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Western Slope Waterfowl and Wetland Training

Save the Date for a three-day Western Slope Waterfowl and Wetland Training that will be held the week of September 24th, in collaboration with US Bureau of Reclamation, Colorado Parks & Wildlife, Ducks Unlimited, Wetland Management & Educational Services, Inc., and Scaup & Willet LLC.  Check back soon for more information.

Clifton Nature Park Clean-Up During National Volunteer Week!

Join us during National Volunteer Week 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 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2018 including the opportunity for a descriptive nature walk after pulling weeds and picking up trash. 

Land Management Workshop

Noxious Weeds are a serious threat to the economy and environment of Las Animas County. Chances are these silent invaders are lurking on your property, waiting for an opportunity to overtake your land.
Thursday, April 26th, 2018.
Join our top-notch experts to learn how to protect your land and pocketbook!
 
Who Should Attend:  Any landowner, land manager,  or applicator dealing with noxious weeds who wants to improve their land
When:  Thursday April 26th from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Grand Valley Audubon Nature Preserve Earth Day Event

Be part of the movement to restore Grand Valley Audubon Nature Preserve!

Volunteers, working with Grand Valley Audubon Society and RiversEdge West staff, will install a pollinator garden; plant native trees, shrubs, and flowers; and help with invasive tree removal. All welcome and no experience is necessary. Please wear sturdy work shoes and clothes you don't mind getting dirty! Some gloves will be on hand, but please bring your own if you have them. If you have a shovel, please put your name on it and bring it.

Lunch will be provided. 

Volunteers will be working:

2018 Raft the River

On August 25th, join us and local river experts for our annual Raft the River trip, a one-day float trip and dinner along the Colorado River in Fruita, Colorado from 3:00~7:30.  We'll be floating from Rimrock Adventures to the Loma Boat Ramp. 
 
Sign up here or scroll down for more information.  Space is limited.
 

Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Beetle Workshop I Benson, AZ

Join us in Arizona for this two-day workshop that brings in professionals from across the country to discuss riparian restoration in the southwest, the effects of wildfire in desert riparian systems, the distribution and spread of the tamarisk beetle, impacts of the beetle on riparian systems, effects of the beetle on endangered species, and desert-specific riparian plantings.
 

Fundraiser at Fire on the Mountain

2019 Riparian Restoration Conference

Save the Date for RiversEdge West's 17th Annual Conference, in partnership with the Desert Botanical Garden, February 5-7, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ!  
 
Call for Abstracts: Present your work at the 2019 Conference  
Submit an abstract and share your work at the 2019 Riparian Restoration Conference.  Email your abstract to Cara at Ckukuraitis@RiversEdgeWest.org by October 1, 2018. 
 

XWN Workshop

Join the Cross-Watershed Network in New Mexico for their 5th Annual workshop, where watershed practitioners come together from across the Southwest to share lessons and collaboratively problem solve on a variety of watershed management topics!   

Happy Hour at Alpine Bank: Eat, Drink, Give!

Join Tamarisk Coalition in the lobby of Alpine Bank from 5:30-7:30 on December 5th for appetizers and drinks (e.g. non-alcoholic beverages, wine from Talon Wine Brands and beer from Many Rivers Brewing) in celebration of #COGivesDay, an annual statewide movement that celebrates and increases philanthropy in Colorado through online giving.

Please RSVP here so we can plan for food. 

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