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Southwest Colorado Riparian Restoration Workshop

Brought to you by the Tamarisk Coalition, this workshop will equip river restoration enthusiasts with tips and tricks for better managing riparian areas in the Four Corners area.
 
The Basics: Check-in begins and 8:30 am at Ft. Lewis College and we'll finish up by 5:00pm at Waterfall Ranch. You are responsible for getting yourself to the field site (~20 minutes).
 
What topics will be covered at the workshop?

TC at GJ Farmers' Market

Say hello and meet the Tamarisk Coalition staff at Grand Junction's Downtown Farmers' Market on August 17th and August 24th from 5:30-8:30pm.  Learn more about the riverside restoration happening in the Grand Valley and across the Southwest, pick up pamphlets related to invasive plant management and riparian restoration, and find out about our upcoming events.

Clean-up of Clifton Nature Park

Join us in maintaining and creating healthy landscapes to live and play by participating in the clean-up of Clifton Nature Park!
 
The event will take place from 8 a.m to 12 p.m. Sunday, August 6, 2017, including the opportunity for a descriptive nature walk after pulling weeds and picking up trash.
 
Make sure you pack sunglasses, sunscreen, snacks, and water. We recommend you wear a long sleeve shirt, long pants, and sturdy shoes. We will have some gloves available, but if you have a favorite pair— please bring them along!
 

Northwest Colorado Outdoor Stewardship Summit

Calling all Colorado-based outdoor stewardship organizations and land managers!  On July 19th from 1pm-4pm, join Tamarisk Coalition and the Colorado Outdoor Stewardship Coalition, for a local summit on the Colorado Outdoor Stewardship Coalition’s new Statewide Stewardship Initiative.
 

State of the River

Mesa State of the River event May 15, 3:30 - 8:00 at the Avalon Theater: This meeting will combine elements from the usual topics of the annual Mesa State of the River meetings (runoff forecast and current water issues) with typical Water Course content (Colorado hydrology and water law) and an added emphasis on the importance of the river for business and the economy.

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! 
 

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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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