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XWN Workshop

Join the Cross-Watershed Network in New Mexico for their 5th Annual workshop, where watershed practitioners come together from across the Southwest to share lessons and collaboratively problem solve on a variety of watershed management topics!   

Webinar: Stewardship Agreement Training Session #2: "Successful Use of Stewardship Agreements"

During this session, Forest Service staff will present Stewardship Agreement case studies where partners were successfully engaged and where the benefits of working with these agreements was tangible.

The target audience for this session is district-level foresters and wildlife biologists.

Webinar: Stewardship Agreement Training Session #1: "Developing and Using Stewardship Agreements"

During this session, Forest Service staff with Stewardship Agreement experience will provide insights into developing and using these agreements to attain land management and restoration goals.

The target audience for this session is district-level foresters and wildlife biologists.

 Featured Speakers
Jeff Gainey; Wildlife Program Manager, National Forests in Florida
Monty Gregg; Wildlife Biologist, Sisters Ranger District, Deschutes National Forest

Dialogue on Collaboration

“Funding for Collaboration: Resources and Challenges”

Riparian and Stream Ecosystems Workshop

This workshop is being co-hosted by the Mill Creek Watershed Partnership, The AgriLife Extension Office in Washington County, and the Texas Water Resources Institute. The training will focus on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones and the benefits and direct impacts from healthy riparian zones.

Developing a Communications Plan with Purpose

Connecting with your audiences is a critical component to any organization. How can people get behind your mission, if they don't know you exist, or the impact you create? Communications is an essential activity for every nonprofit and key to building a sustainable organization that attracts funders and supporters.  
 

Utah Water Watch Citizen Science Water Monitoring Program (Advanced - Tier 2)

9am-3pm

Volunteers will learn about the Escalante River watershed and good stewardship practices while collecting data to be uploaded to public accessible databases and shared with local water managers. Training includes classroom training and hands-on field training at the Headwaters Demo Site on the Escalante River. Volunteers will be supplied with the training and tools to monitor an assigned site along the Escalante River on a monthly basis over a seven month period from April to October 2018.

Sign up by October 13th.

Utah Water Watch Citizen Science Water Monitoring program (Beginner - Tier 1)

2pm-6pm

Volunteers will learn about the Escalante River watershed and good stewardship practices while collecting data to be uploaded to public accessible databases and shared with local water managers. 

Training includes classroom training and hands-on field training at the Headwaters Demo Site on the Escalante River. Volunteers will be supplied with the training and tools to monitor an assigned site along the Escalante River on a monthly basis over a seven-month period from April to October 2018.

Sign up by October 13th.

Fall Arizona Riparian Council Campout

 Saturday-Sunday, October 7-8 at the Bonita Creek campground ~ 20 miles northeast of Safford.  Bonita Creek is a tributary of the lower Gila River Box.
 

Southeastern Utah Water Workshop

This workshop will provide key information and resources in water-related issues of local and regional interest centered around Southeastern Utah and the Colorado River Basin. Municipal and agricultural water users are encouraged to join. Topics include the Colorado River Compact, innovative irrigation practices, endangered species, greywater policy, and more. Coordinated by The Nature Conservancy Moab, Utah Division of Water Rights, and Utah State University Extension Sustainability, and the Hutchins Water Center at Colorado Mesa University. 

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Organizer: NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center

NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Organizer: Ben Bloodworth - Tamarisk Coalition

Estrella Mountain Community College
3000 North Dysart Road
Avondale, AZ 85392

On April 20th, in Avondale, Arizona, Tamarisk Coalition is working under a Walton Family Foundation grant to present a workshop on riparian restoration, focusing on areas impacted by the tamarisk...

Friday, April 28, 2017
Community Room, Housing Authority at Linden Pointe
Prospect research. Relationship building. Writing and editing. The numbers. Managing grants, reporting results.
Formulas for success and rookie mistakes. Dos and don’ts and it depends.
Trends....
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Organizer: Colorado Native Plant Society

6550 Gateway Road
Commerce City, CO
This beginner to intermediate level workshop will review plant identification terminology specific to composites, how to identify thistle species in the field using key traits, how to key out thistle...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Grand Junction, CO

Mesa State of the River event May 15, 3:30 - 8:00 at the Avalon Theater: This meeting will combine elements from the usual topics of the annual Mesa State of the River meetings (runoff forecast...

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Organizer: Colorado Weed Management Association

Montrose, CO

The Colorado Weed Management Association, Colorado 4 Healthy Landscapes, Montrose, Weld and El Paso Counties present a 1-day workshop on noxious and invasive weeds for those with limited...

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Organizer: Western Slope Conservation Center

When: Workshop – June 1-2, 2017; River Festival + Float – June 3
Cost: Workshop – $125; River Festival + Float – $30
Location: Paonia, Colorado – Check back shortly for list of accommodations and...
Saturday, June 3, 2017

Organizer: Colorado Native Plant Society

Western State Colorado University 600 Adams Street
Gunnison, CO
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
San Juan College
Farmington, NM
Building on last year’s successful conference, the 2nd Annual Conference on Environmental Conditions of the Animas and San Juan Watersheds with Emphasis on Gold King Mine and other Mine Waste Issues...
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...

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