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Urban Stream Restoration Training in Tucson—Early Registration November 15!

 
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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)

Location: Tucson, Arizona

Course information can be found here: http://watershedmg.org/tech-trainings/urban-streams

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

Contact Phone: 520-396-3266

Email: catlow@watershedmg.org

Training Fee:
--Early Registration (by November 15th; regular fee $375) $ 325.00
--Early Registration for WMG Training Alumni, Students, AzASLA Members, CFMs (regular fee $355)
 
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Thanks Jen for posting!

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.
 
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Here's a few pics of urban streams being restored in Arizona - how exciting is this??
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