Riparian Restoration Planning and Implementation Workshop

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

Location

Bureau of Land Management Vernal Field Office
Vernal, UT

Admission

  • $25.00

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