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Registration for NAISF (formerly Weeds Across Borders) is open! Registration is $200 and includes 3 lunches and 2 dinners. Early Registration and Hotel Block is available until March 31, 2017. Optional Field Trips are available on Thursday Afternoon, May 11 – Saturday, May 13. Space is limited for some trips.
AREDAY, America’s premier renewable energy summit, offers a deep immersion into topics designed to precipitate a historic and necessary transition to an environmentally sound future. The 2017 AREDAY theme is: "Making America Greater: The Business of Innovation, Climate Leadership and Resilient Communities."
Save the date for our 2018 Conference! More info coming soon...
- Incorporating Climate Change into Restoration and Protection
- 404/Regulatory Issues
- Monitoring and Assessment/Mapping
- Local Land-Use Decision Making
River Rally, hosted annually by River Network, is a national conference that focuses on education, inspiration, and celebration with the river and water community. Unique in its focus on connecting peers, providing practical education, inspiring courage, and celebrating achievements, River Rally brings together hundreds of people from across the United States and the world who care about water issues. Join NGO staff and volunteers, academics, agency and foundation representatives, industry innovators, and community leaders for the biggest (and most fun) water-focused event of the year!
The Colorado Wildland Fire Conference will take place at the Pueblo Convention Center in Pueblo, CO. This year’s conference will expand on the Fire Adapted Communities concept, providing the framework for moving from awareness to action, messaging to mitigation, and words to work.
Healthy Headwaters 12th Leadership Convening: Smart Partnerships for Fast Times starting at 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Aurora Municipal Center, Aurora, CO. Carpe Diem West’s Healthy Headwaters Alliance pioneers innovative, scalable policies and actions to protect and restore the forested headwaters - the major source of our water supply in the American West. Each Healthy Headwaters convening highlights the work of key western communities that are catalyzing innovation in the region and beyond.
Western Places/Western Spaces Conference: Creating Inclusive Communities. Join the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute's 26th annual land use conference at the University of Denver campus. The theme for the 2017 Western Places/Western Spaces conference, Creating Inclusive Communities, focuses on the challenges and strategies available to cities—large and small—to plan for and build communities in which everyone can thrive. They will explore options for conserving and protecting our lands and natural resources.
Through field trips, panel discussions, and a keynote speaker, VWRC will bring its audience into the folds of the state of the Verde River Watershed, as it sustains flows, restores habitat, and promotes community. VWRC invites all of you—its partners and friends—to join them for this inaugural event, and contribute to its success.
Tamarisk Coalition's Research and Management Conference
The Road to Riparian Restoration
Innovations for working on public, private, and tribal lands in...
Presented by the Resource Institute
The Southwest Stream Restoration Conference provides an opportunity for natural resource professionals from throughout the Southwest to share knowledge...
Organizer: Mountain Studies Institute
Organizer: Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education
Organizer: Colorado Watershed Assembly, Colorado Riparian Association, Colorado Foundation for Water Education
This four day conference will feature presentations on the latest developments in invasive plant research and provide ample opportunity for managers and researchers to engage and identify creative...
Organizer: The Water Center at Colorado Mesa University
Complex Systems in Flux:
Changing Relationships between Water, People and the Environment
November 2-3, 2016 at CMU in Grand Junction, CO
Hosted by The Water Center at Colorado Mesa...
Organizer: Society for Ecological Restoration, Southwest Chapter (SER-SW)
Scott Abella, University of NV Las Vegas
Lesley DeFalco, US Geological Survey
Friday Field Trips:
Tule Spings Fossil Beds NM
Las Vegas Wash Restoration
Workshops Presented By:...
Organizer: Synergy Ecological Restoration
The Keynote speaker is...
Organizer: Colorado River Water Users Association
Organizer: Colorado Water Congress
Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition
Over 130 people attended Tamarisk Coalition's 15th annual conference to learn about the latest issues and...