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Setting Watershed-Scale Priorities in Riparian Restoration

The focus will be on ecosystems of the Lower Colorado River Basin.
 
Workshop Goals:
 
Describe tools and strategies that agencies and organizations can use in deciding where to work, what to do, and how to establish appropriate and achievable goals in riparian rehabilitation and restoration.
 
About the Workshop:
 

Setting Watershed-Scale Priorities in Riparian Restoration

September 26-27 in Grand Junction, Colorado. The focus will be on ecosystems of the Upper Colorado River Basin.

CoNPS Western Slope Festival

 
June 3 & 4, 2017  
 
$50 CoNPS Members; $60 Non-Members
(Scholarships Available)
 
Saturday, June 3
Presentations - 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Colorado Weed Management Association Regional Spring Training

The Colorado Weed Management Association, Colorado 4 Healthy Landscapes, Montrose, Weld and El Paso Counties present a 1-day workshop on noxious and invasive weeds for those with limited experience.

Classes are geared toward Applicator Technician Training (new hire & experienced), Certified Operators and Private Applicators.

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.

Gravel Mine to Green Space: Workshop and Town Float

When: Workshop – June 1-2, 2017; River Festival + Float – June 3
Cost: Workshop – $125; River Festival + Float – $30
Location: Paonia, Colorado – Check back shortly for list of accommodations and local town information
 
 

Nonprofit of Influence: 2017 Fall Conference

The Nonprofit of Influence: 2017 Fall Conference is the time for nonprofit and business professionals to join together and discuss vital questions ensuring Colorado has the nation’s most effective, vibrant and innovative nonprofit community that is essential to the high quality of life in our state.
 

Soil Health Workshop

Grants That Get Funded

Prospect research. Relationship building. Writing and editing. The numbers. Managing grants, reporting results.
Formulas for success and rookie mistakes. Dos and don’ts and it depends.
Trends. Readiness. Getting organized. They said yes; what next? They said no; what next?
Government money. Foundation money. Corporate money. Service clubs. Yep, even churches award grants.
 

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.

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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Organizer: Colorado Native Plant Society

Grand Mesa, CO
The purpose of the class is to provide 1-day in-field training for wetland plant identification, ecology, and functions and services for the major native woody, herbaceous, and graminoid wetland and...
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Organizer: Urban Watersheds Research Institute

Leonard Rice Engineers Training Room
Denver, CO

The Urban Watersheds Research Institute is offering an upcoming training titled Water Rights Engineering Including Case Studies - Thursday and Friday, August 25 & 26, 2016; 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Organizer: US Department of Agriculture

Participate to learn the basics of the National Plant Data Team’s PLANTS database and website. Established in 1990, the PLANTS database is an international...
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Organizer: Utah Riparian Service Team

Richfield, UT
You are invited to submit nominations to attend a 2-day training session on the Process for Assessing Proper Functioning Condition (PFC) of Lotic Areas.  This session is an activity of a west-wide...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Organizer: Arkansas River Watershed Invasive Plant Partnership and Tamarisk Coalition

Pueblo, CO
Workshop Overview:
 
The Arkansas River Watershed Invasive Plant Partnership (ARKWIPP) is excited to announce our 8th annual workshop!
 
Even under the best conditions, there are often challenges...
Monday, September 26, 2016
Moab, UT
The Third International Workshop on Biological Soil Crusts (BioCrust3) will take place September 26-30, 2016, in Moab, Utah.
 
BioCrust3  will bring together international scientists interested in...
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Organizer: Urban Watersheds Research Institute

Leonard Rice Engineering Training Facility
Denver, CO
 HEC-RAS 5.0 has been significantly improved and includes new abilities. One of them is to perform two‐dimensional (2D) hydrodynamic flow routing. Now, users can perform one‐dimensional
 (1D) and 2D...
Friday, October 7, 2016

Organizer: Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

Ridgway, CO
Join environmental education (EE) providers and supporters from agencies, nonprofits, schools, and environmental, nature, conservation fields for an engaging summit. Join us to learn more about the...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Organizer: Colorado Water Conservation Board

Durango Library 1900 E 3rd Ave.
Durango, CO

The Southwest Basin is located in the southwest corner of Colorado and covers an area of approximately 10,169 square miles. The largest cities within the basin are Durango (pop. 15,213) and Cortez...

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Organizer: Utah Riparian Service Team

Cedar City, UT
You are invited to submit nominations to attend a 3-day training session on the Process for Assessing Proper Functioning Condition (PFC) of Lentic Areas.  This session is an activity of a west-wide...
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...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Organizer: Great Northern, Southern Rockies, Great Basin, and Desert LCCs

Webinar
Date: November 16, 2016
Time: 12-1 pm MST  / 11 am -12 pm PST
Hosts: Great Northern, Southern Rockies, Great Basin, and Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
Presenter: Lisa Johnson, Boise State...
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Organizer: Urban Watersheds Research Institute

Leonard Rice Engineering Training Facility
Denver, CO
The Colorado Urban Hydrograph Procedure (CUHP) is a unit hydrograph based software that was calibrated to urban rainfall-runoff data in a semi-arid hydrologic region of eastern Colorado.  It has been...

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