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RiversEdge West Events

Outreach Lunch

Join us for a free informational lunch to learn more about what we do locally and regionally to restore rivers and engage communities in the cause. This lunch and a short presentation will be held at the Mesa County Central Library, located at 443 N 6th St, Grand Junction, CO 81501 from 12-1pm on October 23rd.

St. George, Utah Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Beetle Workshop

Join us for a full classroom-style workshop on the 17th followed by a half day in the field on the 18th. Speakers will include experts in the tamarisk leaf beetle, invasive species removal, revegetation, permitting, endangered species, planning, monitoring, and all aspects of a successful and sustainable restoration project. The field day will include site visits to tamarisk beetle-impacted riparian areas that have been restored for the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher. The workshop will also provide numerous opportunities for networking. 

Outreach Lunch in Glenwood Springs

Join us for lunch and learn more about RiversEdge West (formerly Tamarisk Coalition)! This free informational lunch is designed to raise awareness about what RiversEdge West does locally and regionally to restore rivers and engage communities in the cause. 
Please RSVP so we can plan for food.   

Wetland Restoration Volunteer Day

September 8, 2018 | 8am - 11am

Join RiversEdge West, Western Colorado Conservation Corps and Colorado Parks & Wildlife on Xcel Energy's 8th Annual Day of Service on September 8th!

River Management Workshop

Workshop for White River riparian landowners and managers to learn about local, state, and federal resources available for river and riparian restoration. The first half of the day will focus on local river property management challenges and best management practices to alleviate them. There will be a session on funding opportunities for private landowners of riparian corridors. Then, we’ll have updates on White River planning and research efforts from local stakeholders over lunch, which will be provided to registrants.

Colorado River Cleanup

SATURDAY, August 4, 2018. 

Learn more here.

  • Collect and transport trash to a takeout on three different stretches of the Colorado River. In the past the River Cleanup has removed tires, car parts, pool toys, a hot tub, bottles, clothing, lots of plastic bags, and all kinds of trash. What will you find this year?

Colorado Riverfest

The first annual Colorado Riverfest provides an excellent opportunity for the community to come out and celebrate the amazing benefits of the Colorado River and Gunnison River corridors to the Grand Valley and all of Western Colorado.  It's much more than a music festival. Join in for the group bike ride along the Riverfront Trail, try doing yoga on a paddleboard, or participate in the rubber duck race. 

Wetland and Waterfowl Ecology and Management Workshop

A three-day Western Slope Waterfowl and Wetland Training will be held in Grand Junction September 25-27th, in collaboration with US Bureau of Reclamation, Colorado Parks & Wildlife, Ducks Unlimited, RiversEdge West, Wetland Management & Educational Services, Inc., and Scaup & Willet LLC. 

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.


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