Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Workshop

Lavaca River Watershed

Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 8:00 am–4:00 pm at the Jackson County AgriLife Extension Office 411 N. Wells Suite 111 Edna, TX 77957


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 are being held in watersheds across the state, and include both indoor classroom presentations and outdoor stream walks. Instructors are experts from TPWD, USDA NRCS, Texas A&M Forest Service, Texas A&M Natural Resource Institute and AgriLife Extension.

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