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August 16-18, 2016  Agenda

SGI/NRCS Workshop

Enhancing Mesic Habitat Resilience in Sagebrush Ecosystems:
Beaver Dam Analogues as a Low-Cost Restoration Tool
All Times are Approximate & Subject to Change - Library 101

Day 1 - Background

Afternoon - Classroom - Context for Riparian Restoration & Sage Grouse Conservation

Dinner - 7:00 - 9:00 PM @ Bull’s Head Grille (1111 North 800 East, Logan, UT - 10 minute walk from University Inn)

Day 2 - Restoring Process and Function in Riparian Areas

Morning -  Field Trip - Temple Fork Beaver Dams

Afternoon - Classroom - Restoring Process & Function in Riparian Areas

Day 3 - Implementing BDAs as Low-Cost Restoration Tool

All of day 3 will be spent in the field at Birch Creek (Idaho) learning about various ways in which BDAs can be used.  

Morning -  Field Trip - Birch Creek Restoration Case Study

Afternoon - Field Trip - Birch Creek Design Exercises

Early Evening - Optional Demonstration - Birch Creek Beaver Translocation Release

See http://beaver.joewheaton.org for slides, handouts, links, literature.