Urban riparian, stream restoration program set for Feb. 20 in San Benito

The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host an Urban Stream Processes and Restoration Training workshop 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 20 in San Benito for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the South Texas area.

The morning session will be at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Office in Cameron County, 1390 W. Expressway 83. The afternoon session will be outdoors along the Arroyo Colorado River where participants will learn stream surveying techniques.

Early registration is encouraged as the workshop is limited to 40 people. Cost is $50 and includes all training materials, a catered lunch and a certificate of completion.

Attendees must register by Feb. 17 by contacting Clare Escamilla, TWRI research associate at the institute’s San Antonio office, 210-277-0292, ext. 205, or clare.entwistle@ag.tamu.edu. Attendees may  also register online at Texas A&M Marketplace.

Workshop presentations will be given by representatives of the Texas Water Resources Institute and Texas A&M AgriLife Research.

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Paul Schattenberg, A&M AgriLife

By Paul Schattenberg, A&M AgriLife

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