4th Annual Wet Meadow Restoration Day
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July 20
Starting at 9am
WHERE
Centennial SWA
Gunnison, CO

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event_title: 4th Annual Wet Meadow Restoration Day

event_time_zone: America/Denver

event_start: July 20, 2024 09:00

event_duration: 360

event_end: July 20, 2024 15:00

event_address: Gunnison, CO 81230, United States

event_description: Wet Meadow Restoration in the Gunnison Basin9am - 2pm Centennial SWA, Gunnison CountyThe use of low tech "stick and stone" structures for restoring degraded riparian systems is a growing field of wildlife and restoration ecology. During this volunteer event, participants will get hands-on experience in the field of Low-tech Process-Base Restoration (LTPBR) by assisting with the construction of Zeedyk rock structures to prevent excessive erosion and enhance wet meadows and small-scale streams within the sagebrush community on Centennial SWA (Gunnison, Colorado)Participants will learn more about the ongoing collaborative efforts of the Gunnison Basin Wet Meadow Restoration and Resiliency Building (WMRRB) project, which is a public-private partnership to implement on-the-ground climate change adaptation strategies. A main focus of the WMRRB project is to enhance brood-rearing and summer-fall habitats for the threatened Gunnison sage-grouse and improve big game winter/spring habitat.Participants please RSVP below!What to bring:BootsLeather glovesLong sleeve shirt and full length pants ideal (protection from abrasion)Water/drinksSnacksFree Lunch for Participants!Where to go:Centennial SWA, Gunnison County - Meet at the Centennial SWA lot, easternmost entrance at 9 am to carpool up to worksites.Work approximately 9:30-2ish.From Gunnison, go ~11 miles west on U.S.50, then north (right) on the dirt access road into the east parking lot. The CPW sign in the parking lot can be seen from the hwy.  If you get to Stevens Creek Campground you have gone too far. 

4th Annual Wet Meadow Restoration Day

Wet Meadow Restoration in the Gunnison Basin

9am - 2pm Centennial SWA, Gunnison County

The use of low tech "stick and stone" structures for restoring degraded riparian systems is a growing field of wildlife and restoration ecology. During this volunteer event, participants will get hands-on experience in the field of Low-tech Process-Base Restoration (LTPBR) by assisting with the construction of Zeedyk rock structures to prevent excessive erosion and enhance wet meadows and small-scale streams within the sagebrush community on Centennial SWA (Gunnison, Colorado)

Participants will learn more about the ongoing collaborative efforts of the Gunnison Basin Wet Meadow Restoration and Resiliency Building (WMRRB) project, which is a public-private partnership to implement on-the-ground climate change adaptation strategies. A main focus of the WMRRB project is to enhance brood-rearing and summer-fall habitats for the threatened Gunnison sage-grouse and improve big game winter/spring habitat.

Participants please RSVP below!

What to bring:

  • Boots
  • Leather gloves
  • Long sleeve shirt and full length pants ideal (protection from abrasion)
  • Water/drinks
  • Snacks

Free Lunch for Participants!

Where to go:

Centennial SWA, Gunnison County - Meet at the Centennial SWA lot, easternmost entrance at 9 am to carpool up to worksites.
Work approximately 9:30-2ish.

From Gunnison, go ~11 miles west on U.S.50, then north (right) on the dirt access road into the east parking lot. The CPW sign in the parking lot can be seen from the hwy.  If you get to Stevens Creek Campground you have gone too far.

 

WHEN
July 20, 2024 at 9:00am - 3pm
WHERE
Centennial SWA
Gunnison, CO 81230
United States
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CONTACT
John Chandler · · 970-355-9667
8 RSVPS
Will Shoemaker Richard Williams kenneth Dolezal George Gumerman Derek Pankratz Levi Chandler John Chandler

Who's RSVPing

kenneth Dolezal
George Gumerman
Derek Pankratz
John Chandler

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