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Tamarisk Coalition Events

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! 
 

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 3:00~7:30.  Plus, this year we'll be floating a new stretch of river compared to previous years; from Rimrock Adventures to the Loma Boat Ramp!
 
This one-day float trip, guided by Rimrock Adventures, will provide you with a “behind the scenes” look at the work being done to rejuvenate the treasured riparian (riverside) area in the Grand Valley.  
 

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition and Community First Foundation

Support healthy rivers and pre-schedule your donation to Tamarisk Coalition (TC) for Colorado Gives Day from now until Dec. 6th. 

Why is now the best time to give?

From now until Dec. 6th,...

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Organizer: Many Rivers Brewing Co.

905 Struthers Ave
Edgewater Brewery
Grand Junction, CO

Join us this Sunday!  Stray Grass will be performing from 1-4pm at the Edgewater Brewery. Proceeds will go toward the launch of Many Rivers Brewing Co. and benefit the Tamarisk Coalition. Beer on...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Las Vegas, NV
On November 8th, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Tamarisk Coalition is working under a Walton Family Foundation grant to present a workshop on riparian restoration, focusing on areas impacted by the tamarisk...
Monday, December 5, 2016

Organizer: Grand Valley Gives

Kannah Creek Brewery
Grand Junction, CO
Come join the 23 nonprofits in Mesa County participating in the 2016 Colorado Gives Day collaboration! ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Room 213 at Colorado Mesa University's University Center
Grand Junction, CO
Get engaged in restoration in the Grand Valley!  
 
Attend the next Desert Rivers Collaborative (DRC) meeting on December 6th from 8 am - 12 pm in Room 213 at Colorado Mesa University's University...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Hilton
425 West Prospect Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
The Future is Now:  Forward-Thinking Restoration, Planning, and Adaptation 

Thank You! 
Over 130 people attended Tamarisk Coalition's 15th annual conference to learn about the latest issues and...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Organizer: Cross-Watershed Network, Gila Watershed Partnership

Eastern Arizona College - Discovery Park Campus
Safford, AZ
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...

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