Natural Resources Training Program

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)

This 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 degradation.

These one-day trainings in watersheds across the state include both indoor classroom presentations and outdoor walks along the creek.

The 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
  • Texas Water Resources Institute  - 1 CEU
  • Texas Nutrient Management Planning Specialists - 6 hours
  • Texas Board of Architectural Examiners “Acceptable for HSW credit”
  • The program may also be used for CEUs for Professional Engineers.

The Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust is sponsoring a catered lunch for attendees and RSVP is required by May 14, 2015. Please select if you would like the catered lunch or if you will bring your own.

Dress is casual and comfortable for the weather as we will be outside at the stream during the afternoon.

For more information or questions please contact Nikki Dictson at 979-458-5915 or

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