Webinars with RiversEdge West

RiversEdge West
June 9th, 2020 to December 1st, 2020
Join us for our webinar series each month from 11 AM (Mountain Time) -11:45 AM! Details below.
 
Webinar Schedule:
 
April 22, 2020 - 11 AM MT
Getting to Know Rivers and RiversEdge West. Cara Kukuraitis, Outreach and Education Coordinator, provides an overview of the damage invasive plants have on riparian ecosystems and Shannon Wadas, Associate Director highlights a few of our programs that are returning these landscapes to a healthier state.
 
May 19, 2020 - 11 AM MT
Tamarisk Beetle History, Release, and Spread - Ben Bloodworth, Tamarisk Beetle Program Coordinator
 
June 9, 2020 - 11 AM MT
 
July 14, 2020 - 11 AM MT
 
August 25, 2020 - 11 AM MT
Restoration Success - Invasive Plants, Native Plants, and Planning - Rusty Lloyd, Executive Director of RiversEdge West and Lisa Tasker, Botanist/Ecologist with the Colorado Natural Heritage Program 
 
September 15, 2020 - 10:30 AM MT   *please note the 10:30 am start time
Restoration on Private Lands Pt. 1 - Restoration Planning, Weed Control, and Recommended Herbicides - Sylvia Hickenlooper, NRCS; Scott Nissen, Colorado State University; Tina Booton, Weed Division Supervisor, Weld County Public Works 
 
September 22, 2020 - 10:30 AM MT   *please note the 10:30 am start time
Restoration on Private Lands Pt. 2 - Implementation, Biological Control Options, and Restoring for Birds - Shelly Simmons, Purgatoire Watershed Weed Management Collaborative; Kelsea Holloway, Bird Conservancy/NRCS; Nina Louden, USDA Palisade Insectary 
 
October 13, 2020 - 11 AM MT
 
October 27, 2020 - 11 AM MT
Adapting Your Stream Restoration Project to Climate Change - Mark Briggs, Arizona-based Restoration Coordinator 
 
November 10, 2020 - 11 AM MT
Coordinating Riparian Restoration in the Grand Valley - Rica Fulton, Restoration Coordinator - more information coming soon 
 
December 1, 2020 - 11 AM MT
Funding Riparian Restoration - Kristen Jespersen, Funding Program Coordinator - more information coming soon 

 
Watch the short clip below of Rica monitoring vegetation along the Dolores River:
 
 

 
 

 

Restoration on Private Lands Pt. 1 - Restoration Planning, Weed Control, and Recommended Herbicides

 

 

 
What's Next?
  • View our recent annual report to learn more about our work to restore rivers and riparian habitat across the West!
  • Become a RiversEdge Member today to receive discounts for special events like Raft the River and our annual conferences. Your support will help RiversEdge West continue to provide the programs (e.g. tamarisk beetle monitoring, conferences, partnership coordination, technical support, funding expertise, youth education) needed to keep rivers healthy and vibrant. 
  • Subscribe to our e-newsletter and like us on Facebook to be the first to know about upcoming events and the latest riparian restoration news.

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