Tamaya Wellness Center in Albuquerque, NM

Planting for the Future

RiversEdge West's first workshop of its 2023 Workshop Series will take place at the Tamaya Wellness Center in Albuquerque, NM on April 14th with a focus on planting for the future along the Middle Rio Grande.

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  • The Institute for Applied Ecology will give a keynote presentation on restoring habitat with climate-adapted plant palettes, from sourcing to planting.

  • Numerous local projects will be highlighted, with presentations on practical restoration project considerations, case studies in maintaining geodatabases for collaboration, monitoring, and planning; an innovative restoration plan following the Big Hole Fire; and more. 

  • Field trips include tours of the:

    • Pueblo of Santa Ana’s work to restore the river channel, and active and historic floodplain on the Rio Grande;

    • San Antonio Oxbow and the Bosque School burn site to discuss process-based restoration tools and post-fire vegetation management. 

Cost: $50 - lunch included.

Register here. 

A note about scholarships:

RiversEdge West fosters collaboration across diverse groups to ensure inclusive and engaged riverside communities and stewards. These entities include governments, industries, and water user groups that are comprised of a wide array of socioeconomic backgrounds, ages, and cultures. To that end, we tried to keep the cost of attendance low and are offering a limited number of sponsored scholarships to those lacking financial resources. To apply, please send a short bio including your goals for attending the workshop, no more than 300 words to Amanda at by March 19, 2023.  

Become a Sponsor:

Sponsorship from businesses, watershed groups, and individuals is critical in allowing RiversEdge to host these gatherings. Sponsors directly support all aspects of the workshop: from scholarships and networking events to the cost of facility rental and lunch.

Learn about sponsor benefits here. To become a sponsor, email Cara at Opportunities are available to support the entire workshop series, or individual workshops in a specific location. 

RiversEdge West Workshop Background:

RiversEdge West (REW) has been conducting riparian restoration conferences and workshops since 2001. This year, we are hosting a workshop series across the Southwest with the goal of connecting the people managing riparian lands with the techniques, scientific findings, and lessons learned that are vital to ensuring that restoration is successful. These focused and place-based workshops will provide a venue for education, collaboration, and training that address the needs of a particular region.  

To view the full 2023 Workshop Series schedule, click here.


Thank you to our Sponsors:

River Champions ($5,000+)

Includes 6 workshop registrations and prominent promotion of sponsorship in all workshop materials


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Cottonwood Sponsors ($2,500)

Includes 4 workshop registrations and promotion of sponsorship in workshop materials

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Willow Sponsors ($1,000)

Includes 2 workshop registrations and promotion of sponsorship in workshop materials

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Seedling Sponsors ($500)

Includes 1 workshop registration and promotion of sponsorship in workshop materials

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Become a Workshop Sponsor.