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Advancing the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.

6th Annual ARKWIPP Field Workshop: Overcoming Site Restoration Challenges

  • 26 Aug 2014
  • 9:00 AM (MDT)
  • 27 Aug 2014
  • 4:00 PM (MDT)
  • Near Pueblo, CO


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Tue Aug 26 and Wed Aug 27, near Pueblo, CO

The Arkansas River Watershed Invasive Plant Partnership (ARKWIPP) is excited to announce their 6th annual workshop!

*Please note: the workshop will be held at two separate locations on two separate dates*


Tuesday Aug 26th = Lake Meredith, Crowley County

Wednesday Aug 27th = Huerfano River, Pueblo County

(see attached agenda for detailed directions to sites)

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. both days
Cost: $15/per person covers one or both days (boxed lunch, drinks, snacks provided)

Workshop Overview
Even under the best conditions, there are often challenges that arise when restoring a tamarisk-infested site. Please join us Aug 26th and 27th near Pueblo, CO to learn more about how to address these challenges and maximize your restoration success! A host of speakers from the restoration community will be on hand to discuss the latest tools and methods for addressing common challenges and teach a variety of restoration skills.

Come learn how to:
• Deal with tamarisk skeletons
• Manage secondary weeds such as Russian knapweed
• Restore for wildlife habitat
• Identify common Southeast Colorado short grass prairie and riparian plant species
• Collect and test your own soils for things like salinity and texture
• Install a groundwater monitoring well
• Plant cottonwood poles and deep pot plantings

The workshop will include speakers from Colorado State University (Dr. Scott Nissen), Colorado Department of Agriculture (John Kaltenbach), Habitat Management Inc. (Robin Bay), Natural Resources Conservation Service (Rich Rhoades, Tony Arnhold, and Patty Knupp), Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory (Chase Taylor), and Tamarisk Coalition (Julie Knudson, Rusty Lloyd).

The Reference Guides 'Tamarisk Best Management Practices in Colorado Watersheds', and 'Best Management Practices for Revegetation After Tamarisk Removal' will be provided to participants with paid registration!

Again, please note that each workshop day occurs at a different location! See attached agenda for more details!

For more information about the workshop, please call the Colorado State Forest Service at 719.383.5780

For questions or any problems with registration please call 970.256.7400 or email jknudson@tamariskcoalition.org

To Register Online and pay with a credit card go to:
http://www.tamariskcoalition.wildapricot.org/ and Click on ‘Events’

To Register by Mail with a check see attached registration form for details!

The Reference Guides 'Tamarisk Best Management Practices in Colorado Watersheds', and 'Best Management Practices for Revegetation After Tamarisk Removal' will be provided to participants with paid registration!

Contact us

P.O. Box 1907

Grand Junction, CO 81502

Phone: (970) 256-7400

Email: ckukuraitis@tamariskcoalition.org

Tamarisk Coalition is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  

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