton, Minneapolis, MN.  The theme for the 2019 conference is Gateway to the Prairie.  Conference Co-Chairs are Jeff Duchene – USDA-NRCS Regional Grazing Specialist and Shawn DeKeyser – NDSU Natural Resources Management Program Leader.
Symposium, Forum and Workshop Sessions

Partner Workshop for the Eastern Mojave Landscape Conservation Design

Landscape Conservation Design is a process that develops and strengthens large-scale collaborative efforts, produces information and tools need by partners to meet conservation goals, and relies on partners to implement actions within their authority that collectively contribute to these goals.

State of the White River Basin Forum

Each spring the Colorado River District organizes informational “State of the River” meetings across parts of the Western Slope of Colorado to help educate the public and water users. Presentations are given on snowpack figures, water supply forecasts and anticipated stream flows and upcoming conditions.

Land Management Workshop

Noxious Weeds are a serious threat to the economy and environment of Las Animas County. Chances are these silent invaders are lurking on your property, waiting for an opportunity to overtake your land.
Thursday, April 26th, 2018.
Join our top-notch experts to learn how to protect your land and pocketbook!
Who Should Attend:  Any landowner, land manager,  or applicator dealing with noxious weeds who wants to improve their land
When:  Thursday April 26th from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Regional Spring Training Schools

Three dates and three locations offered:  March 17, 2018, Douglas County |  April 3, 2018, Weld County | Thursday, April 12, 2018, Montrose County
The Colorado Weed Management Association, Colorado 4 Healthy Landscapes, and Douglas, Weld and Montrose Counties will present one-day workshops on noxious and invasive weeds for those with limited experience.

Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Beetle Workshop I Benson, AZ

Join us in Arizona for this two-day workshop that brings in professionals from across the country to discuss riparian restoration in the southwest, the effects of wildfire in desert riparian systems, the distribution and spread of the tamarisk beetle, impacts of the beetle on riparian systems, effects of the beetle on endangered species, and desert-specific riparian plantings.

Collective Impact Symposium

Join the Western Slope Rural Philanthropy Days (WS RPD) Interim Committee for the Collective Impact Symposium in Grand Junction.
Are you curious about Collective Impact and how to get started?
Have you started a Collective Impact partnership but have found challenges moving forward?

Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration


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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