Benson Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Beetle Workshop

04/09/2018 08:30 AM - 04/10/2018 05:00 PM MT

Admission

  • $25.00

Location

Cochise College Benson Center
1025 AZ-90
Benson, AZ 85602
United States of America

Summary

Classroom and field presentations on riparian restoration in general and the impacts/effects of the tamarisk beetle in particular.

Description

Join us in southern Arizona for a 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. The first day will be in a classroom-style setting and the second day will include multiple site visits along the San Pedro River to discuss current and expected conditions as well as ongoing restoration activities.

$25 registration includes a plethora of provided materials, beverages, snacks, and lunch on the first day!