february, 2017

15febAll Day17Houston - Urban Riparian Symposium

Event Details

Urban Riparian Symposium

February 15-17, 2017
BioScience Research Collaborative Building, Rice University, Houston, TX

Pre-conference workshops on Wednesday February 15, 2017. Workshops 1 and 2 are $25 and are offered concurrently from 9:00 – 4:30, while workshop 3 is $20 and will be held over lunch hour (12:00-4:30 PM). These workshops include a combined outdoor field trip to stream restoration sites on tributary to Big Gulch, Big Gulch, and Greens Bayou. The field portion will be in the afternoon from 1:30-4:30 PM. Costs of $20-25 will include a boxed lunch, materials, and field trip transportation to afternoon field location.

Three workshops are available including:

1. Hydrology and Fluvial Geomorphology 101

Instructors: Brett Jordan and Cory Stull

2. Riparian Vegetation ID and Function

Instructors: Steve Nelle, Kenneth Mayben, and Ricky Linex. This workshop will cover how to use wetland indicators, stability ratings, and plant communities to help design restoration that provide stability for the system based on local objectives.

3. Working with Stakeholders and Communities – Techniques for Engagement .

Instructors: Asakura Robinson Company


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february 15 (Wednesday) - 17 (Friday)