"Watershed News" will have the dual mission of reporting the work of our volunteers and keeping you informed of the issues concerning land and water in the Wimberley Valley. Together, we are all working to protect Jacob's Well and the waters that make this place so beautiful.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Texas Riparian & Stream Ecosystem Workshop – Cypress Creek Watershed
May 19, 2015 8 am - 4:00 pm
VFW Hall 401 Jacobs Well Rd. Wimberley, TX 78676 (map)
Please RSVP now and share with others who may be interested.
workshop is being co-hosted by the City of Wimberley, the City of
Woodcreek, and The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas
State University. 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
one-day trainings in watersheds across the state include both indoor
classroom presentations and outdoor walks along the creek.
goal is for participants to better understand and relate to riparian
and watershed processes, the benefits that healthy riparian areas
provide, and the tools that can be employed to prevent and/or resolve
degradation and improve water quality. At the conclusion of the
training, participants will receive a certificate of completion.
Continuing Education Units Available
·Texas Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicators License - 3 CEUs