2019 Riparian Restoration Conference

RiversEdge West and the Desert Botanical Garden
February 5th, 2019 to February 7th, 2019
Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N Galvin Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Save the Date for RiversEdge West's 17th Annual Conference, in partnership with the Desert Botanical Garden, February 5-7, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ!  
Call for Abstracts: Present your work at the 2019 Conference  
Submit an abstract and share your work at the 2019 Riparian Restoration Conference.  Email your abstract to Cara at Ckukuraitis@RiversEdgeWest.org by October 1, 2018. 
  Early (before 1/5/19) Late (starting 1/5/19)


$285 $310
Non-Member $310 $335
Student $80 $100
One Day $200 $225
A group of rooms has been reserved at two hotels near the Desert Botanical Gardens.  The deadline to reserve your rooms to be included in the reduced group rate is January 5, 2019:
  • $174/night + tax. 
  • The DoubleTree by Hilton is located 4.5 miles from the conference venue at the Desert Botanical Gardens. 
  • To make your reservation at the DoubleTree within the Riparian Restoration Conference group room block, click here or call 800-528-6481 before January 5, 2019.  
  • Includes complimentary self-parking and also offers a shuttle service that runs every 30 minutes to/from Sky Harbor International Airport on a space available first-come-first-served basis. Arriving guests should call 480-967-1441 after retrieving their luggage and pick up directions will be provided. Departing guests should inform the front desk of their departure time the evening prior to their scheduled check out day to ensure availability on any given shuttle.
  • Local area transportation services for individual transfers are also provided on a space-available basis. 
  • $121/night + tax. 
  • The Magnuson Hotel is located roughly 1.5 miles from the conference venue at the Desert Botanical Gardens.
  • To make a reservation within the Riparian Restoration Conference group room block, call 480.947.7335 before January 5, 2019.
  • Shuttle service to and from the airport is not provided at the Magnuson Hotel.

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.