2021 Conference

February 16th, 2021 to February 19th, 2021
A River Runs Through It: People, Wildlife, and Habitat
Save the date for RiversEdge West's 19th Annual Conference, February 16-19, 2021 in Grand Junction, CO in partnership with the Water Center at Colorado Mesa University and the Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS)!
The conference will be located in Colorado Mesa University's University Center ballrooms.
Abstracts are due October 16, 2020.  Please email Cara at Ckukuraitis@riversedgewest.org for more information.
Tentative Schedule:
  • February 16th: Workshops hosted by The Wildlife Society, 9 am - 5 pm
  • February 17th: Concurrent Sessions, and Poster Session/Happy Hour, 8 am - 7:30 pm
  • February 18th: Concurrent Sessions, Happy Hour, and/or TWS Banquet Dinner and Auction, 8 am ~ 8 pm
  • February 19th: Field trips and Workshops hosted by RiversEdge West, 8 am - 12 pm
Become a Sponsor
Partner with us at the leading riparian restoration conference in the West. 
Your sponsorship and/or exhibit space will directly support all aspects of the conference - from scholarships for students and networking events to the cost of facility rental and meals. Willow Sponsors ($1,000) and above receive complimentary registration(s). Cottonwood Sponsors ($2,500) and above also receive complimentary exhibit space. Learn more about sponsor benefits here.
To become a sponsor, make an online donation, mail in a check, call us at (970) 256-7400 or email Cara at Ckukuraitis@riversedgewest.org.
Conference attendees are taking a leading role in restoring riparian ecosystems and wildlife habitat, and are an important audience for your organization’s message. Since we are partnering with The Wildlife Society this year, you'll have the unique opportunity of reaching an even broader audience. We are expecting upwards of 400 people in attendance. 
Your presence as an exhibitor increases your visibility at the Conference and provides the opportunity to interact with restoration and wildlife-minded professionals from across the West; from land managers and researchers to landowners, non-profits, agencies, and private individuals. One conference registration is included per exhibit table.
To reserve your exhibit space, select the appropriate exhibitor category during your conference registration (opening in the Fall of 2020).
More information coming soon!
To view our past conferences, click here.

RiversEdge West's

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