Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment

November 05, 2014 - November 06, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

In this 2-day course, attendees will learn and review both the technical and regulatory approaches to completing ecological risk assessments. Participants will come away with an understanding of the planning and preparation process for the completion of an ERA, including data development needs, selection of endpoints, and the development of lines of evidence. Understanding the topics covered wi... read more

Environmental Forensics in Water Resources

November 19, 2014 - November 20, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

This course provides useful information for a large range of professionals who deal with environmental water resources, especially legal liability and changes in stream water quality, shallow water table, drainage, wetlands, and sedimentation issues. Course attendees will gain an understanding of the basics of forensic science and the main environmental forensic techniques available and how the... read more

Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

November 20, 2014 - November 21, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

This workshop provides attendees with management and remediation solutions to contaminants in both marine and freshwater sediments including the effects of remediation on the benthic environment. All aspects of contaminated sediments will be reviewed, including determination of contaminant sources, site characterization, remedial technology selection, monitoring, and demonstration of the effect... read more

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

December 01, 2014 - December 01, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Each year, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers(WRV) completes many ecological restoration projects and offers numerous volunteer trainings in leadership and restoration skill development. WRV welcome everyone from beginners to seasoned restoration professionals. Visit their website for a listing of current projects and trainings that you can join. If you have any other questions or need more info... read more

Volunteering In Ecuador with Planet Drum

December 31, 2014 - February 28, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Over the years, and with the help of countless volunteers, Planet Drum has developed ecosystem restoration techniques that are unique to the challenges presented by working in an urban/semi-urban environment, alongside Third World development plans, and in a country with a poverty rate of roughly 60%. Volunteers are needed to help further Planet Drum’s year-round revegetation efforts and ... read more

Ecological Restoration Work Party

April 12, 2014 - April 12, 2014 [Past Event]

Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie Saturday, April 12 • 9 am – 12 pm Ecological Restoration Work Party: Core Area and Curtis Prairie Volunteer for restoration activities and learn about prairies and savannas. Tools and training are provided, and groups are welcome with advance notice. Meet at the Visitor Center. For more information contact Marian Far... read more

Invasive Plant Monitor

April 11, 2014 - April 11, 2014 [Past Event]

Invasive Plant Monitors are needed to hike some of Boulder County’s most scenic properties while collecting ongoing scientific data in the field. If you have a background in natural resources, experience collecting field data, and familiarity with the scientific method, then this opportunity is for you. Monitor and detect exotic plant populations along Boulder County Parks and Open Spac... read more

Restoration Rangers

April 10, 2014 - April 10, 2014 [Past Event]

Join the Restoration Rangers at Mequon Nature Preserve! THURSDAYS 9AM-NOON, rain or shine! Restoration Rangers help MNP achieve their mission of land restoration, by improving the health of the various habitats throughout the 438 acre Preserve. As a Restoration Ranger you will be involved in the following restoration efforts: Help to remove invasive species that disrupt our native landscape... read more

Achieving Water Quality Standards Through Contaminant Trackdown Studies

April 09, 2014 - April 10, 2014 [Past Event]

Meeting water quality standards in surface and ground water bodies, as well as discharge flows, can be complicated by the lack of adequate information on the sources of contamination. And making an incomplete or inaccurate assessment of sources contributing to the impairment of water bodies can be costly and time consuming, resulting in a failure to meet or maintain compliance with critical wat... read more

Symposium of Ecological Restoration

April 09, 2014 - April 11, 2014 [Past Event]

This Symposium will take place in the the Sixth Edition of The International Conference on Agricultural Development and Sustainability “AGROCENTRO 2014” Main Topics Restoration and rehabilitation of population, habitats, ecosystems and landscapes. Ecological restoration and carbon catchments. Methods, techniques and tools for ecological restoration. Biological interactions for ecolo... read more