Register Now For Watershed Management Group's 3-day training in Urban Dryland Stream Restoration
Participants will gain a basic understanding of how to read and assess landscape forms and processes, design of small-scale restoration features, and hands-on implementation of those features. Emphasis will also be placed on urban wash restoration approaches and practices from backyard to larger drainage scales.
Instructor: Van Clothier, Stream Dynamics
Course Date/Time: Thursday, January 16th - Saturday, January 18th, 2014, 8am-5pm
Registration deadlines: November 15th, 2013 (Early) and January 3rd, 2014 (Regular)
Course registrants will be reimbursed (minus a $30 admin / processing fee) on cancelation up to 30 days before the course start date. No reimbursement will be paid within 30 days of the start date of the course. All payments MUST be paid prior to the start of the course.
Tentative Course Schedule:
Day 1 -
Introduction to stream restoration
Learn to read the landscape and assess cause and effect
Survey and assessment techniques
Hands-on site analysis
Day 2 -
Introduction to design principles
Review of instream and upland restoration features
Site restoration planning
Day 3 -
Layout proposed project features at site
Review project design
Hands-on training of implementation of restoration techniques and practices
When: 01/16/2014 8:00 AM through 01/18/2014 5:00 PM
Expert Van Clothier, founder and owner of Stream Dynamics, is great at clarifying upstream and downstream connections in a complex rural-urban setting and then at defining practical approaches to begin restoring our degraded drainages.
Location: Phoenix, AZ (9b)
posted 5 years ago
Here's a few pics of urban streams being restored in Arizona - how exciting is this??
Subtropical desert (Köppen: BWh)
Elevation: 1090 ft Annual rainfall: 7"
You’ll find me in my office. I’ll probably be drinking. And reading this tiny ad.