Natural Resources Training Program About Schedule Courses Conferences Instructors Subscribe Resources & Contact Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop – Cedar Bayou Watershed May 8, 2014 FlyerAgenda McLeod Community Center 10717 Langston Drive Mont Belvieu, TX 77523 (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 NRG Energy and provided for free. RSVP is required by May 5, 2014. Please select if you would like the catered lunch or if you will bring your own. 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!