Riparian Restoration Planning and Implementation Workshop

09/12/2017 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM MT

Admission

  • $25.00

Location

Bureau of Land Management Vernal Field Office
Vernal, UT

Description

Join us for this workshop for discussions and presentations on invasive plant removal and revegetation techniques, planning, funding, monitoring, partnership building, tamarisk beetle impacts, and innovative restoration tools.

Cost: $25 includes a plethora of provided materials, snacks, beverages, and lunch!

Registration ends September 5, 2017.

 

Workshop Agenda

 

9:30 – 9:45           Welcome and Introductions (David Varner)

9:45 – 10:30        Restoration Partnerships: Structure, Funding, Setting Goals, and Tracking Progress (David Varner and Rusty Lloyd)

10:30 – 10:40      Share Your Goals Q & A

10:40 – 11:00      Morning Break

11:00 – 11:30      Labor for Restoration Projects (Rusty Lloyd)

11:30 – 12:00      Site Hydrology (Eric McCulley)

12:00 – 12:45      Lunch

12:45 – 1:00        NPS Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program and Uintah County Trails Master Planning (Brandon Stocksdale)

1:00 – 1:30           Plant Identification: Common Local Native and Invasive Plants (Jessi Brunson and Christine Cimiluca)

1:30 – 2:00           Controlling Woody Invasives and Secondary Weeds (Rusty Lloyd)

2:00 – 2:30           Considerations for Restoring for Wildlife (Natasha Hadden, Dan Emmett, Dave Cook)

2:30 – 3:00           Afternoon Break

3:00 – 3:30           Active and Passive Revegetation (David Varner)

3:30 – 3:45           Regional Effort: Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative (John Rice)

3:45 – 4:00           Tamarisk Beetle: Status of a Biological Control Agent (Rusty Lloyd)

4:00 – 4:30           Summary and Adjournment