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Earth Day Volunteer Event

Join us on Saturday, April 22nd at the Uravan Ball Park to help clean up the park, remove invasive brush, build shade shelters, and help build and install birdhouses and signage! Free afternoon barbecue to follow. There will also be presentations by sponsors and a local birder (Coan Dexter). Share a memorable experience with friends!
 
Hosted by the Rimrocker Historical Society, the Dolores River Restoration Partnership, and the Tamarisk Coalition.
 
For more details, call the Rimrocker Historical Society at 970-865-2100.

Clifton Nature Park Volunteer Day

Take part in National Volunteer Week by joining Alpine Bank, Mesa County, Clifton Sanitation, the Desert Rivers Collaborative, and the Tamarisk Coalition in a clean-up of Clifton Nature Park! Shifts are available from 9-11 and 11-1 on Friday, April 28th. 
 
Please bring sunglasses, sunscreen, long sleeve shirts, long pants, sturdy shoes and a water bottle and snacks. We will have some gloves, but if you have a favorite pair, please bring them along.  
 

Dolores River Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Removal

Take a volunteer vacation with Audubon Rockies, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Tamarisk Coalition, and the Dolores River Restoration Partnership!

Join us on National Public Lands Day for this camp-out trip working to restore a native ecosystem inside the absolutely stunning Dolores River Canyon Wilderness Study Area.

Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Beetle Workshop

On April 20th, in Avondale, Arizona, Tamarisk Coalition is working under a Walton Family Foundation grant to present a workshop on riparian restoration, focusing on areas impacted by the tamarisk beetle. 

Hosted by Estrella Mountain Community College, with sponsorship from the City of Buckeye, Stillwater Sciences, and SWCA Consultants (and more coming), this one-day workshop is geared towards land managers and folks on-the-ground.

Western Slope Outdoor Fest

The Western Slope Outdoor Fest features 40+ vendors from the outdoor industry. You'll find ski's, snowboards, bikes, rafts, kayaks, climbing gear, hunting and fishing gear, campers, boats, even outdoor guides and other services!
 
Award-winning brew and some delicious eats will be provided by Kannah Creek Brewing Company Edgewater Brewery.
 
You'll also find a silent auction with numerous outdoor gear items up for bid to benefit the Tamarisk Coalition! 
 

4th Annual Raft the River

On August 26th, join us and local river experts for "Raft the River," a fun, educational float trip and dinner along the Colorado River in Fruita, Colorado from 1pm~6:30pm.  
 
This one-day float trip will provide attendees with a “behind the scenes” look at the work being done to rejuvenate the treasured riparian (riverside) area in the Grand Valley.  
 

Restore Our Rivers Fundraiser

Join us at Fire on the Mountain in Denver on April 6th for a Restore Our Rivers fundraiser!  
 
On April 6th, 10% of all restaurant sales at Fire on the Mountain will be donated to the Restore Our Rivers Campaign which is raising $2.42M to restore six rivers in the West.  Donations will also be accepted.  Come for lunch, dinner, or both and support the restoration of these six incredible rivers!
 

9th Annual ARKWIPP Workshop

 
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
 
Cost: $20/per person (registration fee covers materials provided at workshop plus lunch, drinks, and snacks). Limited scholarships are available upon request. 
 
Topics to include: 
  • Successful Noxious Weed Programs
  • Getting to Know the Tamarisk Leaf Beetle

Firkin Fundraiser at Kannah Creek

Come join the 23 nonprofits in Mesa County participating in the 2016 Colorado Gives Day collaboration! Kannah Creek Brewing C

Cross-Watershed Network Annual Workshop

Exchange lessons with your peers on a variety of technical and programmatic watershed management topics such as revegetation techniques and strategies, partnership-building through community engagement, controlling invasive plant and animal species, and monitoring.
 

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Saturday, April 26, 2014
Riverbend Park
Palisade, CO

 9 am - 4 pm

Join us this April at Outdoor Heritage Day!  This engaging event is open to the whole family, geared to getting families active outdoors!  Tamarisk Coalition will be one of MANY...

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Fruita, CO

Thank you to all that made our first Raft the River event such a huge success!   Over 40 people from CO and NM came out for a beautiful Sunday afternoon float and cookout.  Participants connected...

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
University Center
Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, CO 81501
1455 North 12th St. Grand Junction, CO 81501
Tamarisk Coalition's Research and Management Conference
The Road to Riparian Restoration
Innovations for working on public, private, and tribal lands in...
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Albuquerque, NM
Raft the Rio

On April 30th, join us for “Raft the Rio...

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

600 block of Main Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Say hello and meet the Tamarisk Coalition staff at Grand Junction's Downtown Farmers' Market on August 4th and August 11th from 5:30-8:30pm.  Learn more about the riverside restoration happening in...
Saturday, August 27, 2016

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Colorado River
Fruita, CO 81501
3rd Annual Raft the River 

On August 27th, join us and local river experts for "Raft the River," a fun, ...

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Grand Junction, CO
Free the trees!  Help us improve wildlife habitat at Grand Junction Wildlife Area, located at Grand Junction's namesake - the confluence of the Colorado and Gunnison Rivers.
 
Volunteers will be...
Friday, October 7, 2016

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition and Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

Dolores River Canyon Wilderness Study Area
Join us for a second year working with the Tamarisk Coalition and the Dolores River Restoration Partnership to restore habitat along the Dolores River in Bedrock, CO. Volunteers will hand remove non-...

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