Natural Resources Training Program About Schedule Courses Conferences Instructors Subscribe Resources & Contact Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop – Upper Guadalupe River May 13, 2014 FlyerAgenda Upper Guadalupe River Authority 125 Lehmann Drive, Lecture Hall Kerrville, TX 78028 (map) Trainings will focus on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones and the benefits and direct economic impacts from healthy riparian zones. The riparian education programs will cover an introduction to riparian principles, watershed processes, basic hydrology, erosion/deposition principles, and riparian vegetation, as well as potential causes of degradation and possible resulting impairment(s), and available local resources including technical assistance and tools that can be employed to prevent and/or resolve degradation. These one-day trainings in watersheds across the state will include both indoor classroom presentations and outdoor stream walks. The goal is for participants to better understand and relate to riparian and watershed processes, the benefits that healthy riparian areas provide, and the tools that can be employed to prevent and/or resolve degradation and improve water quality. At the conclusion of the training, participants will receive a certificate of completion. Continuing Education Units Available Texas Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators License - 3 CEUs Texas Water Resources Institute - 1 CEU Texas Nutrient Management Planning Specialists - 6 hours Texas Forestry Association - 6 hours Society of American Foresters - 5.5 hours Texas Board of Architectural Examiners “Acceptable for HSW credit” The program may also be used for CEUs for Professional Engineers. A catered lunch is being sponsored by the Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust and provided for free. RSVP is required by May 8, 2014. Please select if you would like one of the catered lunch options or if you will bring your own. The free box lunch will include a sandwich, pasta salad, fruit salad, chips, cookie, and drink. Sandwich options are: Cranberry Nut Chicken Salad on Croissant; Avocado Veggie on Whole Grain; or Ham & Cheese on Rye. Dress is casual and comfortable for the weather as we will be outside at the stream during the afternoon. For more information or questions please contact Nikki Dictson at 979-458-5915 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please join our listserv or like us on Facebook for more information on future programs!