Public – Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystems

September 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Pl
McKinney, TX 75069

Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystems (AT) Wednesday, September 13, 2017  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, North Texas Municipal Water District, Upper Trinity Regional Water District, and the Texas Water Resources Institute are hosting a free workshop on the nature and function of stream and riparian zones, as well as the benefits and economic impacts from healthy riparian systems. Workshop topics include watershed processes, basic hydrology, erosion/deposition principles, riparian vegetation, causes of degradation and possible resulting impairment, resources available to prevent and/or resolve degradation.

The focus of this training will be the Lavon Lake watershed and Denton County. Dress is casual and comfortable for the weather, as we will be outside at the stream during the afternoon.

Participants should bring a brown bag lunch or pre-order a catered lunch at the workshop for $10. There will not be enough time to go out and get lunch.

Location: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney, TX 75069

When: Wednesday, September 13, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

To attend, RSVP online at website below or to Nikki Dictson, Texas Water Resources Institute, at 979-575-4424 or by September 6.

Registration information and agenda available at

Posted 8/23/17 wbw

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