Watershed, Ecosystem Workshop to Help Improve Water Quality

May 17, 2016

A one-day workshop sponsored by the Trinity River Authority of Texas, AgriLife Extension Office in Tarrant County, and the Texas Water Resources Institute will educate attendees on ways to help improve water quality. It will focus on the nature and function of streams and areas related to the bank of a natural water course, known as riparian zones. Topics will include an introduction to riparian principles, watershed processes, basic hydrology, erosion and deposition principles, riparian vegetation, the potential causes of degradation, and possible resulting impairment. The workshop also will cover available local resources including technical assistance and tools that can be employed to prevent or resolve degradation.

Tuesday, May 24, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Reservations will be accepted through May 20 by sending an email to n-dictson@tamu.edu. Attendees may bring their lunch or order it when they RSVP. For more information or questions specific to attending the workshop, callbNikki Dictson at 979-458-5915.

Trinity River Authority of Texas
5300 S. Collins, Arlington, Texas

A trip to a nearby creek will close out the workshop. Attendees will bee eligible for continuing education units (CEUs).

For more information, visit http://www.trinityra.org/lakearlingtonvillagecreek.