Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystems
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Mill Creek Watershed Partnership, 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 Mill Creek, a 14-mile stream in Southeast Texas that flows into the Brazos River. Dress is casual and comfortable for the weather, as we will be outside at the stream during the afternoon.
A catered lunch is also being provided free for participants, or participants may opt to bring their own lunch.
Location: Washington County Fairgrounds Sales Facility, 1305 E. Blue Bell Rd., Brenham, TX 77833
When: Wednesday, November 8, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by October 26.
Registration information and agenda available at http://nrt.tamu.edu/schedule