Natural Resources Training Program About Schedule Courses Conferences Instructors Subscribe Resources & Contact Riparian and Stream Ecosystems – Navasota River Watershed November 9, 2016 8 am - 4 pm FlyerAgenda Lunch Payment by Credit Card Link Annex II, 3rd Floor 155 N Cass Street Centerville, TX 75833 (map) This workshop is being co-hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office in Leon County and the Texas Water Resources Institute. The training will focus on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones and the benefits and direct 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 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 Board of Architectural Examiners “Acceptable for HSW credit” Texas Forestry Association - 6 hours Society of American Foresters - 4 hours Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying – 7 hours Texas Floodplain Management Association – 7 CECs Certified Crop Advisor- 7 CEUs (Nutrient Mgmt: 1, Soil & Water: 1.5, IPM: 1.5, Crop Mgmt: 2.5, Manure Mgmt: 0.5) The program may also be used for CEUs for Professional Engineers. RSVP is required by November 4, 2016. A catered BBQ lunch is available for $10. When registering, please remember to select if you would like the catered lunch option or if you will bring your own. Lunch can be paid in advance by using the Lunch Payment by Credit card link above or by check payable to TWRI and mail it to Nikki Dictson, 1500 Research Pkwy, Suite 110, College Station, TX 77843-2260. 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 or visit to twri.tamu.edu or texasriparian.org. Please join our listserv or like us on Facebook for more information on future programs!