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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.

Cheap and Cheerful Stream and Riparian Restoration: Beaver Dam Analogues as a Low-cost Tool

Participate to learn how beaver-assisted restoration techniques can be applied as a low cost alternative for restoring riparian areas.

Integrated data and models to inform environmental flow planning in the Colorado River Delta

The United States and Mexico have engaged in restoration of the Colorado River Delta under Minute 319, a binational agreement on Colorado River management.  Under this agreement, environmental flows have been delivered into the Colorado River below Morelos Dam since 2013, including a large “pulse flow” in 2014.  This presentation summarizes an integration of data and models (IDM) developed from the environmental flows, developed as a tool to support decision makers’ efforts to plan and design future environmental flow deliveries to the Colorado River delta.

Natives for the Landscape

In this one hour webinar. native plants that are suitable for many situations in your landscape will be discussed -- such as for sunny areas, for clay, for shade, for formal situations, for fragrance, for fall color and more. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Native Plant Master Program by joining them for this fundraiser for the NPM program!  More info available here
Cost: $15

Front Range Thistle Identification

This beginner to intermediate level workshop will review plant identification terminology specific to composites, how to identify thistle species in the field using key traits, how to key out thistle species using a dichotomous key and information on the general ecology and prescribed management techniques for noxious weed species. Participants should bring a hands lens and Colorado Flora: Eastern Slope (Weber and Wittman).

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


Thursday, July 20, 2017

Organizer: National Association of Invasive Plant Council

The next National Association of Invasive Plant Council's webinar (Best Practices for Assessing and Listing Invasive Plants) will be presented by Doug Johnson and Ramona Robinson on July 20 at 3 pm...
Saturday, July 22, 2017

Organizer: Colorado Native Plant Society

Grand Valley/Grand Mesa areas
Grand Junction, CO
Whether you are working to restore a river bank and want to know which willow species you already have growing nearby, are required to differentiate willow species for other vegetation monitoring...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Organizer: Roaring Fork Conservancy

Aspen, CO
In celebration of Colorado's new rainwater collection law, the City of Aspen and RFC are hosting Aspen's first rain barrel workshop!
  Participants will learn how to:

navigate Colorado's Water Law...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Organizer: The Xerces Society

Meeker, CO
Wednesday, August 9th
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
This full day workshop, instructed by Jessa Kay Cruz of the Xerces Society and local guest speakers, will focus on concepts around protecting and enhancing...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Organizer: Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative

1000 Rim Drive Durango, Colorado 81301
One of the major challenges of adapting to a rapidly changing landscape is translating broad concepts into specific, tangible actions. Vulnerability assessments are a key step toward identifying...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Organizer: Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative

Kachina Lodge 413 Paseo del Pueblo Norte Taos, New Mexico 87571
One of the major challenges of adapting to a rapidly changing landscape is translating broad concepts into specific, tangible actions. Vulnerability assessments are a key step toward identifying...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Bureau of Land Management Vernal Field Office
Vernal, UT
Tamarisk Coalition, along with partner-experts, will present information learned from riparian restoration efforts across the west, covering such topics as invasive plant removal, revegetation,...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Goodwell, OK
Presentations on invasive plant removal and revegetation techniques, restoration after fire, funding, tamarisk beetle impacts, and innovative restoration tools.
Cost: $15 includes a site visit to...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition and Cross-Watershed Network

Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Duragno, CO
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-...
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Organizer: Tamarisk Coalition

Ashland, KS
This meeting, sponsored by Comanche Pool, will have presentations and discussion on invasive plants, revegetation, tamarisk control after fire, funding, biocontrol, and innovative restoration tools....


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